This search includes results that are not relevant to tricks or sleights (e.g. columns, reviews, articles, ...). Click here to hide these results.
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Jack Merlin The Lace Thru False Shuffle push through variationRelated to Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Unknown A New Glide side glide, à la Kelly Bottom Placement attributed to Vernon in Enchantment reference, but Braue in Braue Notebooks referenceVariationsAlso published here Expert Card Technique 123
Louis Zingone The Zingone Bottom Palm two methods (packet and full deck)Related to Expert Card Technique 62
Russell T. Barnhart Secret Reverse on Table passive or with a riffle shuffleVariations Off the Top 10
Paul LePaul The Erdnase Bottom-Palm (improved) Related to The Card Magic of Le Paul 55
Edward Marlo Misdirection Palm Variations The Cardician 55
Brother John Hamman The Chameleon Colors reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transposeVariations The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 37
Dai Vernon McDonald's $100 Routine three double facersVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 26
Edward Marlo The Moveable Block Shift Variations The Multiple Shift 19
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Prediction Variations Professional Card Magic 150
Edward Marlo Marlo's Push Switch as tabled card is pushed forwardVariations Card Switches 30
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's "New Theory" Second Deal Variations Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 52
"Senator" Clark Crandall Open Force card placed on top and double lift, apparent mistakeVariations Expert Card Conjuring 77
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Prediction spectator makes prediction
- Method 10
Related toVariations Hierophant (Issue 1) 12
Bruce Cervon Half Reverse Cut in the action of cutting deck from hands to table half is turned overVariations Epilogue (Issue 6) 42
Edward Marlo No-turn Triumph two methodsRelated toVariations Hierophant (Issue 3) 145
Matt Corin The Cannibal Cards routine claimed by Wesley James, see referencesRelated to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 15
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climaxRelated toVariations Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 3
Derek Dingle Dingle's "Collectors" Variations Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 232
Ken Krenzel Protean Pelf see also p. 521 for Bill Everett commentVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 12) 459
Edward Marlo Kick-Off Switch tabled card(s) lapped, palmed card(s) switched inVariations Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 67
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U. Variations Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces aces turn over one by one between two jokers, change to kingsRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Mel Stover Winnipeg False Cut one simple cutRelated toVariations Million Dollar Card Secrets 93
Wesley James L.S.D. Aces Variations Epilogue (Issue 16) 147
Wesley James Tabled Bottom Deal Related to Epilogue (Issue 18) 167
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias The Jiggle Pass Related toVariations Epilogue (Issue 18) 168
Wesley James Coming Up In The World Related to Super Subtle Card Miracles 165
Tom Ellis Super Rise Loading Move, see p. 985 for Wesley James referenceRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 721
Wesley James, Noel Coughlin The James-Coughlin List list of words that can be read as words upside down on a calculator, see also p. 786 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 748
Roy Walton Carousel Inspired byVariations Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 8) 97
Unknown The 9-Principle Location placement-control of selection, faroRelated to Epilogue (Issue 24) 223
Wesley James W.J.'s Ascanio Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 282
Wesley James Cannibal Cards with credit information Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 283
Wesley James Cannibal Coin cannibal cards phase with a coin Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 285
Patrick Cook, Wesley James Micro - Macro Handling Related to Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 63
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move top card break or under small numberRelated to Packet Switches (Part Three) 184
Allan Ackerman Ackerman Variation on the One Handed Center Deal Variations Here's My Card 101
Edward Marlo Down-Jog Displacement oil and water context, secret antifaro for very small packetRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 130
