1999-2023
Written by Richard Kaufman, Various
Work of Various
28,000 pages (Stapled), published by Genii
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Earle Oakes
Language: English
11,318 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Tornado by Justin Flom, Rick Lax Vol. 86 No. 10 Oct. 2023 98
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Vortex by Dan Harlan Vol. 86 No. 10 Oct. 2023 99
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Razor Wallet by Dee Christopher Vol. 86 No. 10 Oct. 2023 99
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 8
Carl Mercurio The Passion of Michael Vincent
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 14
Michael Vincent Pandora's Paradox Joker signed by spectator changes into named card, Joker then found folded in box under glass
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 27
Nate Leipzig, Michael Vincent Bottom Steal Handling
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 31
Michael Vincent Card Fold Choreography sixth in palm, as pencil is put away in inside pocket
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 31
Richard Kaufman Tenyo 2024
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 38
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Mystery Showcase by Hiroki Tanaka Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 38
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Sharaku by Justin Flom, Kenichi Komiya Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 39
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Shocking Passcase by Yuji Enei Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 39
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Wildlife Wizard by So Sato Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 40
Yukishige Kadoya "This Is Magic" - Tenyo Magic Festival 2023
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 41
Bob Karlbach Ring a Bell?
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
four packets made according to card values, eventually the spectator's phone number shows up
Also published here Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 49
John Gaughan The Disappearing Cage and Canary
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 50
David Kaye There Are No Kids in Kids' Magic
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 54
Rafael Benatar Deconstructing the Overhand Shuffle: Part 1
  • Thoughts...

  • The Left-hand Grip
  • The Right-hand Grip
  • Running Cards
  • Shuffling Actions
  • How Many Shuffling Actions are Natural?
  • The Shuffling Attitude
  • The Simplest Task (bringing top card to bottom, products for dry hands)
  • Suiting the Context
  • The Second Simplest Task (bringing bottom card to top)
  • Releasing a Packet Minus the Bottom Card
  • An Exercise
  • A Superior Handling
  • The Two-Step Verification
  • The Vernon Solution
  • Combinations
Related to Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 56
Dai Vernon The Vernon Solution shuffling the bottom card to top with break
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 60
David Britland Analyzing Erdnase
  • Cardopolis
conversation about the book with an AI assistant, suggesting an influence from the non-existent book by C. G. Green "Artifice, Ruse and Subterfuge at the Card Table" (1897), invented by the AI
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 62
Roberto Mansilla The Magical Impact
  • Artifices
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 66
Robert Ramirez Magicana
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 70
Tim Isaac The Fingertip Switch
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 70
Robert Ramirez The Nightmare Card Trick cut-to card put aside, spectator deals into two piles any way he likes and top two cards are turned over, the two cards make up suit and value of placed-aside card
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 72
Shawn McMaster An Unbearable Lightness of Beings
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 74
David Britland (reviewer) Personal Magic: The Secret Books of Eric Lewis Vol. 1 by Eric C. Lewis Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 80
David Britland (reviewer) The Psychology of Magic by Alice Pailhès (written by Dr. Gustav Kuhn) Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 81
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Close-Up Miracles (2-video set) by Shoot Ogawa Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 84
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Off-Stage: Close-Up Mentalism by Alexander Marsh Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) PredicTable by Chris Rawlins Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Switch Cup Ash Edition by Jerome Sauloup Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Light/Heavy Pen by Wayne Fox Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Key Ring! by Iain Bailey Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Hide-A-Key by Chris Rawlins Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 89
Mark Phillips (reviewer) The Bammo Ten Card Poker Slam by Bob Farmer Vol. 86 No. 11 Nov. 2023 89
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 6
Terry Wolkowicz, Carol Irvine, Gayle Glade In Memoriam: Larry Becker
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 7
Ken Trombly In Memoriam: Darwin Ortiz
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 8
Joe M. Turner In Memoriam: Dan Garrett
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 9
Thomas A. Ewing In Memoriam: Richard (Dick) Gustafson
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 10
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 12
Chloe Olewitz Jeanette Andrews: Sensory Contemporary Artist
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 18
Carl Mercurio 500 Shows and Counting: Alex Jarrett and the Amazing Rise of Champions of Magic
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 42
Jon Racherbaumer Deceptive Perception Plus
  • Exhumations
ten blue-backed cards, one red-backed selection, back-condition reverses
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 53
Jim Steinmeyer My First Thought
  • Conjuring
prediction opener with a word from a letter, anagrams, multiple out prediction on phone
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 54
David Regal David's Delivery Service
  • Material Concessions
selection appears signed in sharpie marker pen
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 58
Krystyn Lambert Inherent Tenderness
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 62
Jonathan Friedman Rubwriter
  • WWPD
prediction of any two-digit number on card case, digital number design, used to predict number of counted cards (Gilbert Raimond's lottery?)
