Hidden Agenda
Hidden Agenda
written by Roberto Giobbi
2016
Work of Various
396 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
(381 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Roberto Giobbi Thanks! 2016 vii
Roberto Giobbi Words of Guidance - Why & What
- What is Hidden Agenda?
- The Way of the Teacher
- Presentational Problems - A New Category
- Fragments as Fractals
2016 xi
Roberto Giobbi What is Magic? definitions of magic see also "Defining Magic" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Jan 1 2016 3
Roberto Giobbi A la Mode du Chef presentational idea, performing in the style of different magicians Jan 2 2016 4
Roberto Giobbi One of Four forcing one of four envelopes or flat objects, down-under deal Jan 3 2016 5
Roberto Giobbi Classic Palm Hold how to hold the deck with card palmed Jan 4 2016 6
Roberto Giobbi Good Offer presentational idea for an intro Jan 5 2016 7
Roberto Giobbi Straightforward Torn-and-Restored Card signed, pieces wrapped in handkerchief Jan 6 2016 8
Unknown Gypsy Switch with torn pieces Jan 6 2016 8
Roberto Giobbi Chess & Conjuring thoughts Jan 7 2016 10
Roberto Giobbi Mathematical Curiosities (2^2)^2 = 2^(2^2), presentational idea Jan 8 2016 11
Roberto Giobbi Red & Blue Decks in a Box introducing two decks for a deck for intrigue Jan 9 2016 12
René Lavand & Roberto Giobbi Dramatic Construction Jan 10 2016 13
Roberto Giobbi Magic Guest Book guest book for bigger audiences and as inspiration see also "Guest Book" (Roberto Giobbi & Gaetan Bloom, 2010) Jan 11 2016 14
Roberto Giobbi Disembodied Women and Calculating Horses presentational idea Jan 12 2016 15
Roberto Giobbi Transfer Move Stop Trick Jan 13 2016 16
Roberto Giobbi "I Know How You Did That!" how to answer see also ""Oh, that's how easy it is!"" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Jan 14 2016 18
Roberto Giobbi Multiple Lottery idea about card tricks with lottery theme Jan 15 2016 19
Jay Ose Original Note spelling a name instead of asking for a number see also "Favorite Lady Friend" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Jan 16 2016 20
Roberto Giobbi Standard Procedures Revised on standard procedures and how to end a torn & restored newspaper Jan 17 2016 21
Roberto Giobbi Shuffle, yes? Shuffle, no! getting the spectator to shuffle only briefly or not at all Jan 18 2016 22
Roberto Giobbi Oh, Well Control joke sequence so the spectator doesn't want to shuffle Jan 19 2016 23
Roberto Giobbi Advice for Signing a Book Jan 20 2016 24
Roberto Giobbi Intriguing Object dressed-up folded card Jan 21 2016 25
Roberto Giobbi 500* Decks a Year presentational idea Jan 22 2016 26
Roberto Giobbi Birthday Prediction forcing a card with meaningful message on it see also "The Signed Cards" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Jan 23 2016 27
Roberto Giobbi Just One Wish presentational idea Jan 24 2016 28
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square 3x3, with card Jan 25 2016 29
Roberto Giobbi Lucky Thingamajig lucky cent presentation Jan 26 2016 30
Roberto Giobbi List of Tricks to Teach for beginners, no actual list given Jan 27 2016 31
Paul Cinquevalli Juggling Is Not Magic, But... quote from Cinquevalli see also The Magician Annual (Will Goldston, 1907) Jan 28 2016 32
Dai Vernon Strike on 2nd Street thoughts on the speed of false dealing from a lecture transcript Jan 29 2016 33
Roberto Giobbi Ten Underestimated Sleights & Principles Jan 30 2016 34
Roberto Giobbi The Expert(s) at the...Bar! photograph Jan 31 2016 35
Roberto Giobbi The Signed Cards on having cards signed see also "Birthday Prediction" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Feb 1 2016 36
Roberto Giobbi Empty Pocket showing pocket empty Feb 2 2016 37
Roberto Giobbi Real Cannibal Cards anecdote Feb 3 2016 38
Roberto Giobbi Laughing Trojan Horse Addition adding cards from the case, or pocket, by openly removing cards Feb 4 2016 39
Unknown Holding back a Card in the Card Case Feb 4 2016 39
Roberto Giobbi Fibonacci Numbers about hidden structures and curiosities Feb 5 2016 40
Arthur Finley Bottom Deal Trick Feb 6 2016 41
Gordon Bruce False Deal Practice Feb 7 2016 42
Paul LePaul LePaul Wisdom paying homage to masters, quote from "In Conclusion" LePaul book Feb 8 2016 43
Roberto Giobbi Betchas routining betachs and using real money Feb 9 2016 44