Edward Marlo Marlo's Natural Second Deal Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 64
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card (1952)Variations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 42
Wesley James In a Twinkling Spellbound ChangeRelated to CoinMagic 82
Wesley James Twisting With Victor Spellbound changeRelated toAlso published here CoinMagic 89
Wesley James Japanese Monte unorthodox handlingRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 445
Bev Bergeron Coins through Table four coinsRelated to Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 34
Derek Dingle The NoLap Switch three applications, see Wesley James reference for credit claimRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 85
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro Stack stacking methodVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Derek Dingle We'll Twist - If You Insist color changing back kickerVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 54
Wesley James Coming Up In The World Best of Friends 116
Derek Dingle Illusion Aces Aces reverse between two Tens and change to Kings
- The Practical Handling
- The Purist Handling
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 79
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocketRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Edward Marlo Unconventional Passes - First Method (table or in-the-hands)
- Second Method
Related toVariations Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 262
Jon Racherbaumer, Richard Kaufman Plastic Lady I Card is streched sidewaysRelated to Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 43
Larry Jennings Reversal Strip-Out Addition bottom cards reversed and addedRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 870
Wesley James, Jose Carroll Coming Up in the World adaption of the move 52 Lovers 70
Jonathan Townsend Variation Elmsley to show faces AND backsRelated toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 1) 1590
Bruce Cervon The Novrec Turnover packet secretly turned over during all-around square up
- The All Around Square Up
- The Novrec Turnover
Variations The Black & White Trick 47
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 3) 8
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visualVariations Close-up Impact! 154
Wesley James Stop Fooling Us Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes i
Wesley James The Keys to Entertainment - Interest
- Receptiveness
- Provocation
- Substance
Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes ii
Wesley James Performer's Obligation Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes vii
Wesley James Addenda for the Second Edition Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 1
Wesley James Acknowledgement Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 1
Wesley James WJ Travellers Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 5
Wesley James WJ Bottom Palm "It is, however, significantly different from all others both in timing and specific mechanics."Inspired by Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 5
Wesley James Kannibal Kings & Koins introduction with comments about the plot Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 9
Wesley James Kannibal Kings Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 11
Wesley James, Bob Fitch Kannibal Koin phase with a coin Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 14
Wesley James Coins Thru Table four coins, with all-at-once phase
"My approach to the Coins thru Table takes advantage of the table."
Related to Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 21
Wesley James WJ Click Lap coins swept off the table, one secretly lapped Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 26
Wesley James WJ Sweep Lap (Timing Variation) coins swept off the table, one secretly lapped Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 27
Wesley James WJ Snap Retention Pass Fingertip Retention Pass Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 28
Wesley James Bill Flite folded bill travels from performer's fist to spectator's fist to another folded bill, sponge ball type effect Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 30
Wesley James L.S.D. Aces - The Aces Take a Trip introduction with credit information Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 33
Wesley James L.S.D. Aces Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 35
Jerry K. Hartman, Wesley James Secret Subtraction Variation Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 35
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 39