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 64
John Bannon Iconoclastic Poker
  • Dealing With It
quick Ace Assembly with poker theme
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 68
John Bannon The Discrepant Fat Block Switch here for Ace assembly
Related to Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 68
Frederick Braue, John Bannon Deep Braue Addition & Switch
Related to Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 69
Richard Kaufman A Larry Jennings Magicana for the Holidays
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 72
Larry Jennings Name a Number Deal Down any card counted to with a named number, deck dropped on chosen card, card travels upwards from face reversed to original number
Inspired by Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 72
Larry Jennings Slow Motion Cards Across two selections travel from one ten-card packet to another, spectators count packets in between
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 73
Center Vernon Transfer
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 74
Larry Jennings Somewhat of a Princess card thought of from in-the-hands spread, deck dealt into four piles, spectator indicates the pile with this card, performer finds and pockets the selection
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 75
Shawn McMaster A Hot Season of Sorcery
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 78
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) How to Win: Essays and Routines for the Stand-Up Magician by Jon Armstrong Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Piff: The Magic Book (Volume 1) by John "Piff" Van Der Put (written by John Lovick) Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 83
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Topping The Deck: The Perfect Move by Jamy Ian Swiss Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 84
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Eugene Burger: The Workshop Transcripts by Eugene Burger (written by Lawrence Hass) Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 85
Suzanne (reviewer) Sophisticated Stunners Bundle by John Guastaferro Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 86
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Predicshuns by Roddy McGhie Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 89
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Statue Vanish by Roy Kueppers Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 89
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Invisible Triumph by Jim Krenz Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 90
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Vanishing Point by William Tyrrell Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 90
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Reconstruct by William Tyrrell Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 91
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Snow Deck by Yoan Tanuji Vol. 86 No. 12 Dec. 2023 91
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 7
David Britland In Memoriam: David Berglas
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 8
Gary L. Howard, Jr. In Memoriam: Leo Behnke
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 11
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 12
Krystyn Lambert Armando Lucero: The Hungry Imagination
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 18
John Lovick (reviewer) Cruising With The Castle Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 38
Jon Racherbaumer Almost No Miraskill Required
  • Exhumations
starts with dealing off twenty-six cards face up, several prediction phases
Related to Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 51
John Gaughan Voisin's Spirit Bell
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 52
David Kaye The Dumbest Show I Ever Did
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 54
Rafael Benatar Deconstructing the Overhand Shuffle: Part 2
  • Thoughts...

  • On the Injog
    • How Large Should an Injog Be?
