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Michael Kaminskas Close-Up Tip #11: Rehearsing Miracle Material 76
Michael Kaminskas Close-Up Tip #12: Performance Miracle Material 84
Michael Kaminskas Close-Up Tip #13: Audience Miracle Material 96
Michael Close Venue Workers Number 5 28
Michael Close Too Jay about Jay Marshall Workers Number 5 120
Jon Racherbaumer A Glimpse Through the Fourth-Wall Window Facsimile (Issue 4) 5
Jon Racherbaumer Indecent Exposure? on exposure, Steve Forte on Hidden Secrets of Magic Facsimile (Issue 4) 8
Jon Racherbaumer Footnotes To A Book-in-Limbo on the Don Alan book, letter from Louis Falanga to Jon Racherbaumer Facsimile (Issue 4) 19
Jon Racherbaumer "F" Is For Fake on fake psychics, James Randi Facsimile (Issue 4) 26
Jon Racherbaumer Spin Mode spectator recovers from surprise Facsimile (Issue 4) 33
Jon Racherbaumer Dong Fu on smut magic Facsimile (Issue 4) 41
Jon Racherbaumer Yakety-Yak Tack essay on patter Facsimile (Issue 4) 45
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Ways To Stay Awake At A Magic Convention The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1170
David Michael Evans Bob Hope's Magic Special - "Don't Shoot, I'm not Jeff Busby" humorous poem The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1178
Steve Beam A Special Trapdoor Insert - Moves The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1179
Steve Beam, Rajneesh Madhok Subscriptions Tom Swifties The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1187
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Magic Magazine Quiz humorous quiz The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1220
Tommy Wonder Tough Customers Misdirection and difficult spectators The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 35
Tommy Wonder Ricochet handling difficult spectator The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 40
Tommy Wonder The Architect - Order
- The Working Order
- Not Rigid
- Magic is Not a House
The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 59
Tommy Wonder The Pavlov Effect The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 88
Tommy Wonder Walk, Don't Run The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 105
Tommy Wonder Breath Control The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 173
Tommy Wonder Confidence The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 206
Tommy Wonder An Examination of Examinations having props examined The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 214
Tommy Wonder Reset on effects that reset
- Problem Tricks
The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 225
Tommy Wonder When Tricks Become Transparent - The Performer Betrays the Method to the Spectator
- The Spectator Lies
- When the Spectator Guesses a Method
- When Smart People Suggest Stupid Solutions
- Does It Matter?
The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 248
Tommy Wonder Dealers magic dealers The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 271
Tommy Wonder Acting is Not Making Faces The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 294
Tommy Wonder Sit or Stand? The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 7
Tommy Wonder Facing the Music - The Different Solutions
-- Working the Right Tables at the Right Time
-- Uncluttered Plots
-- Words Complement Actions
- When the Problem Persists
-- Voice Training
-- Electronic Amplification
-- Silent Close-up Magic
- Extreme Cases
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 19
Tommy Wonder The Sensitivity of the Audience - The Blanket
- More About the Blanket
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 69
Tommy Wonder When We Are Not Amused The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 76
Tommy Wonder Utility Devices The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 218
Alex Elmsley Chapter 1 - Sleight of Mouse moving the mouse to a certain area on the screen Mouse Magic 8
Alex Elmsley Chapter 2 - Permutations and Combinations Related to
  • Scalbert's "Mystery of the Seventh Card"
Mouse Magic 22
Alex Elmsley Chapter 3 - Improvisation Mouse Magic 33
Alex Elmsley Chapter 4 - Tuning the Tricks coding for altering the programs Mouse Magic 39
Karl Fulves Dracula's Secrets "sampling of vampire lore" The Vampire Chronicles 83
Karl Fulves The Apparatus listing of gaffs that came with deluxe edition The Vampire Papers 137
Wesley James The Fulves Material how its publication came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 16
Wesley James The Racherbaumer Material on credits and other fights with Jon Racherbaumer The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 32
Wesley James The Kaufman Material how its publication came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 39
Wesley James The Lorayne Material how its publication in Apocalypse came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 55
Wesley James The Patton Material how its publication in Magicana came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 88
Steve Beam The Pass (A Manly Insert) The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1233
Steve Beam When in London The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1246
Steve Beam Subscriptions more Tom Swifties The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1248
Steve Beam, Rajneesh Madhok, Doug Canning, Mike Beam, Wayne Kyzer Subscriptions How do you know someone is not a card magician? Humorous answers The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1268
