We Under Control Switch

Owing to the forward bevel of the deck, the outjogged cards need not be pushed completely flush with the pack in order to be covered. I his allows greater utility in that the cards switched out of play can be kept under control, to be used again at the performer's leisure. When you want to keep control of the cards to be switched out, simply press down with the right thumb a little harder than you normally would during the strip-out action. This will cause the jogged cards to bind as the left...

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Of the mates at the back of the pack. Assume the three mates *> u cull (m order from the rear) rh v ** of Diamonds. As you tak outjogged cards from the spread - der them with the mates of th, culled cards, in matching order at dt rear of the packet. In our example packet would be (from the hct) of Diamonds, Seven of Hearts, t of Diamonds, and Six of Hearts. Place these four cards aside. Draw no special attention to their specific identities. Simply state, These four nd spot cards will find...

Helter Skelter

The spectators are asked to relax the performer will select a card for them. The performer spreads a blue-backed deck betw een his hands, chooses a card and removes it. fie places the card into the center of the pack, leaving it out-jogged. With a wave of his hand, the back of the outjogged card turns red. With another wave of his hand, the card reverts to blue, and this time the entire pack changes color as well, turning red Although the effect is different, this routine bears an obvious...

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At that point, there should be no need to prove it again. This effect is based on Larry Jennings's -The Searchers from the January-February 1984 issue Richard's Almanac. It takes the slow-motion sandwich plot out of the performer's hands and puts it into a spectator's. After locating a selection with a pair of Queens, asln A Simple Sandwich (page 21), the performer nominates a spectator to become the magician and offers to show how she, with no practice at all, can perform the...

THE All Together Now Shift

The majority of multiple shifts require the deck to be cut, shuffled, or overtly manipulated in some fashion. This one eliminates all apparent cutting or shuffling. Several cards are inserted into various parts of the deck and are then immediately (and secretly) controlled to the top. Let's assume that you want to control the four Aces. Begin with the deck faceup in your left hand and the Aces faceup in your right. With your left thumb, riffle down the outer left corner of the deck and insert...