Dai Vernon, Wesley James Side Glide Handling Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 40
Wesley James Jack Off deck has hole in middle, two selections a threaded on ribbon, one of them penetrates the ribbon Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Wesley James Wax Tip using cheese skin as wax Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Wesley James, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Crandall/James Force forcing one of two selectionsInspired by Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Wesley James Pasteboard Perpensions Pasteboard Perpensions i
Wesley James Acknowledgements Pasteboard Perpensions ii
Wesley James Counts Pasteboard Perpensions 1
Wesley James Six New Counts chapter introRelated to Pasteboard Perpensions 2
Wesley James Ducked Jordan (4-2) last card to bottom Pasteboard Perpensions 3
Wesley James The Carry Count (4-4) bottom card stays into place, 1 of four hidden, note on the Veeser concept Pasteboard Perpensions 4
Wesley James The SPEC-3 Count (2-3) one of four hidden Pasteboard Perpensions 6
Wesley James The Ducked SPEC-3 (2-2) one of four hidden Pasteboard Perpensions 7
Wesley James Spec-4 (2-4) one of four hidden Pasteboard Perpensions 8
Wesley James SWAPEC (3-2) one of four hidden Pasteboard Perpensions 9
Wesley James, Edward Marlo Tabled Diminishing Lift Switch cards dealt to table after each display, bottom deal for last cardInspired by
  • "Diminishing Lift Switch" (Marlo, Ibidem #20, June 1960)
Pasteboard Perpensions 11
Wesley James Impeccable Follow-Up spectator's selection matches tabled mate, repeat, then spectator finds card to complete four-of-a-kindInspired by Pasteboard Perpensions 13
Wesley James The Back-Right Bottom Deal "BRBD"Inspired byRelated to Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Wesley James Back-Right Bottom Deal Count "BRBDC" Pasteboard Perpensions 19
Wesley James Back-Right Bottom Deal - DLS "BRBD-DLS", Diminishing Lift Switch, bottom deal for last card in all alike sequence Pasteboard Perpensions 20
Wesley James The Virgo Move "much better Gemini substitute"
- Additional Notes on the Virgo Move
Pasteboard Perpensions 20
Wesley James The Sure Theory Second Deal normal or stud takeInspired byRelated toVariations Pasteboard Perpensions 28
Wesley James Assemblies general comments and definition of plots:
- The Assembly - A Categorical Perspective
- The Simple/Reset Assembly
- The Slow Motion/Undone Assembly
- The Real Gone/Snap Back Assembly
- The One at a Time/Reverse Assembly
- The Progressive/Retro Assembly
- The No Palm/Redone Assembly
Pasteboard Perpensions 31
Wesley James T-Ace-T Test - The First Ace (appears on its own)
- The Last Ace (lapping)
Pasteboard Perpensions 39
Wesley James Tenkai Palm Steal of bottom card of small packet Pasteboard Perpensions 39
Wesley James Propelled Lapping Variation away from table edgeInspired by
  • "Propelled Lapping" (Ed Marlo, Carmen D'Amico, New Jinx Vol. IV No. 38, 6/65)
Pasteboard Perpensions 41
Wesley James The Elmsley/Olram Vanish Related to Pasteboard Perpensions 45
Wesley James Undone Dukes duplicate card Pasteboard Perpensions 44
Wesley James Fake Bilis Switch cards are not exchanged, creating suspicion on purpose Pasteboard Perpensions 44
Wesley James ELEVaceOR Inspired by
  • "No Lift Elevator" (Ed Marlo, Magic and Spells Quarterly, Vol. 1 No. 2, 1971)
Pasteboard Perpensions 50
Wesley James The Fake Reverse Reverse deck apparently turned face up after top card is removed Pasteboard Perpensions 52
Wesley James The Drop Cop Switch packet in left hand turned over with deck in right hand and switched Pasteboard Perpensions 54
Wesley James Concluding Remarks Pasteboard Perpensions 56
John Carney Sanverted red aces come to top multiple times, then Daley's LastInspired byVariations Carneycopia 229
Wesley James The Siamese Shuffle the shuffle travels from one packet to anotherRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 9) 2120
Steve Draun A Heavenly Turnover Variations Secrets Draun from Underground 19
Juan Tamariz, Michael Close The Tamariz Turnover Handling Related to Workers Number 4 46
Gene Maze A Touch of the Mentalist three cards each, with suggestion by Wesley JamesVariations Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 140
Marvin Johnson LSDM Aces Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 2) 19
Marvin Johnson LSDR Aces Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 2) 20
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move Cardshark 16
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker elementRelated to Cardshark 175
Wesley James At Your Command using a simple center dealRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 7) 2521
