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Bert Jacques, Gene Keeney Two Dollar Bill Tear two-dollar bill torn, halves change into one-dollar bills
Variations 1973 135
Harvey Rosenthal Spellbound three changes
Related to 1976
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #2)
891
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff UnCanny chop cup routine with can which is resealed at the end
Related toVariations 1978 10
Michael Ammar Kick Key glimpsing peeked-at card
July 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 7)
220
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on FISM Brussels, John Cornelius, Jean-Jacques Sanvert, Magic Christian, Tommy Wonder, Bill Wells, Bob Elliott, David Walker, Michael Ammar, Bob Read, Hirata, Hank Moorehouse, Larry West, Al Schneider
Aug. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8)
714
Michael Ammar Frozen Deckery card with torn off corner reappears frozen in block of ice in card case
Also published here Apr. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 4)
325
Michael Ammar Ice-O-Teric card in ice cube which appears in hand
Apr. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 4)
327
Michael Ammar Card Fold in sixth below the deck
Variations Apr. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 4)
327
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean showing both hands empty while hiding a coin
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 7)
368
Michael Ammar Foreward
1980 1
Michael Ammar The Iceman Cometh card in ice block, torn corner
Also published here 1980 2
Michael Ammar Card Case Switch three strategies
1980 3
Michael Ammar Corner Switch as it is torn off
Related toAlso published here 1980 6
Michael Ammar This'll "Flip" You Out! broken and restored flip-top from can
VariationsAlso published here 1980 7
Michael Ammar Switching Sandwiches
VariationsAlso published here 1980 9
Michael Ammar Peek Justification
1980 9
Michael Ammar Card Cubes card in ice cube which appears in hand
VariationsAlso published here 1980 14
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean to show hands empty
Also published here 1980 17
Michael Ammar Torn and Restored Cigarette #1
Also published here 1980 19
Michael Ammar Signed Bill in Lightbulb
Also published here 1980 21
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle corked bottle
Also published here 1980 28
Michael Ammar Torn and Restored Cigarette #2
Also published here 1980 31
Michael Ammar Bravo... David Copperfield
1980 33
Michael Ammar Bravo... Phil Goldstein
1980 33
Michael Ammar Bravo... Paul Harris
1980 33
Michael Ammar Introduction
1980 1
Michael Ammar Pencil Thru Quarter
VariationsAlso published here 1980 2
Michael Ammar Indoor Baseball card on board, thumb tack
Also published here 1980 7
Michael Ammar "Did You Order Salt or Pepper?" salt to pepper packet transformation
Also published here 1980 14
Michael Ammar Ultimate 1 Finger Spellbound
Related toAlso published here 1980 17
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debute selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here 1980 19
Michael Ammar Billy, the Hypnotized Balloon needle through balloon and ring into balloon
Also published here 1980 23
Michael Ammar The Clip Card Vanish vanishing torn pieces of card in paper clip
  • Alternate Handling
Also published here 1980 27
Michael Ammar Bravo... Irv Weiner
1980 29
Michael Ammar Bravo... David Roth
1980 29
Russ Burns Liquid Silver four coins through handkerchief
Variations Apr. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 4)
469
Michael Ammar Introduction
1981 1
Michael Ammar Card Matrix cards visually assemble instead of coins underneath
Related toAlso published here 1981 2
Michael Ammar Retention Vision Vanish
Also published here 1981 7
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean #2 to show both hands empty
Also published here 1981 9
Michael Ammar Coin on Ceiling also as a kicker for card on ceiling with card corner
VariationsAlso published here 1981 11
James Lewis, Piet Forton, Michael Ammar Inversion here spelled "Jim Louis"
  • First Handling (Piet Forton)
  • Second Handling (Michael Ammar)
  • Third Handling (Michael Ammar)
VariationsAlso published here 1981 25
Michael Ammar The Vanishing Glass stemmed glass vanishes under silk handkerchief
VariationsAlso published here 1981 29
Michael Ammar Bravo... Karrell Fox
1981 45
Michael Ammar Bravo... Darwin Ortiz
1981 45
Michael Ammar Bravo... Bob Read
1981 45
Derek Dingle Rollover Aces
Related toVariations 1982 148
Michael Ammar Squeeze Play deck becomes crooked
1982 23
Michael Ammar Kointakey coin to key
1982 25
Michael Ammar Sonic Squeeze production of ca. four coins in empty hands one by one
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1982 12
Die Oscars der Magie '82 on the Magic Castle Awards, Richiardi jr., Tomsoni, Michael Ammar, Lance Burton, Jay & Frances Marshall
1982
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 43 No. 4&5)
103
Michael Ammar Topitized Silk to Egg
1983 99