Steve Beam Well In That Case, I'll Take Mine Black anecdote from a magic convention about political correctness regarding women in magic, LMRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1273
Steve Beam Subscriptions - More than Just a Motto The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1311
Steve Beam The Marty Kane One-Trick Insert (Yet Another Insert From that Wacky Floridian) The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1321
Steve Beam Subscriptions - "Mr Magnanimous" The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1338
Mike Rogers On Line, Who Is, And Who Cares? about online forums Virtual Foolery 28
Al Mann Mind Your Poker thoughts on gambling and stories
- Four-of-a-Kind by Design
- House Rules
- Getting back to our beloved Aces
- Controlling the Aces
- Cutting the Aces
- The one Arm Tijuana Gambler
Mind Your Poker 1
Al Mann One-Hand False Cuts Mind Your Poker 11
Al Mann Show Time Mind Your Poker 12
Al Mann Dead Man's Hand story and John Scarne on chances of improving the hand Mind Your Poker 27
Alexander de Cova Manipulation - Wie geht's eigentlich los? about stage manipulation, acts to see ("Welche Darbietungen sollte man unbedingt gesehen haben und vor allem warum???") Secrets No. 2 49
Alexander de Cova Straßenzauberkunst - Eine kleine Abhandlung article about street magic
1. Einleitung
2. Voraussetzungen (table, pouch, where to perform, ...)
3. Das erste Mal (the first time)
4. Wie man ein Publikum gewinnt (crowd building)
5. Das Einsammeln des Geldes (collecting money)
6. Andere Kollegen... (colleagues)
7. Werbung (promotion)
8. Kinder im Publikum (children in the audience)
9. Kreativität
10. Trickauswahl & Literaturangaben (repertoire and source)
Secrets No. 2 87
Steve Beam Tom Gagnon's Second One-Man Insert - The Versatile Spread Control The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 67) 1369
Steve Beam Moves (A Low-Fat Insert) The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 68) 1409
Steve Beam, Rajneesh Madhok, Mike Beam Subscriptions top rumored reasons for folding The Trapdoor The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 68) 1417
Steve Beam Prepare to Breath(er) The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1422
Jack Carpenter Preliminary Comments Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
John Luka Thoughts on Milt Kort's Eightieth Birthday Extracted from The Linking Ring Magazine, Oct 1997 Kort x
Jas Jakutsch "Pumping" & Progressive Anagrams Completely Mental - Vol. 1 14
Jas Jakutsch Intuitive Extrapolations on the QB Test Completely Mental - Vol. 2 28
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Nomenklatur Anam Clara 8
Guy Hollingworth One on close-up situation and vertical magic Drawing Room Deceptions 19
Guy Hollingworth Two on piano playing vs. magic Drawing Room Deceptions 47
Guy Hollingworth Three how one comes up with new ideas Drawing Room Deceptions 87
Guy Hollingworth Interval on eccentric moves Drawing Room Deceptions 121
Guy Hollingworth Four on presenting magic as real magic or tongue in cheek Drawing Room Deceptions 179
Guy Hollingworth Five quoting "An Inspector Calls" Drawing Room Deceptions 217
Christian Scherer Abgezockt! half hour gambling demonstration routine Abgezockt! 9
Christian Scherer Zur Vorführung und Präsentation Abgezockt! 28
Karl Fulves The Apparatus listing of gaffs that came with deluxe edition Lost Vampire Secrets 224
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Woogie II gag Anam Cara 18
Ron Bauer Magicians as Actors Xerox Money 19
Karl Fulves Background Magic Thrust credit information, reprinted from Latter Day Secrets p. 216 The Magic Thrust 45
Ron Bauer Casual Handling Hornswoggled Again! 15
John Carney Legends - Buatier de Kolta The Book of Secrets 36
John Carney Legends: Dai Vernon The Book of Secrets 118
John Carney Legends: Tony Slydini The Book of Secrets 138
John Carney Legends: Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Book of Secrets 178
John Carney Legends: Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Book of Secrets 220
John Carney Legends: David Devant The Book of Secrets 258
John Carney Legends: Fred Kaps The Book of Secrets 286
John Carney Legends: Al Baker The Book of Secrets 322
John Carney Legends: John Ramsay The Book of Secrets 348
Ron Bauer Borrowing can Stop the Show Butch, Ringo & the Sheep 22
Ron Bauer A Word or Two on Double Entendre Humor Dixie 18
Ron Bauer Some Historical Notes on wind-up toy card location plot Chick Trick 18
David Britland The Book The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 52
David Berglas Tricky, the Dog on how to train a dog and doing magic together The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 98
David Berglas Casino Royale Berglas consulting work for the movie Casino Royale (1967) with Orson Welles, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress and David Niven The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 223
David Berglas Opus 13 on the TV-Show Opus 13 and Berglas encounters with Fred Kaps, Hans Moretti and Henk Vermeyden The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 254
David Berglas The Albert Memorial humorous story, pictures with Berglas and the Albert Memorial in London The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 282
David Berglas, David Britland It's All Done by Hypnosis on Berglas hypnotism TV-Show, Fred Kaps The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 272