Roberto Giobbi Theory & Practice difference between theory and practice, presentational ploy Feb 10 2016 45
Roberto Giobbi & Jean Hugard Robert-Houdin's Trick Problem burnt paper restored in nest of envelopes, posed as problem, quoted from reference inspired by "Robert-Houdin Problem" (Jean Hugard, 1938) Feb 11 2016 46
Orson Welles A Story... scorpion-frog story Feb 12 2016 47
Roberto Giobbi Q & A list of questions for performers Feb 13 2016 48
Roberto Giobbi Excellence in Sushi quotes from documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" Feb 14 2016 49
Roberto Giobbi Slap & Rise card not on top of tabled deck, performer slaps deck three times, card now on top, tabled flat palm Feb 15 2016 50
Roberto Giobbi 1371 spectator cuts to Ace, Three, Seven, Ace for the year in which playing cards are first mentioned Feb 16 2016 51
Roberto Giobbi Any Money Called for joke story, producing asked-for amount of money from pocket Feb 17 2016 52
Roberto Giobbi Spectator Configuration placing spectators for performance Feb 18 2016 53
Roberto Giobbi Name a Number other ways to arrive at a number instead of just asking for one Feb 19 2016 54
Roberto Giobbi Film Clip Prologue using a short film clip to introduce a trick Feb 20 2016 55
John Booth Complete Conjuror quote from "Wonders of Magic", p. 73 Feb 21 2016 56
Roberto Giobbi Imaginary...Deck Switch sequence with second invisible deck that allows performer to his back over and switch a deck Feb 22 2016 57
John Scarne Think of a Card strategy to get the spectator to think of and name a card Feb 23 2016 58
Roberto Giobbi More "Think a Card" Strategies alternatives to a simple "Think of a card" request Feb 24 2016 59
Roberto Giobbi The Twelve Labors of Heracles presentational ideas Feb 25 2016 60
Roberto Giobbi & Theodore Annemann Curious Marketing Gimmicks - Annemann always had a cold hand
- Dr. Romano made himself older to look younger (from Page-Vernon interview "From the End of my Cigar")
Feb 26 2016 61
Fred Kaps & Camilo Vasquez Kaps on the Floor how Kaps preferred to perform in informal situations Feb 27 2016 62
Gustavo Otero & Roberto Giobbi Magic One-Liners by Otero drawing with one line see also "One-Liners" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010),
"Favorite Book for the (Not So) Illiterate" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010)
Feb 28 2016 63
Roberto Giobbi Your Page Feb 29 2016 64
Roberto Giobbi Tear-off Calendar collecting quotes for inspiration Mar 1 2016 65
Roberto Giobbi Curry Open about announcing the effect Mar 2 2016 66
Roberto Giobbi On Book Tests 1 presentational idea Mar 3 2016 67
Roberto Giobbi On Book Tests 2 motivating the use of playing cards Mar 4 2016 68
Marco Fida On Book Tests 3 presentational idea Mar 5 2016 69
Roberto Giobbi The Deck That Remembers idea for a plot Mar 6 2016 70
Roberto Giobbi The One-handed Fan Force card a bit more exposed Mar 7 2016 71
Roberto Giobbi A Knot in a Handkerchief tying a deck into a handkerchief, what now? Mar 8 2016 72
Roberto Giobbi Catalogue of Magic trick idea Mar 9 2016 73
Roberto Giobbi Where Can You Buy That Trick? Mar 10 2016 74
Roberto Giobbi Last Cigarette presentational idea Mar 11 2016 75
Roberto Giobbi Yes, but... explaining simple trick, then using different method Mar 12 2016 76
Roberto Giobbi Cutting Into a Bridge spectator cuts to bridge Mar 13 2016 77
Roberto Giobbi Magic Die presentational idea Mar 14 2016 78
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Tilt Subtlety card is pushed out from center via plunger Mar 15 2016 79
Roberto Giobbi Mark Twain how to come up with things Mar 16 2016 80
Roberto Giobbi L'Essence précède l'existence...et vice-versa presentational idea Mar 17 2016 81
Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath's Principles performance intro by Gilbreath Mar 18 2016 82
Roberto Giobbi Insight: The Cosmonaut and the Brain Surgeon story Mar 19 2016 83
Roberto Giobbi Quotes on Playing Cards & Gambling from literature Mar 20 2016 84
Roberto Giobbi Bluff Cut Control see also "The Bluff Cut" (Edward Marlo & Roberto Giobbi, 1998) Mar 21 2016 85
Roberto Giobbi Tea Leaves presentational idea Mar 22 2016 86
Roberto Giobbi Don'ts With Books "Don't lend your books to others, as a rule." Mar 23 2016 87
Roberto Giobbi The Thousand Dollar Card Trick presentational idea Mar 24 2016 88
Roberto Giobbi On Small Apparatus Magic and on Fred Kaps Mar 25 2016 89