Michael Ammar Flash Coins coins appear in pyro flashes, with lighter
Also published here Nov. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 11)
841
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Topit Book by Michael Ammar June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
217
Michael Ammar Introduction
1983
Michael Ammar Introduction
1983 9
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topit
Also published here 1983 11
Michael Ammar Presentation 1 for Bill Switch
1983 20
Michael Ammar Yeast Card ambitious card with card to match book finale, folded
1983 24
Michael Ammar Beenie Weenie chop cup routine with can which is resealed at the end
Inspired by 1983 36
Michael Ammar Two Dollar Bill Tear two dollar bill splits into two one dollar bills and back
Inspired by 1983 41
Michael Ammar Card on Ceiling
1983 69
Michael Ammar Coins Thru Silk three silver dollars penetrate translucent silk
Inspired byVariations 1983 78
Michael Ammar Professional Applications of The Gallo Pitch chapter intro
1983 89
Michael Ammar Coins Through the Table four coins, using Gallo Pitch
1983 91
Michael Ammar Bravo... Michael Skinner
1983 92
Michael Ammar Bravo... Paul Gertner
1983 92
Michael Ammar Bravo... Richard Kaufman
1983 93
Michael Ammar Bravo... Daryl
1983 93
Adam Fleischer, Michael Ammar, Daryl Martinez, Paul Harris Dedication
1983 8
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez The Jokers & Mr. T assembly with four Jokers and twelve red cards
1983 12
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Triple Snap card is turned over in one hand and snapped three times
1983 17
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez, Richard Kaufman A Card Well Hung card penetrates wire of coathanger
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 19
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Cut & Restored Hair
1983 25
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Quick Trip six coins
1983 47
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Spot Remover using a coin, placed on center pip, card changes
Variations 1983 49
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Happy Card card jumps from deck, while deck is split in the hands
1983 57
Michael Ammar Optical Disadvantage temple of glasses broken off and restored
Variations 1983 61
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez $5 Climax Matrix routine using bills
1983 64
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez The Bent Copper-Silver Transposition one coin is bent, in spectator's hand
Also published here 1983 72
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Regeneration King torn into four pieces, the pieces change to full-sized cards
Variations 1983 75
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fingertip Flyers four coins under four fingers travel from hand to hand
1983 79
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez The Un-Box Signed card is pulled from case, case turns out to be completely sealed
1983 86
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Coin From Pen Cap
1983 89
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez A Hefty Penetration card penetrates clear plastic bag
Also published here 1983 100
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Freeze Dried Flame flame from match is removed and freezes, flame is placed back on match
1983 104
Willy "Tex Williams" Peter 28. Treffen österreichischer Magier Salzburg 12. bis 15. Mai 1983 on the magic convention in Salzburg, Pavel, Brigitte Varga, Hardy Werner, Duo Jupiter, Christian Fidi, Jon Duri Tgetgel, Hans Liedl, Philippe Socrate, Piet Forton, Topper Martin, Bellachini XIII, Arsene Lupin, Otto Wessely, Norm Nielsen, Chris Lohner, Michael Ammar, Bernd Schiedek
1983
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 4)
93
Peter Wilker Ehrungen on the magic castle awards, Paul Daniels, Goldfinger & Dove, Bob Jardine, Ger Cooper, Michael Ammar, Joe Berg, Harry Lorayne, MZvD awards, Rüdiger Deutsch, Reinhard Müller
1983
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 4)
103
Michael Ammar A Look At Magic, 1984 And Beyond
1984 xxiv
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Encore 3 by Michael Ammar Aug. 1984
Epoptica (Issue 6)
378
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Success in Magic by Michael Ammar (written by Michael Ammar) July/Aug. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)
239
Michael Ammar, Paul Harris Michael's Proposition final phase for a matrix type routine, last card ends up under spectator's hand
Also published here 1984 75
Michael Ammar Bill to Cigarette first rolled up bill and cigarette change places, then cigarette vanishes bill changes into cigarette eventually bill is found in cigarette
1984 112
Richard Kaufman Starfish King torn into four pieces, the pieces change to full-sized cards, four duplicates of original King, then they change into different Kings
Inspired by 1984 4
