Invisible Card in Glass

This is my version of a marketed trick by El Duco. His routine uses a gimmicked tray. This one uses no gimmicked props and no sleight of hand to speak of. Effect You give Abe an invisible deck an imaginary deck, not the marketed trick deck known as the Invisible Deck , and ask him to shuffle the cards. He is to fan through the cards and name just the value of a card that catches his eye for example, 9 . He now pretends to go through the deck and removes the four nines. You pick up a small tray...

Assertive Positive Negative

On his wonderful best-selling videotape, Video Mind, Phase Two Close-up Mentalism, Max Maven teaches a wonderful effect called Positive Negative. It is a powerful routine where you write a prediction on the back of your business card, which you then set aside in full view. The spectator chooses one of three imaginary coins, flips it in the air, and tells you what coin she chose and whether it landed heads up or tails up. You show that your prediction on the card was correct. I felt the routine...