Roberto Giobbi Hofzinser's Glove presentational idea Mar 26 2016 90
Roberto Giobbi & Michael Skinner & Jack Merlin Intriguing Bits of Business with examples by Skinner & Merlin Mar 27 2016 91
Roberto Giobbi How to Lie With Statistics Mar 28 2016 92
Roberto Giobbi Flashbacks, Fragments & Further Visions presentational idea Mar 29 2016 93
Roberto Giobbi The Problem With the Riffle Stop on motivating the Riffle Force Mar 30 2016 94
Roberto Giobbi Is a Problem Really a Problem? on illogical procedures Mar 31 2016 95
Roberto Giobbi Anatomical Prediction writing prediction on head which needs to be shaved to read it Apr 1 2016 96
Roberto Giobbi Card in Balloon for Table Workers Apr 2 2016 97
Roberto Giobbi To Sign Or Not To Sign Apr 3 2016 98
Roberto Giobbi Gambling quote from unnamed 19th century French book, presentational idea Apr 4 2016 99
Roberto Giobbi Voodoo tips for ashes on hand Apr 5 2016 100
Roberto Giobbi Auction Piece presentational idea Apr 6 2016 101
Roberto Giobbi Top Twelve Quotes on Learning Apr 7 2016 102
Roberto Giobbi Knowing Versus Understanding see also "True or False?" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Apr 8 2016 103
Roberto Giobbi Famous Magicians researching masters, presentational idea Apr 9 2016 104
Roberto Giobbi Divine Session of the Masters thought experiment Apr 10 2016 105
Roberto Giobbi Bang! producing a shot-like sound see also "Dead Man's Hand" (Henry Christ, 1937) Apr 11 2016 106
Roberto Giobbi Classy Sharpie Apr 12 2016 107
Roberto Giobbi Some Known And Some Lesser Known Einstein Quotes see also "Top Dozen Einstein Quotes" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Apr 13 2016 108
Roberto Giobbi Card to Card Case Chicanery subtlety Apr 14 2016 109
Roberto Giobbi Quotes on Gastronomy Apr 15 2016 110
Roberto Giobbi & Bob Hummer Dollar Deal red-black betting game, bill is inserted in deck and pairs taken, color that comes with bill can be predicted Apr 16 2016 111
Roberto Giobbi & Dr. Jacob Daley Card to Envelope and Wallet addressing the envelope to spectator see also "Card to Envelope Wrinkle" (Daley's Notebook, #565) Apr 17 2016 112
Roberto Giobbi Hitchcock cameos Apr 18 2016 113
Roberto Giobbi Jinxed Cards presentational idea Apr 19 2016 114
Roberto Giobbi Colorful Names intriguing names Apr 20 2016 115
Roberto Giobbi Outjog And Turnover Double Lift Substitute card from face-up spread chosen and moved to back of deck Apr 21 2016 116
Roberto Giobbi Decks From Around the World presentational idea Apr 22 2016 117
Roberto Giobbi Speed Reading as presentational idea Apr 23 2016 118
Roberto Giobbi True or False? list of quotes/magic maxims see also "Knowing Versus Understanding" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Apr 24 2016 119
Roberto Giobbi Most Commercial Items from Card College list Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Most Commercial Items from Card College Volume 1 Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Most Commercial Items from Card College Volume 2 Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Most Commercial Items from Card College Volume 3 Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Most Commercial Items from Card College Volume 4 Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Most Commercial Items from Card College Volume 5 Apr 25 2016 120
Roberto Giobbi Jokers, Jokers, Jokers presentational ideas Apr 26 2016 121
Howard Schwarzman Card in Spread Switch tabled Apr 27 2016 122
Roberto Giobbi Magic in 333 Words on distribution of secrets and magic market Apr 28 2016 123
Roberto Giobbi Incredible Estimation story about a man who can name number of letters in a sentence Apr 30 2016 124
Roberto Giobbi Birthday Story story from Roberto's birthday at the German CardWorkShop about a casino visit May 1 2016 125
Roberto Giobbi Repeat Luck story about Sir Frederick Johnstone about gambling luck see also Barnhart ("Gamblers of Yesteryear", 1983) May 2 2016 126
Roberto Giobbi Yet More Luck! another casino story see also Barnhart ("Gamblers of Yesteryear", 1983) May 3 2016 127
Roberto Giobbi Some Favorite Quotes on Humor May 4 2016 128
Roberto Giobbi The Choice of Heracles presentational idea May 5 2016 129
Roberto Giobbi Walkaround Opener miser's dream with paper bag as walkaround opener May 6 2016 130
Roberto Giobbi Caricatures caricatures of Roberto Giobbi May 7 2016 131