Wesley James Action Palm Variant Inspired byRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 2) 2615
Wesley James Coming Up in the World Card College - Volume 2 338
Wesley James The Patton Material how its publication in Magicana came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 88
Wesley James Big Coin Finish finale for Spellbound routine, 3 different jumbo coins appear The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 89
Wesley James A.E. S.S. E.M. IOU credit information
- Method I (Preferred Method)
- Retention of Vision Method
Inspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 92
Edward Marlo, Wesley James Fake Pick-Up Related to
  • "Fake Pick-Up" (Ed Marlo, New Tops, Oct. 1968)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 94
Wesley James The WJ Fake Addition rub a dub-dub vanish as fake addition The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 94
Wesley James Concluding Remarks The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 98
Wesley James Daley Straightened Related to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 4) 2778
Wesley James Preface on the presentation of magic The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James i
Wesley James Introduction The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James v
Wesley James The WJ Front Bottom Deal about its history
- The Grip
- The Take
- The Top
- The Bottom
- Cover Action
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 10
Wesley James The MacJames Poker Deal bottom deal demonstration with sucker elementRelated to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 14
Wesley James The Fulves Material how its publication came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 16
Wesley James The WJ Tabled Bottom Deal Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 18
Wesley James Sneaky Pete's Anytime Blackjack Saloon story presentation, using Tabled Bottom Deal The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 20
Wesley James WJ's Spectator's Open Prediction spectator makes predictionInspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 24
Wesley James Coming Up in the World with credit information
- The Load Up I (Coming Up in the World)
- The Load Up II (Interlocked Set-Up)
- The Load Up III (Large Block)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 27
Wesley James The Racherbaumer Material on credits and other fights with Jon Racherbaumer The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 32
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling - Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
- Single Micro-Macro Card
- The Switch Box
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 33
Wesley James Micro-Macro & The Mat Move Plus visual growing on mat, with Hung Card gimmick The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 35
Wesley James The Kaufman Material how its publication came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 39
Wesley James Twisting with Victor spellbound changeInspired byAlso published here The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 40
Wesley James, Howard Schwarzman The Last Drop The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 42
Wesley James In a Twinkling "The Original Touch Change" The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 44
Wesley James The Magic Touch "It is as difficult a coin move as any I know.", no illustrations The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 47
Wesley James Two-Way Stretch card also stretched sidewaysRelated to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 49
Wesley James The Lorayne Material how its publication in Apocalypse came to be The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 55
Wesley James Japanese Monte Inspired by
  • "The Three Quarter Card" (Masao Atsukawa, "Creative Works in Magic")
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 57
Wesley James, Harry Lorayne Siamese Shuffle "shuffle" travels from one half to other
- Method I
- Method II (26 double backers)
- Method III (13 double backers)
- Method IV - Cold Deck (deck switch presentation)
- The Lorayne Approach (deck switch presentation)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 62
Wesley James SympathOrder half deck face-up and face-down, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same face-up/face-down orientation The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 65
Wesley James At You Command "The Middle Deal Control Swindle" The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 72
Allan Ackerman, Bill Kalush, Wesley James The Ackerman Center Deal (Modified) using Ackerman's technique for two-handed deal (idea by Kalush)Inspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 75