    • The Pinky's Task
  • Disguising the Injog
    • The Rhythm
    • The Upward Beat
    • The Angled Jog
    • The Delayed Injog
    • The Careless Mess
    • The Double Tap
  • On the Outjog
different handlings (see following entries)
  • Expanding our Progress
Related to Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 56
Steve Beam The Steve Beam Continuous Shuffle out-jog for control or top stock control in a single shuffle
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 59
José Benzecri The Benzecri Shuffle Greek/Weave shuffle handling
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 59
Rafael Benatar A Simple Full-Deck False Shuffle Greek & Hunter combo
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 59
Juan Tamariz The Tamariz Handling Greek shuffle handling
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 59
Rafael Benatar Practicing the Overhand Shuffle
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 60
Rafael Benatar Having a Selection Replaced overhand shuffle control
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 60
Rafael Benatar Counting Without Counting overhand shuffle run
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 60
Jonathan Pendragon Cyrano, or: How to Fill the Stage with a Card Sword and a Deck of Cards
  • Panmagium
presentation for card sword, reciting poem
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 64
David Britland, Gustave Gerard Laureyns Think Once, Look Twice
  • Cardopolis
twenty-one card trick version with full deck, dealing in seven piles twice, card ends up in a named position
Inspired by
  • untitled item by Gustave Gerard Laureyns in The Sphinx, Oct. 1913
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 68
Roberto Mansilla Haikus
  • Artifices
comments on re-count method (first attempt fails) for card at any number
Related to Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 72
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 76
Mark Calabrese Well Done Dunbury selection lost, deck cut into three piles, top cards shown, one seems to be selection by accident, value of third card used to count to selection, it's not there, but it's there on second try once spectators "believe" in it
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 76
Rainer Teschner Riffle Force Handling break
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 78
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on the history of Magicana, Dunbury Delusion plot
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 80
Shawn McMaster Supernatural Soirée
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 82
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Predicto! by Jonathan Sadowski Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 88
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Marvel Superhero Magic Sets Fantasma Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 89
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Marvel Doctor Strange Cards and Guard Fantasma Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 90
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Chaos Cube by Alfonso Abejuela Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 90
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Neon Dreams: The Story of Las Vegas Magic by Lance Rich Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 91
Francis Menotti (reviewer) You Are All Terrible, the Book by Harrison Greenbaum Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 93
Francis Menotti (reviewer) The Retreat Gift Pack - Tuscany Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 94
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Three for Tuscany by Pit Hartling Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 94
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Spooky Aces, Spells, and Other Love Rituals by David Williamson Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 94
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Touching on Hoy by Luke Jermay Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 94
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Oiater by Tom Dobrowolski Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 95
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Benjamin Barnes Live by Benjamin Barnes Vol. 87 No. 1 Jan. 2024 95
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 7
Paul Gertner In Memoriam: Bill Goldman
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 8
Stephen James Forrester In Memoriam: Micky Hades
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 9
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 10
Richard Kaufman, Ponta the Smith Ponta the Smith
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 16
Ponta the Smith Be Natural
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 26
Ponta the Smith Too-Perfect Theory
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 28
Ponta the Smith Pop Tenkai Pennies dollar vanishes from one hand and visually appears on palm-up other hand, featuring Tenkai Pennies Move with Deep Back Clip
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 30
Kenneth Silverman My Day With Frank Garcia
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 36
Al Leech Homespun Spell
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
card and its position remembered, then it is checked that it is no longer at its position, card found by spelling the spectator's name
Also published here Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 47
Jim Steinmeyer That Seat is Taken
  • Conjuring
six chairs with envelopes, procedure to get six spectators sitting on them, the envelopes contain predictions on the choices including the only female spectator's name
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 48
David Regal Hanging Aces
  • Material Concessions
Ace Assembly, three packets are a face-down mess, the other packet is dropped onto it and visually changes into the four Aces
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 52
Leg Reverse with packet above break, against leg
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 52
David Regal Packet Flip-Over Change packet is dropped onto some cards on table and changes visually
Related to Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 54
Krystyn Lambert Who We Were vs. Who We Are
  • Stage As Studio
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 56
Jonathan Friedman Pirouette
  • WWPD
card face outwards in mouth and another card pressed against body, performer turns around and the two cards have transposed
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 58
John Bannon Smack Monte
  • Dealing With It
four piles are cut by the spectator, top cards shown, spectator should follow Ace, suddenly there are Aces on all packets, no sleights
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 62
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 68
Alexander Boyce Coin in Bottle with marked coin, for stand-up with spectator sitting on stage
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 68
Alexander Boyce Jinx Coin Switch under napkin
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 73
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on Alexander Boyce
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 74
Shawn McMaster "Home" for the Holidays
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 76
William A. Wells (reviewer) Penguin Live Curtis Kam 3 by Curtis Kam Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 80
William A. Wells (reviewer) Mike Gallo Live by Mike Gallo Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 82
David Regal (reviewer) Demi Deck by Angelo Carbone Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 83
David Regal (reviewer) Pocket Illusion Astor Illusions Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 84
David Regal (reviewer) Imagine by Peter Nardi, Harry Nardi Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 84
David Regal (reviewer) I Don't Know Wallet by Tony Miller, Bob Farmer Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 85
David Regal (reviewer) Progressive Bills by Meir Yedid Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 85
David Regal (reviewer) Knock 'Em Dead (25th Anniversary Edition) by Peter Nardi Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 85
David Regal (reviewer) Sweet Prediction by Ted Bogusta Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 86
David Regal (reviewer) Lucky Ladybug by Joshua Ray Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 86
David Regal (reviewer) Future Vision Vanishing Inc. Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 87
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Elusive Illusive by Ben Daggers Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 87
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Pages are Blank by Michael Feldman Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 88
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Magic Apple Live 2 by Brent Arthur James Geris Vol. 87 No. 2 Feb. 2024 89
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 6
Ben Fulves In Memoriam: Karl Fulves
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 8
Dustin Stinett Becoming Pop: The Evolution of Pop Haydn
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 14
Dani DaOrtiz Fluke or Fortuity?