Adam Fleischer The New York Magic Symposium In Los Angeles, California report and highlights, Michael Ammar, Sam Angelico, Daryl, Fantasio, Richard Kaufman, Paul Harris, Pat Hazell, Jeff McBride, Tom Mullica, Edwin Rojas, David Roth, Jay Sankey, Slydini, Dai Vernon
1985 14
Michael Ammar A Cut & Restored Rope Replacement
1985 30
Michael Ammar False Count With Coins overcount
Variations Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
312
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Michael Ammar by Michael Ammar, Michael Ammar Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
343
David Roth The Original Chinese Coin Assembly No-card coin assembly, hands as only cover
Variations 1985 65
Richard Bartram, Jr. Popped Top! broken and restored flip-top from can
Inspired by 1985 18
Joaquín Navajas Wiped Clean Vanish
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 47
Steve Dusheck Jumbo Coin Vanish with topit
Inspired by
  • The Topit Book, Michael Ammar, p. 23
1985 14
Michael Ammar Haley's Comet ball appears in flash and disappears (in topit), lighter disappears
1986 33
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
1986 35
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
1986 36
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It finger ring on rubber band
Variations Aug. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1)
1
Michael Ammar I Love Big Commitments!
Aug. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1)
19
Michael Ammar Incredible Coins Across into spectator's hands, last coin comes from thin air
Variations Sep. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2)
1
Michael Ammar The Secret Service Reports
Sep. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2)
19
Michael Ammar Secret Service Report - Joe Givan
Oct. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 3)
19
Michael Ammar, Harry Lorayne Harry Lorayne's Snapped
Nov. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4)
7
A. Berkeley Davis Band Display touches
Inspired by Nov. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4)
8
Michael Ammar Foreword
1986 ii
Michael Ammar, Alfonso Aceituno Alphonso's Alchemy Variation copper penny into gold penny, coal into diamond, both into ring with diamond
Dec./Jan. 1986/1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6)
13
Michael Ammar Secret Service Report - James Lewis
Dec./Jan. 1986/1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6)
30
Michael Ammar New Waves
Dec./Jan. 1986/1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6)
31
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Card on Ceiling by Michael Ammar Mar. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 8)
461
Michael Ammar Where Do You Stand
Feb. 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 7)
19
Michael Ammar Editor's Notes Challenging Your Experiences
May 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10)
2
Michael Ammar Editor's Notes The Vernon Theory Of Artistic Advancement
June/July 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12)
2
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer Dear Journal Reader
June/July 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12)
3
Michael Ammar Sonic Squeeze Production
1987 56
Jamy Ian Swiss My Reverse Routine card turns over a few times, then the whole deck
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 38
Jamy Ian Swiss Sandswitch selection appears between two isolated sandwich cards and then changes into second selection
Inspired byVariations 1987 11
Michael Ammar On Publishing in Magic
Feb. 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1)
19
Michael Ammar On Magic Competition Part One - Here Comes FISM Again
Mar. 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 2)
19
Michael Ammar Ammar Asks the Experts What are your rehearsals focused on now (research, technique, working out presentations)?
Apr. 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 3)
9
Michael Ammar Stand-up Cups & Balls
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
1
Michael Ammar Thumb Tip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
Also published here 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
1
Michael Ammar Editor's Notes
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
2
Michael Ammar The Linking Bands Pinch finesse
Inspired by 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
6
Michael Ammar The Two Card Trick selection appears and changes into second selection
Also published here 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
26
Michael Ammar Pop-Out Production with Double Card
Related toVariations 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
27
Dan Harlan, Mitch Williams Linking Rubber Bands
Related toVariations 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
28
Michael Ammar Ammar Asks the Experts How often do you update and/or change your regularly performed material?
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
33
Michael Ammar On Magic Competition Part Two - Preparation
Related to 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
47
Michael Ammar, Hannah Ammar A Word About Our Illustrator...