Wesley James Action Palm Variant - Multi-Card Misdirection Palm Inspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 78
Wesley James Daley Straightened with credit informationInspired byRelated to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 80
Wesley James Count-Revertable Aces aces removed from deck, one travels to Himber wallet, repeat, then there are 5 aces and one is put in wallet, repeat, red aces remain, transpose with black aces in walletInspired by
  • "Gad-About Aces" (Ed Marlo, New Tops, Dec. 1963)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 83
Wesley James Acknowledgements Pristine
Wesley James Preface on piece-by-piece restorations Pristine 1
Wesley James Introduction on restorations Pristine 4
Wesley James Pristine piece-by-piece restoration of signed card, then folds removed and signature peeled off
- The Force
- Acquiring the Duplicate and the Signatures
- Pre-Creasing
- The Tear
- Switching in the Duplicate
- Restoring the First Piece
- Restoring the Second Piece
- Restoring the Third (last) Piece
- Unloading the Extra Pieces
- The Pristine-ing
Pristine 10
Wesley James The WJ Riffle Force with break Pristine 13
Wesley James The Mirror as a Practice Tool essay from 1970
- The Basics
- The Problem
- Solutions
- The Future
- Limitations
Pristine 33
Wesley James A Final Comment Pristine 41
T. Nelson Downs, Arturo de Ascanio, Edward Marlo The Side-steal Transfer Related to Card College - Volume 3 759
Guy Hollingworth Regarding the shift. One several interesting shiftsRelated to Drawing Room Deceptions 122
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move Wednesday Nights 29
Wesley James An Ambitious Undertaking thoughts on the plot
- Iterations
- Pace
- Departures
Ambitious Undertaking 3
Wesley James My Ambitious Card Routine wallet finale Ambitious Undertaking 9
Wesley James Ambitious Opening with Cull claimed by Wesley James Ambitious Undertaking 9
Wesley James The Mime Shuffle "A Palm Cover Action", claimed by Wesley James, see also p. 10 Ambitious Undertaking 15
Wesley James Coming Up in the World - The Load Up Ambitious Undertaking 13
Wesley James Peel Change Hofzinser Change with different stroking action Ambitious Undertaking 14
Wesley James The James Palm Transfer right hand classic to left gambler's palm Ambitious Undertaking 16
Wesley James, Derek Dingle The Speed Load "A Wallet Load Technique" Ambitious Undertaking 16
Wesley James Conclusion Ambitious Undertaking 17
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move Concertos for Pasteboard 190
Lee Asher Cheek-to-Cheek Asher Style 26 double backersInspired by Hand Jobs 18
Aaron Fisher A Usefull Switch switching three of four witch a top card cover half pass of top six cardsInspired byRelated to The Paper Engine 66
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move Scams & Fantasies with Cards 130
Wesley James A Vision or a Dream? "final", thought of card, spectator does some procedure according to value and suit of card, at the end all cards are blank except selectionInspired by Enchantments 438
Wesley James Inside Pocket Switch Related to Enchantments 440
Wesley James Why Not? chapter intro, on using gaffs Enchantments 445
Wesley James Wishuffle "final", deck shuffles itself, then Triumph, 26 double facers, credit informationVariations Enchantments 446
Wesley James Hand Rotation Turnover Enchantments 449
Wesley James Birthday Aces "alpha", hinged flaps Enchantments 451
Wesley James Slide-Under Switch Handling credit information Enchantments 453
Wesley James Veeser Concept Handling Enchantments 455
Wesley James Watch the Wild Ace "final", double-face & split-faced, indifferent cards change into an ace of each suit, then all into aces of clubsInspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Enchantments 461
Wesley James NoLap Switch claimed by Wesley JamesRelated to Enchantments 464
Wesley James The Hands caring and lotion Enchantments 473
Wesley James Breaking In the Cards Enchantments 475
Wesley James Routining Enchantments 478
Wesley James Closing Comments Enchantments 481
Wesley James Preface Enchantments ix
Wesley James Introduction - Performance - The Art of Magic
- Academia - The Craft of Magic
- Repertoire - The Material of Magic
- Format - How to Read this Book
- Knowledge - My Assumption
- Credit - The Creation of Magic
Enchantments xi
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card, credit information
- Method 1
- Method 2
- Method 3 (Preferred Method) - "final"
- Clean-Up Procedures
- Further Approaches
- Progeny (selected references for the plot)
Related to Enchantments 5
Dai Vernon, Wesley James Side Glide Handling Inspired by Enchantments 8
