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C. O. Williams The Card from the Pocket card at thought of position is remembered and found, lazy manVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 342
Gerald Kosky An Easy Bottom Deal stud off the backVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 15
Kent Arthur Eerie Cards using eight cards, card finally spelled toRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 615
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same positionVariations The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 935
Unknown Natural Air Pocket Principle squared deck is often cut at the same spot because of natural air pocketsRelated to Estimation 31
Edward Marlo Color Eliminator color reflects on back of other card or nail polish on fingertipRelated to Estimation 35
Edward Marlo Quadruple Undercut Variations Expert Card Conjuring 4
Edward Marlo Unexpected Prediction Related toVariations Expert Card Conjuring 88
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutInspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx, April 1939, or Daley's Notebooks #407)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 687
Edward Marlo Nouveau 21-Card-Trick - First Phase
- Second Phase
- Third Phase
- Fourth Phase
- Fifth Phase
- Sixth Phase (Gag)
- Blow-Off Phase I
- Blow-Off Phase II
Related toVariations Marlo without Tears 146
Justin Higham Som-Ace-Sault two aces are turned face up, all turn face up, as finale aces turn all over in deck Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 1006
Randy Wakeman The Spectator Cuts to and Turns Over the Aces basically the same as Ackerman's versionRelated toVariations Formula One Close-Up 41
Justin Higham Litmus Aces Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 9) 1114
Edward Marlo Spread Pass Addition with variations (Delayed Addition, Off The Face Switch)Related to Thirty Five Years Later 20
Justin Higham One By One half dollars change to pennies, half dollars travel under playing card Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 1402
Edward Marlo Single False Cuts four methods, single cutsVariations Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 110
Justin Higham What's eating you? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 2) 1463
Justin Higham Surprise Filling visual Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 7) 1661
Justin Higham Easy-Going Nomad Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 11) 1854
Edward Marlo Math Applied sixteen cards and reverse faros, 4 effectsRelated to That's It 55
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faroRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 378
Edward Marlo, Gerald Kosky Burn-Surviving Switchout Related to
  • Inside Out V (Justin Higham)
Card Finesse II 43
Justin Higham Blankjack Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 4) 2060
Harry Lorayne Second-Dealing Poker Related to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 10) 2272
Alex Elmsley Fate's Datebook part of "The Dazzle Act" (starting on page 425 until the end of the book), using a improvisational type of selection procedureRelated toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 433
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts - Magician Delivers Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 11) 2857
Harry Lorayne Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 6) 2807
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 1) 2741
Justin Higham Spectator's Stop Trick selection glimpsed The Simulation of Miracles 19
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts to indicate the Aces top cards are used to count down The Simulation of Miracles 31
Justin Higham Convincing Push-Through [Multiple] Sandwich The Simulation of Miracles 22
Justin Higham Multiple Push-Through Sandwich The Simulation of Miracles 21
Justin Higham Push-Through Sandwich The Simulation of Miracles 21
Justin Higham Push-Through Failure Sandwich one or multiple The Simulation of Miracles 33
Justin Higham Mind-Reading in Reverse interesting, five methodsRelated to The Simulation of Miracles 11
Justin Higham Simple Clairvoyant Plus red/black set-up The Simulation of Miracles 16