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7 & 8 Arcane)
12
Michael Ammar The Natural Lay of the Hand essay on hand position while palming
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7 & 8 Arcane)
16
Michael Ammar Making Magic Memorable
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act)
32
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Inner Circle Audio Series 1: Making Magic Memorable by Michael Ammar Sep. 1989
Epoptica (Issue 12)
550
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Magical Arts Journal by Paul Harris (written by Michael Ammar) Sep. 1989
Epoptica (Issue 12)
550
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Magical Arts Journal by Michael Ammar Sep. 1989
Epoptica (Issue 12)
551
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Magical Arts Journal by Michael Ammar Sep. 1989
Epoptica (Issue 12)
551
Michael Ammar Editor's Notes
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
5
Michael Ammar, Doc Eason Relationship Strategies
  • Other Bartenders
  • Cocktail Waitresses
  • Waiters
  • Big Tippers
  • Hecklers
  • Regulars
  • Magicians
  • The Crowd
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
8
Michael Ammar, Doc Eason Bar Diplomacy
  • Splitting the Tips
  • Pouring Drinks
  • Outside Work
  • The Meat Market
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
11
Doc Eason, Michael Ammar The Magic Bartender's Blues song text
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
25
Michael Ammar, Tom Mullica, Doc Eason The Vanishing Napkin
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
26
Doc Eason, Michael Ammar Bar Bits
  • New York Subway
  • New Jersey
  • "Lime, comin' down..."
  • Slow Drinkers
  • The Good Natured Heckler
  • The Best Joke
  • Dinner Calls
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
26
Michael Ammar The Pocket 'o Mystery three cards to pant pockets and fly
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
31
Michael Ammar Gaffed Pants for Card to Fly
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
31
Michael Ammar Bottle Production from topit
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
35
Michael Ammar Bottle Vanish with silk, topit
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
42
Michael Ammar The Floating Bill elastic invisible thread suggested by Alexander de Cova
Related to 1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
46
Michael Ammar The Formula Series - Insert One - The Inverted Bell Curve
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
55
Michael Ammar Insert Two - The Process to Effect Ratio
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
58
Michael Ammar The Card Through Bar using Tom Mullica's Bar Index
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
62
William Goldman The In Version
Inspired by 1990 576
Michael Ammar Foreword
1990 v
Michael Ammar Spellbound Move edge grip
1990 127
Chris Power Münzen Durch Tuch three coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief one by one
Inspired byVariations 1990 28
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Aspen Bar Magic (MAJ Special Issue) by Michael Ammar Sep./Oct. 1990
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 1)
4
David Williamson Kung Fu Quarter
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 ca. 3
Michael Ammar Foreword
1991 ii
Michael Ammar Stand-Up Cups & Balls detailled explanation
1991 1
Michael Ammar No Tip "Tip-Over" Load
1991 13
Michael Ammar Retention-of-Vision Vanish
Also published here 1991 33
Michael Ammar Ultimate One-Finger Spellbound
Also published here 1991 40
Michael Ammar Corner Switch as it is torn off
Also published here 1991 44
Edward Marlo, Michael Ammar Bottom Deal Force
1991 46
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean #1 to show hands empty
VariationsAlso published here 1991 48
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean #2 to show hands empty
Also published here 1991 51
Michael Ammar Clip Card Vanish vanishing torn pieces of card in paper clip
Also published here 1991 54
Michael Ammar Cut & Restored Rope Replacement move for standard method
1991 56
Edward Marlo, Michael Ammar Side-Steal (with Top Card Cover)
1991 58
Michael Ammar Thumbtip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
Also published here 1991 60
Michael Ammar In The Men's Hut
1991 67
Michael Ammar Super Group
1991 69
Michael Ammar I'Ve Got Rhythm
1991 74
Michael Ammar The Unspoken Performance
1991 76
Michael Ammar Lying: The Unconscious Dilution Of Impact
1991 80
Michael Ammar Get More Rubals From Your Magic
1991 82
Michael Ammar I'm In Training
1991 84
Michael Ammar Have No Mercy
1991 86
Michael Ammar This'll Flip You Out broken and restored flip-top from can
Also published here 1991 89
Michael Ammar Coin on Ceiling also as a kicker for card on ceiling with card corner
Also published here 1991 93
Michael Ammar Card Matrix cards visually assemble instead of coins underneath
Also published here 1991 95
Michael Ammar The Vanishing Glass stemmed glass vanishes under silk
Also published here 1991 115
Michael Ammar Switching Sandwiches
Also published here 1991 125
Michael Ammar Torn & Restored Cigarette #1
Also published here 1991 130
Michael Ammar Torn & Restored Cigarette #2
