30 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Ideas
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method
1935 The Jinx (Issue 12) 60
Louis Lam It Pays to Advertise "Advertising stunts every magician must use", playing card with business information on front is forced via Svengali Deck
1935 Would You Believe It? 19
Laurie Ireland A Hanging Episode presentational idea, for card discoveries
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 13
E. R. Hall Using a Dart Board no effect, to select a card
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 19
Ronald B. Edwards An Oddity mathematical oddity
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves Card Problems - (3) doing a trick with an unusual structure in which first the performer demonstrates how the trick ends, then does it anyway, posed as problem
Related to 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 10) 38
Paul Harris The Pinochle Solution
1979 Close-up Entertainer 169
Stephen Tucker Tuesday four Twos appear, pun Two's-Day = Tuesday, no method
Variations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 191
John Brown Eject card that looks like the cassette recorder, pressing buttons to change something in the deck, presentation for ambitious card, rising card and other
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 15
Paul Cummins Just One More deck is put in case and yet still found in magician's hand
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 81
Richard Bartram, Jr. Phert! idea when spectator's hand is covering cards / coins on the table, so they feel the magic moment, plate-lifter
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 4
Edward Marlo All Alike Prediction Gag step 6
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 152
Karl Fulves Marketable idea for jigsaw puzzle with cards
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 232
Juan Tamariz Marking Full Deck whole deck is marked to exclude switching it
1989/91 Sonata 171
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm naming an "accidentally" dropped card correctly
Feb. 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 2) 2039
Melvin Lehair The Gloving Touch card values and indices on glove, ideas with this prop like using it for the free selection of a card
Feb. 1994 Profile (Issue 18) 1
Paul Cummins Casebreak deck is put in case and yet still found in magician's hand
Variations 1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 24
Paul Harris House Guest in card case there appears a doll-house scenery, just an idea
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Conversations from the Edge) 305
Paul Harris The Pinochle Solution you figure it out
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 177
Paul Harris Butt of Course! idea for changing card the spectator sits on in mini-card
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul) 279
Harry Eng Eng's Bottles impossible objects:
  • Deck in Bottle
  • Ping (ping-pong ball in bottle)
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 303
Lee Asher Idea #1 taking deck out of cigarette packet
1998 Sex Sells 13
Lee Asher Idea #2 line for "What do you do for a living?" question
1998 Sex Sells 13
Paul Sorrentino Half and Half card gaff, split card to simulate two cards with torn corner
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1462
Andi Gladwin Ripped Casebreak deck is put in case and yet still found in magician's hands
Inspired by June 2002 Ego (Vol. 1 No. 12) 25
Trevor Lewis Him
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 168
Pit Hartling Cartas Musicales idea, music has influence of order of cards
2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 13) 365
Ryan Plunkett Notes Funny ideas
2016 Some Assembly Required 56
Roberto Giobbi, Karrell Fox, Jerry Andrus Card Configuration using cards to make interesting designs
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue May 24) 148
Roberto Giobbi Splitting Cards object put in split card, idea
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue July 19) 207