Roberto Giobbi From the Book presentational idea May 8 2016 132
Roberto Giobbi Cold-deck Cut Force & Key Card Placement inspired by "Cold Deck Cut" (Dai Vernon, 1967) May 9 2016 133
Roberto Giobbi Improbabilities presentational idea May 10 2016 134
Roberto Giobbi What's the Effect? Change Phenomenon! May 11 2016 135
Roberto Giobbi Flashback (Cutback) plot idea May 12 2016 136
Roberto Giobbi Pretty Production May 13 2016 137
Unknown Matches matchstick puzzle May 14 2016 138
Roberto Giobbi Magic Stamps presentational idea May 15 2016 139
David Stone & Roberto Giobbi Sight Gag taking sleeves off May 16 2016 140
Roberto Giobbi Vanishing Anything actually paper and pencil vanished May 17 2016 141
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Sleights from Card College Volumes 1 & 2 list May 18 2016 142
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Favorite Sleights from Card College Volumes 1 May 18 2016 142
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Favorite Sleights from Card College Volumes 2 May 18 2016 142
Roberto Giobbi Vintage Magic presentational idea May 19 2016 143
Dondo Burghardo Professional Magician May 20 2016 144
Roberto Giobbi Virtual Group Magic exchanging ideas May 21 2016 145
Fred Kaps "The Kaps Turn" & "The Kaps Exhibitionist Move" body techniques see also "The Charlie Chaplin False Shuffle" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) May 22 2016 146
Roberto Giobbi Magic unLimited on a Goethe quote May 23 2016 147
Roberto Giobbi & Karrell Fox & Jerry Andrus Card Configuration using cards to make interesting designs May 24 2016 148
Roberto Giobbi Eh? on verbal paradoxes May 25 2016 149
Roberto Giobbi Tube of Truth rolling a card or something else into a tube and doing something with it May 26 2016 150
Roberto Giobbi Slang for Authenticity May 27 2016 151
Roberto Giobbi Work Techniques and Research Tools for Magicians on PDFs May 28 2016 152
Unknown Knot in Rope Bar Stunt May 29 2016 153
Roberto Giobbi Simulated Magic practicing without props May 30 2016 154
Unknown Made-to-measure Magic - The Problem deck spread on table, length named and measure, card at that position is selection, posed as problem varied by "Made-to-measure Magic - A Solution" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) May 31 2016 155
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Vernonisms: Some of Dai Vernon's Favorite Quotes June 1 2016 156
Roberto Giobbi Start with a Story possible trick introduction June 2 2016 157
Roberto Giobbi All Backs Get-Ready location effect to set up for Vernon's All Backs inspired by "The All Backs" (Dai Vernon, 1950) June 3 2016 158
Roberto Giobbi China ambigram "effect" June 4 2016 160
Roberto Giobbi iDeck sightgag with card case June 5 2016 161
Roberto Giobbi Innocent Card Switching Wallet transparent plastic wallet June 6 2016 162
Henning Nelms & Roberto Giobbi Top Quotes From Henning Nelms' Magic & Showmanship June 7 2016 163
Roberto Giobbi The Magic of Change modified quote by Lou Reed about music June 8 2016 164
Roberto Giobbi Fake Keynote Speaker June 9 2016 165
Roberto Giobbi Q&A With François Truffaut long quote from Truffaut June 10 2016 166
Roberto Giobbi Dr. Rodolfo Roll Triumph presentation June 11 2016 167
Roberto Giobbi Be Yourself list of quotes June 12 2016 168
Silvan A Child's Dream June 13 2016 169
Arturo de Ascanio & Fred Kaps Master & Student Ascanio about Kaps June 14 2016 170
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Card Opener: The Presentation June 15 2016 171
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Card Opener: The Handling June 16 2016 172
Jack McMillen & Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control see also "On McMillen's Card Control" (Jack McMillen & Roberto Giobbi, 2012) June 16 2016 172
Roberto Giobbi The Mirror Remembers presentational idea June 17 2016 174
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Favorite Sleights from Card College Volume 3 June 18 2016 175
Roberto Giobbi The Charlie Chaplin False Shuffle see also "Just a Thought on the "Charlie Chaplin Shuffle"" (Bobby Bernard, 1982),
""The Kaps Turn" & "The Kaps Exhibitionist Move"" (Fred Kaps, 2016)
June 19 2016 176
Unknown A Magical Hoax gag in which balls of bread are swallowed see also "Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques" (Jacques Ozanam, 1692, p. 427) June 20 2016 178