David Berglas, David Britland Man, Myth & Magic on Berglas one-man show
- The Hendon Classic Show
- Introduction
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 332
David Berglas A Touch of Black Magic bit of Berglas' show, not a trick The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 349
David Berglas Séance outline of routine The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 349
David Berglas Voodoo, Witchcraft or... The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 358
David Berglas Questions and Answers finishing the show by answering questions of the audience The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 377
David Berglas Mini Metro Launch car promotion, people attending find themselves on a ship and lots of cars appear The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 393
David Berglas Mathemagic The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 448
David Britland The Mind of David Berglas on the TV-Show from 1985 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 478
David Britland The Christmas Show about the pilot of The Mind of David Berglas The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 480
David Berglas Christmas Card Prediction Related to The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 486
David Berglas, David Britland The Series about the first show of The Mind of David Berglas The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 490
David Britland, David Berglas Epilogue on the TV Show The Magic of David Berglas, directed by Royston Mayoh The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 511
David Berglas Final Thoughts The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 543
David Berglas The Impossible or Too Impossible The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 545
David Berglas With Many Thanks The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 557
David Berglas A Final Story The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 558
Dale Wimbrow The Man in the Glass poem The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 560
Christian Scherer Zusammengefasst Magische Momente 14
Christian Scherer Publikationen Scherer's publications Magische Momente 15
John Carney Foreword Commencement Speech to Card College Graduates, Class of 2003 Card College - Volume 5 lxi
Karl Fulves Swedish Max mention of Max Hofzinser in Sphinx, May 1931, p. 126 Hofzinser Notebook 60
Ron Bauer Polarize! Four Squares and a Knot 9
Ron Bauer The Sixty-Second Rule Four Squares and a Knot 9
Ron Bauer Being Funny Four Squares and a Knot 10
Steve Beam Errata as of January, 2003 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 171
Byron Walker Matters Bibliographic New Era Card Tricks vi
Luke Jermay Extended Crediting and Inspiration The Coral Fang 39
Karl Fulves Red-Black Riffles simple riffle shuffle set-ups When Psychics Play Poker 4
Karl Fulves Regarding the Presentation of Card Counting Tricks When Psychics Play Poker 33
Wesley James The Hands caring and lotion Enchantments 473
Wesley James Breaking In the Cards Enchantments 475
Wesley James Routining Enchantments 478
Ron Bauer Some Miscellany on Time Travel Time Machine 23
Davide Costi Quotations Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 12
Davide Costi Testimonials of Racherbaumer, Lavand, Ascanio, Garrett, Shewan, MacMillan Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 19
René Lavand Patter Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 83
Davide Costi Some Personal Statements Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 116
Davide Costi Requested Comments Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 143
Karl Fulves Protractors about the length of trick descriptions Combo II 83
Karl Fulves Against The Machine longer article on methods, pre-show, multiple outs, magic on television, David Blaine, announcing Combo III on p. 123 Combo II 119
Karl Fulves On Q&A Combo II 123
Ron Bauer Sham Mind Reading All-Outs Think-Of-A-Card 13
Ron Bauer The Principle of Limited Choices All-Outs Think-Of-A-Card 14
Ron Bauer The Principle of the Equivoque All-Outs Think-Of-A-Card 14
Ron Bauer The Principle of Outs All-Outs Think-Of-A-Card 15
Christoph Borer Inspiration Compilation 11
Christoph Borer Nahe dran Compilation 13
Christoph Borer Karta Sutra Compilation 47
Christoph Borer Weiter Weg Compilation 103
Christoph Borer Die schwarze Kunst Compilation 130
Christoph Borer Dies und Das Compilation 157
Christoph Borer Tipps und Ideen Compilation 158
Christoph Borer Nomenklatur Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 8
Stephan Kirschbaum Bonus von Stefan Kirschbaum Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 41
Christoph Borer Zusätzliche Gedanken Die Geisterschrift 41
Benjamin Earl A Jar of Eyeballs... about 90% of everything being rubbish and magic on television Gambit (Issue 1) 7
Benjamin Earl The Rub of the Green on the presentation of gambling demonstrations Gambit (Issue 1) 16
Pat Mustard A Power of Facing "Temples of Doom", on lectures and conventions Gambit (Issue 1) 21
John Carney Practice & Technique - Thoughtful Practice
- Mechanical Practice
- Rehearsal
- Experience and Refinement
- Simplify
- Tips for Practice
- Practice Homework
Magic by Design 39
John Carney Study & Critique Student's Duties
- The Process
- Approach to Study
- Setting an Ideal
- Job One: Problem Solving
- Critics - Id Inside and Out
- Video or Book?