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
two cards are placed aside, spectator cuts off some cards, spectator says stop during running cut for a further packet, all have the same number, faro
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 38
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Packet Stop Force
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 38
John Gaughan The Learned Judge
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 40
David Kaye Arriving at Your Show Without Your Show
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 42
Rafael Benatar Deconstructing the Pinky Count: Part One
  • Thoughts...

  • Condition of the Deck
  • Guitar Grip vs. Violin Grip
  • The Pinky Count Grip
  • The Double Bevel
  • The Starting Contact Point
  • Counting or Riffling
  • How to Count
  • Acoustical Backtracking
  • Physical Cover
  • Disguising Tension
  • Other Observations
  • Splitting the Count
Related to Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 48
Jonathan Pendragon Copentro Jr.
  • Panmagium
"Or, Coin in a Bottle Without the Bottle"
two glasses of different size are put mouth-to mouth to make a "locked" glass container that the spectator holds, coin is pushed through bottom of upper glass
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 56
David Britland Revisiting The Invisible Deck
  • Cardopolis
on the invisible deck, see following items
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 60
Patrick Page Thought-Card Reverse spectator is shown the deck and he thinks of a card, it is then shown reversed
Variations Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 60
David Britland Card to Pocket two spectators are shown the deck and one thinks of a spot and one of a court card he sees, one turns over and one travels to the pocket
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 61
David Britland Ultra Reverse Simplified deck put in a bag, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 61
David Britland A Routine Without Cards! on the invisible deck theme, credit information
Related to Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 62
Roberto Mansilla Spanish (Magic) Words
  • Artifices
Ace of Spades is lost, then spelled out in three piles, bottom of other piles has the other Aces, faro
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 64
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 66
Ben Seidman The Space Between two pairs of mates are placed on the table, two selections are lost in the deck, they instantly appear between each sandwich pairs, one duplicate
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 66
Bernard Bilis Three-as-Two Laydown two cards placed down one-handed, one is a double
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 67
Dai Vernon The Transfer Force brief, with angle-jogged card
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 69
Steve Bedwell Dribble Toss Control
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 71
Allan Ackerman Palm Switch Load two tabled cards are spread and a palmed sandwich loaded in
Related to Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 73
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission credit information on sandwich effects and Ben Seidman
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 74
Shawn McMaster The Week That Was
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 76
David Britland (reviewer) Sleightly Absurd by Charlie Frye Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 80
David Britland (reviewer) Personal Magic - The Secret Books of Eric Lewis Volumes 2 and 3 by Eric C. Lewis Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 81
David Britland (reviewer) Subtle Card Creations Volume 9 by Nick Trost Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 82
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Mortenn Christiansen Masterclass by Mortenn Christiansen Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 83
Mark Phillips (reviewer) My Word by Dan Harlan Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) POW: Perfect Oil and Water by Erik Casey, John Michael Hinton Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Pocket Slot Machine Astor Magic Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 86
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Envylope 2.0 by Brandon David, Chris Turchi Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Bammo Cychops by Bob Farmer Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Bammo Queen Monte by Bob Farmer Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Black Door by Riccardo Berdini Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Boxed by Francis Menotti Vol. 87 No. 3 Mar. 2024 89
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 8
Krystyn Lambert, Rachel Wax Rachel Wax: In the Captain's Seat
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 14
Hal Schulman Kanpai Magic: Magic is Alive in New York City Alexander Boyce, Mark Calabrese, Matthew Holtzclaw, John Carney, Jade, Shoji, Jared Kopf
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 34
Edward Marlo Double-Edged Outcome
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
Overkill type effect from 1968 notes, odd-backed kicker (either the selection or deck is perceived to have changed)
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 41
Jim Steinmeyer Everyone Lost Together
  • Conjuring
with five chairs with five predictions on them that match the spectators's seat choices
Related to Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 42
David Regal Getting to Know You Better
  • Material Concessions
two cards with names of spectators written on them transpose
Inspired by
  • "Getting to Know You" (David Regal, Approaching Magic)
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 46