Juan Tamariz Repeat Top Change against second-from-top card see also "The SecondFromTheTop Change" (Richard Kaufman, 1979) June 21 2016 179
Roberto Giobbi & Trixini The Price is Not a Price see also "Der Magier mit dem blauen Stein" (Trixini) June 22 2016 180
Roberto Giobbi Cutting Edge Magic impaled envelope as intrigue object June 23 2016 181
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Lady Friend same idea as in Jay Ose note see also "Original Note" (Jay Ose, 2016) June 24 2016 182
Roberto Giobbi All Except Him applying Over the Head concept to other tricks June 25 2016 183
Roberto Giobbi Mantle of Invisibility presentational idea June 26 2016 184
Roberto Giobbi How to Sit On a Card June 27 2016 185
Roberto Giobbi & Walter Scott Blind Phantom dealing under newspaper June 28 2016 186
Camilo Vasquez & Roberto Giobbi Management for the Palm for one-handed palm June 29 2016 187
Charles Bertram Charles Bertram quoted story see also "A Magician in Many Lands" (Charles Bertram) June 30 2016 188
Roberto Giobbi 10/20 Force Variation July 1 2016 189
Roberto Giobbi Dekadiction twelve ways to stage a prediction effect July 2 2016 190
Roberto Giobbi Expert Key Card Placement July 3 2016 191
Roberto Giobbi True (?) Story using true stories as emotional hook July 4 2016 192
Roberto Giobbi It's Up Your Sleeve! emcee bit July 5 2016 193
Roberto Giobbi Three Openers for Table Magic 1. buttonhole puzzle
2. props under cloche on plate
3. props in large cognac snifter
July 6 2016 194
Roberto Giobbi More Thoughts on Table-Hopping Table Magic July 7 2016 195
Roberto Giobbi On the Classic Force July 8 2016 196
Roberto Giobbi Another Out for the Classic Force July 9 2016 197
Tom Mullica Gag Out for the Classic Force July 10 2016 198
Juan Tamariz And One More for the Classic Force July 11 2016 199
Roberto Giobbi Syllogism Raymond Smullyan anecdote July 12 2016 200
Roberto Giobbi Self-Made Magic Postcards July 13 2016 201
Roberto Giobbi How to Get Tips July 14 2016 202
Roberto Giobbi Actus Interruptus Glimpse July 15 2016 203
Fred Kaps The Red Corner July 16 2016 204
Arturo de Ascanio & Roberto Giobbi The Cards Talk to You July 17 2016 205
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Favorite Sleights from Card College Volume 4 July 18 2016 206
Roberto Giobbi Splitting Cards object put in split card, idea July 19 2016 207
Roberto Giobbi 52! = 8.07 x 1067 as presentational hook July 20 2016 208
Unknown Yet Another Bar Bet liquid in conical glasses July 21 2016 209
Roberto Giobbi Linguistic Patterns on trade shows July 22 2016 210
Roberto Giobbi Advice for the Young list July 23 2016 211
Unknown Finger Calculator for multiplication with 9 July 24 2016 212
Roberto Giobbi In Search of Yourself presentational idea, The Card That Finds Itself July 25 2016 213
Martin A. Nash & Roberto Giobbi Money in a Safe July 26 2016 214
Roberto Giobbi Magic Square Idea see also Guyot, Vol. 3, 1735 edition p. 79 July 27 2016 215
Unknown The Rotary Card gravity pivot turnover between fingers July 28 2016 216
Roberto Giobbi & Persi Diaconis Shuffle Statistics as presentational hook July 29 2016 217
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Books for the Desert Island list of magic books July 30 2016 218
Roberto Giobbi Obedient Alphabet suggestions for ABC deck July 31 2016 219
Roberto Giobbi Card Codes presentational idea Aug 1 2016 220
Roberto Giobbi Frivolous Gambling dirty story/joke Aug 2 2016 221
Roberto Giobbi Nomen Est Omen names that have been given to cards (curse of Scotland), presentational idea Aug 3 2016 222
Roberto Giobbi Nomen Est Omen Plus giving cards names, presentational idea Aug 4 2016 223
Roberto Giobbi MaToFo: A Mathematical Topological Force no-touch dealing force Aug 5 2016 224
Roberto Giobbi Trick & Practice for Restaurant Magic card of selection appears on napkin Aug 6 2016 225
Roberto Giobbi Amusing Fees Aug 7 2016 226
Al Flosso I'll Make YOU a Millionaire (for a few minutes...) presentational hook for miser's dream Aug 8 2016 227
Roberto Giobbi More Word Curiosities see also "Anagrams" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010),
"2nd December" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010)
Aug 9 2016 228
Roberto Giobbi Charles Schulz Aug 10 2016 229
Roberto Giobbi The Magic Consultant presentational idea Aug 11 2016 230