- Commitment
- Notebook
- Perennials
- Selecting Material
- Art or Artist?
- Study Homework
Magic by Design 15
John Carney Presentation & Routining Considering Theatre & Management
- Elements of Style
- Motivations
- Puzzles, Tricks and Mysteries
- What's the effect?
- Effect Plus Plot
- Meaning - Less is More, More or Less
- Script Specs
- Character Sketches
- Enter Mysto
- Moving on
- Routining-Management
- Building an Act
- Building Your Performance
- Be a Good General
- Presentation Homework
Magic by Design 55
George Robinson Special Thanks are in Order The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 () iii
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes Related to the Hand Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 17) 21
Roberto Giobbi List of Operating Principles in Card Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 18) 22
Roberto Giobbi Give and Take three pieces of advice Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 1) 39
Roberto Giobbi Details quotes on attention to detail Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 4) 42
Roberto Giobbi Favourite Criticisms anecdotesRelated to
  • Pabular Vol. 2, No. 4. Suggestions by Alex Elmsley, what to say after having seen a bad show.
Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 5) 43
Roberto Giobbi Geometry Versus Art on a saying by Picasso Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 7) 45
Roberto Giobbi List of Twelve Books to Reread Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 14) 53
Roberto Giobbi Quotes on Astonishment and Wonderment Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 15) 54
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Biographies of Magicians Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 16) 55
Roberto Giobbi Top Seven Maxims of Life Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 21) 60
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes Related to Card Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 22) 61
Roberto Giobbi Top Quotes Related to Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 25) 64
Roberto Giobbi Top Dozen Einstein Quotes Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 4) 72
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Book for the (Not So) Illiterate Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 17) 56
Roberto Giobbi Top (Non) Sense Quotes Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 8) 76
Roberto Giobbi Top Fifteen Humorous Quotes Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 14) 82
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten General Quotes Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 21) 90
Roberto Giobbi Ten Favorite Little-Known or Little-Used Sleights Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 24) 93
Roberto Giobbi The Ten Most Underestimated Tricks Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 27) 96
Roberto Giobbi An Essential Library Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 1) 102
Roberto Giobbi Upside-Down Lady story for Thatcher illusion Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 9) 110
Roberto Giobbi Critique and Reviews Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 10) 111
Roberto Giobbi Cards and Coins - and a Plot intro to connect cards and coins Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 11) 112
Roberto Giobbi Complex Conjuring Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 13) 114
Roberto Giobbi Structure and Chaos Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 14) 115
Roberto Giobbi On Taking Notes Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 17) 118
Roberto Giobbi, Jimmy Grippo Magic and Gambling Grippo's answer why he did not gambleRelated to
  • Frank Garcia's "Marked Cards and Loaded Dice" p.18
Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 18) 119
Roberto Giobbi Mnemonics at the Gym Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 19) 120
Dr. James William Elliott Advice from the Masters Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 20) 121
Roberto Giobbi Dai Vernon at the Magic Castle one of Vernon's acts performed at the castle Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 21) 122
Roberto Giobbi How Real is Reality? anecdote of Picasso Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 23) 124
Roberto Giobbi Make it Shorter Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 24) 125
Roberto Giobbi Juan Tamariz and His Teachers Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 25) 126
Roberto Giobbi Defining Magic quotesRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 29) 130
Roberto Giobbi Better Magic - Better Magician Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 30) 131
Roberto Giobbi One-Liners Picasso's drawingsRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue May 5) 136
Roberto Giobbi Writer's Motivation I Secret Agenda (Issue May 9) 140
Roberto Giobbi Writer's Motivation II Secret Agenda (Issue May 10) 141
Denis Moroso, Roberto Giobbi Qualities of Excellence Secret Agenda (Issue May 14) 145
Roberto Giobbi Magic for Theater Secret Agenda (Issue May 18) 149
Roberto Giobbi Replies to Journalists replies to provocative or silly questions Secret Agenda (Issue May 19) 150
Roberto Giobbi Creation Secret Agenda (Issue May 20) 151
Roberto Giobbi Holmes and Magic Secret Agenda (Issue May 21) 152
Roberto Giobbi Clarity Secret Agenda (Issue May 22) 153
Roberto Giobbi Magic and Music Secret Agenda (Issue May 23) 154
Roberto Giobbi Five Readers Over My Shoulder Secret Agenda (Issue May 24) 155
Roberto Giobbi Sillicismus "irritating" popular quotes of magicians Secret Agenda (Issue May 30) 161
Roberto Giobbi Wishes Secret Agenda (Issue June 1) 163
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Draw Advantage putting a crimp into a business card so it does not stick to other cards, prize winning tool at trade shows Secret Agenda (Issue June 4) 166
