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U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition Related to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 109
Henry Christ Henry Christ's Fabulous Ace Routine Variations Professional Card Magic 48
Paul Harris Think of a Card one of about twentyVariations The Magic of Paul Harris 45
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who has an object by asking one questionVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 61
David Williamson Striker using a purseRelated toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 19) 184
Larry Jennings The Jennings Revelation waving over the cards...Variations The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 71
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finaleRelated toVariations Impossibilia 1
Jay Sankey "#*@!" folded paper clipped card turns out to be later signed selectionRelated toVariations 100% Sankey 36
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand Related to Cardshark 44
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part! Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 10) 2703
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with footAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1300
Joshua Jay Combined Interests combining prediction, spelling, card to pocket, transformation, ace production The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 150
Joshua Jay Joshua Jay: "Award Winning Teenage Magician" A Teen's Routines 7
Joshua Jay Who is Joshua Jay? A Teen's Routines 9
Joshua Jay Magic that makes SENSE A Teen's Routines 13
Joshua Jay A Safe Bet About the dangers of using betting as a plot in magic A Teen's Routines 14
Joshua Jay Houdini Returns? A Teen's Routines 16
Joshua Jay Ownership in Activity A Teen's Routines 17
Joshua Jay Ripping on Business Cards A Teen's Routines 18
Joshua Jay Armamentarium Aces Four Ace location routine, modeled after Henry Christ's AcesInspired by A Teen's Routines 21
Joshua Jay Seeing is Believing Card to card box with funny presentationAlso published here A Teen's Routines 23
Joshua Jay That's The Hard Part Find two four of a kinds, and deck separates into red-blackAlso published here A Teen's Routines 26
Joshua Jay, Chad Long Written Favorite Two card transposition between magician and spectator's favorite card, and "Your Favorite Card" magically appears on the back of spectator's card (initial sequence inspired by Chad Long)Also published here A Teen's Routines 28
Joshua Jay EncACEd Aces produced from a deck placed in card case, ending is deck vanishes from the card caseAlso published here A Teen's Routines 31
Mike Masevic Pulling My String Short rope stretched to long ropeAlso published here A Teen's Routines 35
Joshua Jay Fold Up Fooler Picture of coins on paper becomes real coinsAlso published here A Teen's Routines 37
Joshua Jay Grandma's Coin Trick Two coin transposition with surprise ending of poker chip production (uses purse)Inspired byAlso published here A Teen's Routines 39
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a cardAlso published here A Teen's Routines 42
Joshua Jay Fingertip Fingerip Magician removes end of pinky finger, and restores it A Teen's Routines 45
Joshua Jay The Book Cut Also published here A Teen's Routines 49
Joshua Jay The Jay Change One handed color change done on the face card of the deck, held vertically A Teen's Routines 51
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of DiamondsAlso published here A Teen's Routines 53
Joshua Jay A Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deckAlso published here A Teen's Routines 55
Joshua Jay Watch This! Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here A Teen's Routines 57
Joshua Jay A Conjuring Conference Poem on magic written by Josh A Teen's Routines 61
Joshua Jay The Great Card Caper A Teen's Routines 65
Joshua Jay In Closing A Teen's Routines 66
Joshua Jay Cascading Queens Selection lost in deck. Four Queens produced, cards cascade down and selection is left in magician's handInspired by
  • "Andrus Card Cascade" (Jerry Andrus, Kurious Kards, 1973)
Magic Atlas 78
Joshua Jay, Jerry Andrus Four Queen Cascade Card cascade from a four Queen production to find selected cardInspired by
  • "Andrus Card Cascade" (Jerry Andrus, Kurious Kards, 1973)
Magic Atlas 79
Joshua Jay EncACEd Deck placed in box, four Aces penetrate the box and pop out into mid-air, then deck vanishes from the boxAlso published here Magic Atlas 81
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of DiamondsAlso published here Magic Atlas 87
Joshua Jay Written Favorite Transposition between performer and spectator's named favourite cards - then "Your Favourite Card" words appear on the back on spectator's cardAlso published here Magic Atlas 89
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with four Kings, then the Kings shrink into mini cardsInspired byRelated to Magic Atlas 92
Joshua Jay Triumph in 211 Triumph with Stripper Deck Magic Atlas 96
Joshua Jay Side Show Packet trick - cards shown to have four sides, three sides, two sides, one side and no sides (clear card) Magic Atlas 99
Joshua Jay Seeing is Believing Card to box with whimsical presentation (box has glued-on eyes)Also published here Magic Atlas 102
Joshua Jay Pocket Jokers Jokers placed in pocket at the start, selection made, but two Jokers found in deck. Selection is then found in pocket (transposition) Magic Atlas 105
Joshua Jay Card, Clip, Gasp Spectator names a card, paperclipped folded card shown to be itInspired by Magic Atlas 107
Joshua Jay A Preposterous Paperclip Problem Indifferent cards placed in paperclip change into Jokers, then paperclip suddenly grows larger than the card Magic Atlas 110