Also published here 1991 132
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It three phases
1991 135
Michael Ammar Did You Order Salt or Pepper? salt to pepper transformation
Also published here 1991 145
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debut selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here 1991 149
Michael Ammar Paint Brush Change Variation
1991 151
Michael Ammar Broken & Restored Rubberband Finesse
1991 154
Michael Ammar The Linking Headbands Pinch done with thick headbands
1991 158
Michael Ammar Pencil Thru Quarter
Also published here 1991 161
Michael Ammar Trade Show Climax coin permanently stuck on pencil
Variations 1991 166
Michael Ammar The Iceman Cometh card in ice block, torn corner
Also published here 1991 169
Michael Ammar Card Cubes card in ice cube which appears in hand
Also published here 1991 172
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle
Also published here 1991 175
Michael Ammar Propelled Topiting as other object is thrown from hand to hand
1991 179
Michael Ammar Silk to Egg
1991 183
Michael Ammar Indoor Baseball card on board, thumb tack
Also published here 1991 189
Michael Ammar Signed Bill in Light Bulb
Also published here 1991 193
Michael Ammar Billy, the Hypnotized Balloon needle through balloon and ring into balloon
Also published here 1991 199
Michael Ammar The Two Card Trick selection appears and changes into second selection
Also published here 1991 208
Michael Ammar Pop-Out Production with Double Card
1991 209
Michael Ammar Haley's Comet ball appears in flash and disappears (in topit)
1991 211
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
1991 211
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
1991 212
Michael Ammar General Instructions
  • Custom Cue Sheets
  • Use of the Cue Sheets
  • Show Sheets
  • Personal Project Planner
  • Booking Sheet
1991 215
Roger Klause, Michael Ammar, Mike Kozlowski The Thumbtip Bill Switch
Variations 1991 227
Michael Ammar The Crazy Man's Handcuffs
1991 238
Michael Ammar False Count with Coins overcount
1991 249
Michael Ammar Multiple Coin Production "Sonic Squeeze Production"
1991 251
Michael Ammar Double Color Change wrong card changes in selection and back color
1991 254
Barry Price, Michael Ammar Fingertip Color Change Variation card pivoted over from Tenkai palm
Inspired by
  • "Fingertip Color Change" (Barry Price, Genii, Nov. 1977)
1991 256
Michael Ammar KointaKey coin to key
1991 258
James Lewis, Piet Forton, Michael Ammar Inversion
  • First Handling (Piet Forton)
  • Second Handling (Michael Ammar)
  • Third Handling (Michael Ammar)
VariationsAlso published here 1991 263
Michael Ammar Incredible Coins Across into spectator's hands, last coin comes from thin air
1991 268
Michael Ammar The Vernon Theory of Artistic Advancement
1991 273
Michael Ammar Challenging Your Experiences
1991 274
Michael Ammar Where Do You Stand?
1991 276
Michael Ammar On Magic Competition - Part One: Technical Preparation
Related to 1991 278
Michael Ammar On Magic Competition - Part Two: Mental Preparation
Related to 1991 280
Michael Ammar The Development Of Style
1991 287
Michael Ammar Eight Principles For Making Magic Memorable
1991 289
Michael Ammar Chapter Twelve: Negotiating Higher Performance Fees (Excerpts from the "Inner Circle Audio Series")
  • Negotiating
  • The Three Stages Of Negotiation
  • Nine Gambits
1991 296
Richard Kaufman Hang-Up card on wire coat hanger
Related toVariations 1991 21
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) Encore I-III by Michael Ammar June/July 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
30
Michael Ammar Der 2-Kartentrick selection appears and changes into second selection, German translation of reference
Also published here Aug./Sep. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
21
Michael Ammar Pop-Out Production with Double Card
Aug./Sep. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
23
Michael Ammar, Alexander de Cova The Floating Bill with information about elastic, invisible thread, expanded translation from MAJ
Related to Aug./Sep. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
28
Michael Ammar Das Verschwinden des Geldscheins nach Michael Ammar bill vanish with thumb tip
Nov./Dec. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4)
18
Steve Cohen Optical Advantage impromptu, temple of glasses broken off and restored
Inspired by June 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2)
9
Michael Ammar, Roger Klause, Mike Kozlowski Bill Switch
Dec. 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4)
14
Sveroni Ein guter Tropfen glass vanishes under handkerchief, then flowers appear
Inspired by 1991 19
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Encore 3 by Michael Ammar Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
31
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Classic Renditions Vol. 3 by Michael Ammar Nov./Dec. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 8)
79
Ken Trombly, Tom Ogden, Walter Zaney Blaney, Stephen Fernandes, Michael Ammar, Larry White, Steve Bryant, Dave Berry Conventions
  • Letters
Sep. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1)
10
Max Maven As I Was Saying...
