Mentalism

Coin In Hand Mentalism

Like all good magic the secret is devilishly simple yet very difficult to figure out. I must warn you at this point though that this is not traditional magic where you have a gimmick or other method to help you succeed 100 of the time. In this case you really are attempting to read their body language to psychologically arrive at the correct choice, and there is always a danger that you will get it wrong I have seen Derren get this one wrong and it cost him 50 quid - though this is unusual That...

The Secret

The bold italic words in the script should be either slightly more or less stressed depending on which works best for you. They have no specific use with reference to the trick itself, they are used to bring the audience on your side by convincing them that what you are telling them is true. Once that you have performed the effect, and they feel that they have too, they will believe that mind control is a reality. The idea is to make them believe that with no practise, skill, or knowledge of...

The Effect

Take your volunteer and stand them directly in front of you, and so that they are facing the audience enough for them to be able to see the volunteers face. You don't need to stand too close, a few feet away will be sufficient. Explain to the audience and the subject that you are going to give a performance of mind control, psychological body reading, or whatever else you choose to call it, and explain what will happen, and that you will explain exactly how you managed it afterwards to give...

Mentalisam Gost Talk

Like all good magic the secret is devilishly simple yet very difficult to figure out. It relies, like a lot of good magic, upon people accepting things which are common to them without question. In this case the secret to the effect is the telephone call itself. Obviously because the chosen card could be any one of 52 you can't ring a recorded message or choose between 52 recorded messages The entity you ring is necessarily a person who is actually a confederate of yours who is assisting with...

Nites On Mentalusm

There are various different scenarios that you can paint and different presentations that you can employ when using this effect. The idea of using it in the context of mind control is very powerful, but imagine the response when using it with a group of people who believe that you are either a medium or spiritualist, or using it in a s ance or voodoo routine. The idea of the taps being generated by a spirit or supernatural power can be too much for some people to take. One method of doing this...