Joshua Jay Dear Journal Journal entries written on freely selected playing cards divine selected card, with final journal entry revealing spectator's name Magic Atlas 112
Joshua Jay Ballistic Band-Aid Band-Aid on finger jumps from finger to finger (thimble-like sequence), finally vanishes and appears stuck on selected card Magic Atlas 116
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a cardAlso published here Magic Atlas 119
Joshua Jay Convincingly Clean Copper-Silver-Brass Chinese coin changes to silver, then to copper, then vanishes Magic Atlas 123
Joshua Jay Watch This Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here Magic Atlas 125
Joshua Jay Watchama-Call-It Barehanded complete coin vanish using watch as holdout Magic Atlas 127
Joshua Jay Watch Out Using watch as a holdout for a packet of cards Magic Atlas 129
Joshua Jay Coin From Silk Produce coin from silk (watch holdout) Magic Atlas 131
Joshua Jay Paintbrush Penetration Paintbrush and coin routine - coin vanishes and appears, paintbrush disappears and jumps behind ear, finally paintbrush penetrates coin Magic Atlas 135
Joshua Jay The Remote Control Ambitious Card routine with remote control presentation, ends with card appearing folded in battery compartment Magic Atlas 139
Joshua Jay Psychometry and Me Magician able to match nametags to five spectators based on their names alone Magic Atlas 143
Joshua Jay Beach Business Cards Magician makes sand appear underneath business card that is placed on spectator's hand Magic Atlas 148
Joshua Jay Six Card Repeat Six Card Repeat routine with silk production as an ending, selection is printed on the silk. Jumbo card is then produced from the silk matching the selection Magic Atlas 151
Joshua Jay Book Test Bonanza Deck of cards is interlaced in pages of a book. Spectators flip to random pages, magician can divine card or divine first few sentences of page Magic Atlas 155
Joshua Jay The Journey's End Magic Atlas 161
Joshua Jay Acknowledgements Magic Atlas vii
Joshua Jay Introduction Magic Atlas x
Joshua Jay The Moment Magic Changed My Life - Magical Insight for a Blind Girl
- The Magical Journey
- Questions
- The Tour Guide
- Itinerary
- Travel Tips
- No U-Turns Allowed
- The Road Less Traveled
- Philosophy
Magic Atlas 2
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with footAlso published here Magic Atlas 21
Joshua Jay Button Buster Small button enlarges, then attaches permanently onto magician's shirt Magic Atlas 23
Joshua Jay Cascading Carnation Lapel flower transforms into colorful silks, coin produced in the middle of silks (Silk Fountain) Magic Atlas 26
Joshua Jay A Striking Appearance Matchbox contains only one match. Match is lit and waved over fist, magician produces fistful of matches Magic Atlas 28
Joshua Jay Grandma's Coin Trick Two coin transposition with surprise ending of poker chip production (uses purse)Inspired byAlso published here Magic Atlas 30
Joshua Jay Fold-Up Fooler Piece of paper with coins printed on it, folded up and reopened to reveal four real coins (paper folding inspired by Flash Cash, marketed by Bob King) Magic Atlas 33
Joshua Jay A Perplexing Pen Production Use sleeve as a holdout Magic Atlas 37
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Can be used as a control, force, secret addition, or secret transposition of two cardsRelated to Magic Atlas 39
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement "Red Hot Mama" Red Hot Mama effect done with Discreet Displacement moveRelated to Magic Atlas 40
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Ace Location Four spectators touch four random cards, shown to be Aces, and all Aces have different colored backs as a surprise endingRelated to Magic Atlas 41
Joshua Jay Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deckAlso published here Magic Atlas 43
Joshua Jay The Book Cut Also published here Magic Atlas 45
Joshua Jay The Clutter Cut Messy tabled false cut, rhythm similar to the Rhythm Count Magic Atlas 47
Joshua Jay The Jay Change One handed color change done on the face card of the deck, held verticallyRelated to
  • "Topsy Turvy" (Eric Mason, Stuff, 1989)
Magic Atlas 49
Joshua Jay Strand, Hand, Wedding Band Ring sequence - ring appears on string in spectator's hand, penetrates, vanishes and reappears on string Magic Atlas 51
Joshua Jay Fancy Find Flourish Selection pulled out from a dribble, now renamed as Dribblocation Magic Atlas 53
Joshua Jay A Reverse Curse Secret reversal of a playing card in the action of stripping it out from a spread, similar to Discreet Displacement (Can be done with multiple cards or a simple Triumph routine)Related to Magic Atlas 54
Joshua Jay Boomerang Cards Card shot off the top of the deck as a production, can be done behind the back Magic Atlas 56
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with thirteen values of the same suit magically appearing face up dispersed in the deckInspired by Magic Atlas 61
Joshua Jay Knuckle Sandwich Aces Two cards lost in deck, four Aces suddenly appear face up in deck and sandwiches both cards (no moves)Related to Magic Atlas 64
Joshua Jay Triple Thought-of Card Magicians divine two thought-of cards without any questions or fishing Magic Atlas 66
Joshua Jay Combined Interests Magicians performs a medley of his favourite tricks all in one trick (spell to selection, prediction, card to pocket (fail), four Ace production) Magic Atlas 70
Joshua Jay Behind The Scenes Transposition Presentation for two card transposition Magic Atlas 73
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color.Also published here Magic Atlas 76
Joshua Jay Introduction Try the Impossible i