T. Nelson Downs Downs Change
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 47
Edward Marlo Breakless Curry Change
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 48
Krystyn Lambert Seeking Control
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 50
Jonathan Friedman Money Talk
  • WWPD
folded bill is initialed, a word appears on top of it out of the letters that are printed on the bill with accordion-like folding
  • Historic (the word is "HISTORIC")
  • Scene of the Crime (the word is "THEATER")
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 52
Jonathan Friedman Pen Bill Switch
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 55
John Bannon Black Ops Assembly
  • Dealing With It
assembly with Kings and twelve black spot cards, Aces appear in each packet as kicker
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 58
John Bannon Overhand Shuffle Hamman Count
Also published here
  • "Call of the Wild" (John Bannon, marketed, 1993)
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 58
John Bannon Discrepant Block Switch here for Ace assembly
Related to Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 60
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 62
Prakash Puru Heat! two selections are signed on the face, they fuse into one between the hands of two spectators, fair handling
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 62
Prakash Puru Reverse Cull Handling with side-steal start for thick cards
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 64
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo KM Move
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 66
Two-Card Monte Move
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 66
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on Prakash Puru and venues for close-up magic
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 69
Shawn McMaster Another Month in Paradise
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 74
Suzanne (reviewer) Jon Armstrong Masterclass by Jon Armstrong Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 80
Suzanne (reviewer) Salto Triumph by Liam Montier Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 82
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Show Is The Mother Of Invention by Chris "Doc" Dixon Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 83
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Meaningful Conjuring by Ed Solomon Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 84
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Quirky Forces by Chris Wardle Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 85
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Sharp Prediction by Paul Brook Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 86
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Evolutionary by Marc Woods Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 87
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Sneaky Bandit by Roy Kueppers Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 87
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Canon by David Regal Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 88
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Glance 3.0 by Steve Thompson Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 88
Ryan Plunkett (reviewer) Treasury by Derek Ostovani Vol. 87 No. 4 Apr. 2024 89
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 8
Dustin Stinett Paul Vigil: Magician, Mentalist, Student
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 14
Carl Mercurio (reviewer) Joshua Jay: Making Magic that Resonates by Joshua Jay
on the show "Look Closer"
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 31
Edwin A. Dawes The Memphis Magical Course on an old magic set and teaching course
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 34
Jon Racherbaumer Subtle Mental Reverse
  • Exhumations
card chosen from small packet, it turns over in packet, then packet is placed in deck and it turns over
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 42
John Gaughan Dr. Q's Visit of the Ghosts
  • Chamber of Secrets
small door knocks to answer questions
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 44
David Kaye The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Show
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 48
Rafael Benatar Deconstructing the Pinky Count: Part Two: The Dormant Break
  • Thoughts...

  • The Pull-Down Correction
  • The Third-Finger Count
Related to Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 52
Rafael Benatar The One-Handed Tilt Set-Up pinky count
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 53
Rafael Benatar Alternative Counting Procedures
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar The Thumb Count
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar Push and Resquare
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar The Overhand Shuffle
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar Spreading and Checking
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar With the Deck Out of View
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar Practical Use
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar The Feed feeding a right-hand palmed card into a left-hand break
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 54
Rafael Benatar Exercises
  • For Counting Many Cards
  • For Smaller Numbers
  • For Counting to Assorted Numbers
  • Reducing and Disguising Tension
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 56
Jonathan Pendragon The Tortoise and The Hare
  • Panmagium
on speed
  • Production of a Person
    • Fire Cage
    • Crystal Casket
    • Canary Cage Vanish
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 58
David Britland Can You Tell My Fortune?