Roberto Giobbi Formal Minimalism Secret Agenda (Issue June 5) 167
Roberto Giobbi Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Secret Agenda (Issue June 6) 168
Roberto Giobbi Applauding Vivaldi on the difference of a classical concert and a magic show, educating an audience Secret Agenda (Issue June 27) 192
Flip Hallema, Roberto Giobbi An Artist's Copyright Notice from Flip's lecture notes Secret Agenda (Issue June 28) 193
Roberto Giobbi San Giovanni Bosco Secret Agenda (Issue July 4) 199
Roberto Giobbi Invitations by Avalanche Secret Agenda (Issue July 6) 201
Roberto Giobbi Jam Sessions plan for a jam session Secret Agenda (Issue July 10) 205
Roberto Giobbi Marketing Secret Agenda (Issue July 11) 206
Roberto Giobbi Notebooks ad Storage for Information Secret Agenda (Issue July 13) 208
Roberto Giobbi Talk being able to talk intelligently about magic Secret Agenda (Issue July 23) 220
Roberto Giobbi Opener anecdote as an opener (Churchill & Shaw) Secret Agenda (Issue July 24) 221
Roberto Giobbi Uniqueness on personality Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 1) 229
Roberto Giobbi Trick Questions Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 11) 240
Roberto Giobbi More Trick Questions Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 12) 241
Roberto Giobbi The Ghoti is a Fish why ghoti means fish, pronunciation gagRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 14) 243
Roberto Giobbi, John Conway An Optical Curiosity optical illusion Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 16) 245
Roberto Giobbi The Versatile Wallet wallet as conserved pocket space, what to store Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 20) 249
Roberto Giobbi Recovering from FISM at Giobbi's photo with Hollingworth, Maven, Green, Paviato and Bossi Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 26) 256
Roberto Giobbi Tricks for Children list Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 27) 257
Roberto Giobbi Rank of Poker Hands Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 28) 258
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Films Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 2) 263
Roberto Giobbi Concerning Hand Movements Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 8) 270
Roberto Giobbi Cards and Perception on visibility and jumbo cards Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 9) 271
Roberto Giobbi Visual Effect Versus Conceptual Effect appeal to heart and mind Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 10) 272
Roberto Giobbi Pause and Applause Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 11) 273
Roberto Giobbi The Art of Close-Up Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 12) 274
Roberto Giobbi The Beauty of Asymmetry Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 13) 275
Roberto Giobbi Thinking Mode Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 15) 277
Roberto Giobbi Magic and Space making magic spatial Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 17) 279
Roberto Giobbi The Pareto Principle in Magic 80-20 rule applied to magic Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 18) 280
Roberto Giobbi The Spiral of Evolution 1. unconscious incompetence
2. conscious incompetence
3. conscious competence
4. unconscious competence
Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 19) 281
Roberto Giobbi Personal Reaction: Feel the Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 20) 282
Roberto Giobbi Bringing Obejects to Life personification, sound,proper movement and attribution of characteristics Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 21) 283
Roberto Giobbi Stage Movement Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 22) 284
Roberto Giobbi Accidental Drop Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 23) 285
Roberto Giobbi Subtext Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 25) 287
Roberto Giobbi Ending a Private Show at a Table Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 26) 288
Roberto Giobbi Useless Tricks Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 27) 289
Roberto Giobbi Symbolism in Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 28) 290
Roberto Giobbi Counter-Intuition on the Monty Hall Problem Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 30) 292
Roberto Giobbi Logic Dethroned logical fallacies gags Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 1) 293
Roberto Giobbi Five Books five non-magic books for magicians Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 5) 297
Roberto Giobbi Paradoxes quotesRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 6) 298
Roberto Giobbi Smullyan Kiss how to kiss a woman Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 7) 299
Roberto Giobbi Business Card Ideas tips on handing out business cards Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 12) 304
Roberto Giobbi Clichés Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 16) 308
Roberto Giobbi Stay! how to prepare a book that the pages stay open Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 25) 318
Roberto Giobbi Book for an Island Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 30) 323
Roberto Giobbi The Magic Menu menu card with tricks Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 31) 324
Roberto Giobbi Teach a Layperson what to teach Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 5) 329
Roberto Giobbi How to Read a Book Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 21) 346
Roberto Giobbi Scoring System for tricks in books Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 22) 347
Roberto Giobbi Categories for My Filing System Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 23) 348
Roberto Giobbi Synonyms for the Word "Trick" Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 24) 349