Roberto Giobbi The Casual Glimpse flexing the deck Aug 12 2016 231
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Notes on The Vernon Companion by Mike Perovich by Mike Perovich Aug 13 2016 232
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Picking Off the Pip Finesse Aug 13 2016 232
Roberto Giobbi Top Quotes Related to Magic Aug 14 2016 234
Roberto Giobbi Timeline idea for card intro see also "The Endless Loop" (Roberto Giobbi, 2003) Aug 15 2016 235
Roberto Giobbi Paradoxes see also "Paradoxes" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Aug 16 2016 236
Roberto Giobbi Wild Wild West presentational idea, using western-type cards Aug 17 2016 237
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Favorite Sleights from Card College Volume 5 Aug 18 2016 238
Roberto Giobbi The Trick That Has No Presentation presentational idea Aug 19 2016 239
Roberto Giobbi Quotes to Open as opening quote for a trick Aug 20 2016 240
Roberto Giobbi Wizard on the word "wizard" Aug 21 2016 241
Roberto Giobbi Con Attempted anecdote by Dieter Haldimann Aug 22 2016 242
Roberto Giobbi X-ray Trick deck cut into three piles, performer names top card of each pile Aug 23 2016 243
Unknown Pick-up Glimpse as card is picked up, bold Aug 23 2016 243
Roberto Giobbi Ex Libris, Ex Magia bookplates Aug 24 2016 244
Roberto Giobbi Famous People Do Magic list of celebrities Aug 25 2016 245
Roberto Giobbi Gambling Stories presentational idea Aug 26 2016 246
Juan Tamariz False Cut Sequence retaining cyclical order Aug 27 2016 247
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Words About Wizards by Robert Parrish by Robert Parrish Aug 28 2016 248
Roberto Giobbi "Set" Cards decks that have been used in movies, presentational idea Aug 29 2016 249
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes on Perfection Aug 30 2016 250
Roberto Giobbi Made-to-measure Magic - A Solution deck spread on table, length named and measure, card at that position is selection inspired by "Made-to-measure Magic - The Problem" (2016) Aug 31 2016 251
Roberto Giobbi Practice Sep 1 2016 252
Roberto Giobbi Linear Solutions see also "Clichés" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Sep 2 2016 253
Roberto Giobbi Cryptic Notes on taking notes Sep 3 2016 254
Roberto Giobbi Accidental Magic taking advantage of accidents, with Vernon/Leipzig anecdote Sep 4 2016 255
Roberto Giobbi Entry Exam presentational idea Sep 5 2016 256
Roberto Giobbi In-Transit Curry starting with card in hand inspired by "The Curry Turnover Change" (Paul Curry, 2000) Sep 6 2016 257
Roberto Giobbi Korem Lecture and Anecdote Sep 7 2016 258
Bob Farmer Back to the Future trick introduction Sep 8 2016 259
Roberto Giobbi Success quotes on success Sep 9 2016 260
Roberto Giobbi Opener for a Card Session cased deck, pyro flash, changes into fan, posed as problem Sep 10 2016 261
Roberto Giobbi Polyglot Cards presentational ideas Sep 11 2016 262
Roberto Giobbi A Moment in Time presentational idea Sep 12 2016 263
Roberto Giobbi Close-up: A Profession With Many Facets different performing conditions Sep 13 2016 264
Roberto Giobbi Top Quotes on Creativity & Originality Sep 14 2016 265
Fredric Payne & Juan Tamariz May the Force be With You bold idea to force one of three cards see also "The Impressionable Joker" (Fredric Payne, Simply Wizard, Goodliffe, p. 77) Sep 15 2016 266
Roberto Giobbi Einstein's Lesson on throwing away work Sep 16 2016 267
Roberto Giobbi Missing in Action why cards could be missing in the deck Sep 17 2016 268
Roberto Giobbi Degrees of Learning Sep 18 2016 269
Roberto Giobbi Mathematical Structure! presentational idea Sep 19 2016 270
Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon Thoughts on Ambitious Card Finale see also "The Ambitious Card!" (Bruce Elliott & Dai Vernon, 1953) Sep 20 2016 271
Roberto Giobbi The Deck That Cannot Be presentational idea Sep 21 2016 272
Steven Wright Absurd is Magical witty quotes Sep 22 2016 273
Roberto Giobbi Russian Roulette story as introduction Sep 23 2016 274
Roberto Giobbi & Arturo de Ascanio Action of Apparent Continuity with coin vanish as example Sep 24 2016 275
Roberto Giobbi Modal Verbs of Necessity on how to give rules in gentle way Sep 25 2016 276
Roberto Giobbi Problem: Double From Fan posed as problem Sep 26 2016 277
Dorothy Leeds The Six Major Speaking Faults from Dorothy Leeds' "Power Speak" Sep 27 2016 278