Philip T. Goldstein, Dan Tong Goldstein and Tong Tip tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 12
Derek Dingle Derek Dingle Approach tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia Touch tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
Wesley James Trapped Ace Surprise "beta", spectator pushes ace in deck next to other ace, then four-card-catch Enchantments 19
Wesley James Hit Double Lift Handling Inspired by Enchantments 20
Wesley James Fake Reverse Reverse deck apparently turned over but not really Enchantments 24
Wesley James Catch-Ace-Trap-ee "sewt", transposition effect involving four Queens and two black AcesInspired by Enchantments 23
Wesley James April Fools' Aces "beta", McDonalds type routine with duplicate aces instead of double facersInspired by Enchantments 28
Wesley James Veeser Concept Handling Enchantments 29
Wesley James Ace-and-Three-Card Vanishes three cards and an ace, ace is shown to have vanished, four methodsRelated to Enchantments 31
Wesley James Edge-Off Displacement Edge-Off Displacement, Edge-Off Count, counting off a number of cards at first counting movement Enchantments 32
Wesley James James Alignment Move a bit like a small-packet strip-out addition Enchantments 33
Wesley James Ace-and-Four-Card Vanishes four cards (apparently 3) and an ace, ace is shown to have vanished, three methods Enchantments 34
Wesley James, Jim Steranko The Steranko Move Handling bringing a double from dealing position at the fingertipsRelated to
  • "The Steranko Move" (Steranko, Genii, Vol. 27 No. 3, Nov. 1962, p. 127)
Enchantments 35
Wesley James Catalytic Progressive Aces "sewt", progressive assembly with a "catalyst" card Enchantments 38
Wesley James Block Push-Off Scoop Addition as tabled packet is scooped together with scoop card Enchantments 39
Wesley James Below Zero Minus One "beta", visual small packet elevator, history informationInspired by
  • "Below Zero" (Roy Walton, Cardboard Charades, 1971, p. 44)
Enchantments 49
Wesley James The Spread Displacement outjogged card in packet displaced, cullRelated to Enchantments 51
Edward Marlo, Wesley James The Marlo Flexible Count Grip, modified Inspired by
  • New Tops, Vol. 3 No. 12, Dec. 1963
Enchantments 54
Wesley James The JEHHFOWJ Count "Jordan, Elmsley, Haxton, Houghton, ?, James" Enchantments 55
Bruce Cervon, Wesley James Semaj-Novrec Masked Packet Reverse for small packetInspired by Enchantments 57
Wesley James Snap Reverse bottom card of small packet Enchantments 58
Wesley James Turn Me Down Why Don't You "beta", four aces turn over one by one between two black tens, then change to kingsRelated to Enchantments 61
Wesley James The Direction of False Count clarifying the counting direction Enchantments 62
Wesley James The James Gang "beta"Inspired by Enchantments 67
Edward Marlo, Wesley James The Marlo-James Multiple Shift - Jog-Through
- Block Alignment
- Strip-Out Cuts (Longitudinal Cut, Swivel, Swing)
Inspired by Enchantments 69
Wesley James Quick Three-Way, May Way "final", with all-backs phase Enchantments 77
Wesley James Small Packet One-Handed Top Palm "SPOT Palm" Enchantments 82
Wesley James New Faces of 1234 "beta", aces change to Ace through Four as kickerInspired by Enchantments 85
Wesley James Spread ATFUS Enchantments 85
Wesley James Hyper-Warp "final", ending with Hyper Card stapled to other card as souvenir Enchantments 89
Wesley James The Sigma Principle force in which spectator cuts off pile, counts it and counts down that many cards in rest Enchantments 101
Wesley James A Sleight Case of Murder "beta", card predicted, names on every card back and selection has spectator's name
- Alternates for the Pass
- Alternate Methods
- Premise Variations
Inspired by
  • "Who Killed Roger Rabbit?" (Dale Dewey)
Enchantments 104
Wesley James Anthropomorphization of Playing Cards Enchantments 105
Wesley James Half Pass Strip-Out Addition with reverse of the cards that are addedRelated to Enchantments 211
Wesley James The Fake-Take Dribble Force deck dribbled on table, copped card added to bottom of right packet Enchantments 111
Wesley James Feed Biddle Count break in both hands, cards interlaced Enchantments 212
Wesley James Follow That Card II "alpha"
Phase I: Ace through Four of Clubs & Spades are sympathetic, with additional red cards in play
Phase II: repeat variation
Phase III: follow the leader with the two four-card packets
Phase IV: four spades put in different pockets, clubs vanish and reappear with spades as pairs in pocket
Inspired by
  • "Follow That Card" (Bro. John Hamman, marketed item)
Enchantments 208
Wesley James Vanishing Eleven and Placement "final", eleven cards vanish, only selection remains, 9-Principle Placements (digits added)Related to Enchantments 113