Justin Higham Note on "Fishing" on making statements The Simulation of Miracles 17
Justin Higham Overhand-Shuffle Rear Glimpse The Simulation of Miracles 18
Justin Higham Clean Maxi-Twist ending clean, transformation kicker The Simulation of Miracles 29
Justin Higham Triple Clairvoyance dressed up presentation The Simulation of Miracles 14
Justin Higham Royal Maxi Twist transformation kicker The Simulation of Miracles 30
Justin Higham Direct Push-Through Failure several variations The Simulation of Miracles 20
Justin Higham Push-Through Failure Variations problems and effects The Simulation of Miracles 33
Justin Higham Vernonesque Stop Trick OOSOOM sure fire, not thought of The Simulation of Miracles 18
Justin Higham Unaccountable Oil and Water 4&4 The Simulation of Miracles 23
Justin Higham Collected Oil and Water - Streamlined two methods The Simulation of Miracles 26
Luke Jermay A Remote Castle card castle is destroyed by spectator and face up cards divinedRelated to Building Blocks 101
Benjamin Earl Playing the Odds spectator shuffles and deals themselves royal flush, thought-of card divinedVariations Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 10
Justin Higham Fate, Chance, Freewill featuring a multiple out forceVariations Best of Friends - Volume III 347
Justin Higham Card/Copper/Silver one coin under card on tableVariations Best of Friends - Volume III 351
Justin Higham "Oops" Open Prediction using a form of the Henry Christ Force Best of Friends - Volume III 354
Justin Higham Acid-Jazz Aces Best of Friends - Volume III 376
Harry Lorayne Justin Higham mini bio Best of Friends - Volume III 346
Justin Higham Deal, Count, Spell Different handling for The Magician, The Fool and The Wheel of Fortune with six-sided die Dexterity Manual 50
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same timeInspired by Dexterity Manual 51
Justin Higham Pseudo Topper four random cards laid on table, spectator chooses one, revealed to be selection, the other three suddenly change to match as four-of-a-kindInspired by
  • "Simple Topper" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant and Related Effects, 2007)
  • "The Mental Topper" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, Apr 1966)
Dexterity Manual 53
Justin Higham Sense of Touch Location Card selected and lost amongst one of three piles, performer eliminates all, except selection

- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
Dexterity Manual 54
Justin Higham, Kevin Baker The NoBo Lie Detector "No" = Bottom
- First Version
- Second Version (Kevin Baker)
- Third Version (Kevin Baker)
- Fourth Version (Kevin Baker)
- Fifth Version
- Sixth Version
- Seventh Version
- Eighth Version (Kevin Baker)
- Ninth Version
- Tenth Version (Kevin Baker)
Inspired by
  • Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, pp. 130-133
Related to
Dexterity Manual 57
Justin Higham Intuitive Twenty-One Card Trick - First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
- Fourth Method
Inspired by Dexterity Manual 65
Justin Higham Foreword Dexterity Manual 2
Justin Higham The Anti-Gravity Shift One handed shift that is done from pinky break, and hand can be in any position, including upside down. Dexterity Manual 3
Justin Higham One-handed Slip Pass Secret one handed Slip Cut Dexterity Manual 8
Justin Higham One-handed Pull-out One handed method of transferring card from center to topRelated to Dexterity Manual 8
Justin Higham Around-the-Deck Reversal Secret reversal of bottom card to the top of deckRelated to Dexterity Manual 9
Justin Higham Fake Zarrow Shuffle modified handling of Fake Zarrow Shuffle from Collected Card Notes
- Second Version
- Third Version
Inspired by
  • "Fake Zarrow Shuffle" (Justin Higham, Collected Card Notes, 1999)
Dexterity Manual 10
Justin Higham Svengali-ish Convincer Zarrow/Shank shuffle convincer with unsquared deck (deck left in slight reverse faro condition) Dexterity Manual 12
Justin Higham Up-The-Ladder Finesse Dexterity Manual 12
Justin Higham Multiple Undershuffle Finessed handling of a multiple undercut in the handsInspired by Dexterity Manual 13
Justin Higham Deal Shuffle Slop style shuffle with both hands in Mechanics grip, just pushing over packets from left to right hand. Can be used as:

