The Looking Glass
The Looking Glass
Complete File (Winter 1996, Spring 1996, Summer 1996, Winter 1998)
1996-1998
Work of Various
172 pages (Stapled), Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Earle Oakes
Language: English
(104 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Jack Birnman The Dyslexic Psychic entertaining presentation 1 1996 1
Unknown Side Glide 1 1996 2
Philip T. Goldstein Poker 101 clever ungaffed take on Al Koran's 1-0-1 Deck 1 1996 3
Michael Rubinstein The Ghost method for 4th coin through table using an okito box lid 1 1996 4
Brother John Hamman Confusing Dye kind of weird odd backed cards across
- Three Cards Across
- Six Cards Across
- The Confusing Dye
1 1996 6
Ross Bertram & Emil Jarrow Sleeving Techniques of Ross Bertram and Emil Jarrow general comments, described by David Ben 1 1996 11
Ross Bertram The Bertram Stick Sleeve for ring on stick 1 1996 12
Emil Jarrow The Jarrow Sleeve Subtlety pulling up sleeves despite using them 1 1996 12
Geoffrey Latta The Mis-Show Card Trick 1 1996 13
Jon Racherbaumer The Jabberwock Way essay on the Hotel Mystery or Motel Mystery (4 Kings and 2 Queens), as inspired by Persi Diaconis, see also p. 87 1 1996 16
Jon Racherbaumer Let Om two approaches 1 1996 19
Adrian Plate & S. W. Erdnase Palm Change 1 1996 21
Lou Gallo Only The Lonely 1 1996 22
Jon Racherbaumer Double Backing To Motel Six using double back card 1 1996 24
Bob Farmer Stealing The Hotel Tao 1 1996 26
Bob Farmer The Trapez Switch 1 1996 26
Jon Racherbaumer Select Bibliography of "The Hotel Mystery" 1 1996 28
Larry Jennings Hookers and Cowhands 1 1996 29
Larry Jennings Small-Packet Mechanical Palm 1 1996 32
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) The Art of Astonishment by Paul Harris 1 1996 33
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Art of Astonishment by Paul Harris 1 1996 34
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) The Art of Astonishment by Paul Harris 1 1996 35
Justin Hanes Strip Tease apparently stripper deck is used 1 1996 36
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on publishing a magazine, Tommy Wonder, Hermetic Press, World's Greatest Magicians 1 1996 37
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Cardshark by Darwin Ortiz
brief
1 1996 38
Richard Kaufman Dear Mr. Busby... on magazines, Busby, products 1 1996 41
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Gourmet Close-Up Magic by Eugene Burger 1 1996 42
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Mouse Magic by Alex Elmsley 1 1996 43
Edward Marlo Nomadic Aces inspired by "The Nomad Aces" (Charlie Miller, 1940) 2 1996 45
Jay Frasier Rolling Elmsley four cards, hiding 1 of the 8 sufaces see also "TumbleGem Switch" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2 1996 48
Alex Elmsley Three in Hiding three cards in 3 pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "Hidey-Hole" see also "Hide In Plain (Second) Sight" (Bob Farmer, 1996),
"No Hiding Place" (Roy Walton, 1996),
also published as "Three in Hiding" (Alex Elmsley, 1997)
2 1996 49
Ryu Susato The Tokyo Penetration two bills are folded lengthwise and penetrate in clean manner, see also page 169 2 1996 52
Jeff Sheridan Six Wave presentation for the Invisible Deck 2 1996 55
John Bannon Beyond Fabulous Royal Flush kicker 2 1996 56
Martin Gardner The Mysterious Ring a ring on a rubberband penetrates the hand 2 1996 59
Lennart Green Out-of-Sweden first OOTW effect (2 piles), then all cards are black, then red (blacks have vanished) 2 1996 60
Lennart Green Packet Displacement switching bottom part of one packet with top part of other packet 2 1996 61
Lennart Green Half Deck Lapping 2 1996 62
Lennart Green Toss Packet Switch eccentric technique for switching packet that is thrown to table for packet in dealing position 2 1996 64
David Gripenwaldt Strong Currency kind of wild coin effect with several transformations with 3 different coins varied by "Changeling Coins" (Scott Robinson, 1998) 2 1996 65
David Gripenwaldt One of Two Switch switching one of two coins 2 1996 66
David Gripenwaldt Underground Shuffle Pass actually change-over 2 1996 67
Miguel Gomez Wild By Twos ungaffed 2 1996 69
Jerry K. Hartman Tourist Trap two selections travel from deck to packet and trap 3rd selection 2 1996 71
William Goodwin & Ray Kosby The Un-Topsy-Turvy Deck halfs are left telescoped and spread - one half visibly rights see also "Sensuous Shuffle" (Paul Harris, 1984),
varied by "Standing Up to Ray & Bill" (Nathan Kranzo, 2007)
2 1996 73
Tenkai Ishida Optical Revolve 2 1996 73
Jon Racherbaumer The Jabberwock Way on Derek Dingle, Larry Jennings and Martin Nash 2 1996 75
Richard Kaufman Dear Mr. Busby... 2 1996 80
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Coin Thing by James Chantler Brown 2 1996 81
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Torn & Restored by John Carney 2 1996 81
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Larry Jennings: Double Fond Tapes by Larry Jennings 2 1996 81