  • Parallax
on secrets, dove work, Aldo Richiardi's method of selecting music, The Magic of Michael Ammar
  • Banal Retentive (on banality of evil and magicians following instruction sheets)
  • Peering Out (on magicians buying books and not reading them)
  • Off the record (on Aldo Richiardi buying records so he’d make sure the music in his show was different from everything else)
Also published here Sep. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1)
13
Michael Weber Public Offering on Michael Ammar selling magic through television infomercials
Related to Oct. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
17
Alexander de Cova Ultimative Münzendurchdringung three coins through clear plastic bag one by one
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 102
Michael Ammar Der schwebende Geldschein continuation of translation of reference
Related to Jan./Feb. 1992
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5)
3
Michael Ammar Michael Ammar befragt die Experten "Wie oft wechseln bzw. erneuern Sie das von Ihnen vorgeführte Material?"
Jan./Feb. 1992
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5)
34
Bill "Dusty" Miller (reviewer) The Magic of Michael Ammar by Michael Ammar Apr. 1992
Profile (Issue 7)
4
Jim Sisti, Michael Ammar A Conversation with Michael Ammar
May/June 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 11)
109
Richard McDougall Letter Michael Ammar, Ricky Jay
June 1993
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 10)
3
Michael Ammar Magic Paper piece of napkin is ignited and changes into crumbled-up bill
Mar./Apr. 1993
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 16)
176
Michael Ammar Time is Money deck of cards is produced, then deck change into fan of bills
June 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 2)
4
Jim Artle Bartender's Dream miser's dream with cocktail shaker, jumbo coin produced at the end which then turns into lots of several coins
Inspired by Dec. 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4)
9
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Easy to Master Card Miracles (Volume 1,2 and 3) by Michael Ammar May/June 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 4 No. 23)
259
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Easy to Master Card Miracles Video Series by Michael Ammar
Volumes 1, 2 & 3, with review response by Chuck Fayne
June 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 10)
61
Doc Dougherty Counter Point: The View From Behind the Counter on Scotty York, Stephen Tucker, Michael Ammar, June Baker, Daryl Beckman, Al Cohen
Oct. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 4)
5
Michael Ammar Shadow Coins performed on the floor, using four coins
Inspired byVariations 1995 1
Michael Ammar Coin Production coin drops from head
Also published here 1995 2
Michael Ammar Fast Fold into sixth under packet
1995 15
Michael Ammar Fist of Frost folded card put in hand, water poured into hand, it freezes in hand and the card is found inside an ice block shaped like the inside of a hand
Inspired by 1995 18
Thomas Fraps Spot Remover Variation card is printed, pips stick on card when brushed with one-handed fan
Inspired by 1995 2
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Easy-To-Master Money Miracles (Volumes 1-3) by Michael Ammar Mar./Apr. 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 28)
317
Chuck Fayne (reviewer) Amazing Secrets of Card Magic by Michael Ammar Jan. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 5)
70
Michael Ammar, Daryl Martinez, Paul Harris The Bent Copper-Silver Transposition one coin is bent, in spectator's hand
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas)
141
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez, Michael Ammar A Hefty Penetration card penetrates clear plastic bag
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas)
143
Richard Kaufman, Michael Ammar, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez A Card Well Hung card penetrates wire of coathanger
Related toAlso published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas)
153
Michael Ammar, Paul Harris Michael's Proposition final phase for a matrix type routine, last card ends up under spectator's hand
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions)
195
Michael Ammar Introduction
1996 1
Michael Kaminskas Give Me A Tip thumb tip bill switch handling
Inspired by 1996 70
Michael Kaminskas Target Practice karate coin with pencil, as a climax coin permanently stuck on pencil
Inspired by 1996 85
Michael Close (reviewer) Magic, Mastery, and You: The Michael Ammar Lecture '95 by Michael Ammar Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
89
Michael Ammar Card in Match Book three cards turn out to be the signed selection, then they transform into the mates and selection is found folded in matchbox
1997 44
Michael Ammar Flash Fold
1997 48
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Easy to Master Card Miracles (Volumes 4, 5 and 6) by Michael Ammar Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
498