- Key card placement
- Control (top or bottom)
Dexterity Manual 14
Justin Higham, Will Houstoun, Dai Vernon Covers & Applications for the A.G. Shift - With the Hand at the Side
- Move-to-Pocket Cover (Houstoun)
- Behind-the-Jacket Cover
- Back-pocket Cover
- Envelope Cover
- Banknote-Counting Cover - Gaming Scenario
- Behind-the-Shoulder Cover (Vernon)
- Behind-the-Chair Cover (Houstoun)
- As an Addition Move (see Spread Pass Addition)
Related to Dexterity Manual 4
Justin Higham Illogical Strip-Cut Force Spectator says stop during stip-cut sequence, magician deals face card onto table as selection (modified Hindu Shuffle Force)Related to Dexterity Manual 16
Justin Higham Illogical Strip Cut Aces Locate all four Aces using Illogical Strip Cut ForceInspired by
  • "Gambler's Aces" (Bob Iron, Roger's Thesaurus, 1994)
Related to
Dexterity Manual 17
Justin Higham Sympathetic Triumph Card that is left face up after Triumph shuffle is the mate of previously made selectionRelated to Dexterity Manual 17
Justin Higham Illogical Spread Force Tabled spread is separated and top card is dealt off as selection Dexterity Manual 18
Justin Higham One-Handed IDF One handed variation on the Cross Cut Force where top packet is flipped face up Dexterity Manual 19
Justin Higham One Handed Flip-Over Force Inspired by
  • "T.K's Flip Over Force No. 1" (Tony Kardyro, Kardyro's Kard Konjuring, 1956)
Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham False Throw-Cut Force Using False Swing Cut as force after riffle stop, uses Fourth Method of Single False Cuts (Marlo's Magazine vol. 6)Inspired byVariations Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham Illogical False Throw-Cut Force Inspired byRelated to
  • "Face-Up Stripping Control" (Benjamin Earl, Gambit No. 1, 2009)
Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham Illogical Riffle Force Riffle Force done upside down, where the two packets are openly transposed Dexterity Manual 21
Justin Higham, Roger Crosthwaite Third-Eye Force Spectator says stop while magician deals cards on table, bottom card of tabled packet is slid out Dexterity Manual 22
Justin Higham Tilted Fake Removal Pretend to take card from center of deck, actually take bottom cardInspired by Dexterity Manual 23
Justin Higham CO2 Lazy Man's Card to Pocket, but even lazier - no palming requiredInspired by Dexterity Manual 24
Justin Higham Cognitive Transposition Two cards transpose, and then the suits transpose Dexterity Manual 25
Justin Higham Biddle Appearance Face up card appears to be thrown onto the table from thin airRelated to Dexterity Manual 27
Justin Higham Biddle-Appearance Sandwich Sandwich sequence using the Biddle AppearanceRelated to Dexterity Manual 27
Justin Higham Biddle-Appearance Collectors Collectors routine with Biddle Appearance (reference to Apex Ace by Frank Garcia)Related to Dexterity Manual 28
Justin Higham Chinatown Bluff Card/Copper/Silver routine with Chinatown presentationInspired by Dexterity Manual 29
Justin Higham Jungian Poker five poker hands dealt, spectator peeks at one card from a poker hand, all cards are collected and re-dealt, performer gets winning hand of straight flush consisting of peeked at cardInspired byRelated to Dexterity Manual 31
Justin Higham Longitudinal Monte three Card Monte tabled routine, cards held longitudinallyInspired by
  • "Marlo's Monte & Moves" (Edward Marlo, The Sorcerer's Eyes, Vol. 3, Issue 33-36, 1981)
Dexterity Manual 33
Justin Higham, Edward Marlo Longitudinal Monte Switch Dexterity Manual 34
Justin Higham Mini-Faro, Pseudo Centres Pseudo centre routine - spectator get Kings, performer gets Aces, uses Mini Faro conceptRelated to Dexterity Manual 36
Justin Higham Mini Faro Faroing Aces into deck in preparation for stacking later Dexterity Manual 37
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts a Run of Seven Spectator cuts seven piles, top cards are Ace to Seven of Hearts (strong rummy hand)Inspired by Dexterity Manual 38
Justin Higham Digital Poker Deck placed in pocket, full house pulled out with each card clipped between the fingersRelated to Dexterity Manual 41
