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Insured Prediction

One of Ins most talented students, Bmce('mon,amasterinlusownh f. Ftom Bruce Cervon the trick was handed overto Jon Racherbaumert who published Qawnfevendon in The Hiem-jMnl 7* Racherbaumer in turn showed it to Hany I,oniync, whose flair for good card tricte and a powerful performance style are uncontested.* Richard Vollmer, whom I consider one or the worlds leading thinkers when it comes to automatic card tricks and related ratten* has been performing tills effect for many years and lias come...

Construction Management and Script

Impossibilities are immediately satisfied miracles take a little setup. So stack these cards race down from top to bottom as follows Ace -Ace -Ace-ai ty Five-King or Spades-Queen or Spades-Jack or Spades-Tfcn or S )ades-Ace or Spades. The King Queen, Jack and TVn can l> e in any onler, making diem quick to arrange Tlie present order however, yields a final display dial is pleasing to die eye. These cards can be easily allied on die ofibeat, or in the course or a previous effect (see Secret...

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These stickers can be found in many stationery stores. Or you can ask your wife, girlfriend, lover, sister or grandmother to put on plenty of red lipstick and kiss the face of the T vo of Spades. Spray a coat of art fixative over the lii> stick mark to prevent its smudging. The result should look like the one shown here. Note thai die lip mark is centered, which helps during the handling. You can use any < -ant but Tve had l> est results with black Twos, Fours and Sixes, which...

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J vcard packet and shuffle everything. , - him * break instnict him to replace diese canls somewhere in the center or IX m lasting in front of him, and to shuffle die lot. This phased T raS and worth many times the little detour necessary to anive at the Sons The practice ofghing a meaning to certain actions ls espeaa v important in .self-worSg tricks, which often r uire procedures that are odienvrse odd or meaningless. Tfefl vour audience nffi imagine why I said at the beginning that this is a...

The History of Playing Cards

The theories and stories about die genesis of modem playing cuds an as manifold as the ones about the Easter egg. However, some of them are definitely more spicy, more romantic and just more fun to believe in, although they are at least as apooyplial as all the otheis. Follow along. The first step l)ack into history from modem times is one that elicits the fewest qualms Scholars once believed that modem decks, be they with thirty-nvo (France and Germany), thirty-six (Switzerland), forty (Italy...

Fantasist at the card Table

Tins is a routine belonging to the genre of gambling demonstrations, as seen by a magician Unlike other routines of this type, it involves various < anl games that may or may not be familiar to your audience. IVe tested this routine in front of audiences, mostly European, whose knowledge of die rules of poker, blackjack and bridge was limited yet, they have all responded very favorably. IVe given up any fears duit I might have had about the entertainment value of the routine, and 1 we made it...

Cards Co

Vie famous Spanish artist Pablo Picasso axis once asked what he thought was the difference between geometry and art Picasso took pencil and paper and drew a x'ifeel circle, bid at the very end, he made a small slip 1You see if I hadfinished the circle in a jteifcil way, it woidd have been geometry now it is art y lT'lT* TfT 1 )*meA f*rfomed ftom the creative genius ofDai Vemon cemunly couldn't go wrong in urging you to soek it out- A few vei Se I purchased an extent book written by Juan Tamariz...

The Poker players Royal Flush

-o ofcard chicanery is an allusion to a classic trick sometimes called -nu. tide < fUas dew piei bya ,unknown magician named Steve Belchou'- -n . Poker-nj m, t ie following Ls a modernisation (featuring an ItSwSad a dramatic conflict-just when everyone seen to entity differed.ntfwu mexpected denouement EL deck Ls cut into four packets by a spectator. Tire top canls turn out to be Urn* AreSone nuss. However, the latter Ls used to lex-ate the fourth Ace. A further surprise cli-mares this...

Wallet Bound

In the preceding article I addressed some of the problems I found in using a wallet as a place to produce a chosen card. Nevertheless, there are tunc when using a wallet 2 ing such as when the wallet is used to cany other materials for the act The P,JEn and handling dial foUows shows how I have solved most of the ol jections previously n, > ted The elements used are fairiy standard, but the details of presentation and rnedx .1 id their combination are my owa IYe been told dial the very clever...