Michael Ammar, Stan Allen In His Words: Michael Ammar
Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
34
Michael Close (reviewer) Easy to Master Card Miracles Volumes 4, 5, & 6 by Michael Ammar Mar. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 7)
33
Michael Close (reviewer) The Complete Cups & Balls by Michael Ammar Sep. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
25
Michael Close (reviewer) The Complete Cups & Balls Videos by Michael Ammar Sep. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
25
Michael Ammar Corner Switch brief
1999 4
Doug Conn Particle Press invisible particles apparently collected and pressed into a coin
Inspired by 1999 21
Doug Conn Evening Up The Odds small cards on coins, the cards assemble
Inspired byRelated to 1999 175
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Complete Cups and Balls by Michael AmmarRelated to Feb. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 2)
54
Dave Shepherd, Jim Mullen, Gino Iam Irish Packard, David Alexander, Gary Brown, Mike Duseberg, John Lovick, Jim Sullivan, Leonard Hevia Messages mostly on Jamy Ian Swiss's referenced book review
Related to Apr. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4)
12
The Century - Those Who Impacted The Art In America
  • Al Baker (1974-1951)
  • Uri Geller
  • Michael Ammar
  • Servais LeRoy (1865-1953)
  • Billy McComb
  • Horace Goldin (1874-1939)
  • Channing Pollock
  • Dariel Fitzkee (1898-1977)
  • Don Wayne
  • John Northern Hilliard (1872-1935)
  • Harry Blackstone Sr. (1885-1965)
  • Harry Blackstone Jr. (1934-1997)
Related to Apr. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 8)
52
Doug Conn Wipe Production hands wiped, then coin appears between fingers of palm-to-palm hands
Inspired by Oct. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
80
Michael Close (reviewer) Early Ammar Volumes 1-4 by Michael Ammar Nov. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
28
Matthew Field (reviewer) The Exciting World of Magic by Michael Ammar Aug. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 8)
76
Matthew Field (reviewer) Complete Introduction to Coin Magic by Michael Ammar Aug. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 8)
76
Michael Close (reviewer) The Exciting World of Magic by Michael Ammar July 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 11)
32
Michael Close (reviewer) Complete Introduction to Coin Magic by Michael Ammar July 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 11)
32
Simon Aronson Ringleader Ring on and off rubberband
Inspired byVariations 2001 269
Michael Ammar Inside Out
Feb. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 6)
69
Michael Ammar The Two Card Trick selection appears and changes into second selection
Also published here Feb. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 6)
70
Michael Ammar Impromptu Roll Floater bread roll floats à la Zombie
Feb. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 6)
74
Michael Ammar The Self-Contained Haunted Business Card business card moves out of stack
Feb. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 6)
77
Michael Ammar Sonic Squeeze coin production
Also published here 2002 6
Michael Ammar Speaking Volumes
Related to June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
23
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Easy to Master Thread Miracles: Close-Up Animations & Levitations by Michael Ammar June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
80
Michael Close (reviewer) Easy to Master Thread Miracles Volumes 1-3 by Michael Ammar Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
34
David Williamson Pencil Pusher
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 3
Michael Close (reviewer) Michael Ammar's Easy to Master Money Miracles Volumes 1-3 by Michael Ammar Jan. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 5)
38
Michael Close (reviewer) The Complete Cups and Balls Volumes 1&2 by Michael Ammar Aug. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 12)
36
Michael Close (reviewer) Easy to Master Card Miracles Volumes 4, 5, & 6 by Michael Ammar Aug. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 12)
37
Justin Hanes, Michael Ammar Pop-Out Production with Double Card
Inspired by 2004 11
Jay Sankey Slick Splits four coin production
Related to 2004 10
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Easy To Master Business Card Miracles by Michael Ammar Feb. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 2)
83
Matthew Field (reviewer) Michael Ammar's Classic Renditions #4 by Michael Ammar July 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7)
95
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Easy To Master Card Miracles, Volumes 7-9 by Michael Ammar Oct. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 10)
91
John Lovick, Mike Kozlowski, Roger Klause, James Lewis, Michael Ammar, Bruce Cervon, Michael Weber, Jamy Ian Swiss, Gregory Wilson, Jay Sankey, Paul Gertner Performance Issues and Answers comments on each question by several of the listed creators
  • Top Tip or Not to Tip?