Edward Marlo, Wesley James Propelled Lapping Switch Enchantments 216
Wesley James Small Packet Double Deal Enchantments 217
Wesley James P.K.A. Cheating "beta", "Professionally Known As Cheating", center deal demonstration Enchantments 219
Wesley James Fair Risk "final", "Spectator's Open Prediction", spectator makes predictionInspired by Enchantments 223
Wesley James Back Right Bottom Deal Handling brief, "take and turn"Related to Enchantments 225
Wesley James One-Handed Reverse all the cards except top card Enchantments 226
Wesley James Second Dealing - A Developmental Perspective - Appearance Factors: Grip, Take
- Technique Factors:
- Covert:
- Method (Push-Off, Two Card Push-Off, One-Card Push-Off, No Push-Off or Dead Thumb, Strike, Take, Side Strike)
- Overt: Action, Cover

All with references
Enchantments 228
Wesley James The Moon is Made of Blue Cheese "alpha", face-up/face-down packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up and odd-backedInspired by
  • "Where has it gone?" (Hideo Kato, Genii Vol. 34 No. 1, Sept. 1970)
Enchantments 237
Wesley James, Alex Elmsley Concealing Odd Back with Second Deal credit information Enchantments 238
Wesley James Sympathetic Blacks "beta", credit information on the plot Enchantments 240
Wesley James Historical Note on the Jordan-Finley Shuffle Principle, chain principle Enchantments 241
Wesley James Palming... essay and basic palm positions
- Classic Palm
- Classic Palm Grip with First Finger (Marlo)
- Thumb Palm
- Gambler's Flat Palm
Related to
  • "New Palm Position" (Ed Marlo, New Tops, Vol. 6 No. 1, Jan 1966)
Enchantments 121
Wesley James Etude for Dealers credit information on the plot, four aces kicker Enchantments 249
Wesley James Named Travelers "final", named four-of-a-kind appears on top, then travelers Enchantments 125
Wesley James The Option Second Deal including "The Countervailing Motion Principle" Enchantments 254
Wesley James Secretly Disordering the Deck Inspired by Enchantments 127
Wesley James Miscellaneous False Deals - A Development Snapshot discussion of various false deals Enchantments 259
Wesley James WJ Bottom Palm Related to Enchantments 129
Wesley James Center Deal discussion and sources Enchantments 261
Wesley James Card from Pocket while Palming three cards palmed, one of them removed from pocket, others remains in palm Enchantments 131
Wesley James A Hand Too Few "beta", two mates held in right hand, deck in left hand and spectator peeks at a card, immediately a card appears between sandwich cards in other hand, it is the selection Enchantments 263
Wesley James Center Glimpse step Enchantments 265
Wesley James, Patrick Cook Holdout Holdup "sewt", signed kings placed in sleeve openly, kings then travel to deck, stacked for poker game, change to Aces, Kings in wallet, 5 methods Enchantments 133
Wesley James Middle Deal Considerations one-handed Enchantments 266
Wesley James Double Deal discussion and sources Enchantments 269
Wesley James From Jacket to Lap packet secretly paper clipped, apparently put in sleeve, then dropped to lap Enchantments 137
Wesley James Third, Fourth and Fifth Deal discussion and sources Enchantments 270
Wesley James Theory Thirds - Fourth, Fifth, etc.Inspired by Enchantments 271
Wesley James The Undifferentiated Middle - Adding Differentiation Enchantments 274
Dr. Jacob Daley, Wesley James The One-Handed Daley Switch packet on table switched as it is picked up and deck set down simultaneously with one handRelated to
  • Dr. Daley (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 5 No. 12, p. 422)
  • Ian Baxter (Ten on Deck, 1970, p. 6)
Enchantments 141
Wesley James Greek Bottom Deal discussion and sources Enchantments 277
Wesley James Chameleon Colors Revisited "alpha", reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transposeInspired by Enchantments 144
Wesley James No Deal and Swap Deal discussion and sources Enchantments 278
Wesley James, Dave Ossip De-Flourished Ossip Slip Cut in the hands Enchantments 145
Wesley James Theoretical False Deals Enchantments 281
Wesley James Naturalness - The Double Lift and - more Enchantments 153
Wesley James False Riffle Shuffles essay and introduction Enchantments 285
Wesley James The Double Lift general comments and approaches Enchantments 155
Wesley James The Zarrow Shuffle - The Problems
- WJ on the Zarrow
- Recap
Enchantments 288
Wesley James WJ Two-Step Double Lift push-off and stud turnover Enchantments 158
Wesley James The Tabled Winnipeg Cut Inspired by Enchantments 294
Wesley James WJ Two-Step Double Lift Hit Variation Enchantments 161
Wesley James I'll Put Money on It coin appears in deck next to selection, rest straightened out