  • Cardopolis
four cards chosen with count-down version of Poker Player's Picnic, they are predicted, fortune teller presentation
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 60
Roberto Mansilla The Unexpected Journey
  • Artifices
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 66
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 68
Kevin Kapinos Totally Restored: The Completely Restored Corner corner torn off selection, card travels somewhere and after checking the corner it is restored
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 68
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on Kevin Kapinos
Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 73
Shawn McMaster Evolving Fondness
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
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David Regal (reviewer) LinkCard by Mickael Chatelain Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 80
David Regal (reviewer) Hip Pocket Mullica Wallet by Tim Trono Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 80
David Regal (reviewer) The Rebel Note Wallet by Gerard Kearney Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 81
David Regal (reviewer) Prism Plus by Joshua Jay Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 81
David Regal (reviewer) Stroop Test by David Jonathan, Nikolas Mavresis Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 81
David Regal (reviewer) Spectrum by R. Paul Wilson Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 82
David Regal (reviewer) Misprint 2.0 by Luke Dancy, Kevin Reylek Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 82
David Regal (reviewer) Planetarium by Manu Jo Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 82
David Regal (reviewer) Puzzled by Roddy McGhie Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 83
David Regal (reviewer) Giant Robot by Josh Burch Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 83
David Regal (reviewer) One Dollar Mystery by Chris Funk Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 83
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Wayne Dobson's Legacy by Wayne Dobson Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 84
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Maximum Entertainment 2.0 by Ken Weber Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 86
Francis Menotti (reviewer) Magic in America - The Story of the Society of American Magicians by David R. Goodsell Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 87
Jonathan Levit (reviewer) Alexandra Duvivier Live Lecture by Alexandra Duvivier Vol. 87 No. 5 May 2024 88
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 6
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 8
Ingenious "Party" Tricks of 1911 "Excerpted from Sketch magazine, Kindly provided by The Conjuring Arts Research Center"
gags and jokes mostly
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 14
Roberto Mansilla, Luis Olmedo Luis Olmedo: A Coin in the Fountain
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 18
Jon Racherbaumer Recliner Mind Reader
  • Exhumations
spectator cuts off packet, looks at bottom card and shuffles pile, puts either half into box without saying which, performer names selection without seeing any faces, suit set-up
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 35
Jim Steinmeyer The All-Important Clue
  • Conjuring
three spectators each get some clue cards, and perform a spelling procedure, victim, weapon and murder place are predicted, themed after board-game "Clue"
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 36
David Regal License to Thrill
  • Material Concessions
selection transposes with "magic license" in performer's wallet
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 40
David Regal Cop Wallet wallet design with large hole for load from cop position
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 40
David Regal One-Hand Cop Get-Ready
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 42
Krystyn Lambert The Pursuit of Passion
  • Stage as Studio
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 44
Jonathan Friedman Donut Hole
  • WWPD
torn out center of a card (after a linking effect) transforms into frame
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 46
John Bannon Hofscotch
  • Dealing With It
Hofziner's Apocryphal "Ace" Routine - But Larger
Aces and Kings placed aside, card chosen and shuffled back, Ace of matching suit turns over, card appears between Kings which turns out to be the face-down Ace which has become the selection
Related to Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 52
John Bannon Conflexing Control "The World's Easiest Convincing Control"
using a spread switch, card put into one half which is then given out to be shuffled
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 52
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 56
Adam W. Elbaum The Visible Deck named card has spectator's name written on it, using rough/smooth or plasti-dip spray (Science Friction), with alternative presentations
  • Stop! (STOP written on card that the spectator stops at in another deck)
  • In the Pocket (freely pocketed card matches with card that has POCKET written on it)
  • Happy Birthday (birthday book)
  • Business Card
  • Spinning Coin (Pascal El Hakim inspired, two-deck coincidence)
  • Logo
  • Shape (named shape is on named card)
  • Mr. Sticky (stick figure presentation)
Related to Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 56
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on Adam W. Elbaum
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 62
Shawn McMaster This One Time, at Magic Camp...