  • "Bill Switch" or "Bill Change"?
  • What's the Best Way to Learn the Bill Switch?
  • Fast or Slow?
  • Do You Justify the Folding?
  • Is There a Magic Moment?
  • Can You Create Belief, or Do People Always Know You Merely Switch Bills?
  • Any Final Thoughts?
Also published here July 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7)
36
Ken De Courcy Making Millions aka "How To be A Millionaire"
continuous coin production
Related to 2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
40
Michael Ammar Bill to Lemon Closer signed bill, lemon in bag
  • Comments
  • Preparing the Lemon
  • Performance
  • Bringing Home the Happy Ending
  • Cutting the Lemon
Related to 2006 1
John Lovick, Mike Kozlowski, Roger Klause, James Lewis, Michael Ammar, Bruce Cervon, Michael Weber, Jamy Ian Swiss, Gregory Wilson, Jay Sankey, Paul Gertner Chapter 2: Performance Issues and Answers comments on each question by several of the listed creators
  • Top Tip or Not to Tip?
  • "Bill Switch" or "Bill Change"?
  • What's the Best Way to Learn the Bill Switch?
  • Fast or Slow?
  • Do You Justify the Folding?
  • Is There a Magic Moment?
  • Can You Create Belief, or Do People Always Know You Merely Switch Bills?
  • Any Final Thoughts?
Also published here 2006 9
Michael Ammar Bird's-Eye View Switch palm-up handling
2006 130
Michael Ammar, James Lewis On the Mis-made Bill
2006 194
Michael Ammar Bill Vanish #2
Also published here 2006 304
Harry Lorayne Michael Ammar mini bio
2007 276
Michael Ammar The Matched Card packet changes to duplicates of selections, card found folded in matchbook
2007 277
Michael Ammar Card Fold into sixth below a small packet, for full-deck handling see reference
Variations 2007 278
Michael Ammar, Gary Plants Restored Card To Wallet torn pieces change to credit card, card restored from wallet
2007 282
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) The Magic of Michael Ammar Volumes 1-4 by Michael Ammar Sep. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 9)
85
Michael Ammar Torn Corner Switch
Related to 2009 105
Miguel Ángel Gea A la wiped clean de Michael Ammar sleeving after Wiped Clean
Related to 2009 149
Jon Allen E. T. ring on rubber band, rubber band is broken and restored to remove ring
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 55
Michael Ammar, John Kennedy Coin Production coin drops from head
Also published here 2009 123
Jon Allen Schrödinger's Card idea of giving out an envelope with the signed card without opening it
Related to
  • Michael Ammar's re-sealing the lemon after Bill to Lemon
2009 194
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The Most Complete Introduction to Magic (box set) by Michael Ammar Dec. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 12)
91
Michael Ammar Fingertip Spellbound Change
Also published here 2010 71
David Regal (reviewer) Any Signed Card to Any Spectator's Wallet by Jeff Kaylor, Michael Ammar Jan. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 1)
78
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (4): Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Autorität
    • Die Vito Lupo Einstellung
  • Leichtigkeit
    • Mike Ammars Gesetz (Michael Ammar)
  • Überzeugung
  • Aufrichtigkeit
    • Christoph Borers Strategie
    • Die Markus-Beldig-Finte
  • Das erste Axiom der Ablenkung
June 2013 25
Michael Ammar Wiped Clean with a stone
2014 27
Michael Ammar Handkerchief Deck Switch using Topit
2014 319