Joshua Jay Joshing With The Threes Finds selection by spelling, then produces all the Threes as climax Try the Impossible 236
David Acer Over Easy Small packet Triumph with nine cardsVariations Random Acts of Magic 17
Joshua Jay Over Easy Scrambled Small packet Triumph, selection is odd-backed, then deck changes colorInspired by Random Acts of Magic 82
Joshua Jay Introduction Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 5
Joshua Jay Remote Control Ambitious card ending where card travels to battery compartment of remote control Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 6
Joshua Jay The 9/11 story When Joshua Jay was booked to lecture in New York on the evening of September 11, 2001 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 10
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement First published in ONYX Magazine, 1999. Card is added on top of selection in action of stripping it out, done at chest height. Can be done as a control or a force.Variations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 11
Gregory Wilson Indiscreet Displacement Variation of Discreet Displacement as a face-down forceInspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 15
Allan Ackerman Allan Ackerman's Addition Variation of Discreet DisplacementInspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 16
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement Collectors Collectors routine using the Discreet Displacement moveRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 17
Joshua Jay Discreet Displacement Thought of Card Think of a Card plotInspired byRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 21
Joshua Jay The Pink Bruscetta story When Joshua Jay tried to avoid eating hardened bread with mayonnaise and ketchup in an Italian restaurant Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 23
Joshua Jay Inflated Transposition Bill transposition with surprise $100 dollar bill ending Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 25
Joshua Jay The Viagra story When Joshua Jay received Viagra-related props during a lecture Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 33
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with cards shrinking to mini cards as an endingInspired byRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 34
Joshua Jay The Spanish Stripper story When Joshua Jay was mistaken as a male stripper in Madrid Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 39
Joshua Jay Heightened Senses Predict a spectator's height with a measuring tape Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 40
Joshua Jay The Obsession story When Joshua Jay recounts how obsessed he is about magic Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 44
Joshua Jay Overlap Twisting Twisting the Jacks routine with Overlap gaff, instant turnover as kicker ending Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 45
Joshua Jay The Fake I.D. story When Joshua Jay broke multiple state laws by using a fake I.D. to stay in motels Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 49
Joshua Jay Jumbo Overlap Homing Card Homing Card plot with jumbo cards and Overlap gimmick Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 50
Joshua Jay The Tattoo Typo story When Joshua Jay met a young magician with a leg tattoo containing a spelling mistake Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 55
Joshua Jay Three-coin Vanish Vanishing three coins with flipper, expanded shell and watch holdoutInspired by
  • "Squeezed Away" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Related to
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 56
Joshua Jay The Vanuatu story When Joshua Jay performed in Vanuatu and had delicious coconut crab every night Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 60
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deckInspired byVariations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
Darwin Ortiz Darwin Ortiz's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with two selectionsInspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 65
Karl Hein Karl Hein's Variation Trumped Triumph variation with phone number revelationInspired by Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 66
Joshua Jay The Argentinian Lecture story When Joshua Jay met a young kid in Argentina and had a humbling experience Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 67
Joshua Jay Swinging Sandwich Clean-looking simple sandwich routine The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 80
Joshua Jay Swing Force Force a card that is sandwiched on top of deck The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 80
Joshua Jay To Tell The Truth II two cards are removed from (stacked) deck and divined with liar/truthteller presentationInspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 412
Joshua Jay Royal Aces poker theme, ends with royal flush production Best of Friends - Volume III 416
Harry Lorayne Joshua Jay mini bio Best of Friends - Volume III 411
Joshua Jay Technicolor Intro-verted "Featuring a color-changing deck kicker"Inspired by One Degree 23
Joshua Jay, Andi Gladwin The End Is The Center: A Publisher's Foreword Finding The Center 7
Joshua Jay Inflated (Canadian) Transposition Inspired by Seventeen Secrets 2
Edward Marlo, Joshua Jay Faro Ribbon Spread Hideout Confident Deceptions 103
Joshua Jay On "My Dream of Mind Reading" thoughts on this and Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream" The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 117
Joshua Jay (Watch) The Final Vanish watch holdoutRelated to The Doors of Deception 137
Joshua Jay Sliding Packet Multiple Shift hindu shuffle, with break finesse En Route 26