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In Bob Cassidy's Elements of Mentalism series, he mentions a card sleight that he learned from Howard Swartzman. The move was part of Dr. Jacob Daly's Follow the Leader routine. You can find this routine (and the sleight) in the trick Dr. Daly's Delight in Bruce Elliot's Best of Magic. Cassidy was the first person, to my knowledge, to introduce this move to mentalism. In his Elements series, he described a routine using ESP cards, and another routine using two envelopes. I was intrigued by the idea of using the Daly move in the context of a mentalism presentation. The following routine uses it in a cool fashion.

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