Roberto Giobbi "Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch see also "The No Switch Deck Switch" (Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon, 2013) Sep 28 2016 279
Roberto Giobbi From the Vineyard to the Bottle: The Structure of Magic analogy Sep 29 2016 280
Roberto Giobbi The Trick That Fooled... presentational idea Sep 30 2016 281
Roberto Giobbi Details of Handling on the Brush Color Change paintbrush change Oct 1 2016 282
Roberto Giobbi Tongue Twisters Oct 2 2016 283
Roberto Giobbi Cop Force dribble force, force card starts in cop position Oct 3 2016 284
Roberto Giobbi Stebbins & Galasso For Book Test using cards for page selection Oct 4 2016 285
Roberto Giobbi Mental Magic Opener: Magic by Know-how Oct 5 2016 286
Roberto Giobbi Envelopes for Magic ideas for special envelopes Oct 6 2016 287
Roberto Giobbi Lefty Deck created by Kevin Reylek Oct 7 2016 288
Roberto Giobbi Poetic Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Oct 8 2016 289
Roberto Giobbi Sotheby's presentational idea Oct 9 2016 290
Roberto Giobbi Carte Blanche Prediction blank paper as prediction, deck blank as well, prediction appears, selection is only proper card inspired by "The Unwritten Prediction" (Edward Marlo, 1991) Oct 10 2016 291
Roberto Giobbi Weight weight of things, with anecdote Oct 11 2016 292
Roberto Giobbi Misdirection Oct 12 2016 293
Roberto Giobbi Taxonomy for Library: Favorites sorting a library Oct 13 2016 294
Roberto Giobbi Complex Magic, Simplified Einstein quote Oct 14 2016 295
Roberto Giobbi Beyond What We Know anecdote from Zuckerbrot's Martin Gardner documentary Oct 15 2016 296
Roberto Giobbi Card to Wallet, Pardon me, to Wallet...in Spectator's Pocket actus interruptus Oct 16 2016 297
Roberto Giobbi It's All Done With Mirrors Oct 17 2016 298
Roberto Giobbi Ten Covers for the Pass Oct 18 2016 299
Roberto Giobbi Interesting Book Test suggestions for non-standard books Oct 19 2016 300
Roberto Giobbi Overhandling the Cards Oct 20 2016 301
Al Baker Trick Problem divining cards and memorising names of spectators see also Al Baker, "Just a Sweet Cake", 1941 Oct 21 2016 302
Roberto Giobbi Disappearing Wife how to react to that question Oct 22 2016 303
Roberto Giobbi Credit Crunch Solved puzzle story Oct 23 2016 304
Michael Skinner & Edward Marlo Skinner on Marlo's Poker Deal spectator deals himself the aces, bottom deal stacking, same as Marlo's really inspired by "Poker Prediction and a Principle" (Edward Marlo, 1953),
see also Michael Skinner Private Tape (DVD, ca. 1988, edited by Richard Kaufman)
Oct 24 2016 305
Roberto Giobbi Card Magic Comes From Gambling Oct 25 2016 306
Roberto Giobbi Likes & Dislikes list of what Roberto Giobbi likes and what not Oct 26 2016 307
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Double Lift Replacement inspired by "More Double Lift Replacements" (Martin A. Nash, 1977),
see also "Transformations of Beauty" (The Magic of Ascanio Vol. 3, Jesus Etcheverry, p. 366)
Oct 27 2016 308
Roberto Giobbi Prop List see also "Remembering" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Oct 28 2016 309
Roberto Giobbi Isolating the Deck staging ideas Oct 29 2016 310
Roberto Giobbi Scoop-up Substitute For Double Lift KM Move with half deck Oct 30 2016 311
Roberto Giobbi Running Cut Glimpse tabled Oct 31 2016 312
Roberto Giobbi Buffalo play of words Nov 1 2016 314
Roberto Giobbi Catchphrases of Famous Performers list, Charles Bertram, Max Malini, José Frakson, Dante, Kalanag, Silvan, Juan Tamariz, Horace Goldin, Dr. Giovanni, David Devant, Bruce Cervon, Allan Ackerman, Tommy Cooper, Paul Daniels, Sirdani, Dani DaOrtiz Nov 2 2016 315
Roberto Giobbi Change Plane doing selection with faces towards spectator Nov 3 2016 316
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Jennings '67 by Larry Jennings (written by Richard Kaufman) Nov 4 2016 317
Roberto Giobbi The Lateral Insertion sideways insertion
- Control
- Multiple Shift
see also "Control with Dribble and Side Shuffle" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Nov 5 2016 318
Roberto Giobbi Cards as Objects Nov 6 2016 319
Roberto Giobbi Seven Secrets of Life Nov 7 2016 320
Roberto Giobbi & Anthony Norman Deal Force with small numbers that are named see also "Basic Card Technique" (Anthony Norman, 1948) Nov 8 2016 321