Roberto Giobbi That's Not Commercial Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 25) 350
Roberto Giobbi You Have to Entertain Them First Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 26) 351
Roberto Giobbi 2nd December on palindromesRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 2) 358
Roberto Giobbi Anagrams Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 3) 359
Roberto Giobbi A Koan for True Innovation Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 4) 360
Roberto Giobbi Photos With... Paviato, Ascanio, Elmsley, Lavand, Cachadina, Vazquez, Thompson, Takagi and Bossi Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 5) 361
Roberto Giobbi Artistic Magic Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 8) 365
Roberto Giobbi List of Intelligentsia list of interesting people in terms of their theoretical, conceptual and philosophical thinking Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 10) 368
Roberto Giobbi Usefully Useless doing things for pleasure Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 13) 372
Roberto Giobbi Inform Your Audience using tricks to educate audience about magic Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 14) 373
Roberto Giobbi Mind Map of Card College, Volumes 3 and 4 Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 18) 377
Roberto Giobbi Mind Mapping Vernon overview of Vernon's life and work in one mind map Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 19) 378
Roberto Giobbi Show VS. Teach Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 23) 382
Roberto Giobbi A Layman's Memory Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 25) 384
Roberto Giobbi Classic Card Tricks Not to be Forgotten list Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 26) 385
Roberto Giobbi The Ten Greatest Card Tricks Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 28) 387
Roberto Giobbi Prologue Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 30) 390
Roberto Giobbi Epilogue Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 31) 391
Benjamin Earl News Desk on conventions and how to have a good time there by not going to any events Gambit (Issue 2) 5
Roberto Giobbi Simplicity and Essence Einstein & co Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 7) 364
Michael Skinner A Few Words from Various Luminaries of the Art quotes given by Michael Skinner from Annemann, Hugard, Baker, LePaul, Tarbell, Vernon Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 5
Ryan Schlutz Visual-Pocket Management and Routine Recall Related to Making the Cut 25
Ryan Schlutz Reaching Thousands Through One Making the Cut 77
Ryan Schlutz Creating a Mental Pose Making the Cut 99
Ryan Schlutz Pocket Management Blank Template Related to Making the Cut 137
Alexander de Cova, Thomas Vité Das Ortszirkellied song about magic clubs Seminar-Leviten 9
Steve Beam Addendum The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) i
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #1 Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) iii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #2 on drawing illustrations (tip by Jerry Andrus), Don Harris, Coins in BottleRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) x
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #3 on illustrations, John Riggs, Upside Down, Human Printing Press, Credit CheckRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #4 on The Human Eraser, False FaroRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #5 on Creating Magic, Stewart James, David Ben, Credit CheckRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #6 on Calculator Trick, The Cold Fold, Compu-Card & Teleforce, on digital trickery, GIGORelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #12 on illustrations, The ThingRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #15 on being a hobbyist, magician-as-actorRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #7 on Multiple Impact, The Great Divide, Siamese Stab, Credit CheckRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #8 on Time Bomb, Middle Gauge Spread, Double Prophecy, The Electric ChairRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #9 on Shakedown, Finger Flinger Reversal, Woody Landers, Card CompressionRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #10 on Charged Cards, Beam's Guide to Attending Magic ConventionsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #16 on proofreading The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #18 on CardtrikRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #20 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxviii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #23 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xlii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #25 on Name Brand MagicRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xliv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #11 on Expanded Autograph Hound, The Throw Up Move, Jim SwogerRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #13 on Jinxed, Reserved Seating, 6801 PredictionRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #14 on John Riggs cartoon, Cashpack, Well ShakenRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxx
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #17 on four-of-a-kind productions,Abbot's, Street Magic, Floating Trash, MilkedRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #19 on Blender, GuiltyRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxvii
Steve Beam Table of Contents - Issue by Issue The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xlv
Steve Beam Table of Contributors The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) lv
Steve Beam Alphabetical Table of Tricks The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) lix