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Derek Dingle: Double Fond Tape by Derek Dingle 2 1996 81
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Twilight Angels by Paul Harris 2 1996 82
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Miracle Material by Michael Kaminskas 2 1996 82
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Card College - Volume 2 by Roberto Giobbi 2 1996 84
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response 2 1996 84
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Natural Selections by David Acer 2 1996 85
Francis Carlyle Seeing at the Finger Tips blindfold method, tape and handkerchief, described in letter to Fawcett Ross 3 1996 89
Rune Klan The Falling Retention multiple coins, sound effect 3 1996 91
Jack Birnman Higher Math cards are used and transform/appear to illustrate simple calculations see also "Even Higher Math" (Larry Jennings & William Goodwin, 1998) 3 1996 93
Unknown Drag-Over Switch LeTemps style 3 1996 94
Paul Cummins Four-Way Reverse Backfire inspired by "Four-Way Backfire Coin Assembly" (Derek Dingle, 1982) 3 1996 96
Alain Nu Iconographic Fishing Exercice: The Zodiac fishing sequence for zodiac signs NOT based on words or letters 3 1996 97
Roy Walton No Hiding Place inspired by "Three in Hiding" (Alex Elmsley, 1996),
see also "Hide In Plain (Second) Sight" (Bob Farmer, 1996)
3 1996 100
Bob Farmer Hide In Plain (Second) Sight inspired by "Three in Hiding" (Alex Elmsley, 1996),
see also "No Hiding Place" (Roy Walton, 1996)
3 1996 101
Hiroyuki Sakai Green-Back Gone building on dollar bill appears and disappears 3 1996 103
Aaron Fisher Eleanor Wrigley torn and restored chewing gum strip 3 1996 107
Shigeo Futagawa Bomb's Away coin to origami cube 3 1996 109
Edward Marlo Soft Havana Deal stud bottom deal, illustrated with photos of Marlo's hands 3 1996 111
Don Alan Thickening A Plot nice card stab presentation, card is stabbed in paper bag 3 1996 115
Jon Racherbaumer The Jabberwock Way 3 1996 115
Richard Kaufman Dear Mr. Busby... on Jay Sankey, Louis Falanga, L&L Publishing, David Copperfield, Chris Kenner 3 1996 122
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Classic Sampler by Michael Skinner 3 1996 125
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Card Stories by Ariel Frailich 3 1996 125
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Baby Gag by Algonquin McDuff 3 1996 125
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 by Paul Harris 3 1996 126
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on Ellis Stanyon Magic controversy 3 1996 127
Stephen Hobbs Cover Pass Credits 3 1996 128
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Miracles With Cards by James Swain 3 1996 130
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 by Tommy Wonder 3 1996 130
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Workers Number 5 by Michael Close 3 1996 130
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selection see also "My Spectator, The Clairvoyant" (Jack Birnman & Eddie Joseph & Roy Walton, 1998) 4 1998 133
Chad Long Divide And Conquer collecting cards are fairly distributed yet appear face up on top with selections in between 4 1998 136
Toyosane Sanada Bottled Quicksilver coins into miniature bottle, shrink when entering 4 1998 139
Larry Jennings & Danny Korem Jumping Shuttle Pass 4 1998 141
Ueda Pinch-Away Vanish one of several vanishes 4 1998 142
Unknown De Manche Palm Steal 4 1998 143
Larry Jennings & William Goodwin Even Higher Math inspired by "Higher Math" (Jack Birnman, 1996) 4 1998 144
Edward Marlo Bold Atfus 4 1998 146
Roy Walton Company of Four pack is divided in 4 packets which are shown to be the suits, Gilbreath principle 4 1998 147
Peter Duffie Spirits Between Your Palms 4 1998 149
Joshua Jay Combined Interests combining prediction, spelling, card to pocket, transformation, ace production 4 1998 150
Philip T. Goldstein Sweet & Lo! 2-way prediction 4 1998 153
Philip T. Goldstein Pierced 'ere one of four business cards 4 1998 154
Roy Walton & Peter Duffie Poof Change 4 1998 155
Gene Maze Cutting After a Push-Through Shuffle 4 1998 158
Jerry K. Hartman Lied and True Steinmeyer Count Principle 4 1998 159
Alex Elmsley Card Coding by Permutation coding a card by arrangement of four or 5 other cards
- Reversible Counting
- Four-Card Coding
- A Hole in Four (The Second Gap)
- Camel Poker
4 1998 161
Joseph K. Schmidt Riffle Stacking from the Bottom credit information 4 1998 168
William Goodwin Variation of "He Who Spelt it, Dealt it" sent in by Ray Kosby inspired by "He Who Spelt It, Dealt It" (David Williamson, 1989) 4 1998 168
Rudolph Herzog Climax to a Classic card rises out of deck, then changes via Karl Germain change in glass 4 1998 168
Rudolph Herzog & Ray Kosby & Joseph K. Schmidt & Rafael Benatar Our Readers Respond 4 1998 168
Jon Racherbaumer The Jabberwock Way on magic magazines 4 1998 170
Richard Kaufman This is the End... on taking over Genii 4 1998 171