  • Knights at the Magic Castle
Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 66
Tom Frame (reviewer) The Original Escapes of Arthur Coghlan by Arthur Coghlan Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 72
Tom Frame (reviewer) Session Notes by Tom Stone Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 73
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Super Quick Cube by Usui Takamitsu, Syouma Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 75
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Siamese Waltz by Benjamin Chickering Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 75
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) The Policy by Scott Link Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 75
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) The Moment by Andy Nyman Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 76
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Super Sucker by Rizki Nanda Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 76
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Surreal Killer by John Bannon Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 77
Tom Dobrowolski (reviewer) Position Impossible by Brent Braun Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 77
William A. Wells (reviewer) Chop Shop by John Bannon Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 78
William A. Wells (reviewer) Rune Klan Masterclass by Rune Klan Vol. 87 No. 6 June 2024 79
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 7
Vanessa Armstrong The Eye
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 8
Richard Kaufman Perfect Days: Hide and Half Moon on Hide Yamamoto
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 14
Richard Kaufman, Hide Yamamoto In Conversation with Hide
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 26
Cyril Takayama The Magic of Friendship: My Journey with Hide Yamamoto
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 36
Simone Marron (reviewer) Award Show: A Weekend of Surprises Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 41
Roy Walton Treble Trouble
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
two cards, odd-even and pointer divided deck
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 47
John Gaughan The Harlequin
  • Chamber of Secrets
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 48
David Kaye A Very Hot Book, GPS, and a Little Pee
  • Expert at the Kids' Table
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 52
Rafael Benatar On the Saccadic Eye Movement
  • Thoughts...
on forced eye blinking
  • Is the Hand Quicker Than the Eye?
    • The First Answer
    • The Second Answer
  • The Saccadic Eye Movement
    • A Tennis Example
    • A Golf Example
  • Magic Applications
    • The Ascanio Theory of In-Transit Actions
    • A Case of Pocket Management
    • Wearing Attention Out - Misdirection by Boredom
    • The Tone of Your Voice
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 56
Jonathan Pendragon The Pendragon, Part 1: The Beginning - An Unreliable Narrator
  • Panmagium
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 60
David Britland, U. F. Grant U. F. Grant's Card Trick
  • Cardopolis
two cards transpose after key card exposure, duplicate
Inspired by Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 64
Roberto Mansilla Parlor Card Magic
  • Artifices
on stand-up card magic
  • The Conditions
  • The Techniques
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 68
Roberto Mansilla To Change a Card With One Hand for stand-up use
Inspired by
  • "To Change a Card With One Hand" (Robert-Houdin, The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 68
Roberto Mansilla Criss Cross Force for stand-up use
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 69
Roberto Mansilla The Trick four packets dealt, four spectators choose a card from their packets each, all found, four key cards start on top
Inspired by
  • "Four Keys" (Frank Garcia & George Schindler, Magic with Cards, 1975)
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 69
Jamy Ian Swiss Magicana
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 72
David Gerard A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words two spectators write a word and a drawing on blank cards, both are divined
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 72
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Picture Peek glimpsing palmed top card
Also published here
  • PSI Series DVD & Lecture Notes
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 74
Howard Schwarzman Top Replacement
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 75
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on David Gerard
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 76
Shawn McMaster Palace Artistry
Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 80
David Britland (reviewer) All In by Allan Ackerman (written by John Lovick) Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 84
David Britland (reviewer) The Alaska Gift Retreat Pack Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 86
David Britland (reviewer) What's Going on Here? by David Regal Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 86
David Britland (reviewer) Singular: An Interview with Garrett Thomas by Garrett Thomas Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 86
David Britland (reviewer) Too Dumb to Ask the Right Question by Jim Steinmeyer Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 86
David Britland (reviewer) The Colditz Conjurer by James Green Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Blow Hard by Ryan Plunkett Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 87
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Melero Rings by Ernesto Melero Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Invisible Triumph by Jim Krenz Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 88
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Uncommon by Josh Burch Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 89
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Magic for Everyone Penguin Magic Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 89
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Sven Pro Deck Suit & Tie FX, Invictus Magic Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 90
Mark Phillips (reviewer) Laced Up by Donnovan Mount Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 90
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Calabrese on Cards by Mark Calabrese Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 91
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Corner Piece by Sean Ridgeway, Steve Langston Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 92
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Human Calculator by Arthur Benjamin Vol. 87 No. 7 July 2024 93
Data entered by Denis Behr, September 2020.