- Method 1 (Basic)
- Method 2 (Tabled Reverse)
- Method 3 (No Turn)
- Method 4 (Coup de Grace)
Inspired by Enchantments 297
Wesley James, Stuart Gordon A Stuart Gordon Turnover Variation credit information Enchantments 164
Wesley James Tabled Reverse Handling tabled riffle shuffle, with hidden coin in deckRelated to Enchantments 302
Wesley James Color Triumphant Inspired by Enchantments 309
Bruce Cervon, Wesley James Half Reverse Cut Variation as deck is cut onto tableInspired by Enchantments 312
Jack Merlin, Wesley James The Merlin Push-Through thoroughRelated to Enchantments 315
Wesley James An Alternate Strip-Out Procedure 3-packet cutRelated to
  • "Aronson Strip-Out" (Simon Aronson, Simply Simon, 1995)
Enchantments 319
Wesley James, Al Cooper The Strike Push-Through Enchantments 322
Wesley James The Crand-bler's Prediction "beta", signed card to matchbox Enchantments 327
Wesley James, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Crandall/James Force see also p. 328Inspired by Enchantments 92
Wesley James Matchbox Switch Enchantments 330
Wesley James The Pass essay on the sleight Enchantments 335
Wesley James The Basic Position Enchantments 337
Wesley James The Edge Pass Enchantments 340
Wesley James The Squeeze Pass Enchantments 343
Wesley James The Pivot Side-Jiggle Pass "This may be the fastest pass ever devised."Inspired by Enchantments 345
Wesley James The Diagonal Pass deck taken out of hand and on second thought placed back Enchantments 347
Wesley James The Automatic Pass Enchantments 349
Wesley James The Anomalous Pass Inspired byRelated to Enchantments 351
Wesley James Low Lateral Palm The Position Enchantments 357
Wesley James The Deal-Out Subtraction "alpha", secret subtraction alternative, using low lateral palm Enchantments 359
Wesley James Low Lateral Control lateral palm from center Enchantments 361
Wesley James Low Lateral Conversions - Low Lateral Palm to Gambler's Flat Palm
- Low Lateral Palm to Tenkai/Slydini/Marlo Palm
- Low Lateral Palm to Bold Steal
- Gambler's Flat Palm to Low Lateral Palm
- Tenkai to Low Lateral Palm
- Bold Steal to Low Lateral Palm
- To and From Gambler's Flat Palm
Enchantments 364
Wesley James Add-Backs Low Lateral Palm Replacements
- Standard Add-Back
- No Contact Add-Back
- Bottom Add-Backs
Enchantments 367
Wesley James Low Lateral Steals - Top Steal
- Bottom Steal
- Middle Steal
Enchantments 370
Wesley James Low Lateral Switches - Low Lateral Addition
- Low Lateral Substitution (with half-pass on top of deck under cover cards)
Related to Enchantments 373
Wesley James The Christ-Annemann Alignment Displacement Sequence "A WJ Technical Variation", similar to small packet strip-out addition Enchantments 377
Wesley James Splay Grip small packet buckle, similar to referenceRelated to Enchantments 382
Wesley James Four-as-Four (Hiding Two, FAF-Two) Counts discussion of 4-as-4 counts
- The FAF-Two C Count
Related to Enchantments 380
Larry West, Jonathan Townsend, Wesley James West-Townsend-James (WTJ) Count Elmsley-style Gemini Count, backs and faces of four cardsInspired by Enchantments 384
Wesley James, Juan Tamariz The Unload Subtlety credit informationRelated to Enchantments 167
Wesley James My Ambitious Card Routine "final", wallet finale Enchantments 170
Wesley James, Ken Krenzel The Egress Vanish card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through four cards, visualInspired by Enchantments 393
Wesley James A Refinement for the Bluff Shift lifting no cards
- The Bluff Shift as a Control
- The Bluff Shift as a Riffle Force
Inspired by
  • Roger Klause in Concert (1991, p. 131)
Enchantments 398
Wesley James One-handed Pen Re-Cap Enchantments 175
Wesley James Mental Magic chapter introduction Enchantments 409
Wesley James Coming Up in the World a.k.a. The Load-Up Move, credit information Enchantments 177
Al Schneider, Wesley James The Intention Force psychological force of odd card in a group Enchantments 413
Wesley James The WJ Side Steal Related to Enchantments 181
Edward Marlo, Wesley James Push Switch Variation tabled card pushed forwardInspired by Enchantments 415
Wesley James Tip for Body Rotation Sleights on sleights that can use body rotation as cover Enchantments 184
Edward Marlo, Wesley James The Kick-Off Switch tabled card lapped, palmed card switched in, slight variation by JamesInspired by Enchantments 415
Wesley James, Bill Simon Covered Side Steal Enchantments 185
Wesley James The Vibratory Prediction card chosen from face-up spread matches mate prediction
- Preferred Method ("beta")
Enchantments 410
Wesley James Peel Change Hofzinser Change with different stroking action Enchantments 186
Wesley James