Justin Higham Digital Aces Ace Production with Digital Poker techniqueRelated to Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham No-Palm Digital Poker Alternative method for Digital Poker Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham Subconscious Culling Poker deal demo, magician gets four Aces, presentation involves technique called "subconscious culling"Inspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx)
Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham Riffle-Shuffle Sandwich Skill demo of shuffle tracking to sandwich selectionInspired by
  • "Side-Faro Sandwich 1" (Justin Higham, Side-Faro False Shuffle, 2005)
Related to
Dexterity Manual 45
Justin Higham Spectator-Shuffled Sandwich Spectator apparently shuffles selection between sandwich cardsRelated to Dexterity Manual 46
Justin Higham The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune Tarot cards spelled to get to predicted playing cardInspired by Dexterity Manual 47
Justin Higham Reflections on Reflectors on shiners, edited from "Secrets of Improvisational Magic"
- French Window
- Table Knife & Teaspoon
- Café Table
- Sunglasses
- Table Sign
- Menu-Card Holder
- Mobile Phone
- Wine Glass
- Coins & Keys
- Impromptu Peek Deck
- Smiley-Face Cards
- Reflector Awareness
Gambit (Issue 2) 6
Justin Higham Impromptu Peek Deck for Hoyle Trump CardsInspired by Gambit (Issue 2) 7
Joseph Barry A Narrowed Thought card thought of and after small dealing procedure it is named, hands-offInspired by
  • "Mind Reader's Lucid Dream" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream, 2011)
Reverie 22
Justin Higham Foreword The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method v
Justin Higham The 75% Production Locating / producing a four-of-a-kind via improvisation

- Performance
- End Notes
- Culling in Advance
- Non-Linear Culling
- Shuffling After Culling
- Recycling Knowledge
- The Key to Improvisation
Related to The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 1
Justin Higham Other Approaches - Leaving the selection till last
- Without a selection
- Pseudo-Memory Presentation
- 100% Production
- 50% Production
- Other 50% Productions
- 50% Ambitious Production
Related to The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 6
Justin Higham The Previous Effect How to lead into The 75% Production

- Basic Procedure
- End Notes
- Spread-Cutting
Related to The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 9
Justin Higham The Trick With No Method Different handlings / situations for improvised card magicRelated to The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 13
Justin Higham Freestyle Card Tricks More examples of improvisation in card magic The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 19
Justin Higham Mindreader's Lucid Dream Plus (semi-improvised effect) Find thought-of-card, and produce other three mates on top of three piles as surprise kicker The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 21
Justin Higham Reflected Do As I Do (semi-improvised effect) Standard effect The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 23
Justin Higham Mono Do As I Do Plus (semi-improvised effect) Standard effectInspired by
  • "Mono Do As I Do" (Justin Higham, Collected Card Notes, 1999)
The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 24
Justin Higham Estimation Kicker (semi-improvised effect) Uses natural air pocket locationRelated to The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 24
Justin Higham Improvisation Through Ignorance - The KOSBE System in Action The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 27
Justin Higham Bibliography of Improvisational Magic The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 29
Joseph Barry Justin Higham Operandi (Issue 1) 10
Justin Higham Illogical Revolve-Cut Production Related to
  • "Revolving Pass" (Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, 1929)
  • "Flip-Oer Force No. 1" (Tony Kardyro, Kardyro's Kard Konjuring)
Operandi (Issue 1) 11
Joseph Barry Swivelosis cards apparently upjogged from various places, stripped out and given to spectator, actually order retainedInspired by
  • "Pseudo Swivel-Strip Shuffle" (Justin Higham)
Operandi (Issue 1) 26
Justin Higham Self-Working Turnover Pass - Tabled Handling
- Swing-Cut Handling
- Stand-up Handling
Operandi (Issue 2) 6