Steve Beam Thanksgiven The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) lxv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #21 on Mirror Change, Turnabout, Christmas Special, Terminal TricksRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xxxix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #22 on Stephen Minch, Upwardly 1 &2, Card Cleavage, The Jogger, Tenkai CharlieRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xli
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #24 on Topless, Bird BrainRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) xliii
Steve Beam Special Issues #05 1st Annual - Creating Magic
#10 2nd Annual - Beam's Guide to Attending Magic Conventions
#11 No Steve Beam Issue
#12 John Riggs' 1-Man Issue
#15 3rd Annual - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
#15 Dead Raccoon Issue
#20 4th Annual - The Bald Issue
#22 The Power Session - All Cards
#23 Tom Gagnon - One-Man Issue
#25 5th Annual - Name Brand Magic
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) liv
Steve Beam Addendum (Repeated from Volume 1) The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) ii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #26 on Harry Levine, Mike Gallo The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) iii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #27 on being a professional magician The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) iv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #28 on The Floating Lady, Scott RobinsonRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) vi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #29 on GoosedRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) viii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #30 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #31 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #32 on credits for Double DealerRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #33 on Jerry Andrus The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #34 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #35 on producing the magazine, Dan Garrett, floating effects The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xvii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #36 on a practical joke by Richard Bartram, Gary Plants and Evert Chapman The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xviii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #37 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #38 on Marv Leventhal The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xx
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #39 on Super SumRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #40 on credits for The Recognition Reflex and Point Break, handling for The World's Greatest MagicianRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxviii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #41 on a variation of Opening Stab by Marv LeventhalRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #42 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #43 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #44 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxvii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #45 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxviii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #46 on David Solomon, Jeff Siegfried The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxxix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #47 on credits for The ShapeshifterRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xli
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #48 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xliii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #49 on Gary Plants The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xliv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #50 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xlv
Steve Beam Table of Contents - Issue by Issue The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xlvii
Steve Beam Special Issues #30 Insert - Scott Robinson
#34 Harvey Rosenthal - The One Man Issue
#35 The Floating Issue
#37 No-Card Issue
#38 High-Octate Card Magic (all cards)
#39 Insert - Steve Pressley
#40 Insert - Jack Birnman
#41 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks
#42 Harry Levine - One Man Issue
#47 Scott Robinson - One Man Issue
#49 International Issue
The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) liv
Steve Beam Table of Contributors The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lv
Steve Beam Alphabetical Table of Tricks The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lix
Steve Beam Thanksgiven The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lxv
Steve Beam Unintended Bonus Section The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lxvii
Steve Beam Dealing with the Crimpers humorous article on magician's borrowing and crimping cards by other performer The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lxix
Steve Beam The Perks of Being a Professional The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue Addendum) lxxi
Luis Piedrahita Despedida. El Autor visto por sus Amigos Monedas Y Otras Historias 137
Dani DaOrtiz La Vida Vista a través de Gafas de Pasta on Luis Piedrahita and his magic Monedas Y Otras Historias 138
Miguel Ángel Gea A las Endiabladas Manos de Luis on Luis Piedrahita and his magic Monedas Y Otras Historias 140
Román García Luis lo Hace, pero Distinto on Luis Piedrahita and his magic Monedas Y Otras Historias 142
Eric Evans Subterfuge and Artifice commentary on the classic palm 53 Friends 3