Roberto Giobbi The Accidental Glimpse glimpsing a selection or a card that is in the hands of spectator Nov 9 2016 322
Roberto Giobbi Formula for Success in Magic Nov 10 2016 323
Roberto Giobbi In Praise of Older (Magic) Magazines Nov 11 2016 324
Roberto Giobbi A Novel Force inspired by "The Pendulum Switch" (2000) Nov 12 2016 325
Roberto Giobbi Guarantee Card Nov 13 2016 326
Roberto Giobbi Lucky 7 things to "improve luck" Nov 14 2016 327
Lennart Green Red & Back Card Bet percentage game Nov 15 2016 328
Roberto Giobbi Dissertation Nov 16 2016 329
Roberto Giobbi Body Magic Act Nov 17 2016 330
Roberto Giobbi Yet Another Extraordinary Ability simultaneous speaking skill Nov 18 2016 331
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Card Palming Techniques in Stars of Magic by Various (written by Louis Tannen) Nov 19 2016 332
Roberto Giobbi On ESP Cards Nov 20 2016 333
Roberto Giobbi Dead Man's Hand Nov 21 2016 334
Roberto Giobbi Erroneous Correlations Nov 22 2016 335
Roberto Giobbi One-way Stratagem reversal Nov 23 2016 336
Roberto Giobbi Trick for Thanksgiving: Torn and Restored Turkey description of old trick around 1600 Nov 24 2016 337
Roberto Giobbi Card Tricks for Women list, quote from Expert Card Technique Nov 25 2016 338
Roberto Giobbi Formula X on mathematics & magic Nov 26 2016 339
Roberto Giobbi Dictionaries to Dictionaries posed as problem Nov 27 2016 340
Roberto Giobbi Idea for a Bill Routine pencil through bill, promising to make hole disappear but making whole bill vanish, similar gags Nov 28 2016 341
Roberto Giobbi Magic Libretto presentational idea Nov 29 2016 342
Roberto Giobbi List of Books by Working Professionals Nov 30 2016 343
Roberto Giobbi Studies Dec 1 2016 344
Roberto Giobbi & Ramón Riobóo Card Roulette analogy between cards and roulette table Dec 2 2016 345
John Kennedy Coin Opener apparently shaking coins out of sleeve Dec 3 2016 346
Roberto Giobbi This Trick Socks card vanishes, sock in case, card in shoe Dec 4 2016 347
Roberto Giobbi Very Close-up presentational idea, magnifying glass Dec 5 2016 348
Roberto Giobbi Personal Creativity with quote by André Gide Dec 6 2016 349
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin & Roberto Giobbi Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin's Birthday see also "Les métamorphoses" (Robert-Houdin, Comment on devient sorcier) Dec 7 2016 350
Roberto Giobbi "Oh, that's how easy it is!" see also ""I Know How You Did That!"" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Dec 8 2016 351
Roberto Giobbi Magic Set presentational idea Dec 9 2016 352
Roberto Giobbi An Extraordinary Ability reading a vinyl album by looking at the grooves Dec 10 2016 353
Roberto Giobbi My Father's Trick presentational idea Dec 11 2016 354
Roberto Giobbi Card to Pocket I at which angle to take palmed card out of pocket Dec 12 2016 355
Roberto Giobbi Card to Pocket II Dec 13 2016 356
Roberto Giobbi San Giovanni Bosco quote, presentational idea Dec 14 2016 357
Roberto Giobbi & Jean Hugard Giving a Reason for the Use of Certain Cards Dec 15 2016 358
Roberto Giobbi Interdisciplinarity Dec 16 2016 359
Roberto Giobbi Dribble & Palm Replacement Force dribbling on table Dec 17 2016 360
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes on Thinking Dec 18 2016 361
Roberto Giobbi Pandora's Box presentational idea Dec 19 2016 362
Roberto Giobbi Modern Magic From the Modern Conjurer? illustrations of old secret pockets from Hoffman's "Later Magic" Dec 20 2016 363
Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Magic card transposes with page of dictionary Dec 21 2016 364
Roberto Giobbi Card Press & Clip Dec 22 2016 365
Roberto Giobbi & Juan Tamariz Emotional Script magic & emotions Dec 23 2016 366
Roberto Giobbi Magic is a Gift Dec 24 2016 367
Lennart Green & Roberto Giobbi The Index Intuition inspired by "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vo. 52 No. 9, Mar 1989, p. 560) Dec 25 2016 368
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Alternating Deck red/black Dec 25 2016 368
Roberto Giobbi Gifted Assistants Dec 26 2016 370
Roberto Giobbi To Justify a Packet Dec 27 2016 371
Roberto Giobbi The End-over-End Hit Double Lift Dec 28 2016 372
Roberto Giobbi Personal Secret Agenda Dec 29 2016 374
Roberto Giobbi Best Lecture Notes Dec 30 2016 375
Roberto Giobbi Graduation: The Hidden Agenda Seminar Certificate Dec 31 2016 376
Roberto Giobbi Bibliography 2016 377