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #51 on Doug Canning, Tom Craven, John Riggs, Steven Youell The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) iii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #52 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) vi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #53 on Billy McDonnell, Geoff Williams, Joe Mogar's pig The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) viii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #54 on Joe Rindfleisch, Lewis Jones, Charlie Randall The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) x
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #55 on Tom Gagnon, Leslie The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #56 on 4F, Shigeo Futagawa, El Escorial, Joe Mogar, Phil Willmarth The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #57 on Alan Drew, 4F The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #58 on Stephen Bargatze The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xvii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #59 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xviii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #60 on Joel Givens, Internet The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #61 on David Copperfield The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xx
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #62 on Bill Goodwin, Lloyd Jones The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #63 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #64 Related to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxiv
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #65 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxvi
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #66 on The Minotaur, Tom Craven, Ed Marlo The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxvii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #67 on Angie Reynolds The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #68 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxx
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #69 on Harry Levine, Hugard's Thimble Magic and it's illustration errors The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxxi
Steve Beam Sleight of Hand Aptitude Test reprinted from Digital Effects - The Magic of Joe Mogar The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxxiii
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #70 on The Trapdoor, magic in the new age The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxxiv
Steve Beam Table of Contents - Issue by Issue The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xxxvii
Steve Beam Table of Contributors The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) xlv
Steve Beam Alphabetical by Title The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) lii
Steve Beam Special Issues & Inserts #53 McDonnell, Billy - One Man Issue
#54 Rindfleisch, Joe - One Man Issue
#55 Tom Gagnon - One Man Issue
#56 Special F.F.F.F. 25th Anniversary Issue
#57 Hanging with the Gallos
#58 Robinson, Scott - One Man Insert - The Purse
#59 Fisher, Aaron - One-Man Insert
#59 Asher, Lee - One-Man Insert
#60 Givens, Joel - One-Man Insert
#62 Rubaway Vanish - Tips & Tweaks
#63 The Pass - A Manly Insert
#64 Kane, Marty - One-Man Insert
#66 Kane, Marty - One-Man Insert
#67 Gagnon, Tom - One-Man Insert - Versatile Spread Control
#68 Moves - Low-Fat Insert
#69 Levine, Harry - One-Man Insert
#70 Kane, Marty - One-Man Insert
#70 Hooser, Troy - One-Man Insert
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) lix
Steve Beam The Trapdoor 1983 - 1998 all contributors The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) lx
Steve Beam Thanksgiven The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) lxi
Steve Beam Addendum to the Addendum The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) lxiii
Roberto Giobbi About the DVD comments on DVD that comes with book
- Genesis
- Recording
- Structure of the Presentation
- Tricks and Techniques
- Pros and Cons
- On a Personal Note
- Thanks
The Art of Switching Decks 151
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia About the Artist Lecture Notes 2014 37
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Acknowledgements thanks to editor Antonio Iturra Lecture Notes 2014 38
Christian Scherer Dank acknowledgments Schlaglichter 9
Robert L. Bluemle Introduction to the Jaks Effects The Incredible Dr. Jaks 93
Leo Behnke The Publisher on Ken Klosterman The Incredible Dr. Jaks 247
Unknown switch definition from dictionary Switch
Helder Guimarães Between Loss and Freedom Nephelococcygia 3
Helder Guimarães Point Man Approach 1. Introduction (on magic lectures)
2. My Point Man's Goals
3. My Point Man's Ideas
- Celling of Possibilities
4. Ceiling of Impossibilities - Method Creation
Nephelococcygia 35
Helder Guimarães One Too Many Stories Nephelococcygia 53
Helder Guimarães Liar's Paradox The Veriloquent 3
Helder Guimarães The Problems of Magic The Veriloquent 15
Helder Guimarães A Few Lies You Should Know facts and pseudo-facts about playing cards The Veriloquent 59
Steve Beam Home on the Range Introduction to chapter using various new range forces. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 205
Unknown The Risks of Magic Book Publishing Installment #529, inviting the "humor additors" to work on the book. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 158
Unknown Sausage, Laws, and Magic Books Article on the problems with dealing with prolific magic creators/contributors. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 189
Steve Beam Routine Builder Spreadsheet designed to assist in building routines. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 246
Unknown In Decks Index for Volume 10 of Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 249
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Ideas 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 97