Secret Agenda
Secret Agenda
written by Roberto Giobbi
2010
Work of Various
414 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Giobbi-Ebnöther
Language: English
(375 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Roberto Giobbi Preface - First Things First
- About the Book
- How to Read Secret Agenda
- A Few More Thoughts
- On My Own Account
- Last But Not Least
2010 vii
Roberto Giobbi To Separate a Deck at a Specific Point two methods Jan 1 2010 3
Roberto Giobbi Presentation and Handling for Six Guests in Five Rooms mathematical puzzle performed with finger Jan 2 2010 4
Leo Behnke An Archive for Special Decks tip for storing many decks Jan 3 2010 6
Roberto Giobbi Spontaneity Jan 4 2010 7
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods Jan 5 2010 8
Unknown Sucker Bet counter-intuitive bet with dice Jan 6 2010 10
Roberto Giobbi Versatile Pellet Switch rolled-up piece of paper switched as it is picked up Jan 7 2010 11
Stewart Judah Versatile Pellet Switch rolled-up piece of paper switched as it is picked up Jan 7 2010 11
Unknown Penetrating Rubber Band Gag through spectator's finger Jan 8 2010 12
Roberto Giobbi Flash Technique practice tip Jan 9 2010 13
Roberto Giobbi & Dr. Jacob Daley Logical Trickery inspired by Note 157 out of Jacob Daley's Notebook Jan 10 2010 14
Roberto Giobbi Script on scripting Jan 11 2010 15
Roberto Giobbi Remembering remembering which props belong where before and during a show see also "Prop List" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Jan 12 2010 16
Cliff Green A Delicate Double Lift Jan 13 2010 17
Roberto Giobbi Boomerang applications for the Boomerang Flourish as misdirection Jan 14 2010 18
Roberto Giobbi Control Ruse presentation to openly control a card near the top or bottom Jan 15 2010 19
Roberto Giobbi Quotes in Presentation and Defense Jan 16 2010 20
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes Related to the Hand Jan 17 2010 21
Roberto Giobbi List of Operating Principles in Card Magic Jan 18 2010 22
Roberto Giobbi The Lift Shuffle - A Study in the Polyvalence of a Sleight - Control the top stock in one shuffle
- Control top and bottom stocks in one shuffle
- Force one or several cards
- Control a selected card
- Eliminate cards that lie on top of a wanted card
- Invert the order of individual cards on top of the deck
- Invert the order of two groups on top of the deck
- Bring a card from the top to a specific number
- Key Card Placement
- Cull one or several cards to the bottom of the deck in a single overhand shuffle
- False shuffle the entire deck
Jan 19 2010 24
Roberto Giobbi Two Jokes Jan 20 2010 26
Gordon Bruce & Roberto Giobbi Details of Handling on the Cover Pass Jan 21 2010 27
Roberto Giobbi Gestalt Theorie for Magic Jan 22 2010 28
Roberto Giobbi Actus Interruptus Jan 23 2010 29
Roberto Giobbi Tip on Tips a way to get tips doing restaurant magic Jan 24 2010 30
Roberto Giobbi A Force and a Location psychological spread force, key card placement out Jan 25 2010 31
Roberto Giobbi Complete Vanish of a Coin sleeve Jan 26 2010 32
Roberto Giobbi Unorthodox Second Deal see also "Second Deal" (Douglas Francis, The Sphinx, Vol. 47 No. 1, March 1948, p. 6),
"The Movie Second" (1959)
Jan 27 2010 33
Juan Tamariz & Roberto Giobbi Tamariz on the Subject of Magic on TV notes from 2006 Escorial meeting Jan 28 2010 34
Roberto Giobbi Bridge Control Jan 29 2010 36
Gabriel Moreno Double Lift Replacement Jan 30 2010 37
Roberto Giobbi The Poor Man's Luxury on thank you letters for customers Jan 31 2010 38
Roberto Giobbi Give and Take three pieces of advice Feb 1 2010 39
Roberto Giobbi No Hands, Ma on handling the cards less, no touching Feb 2 2010 40
Howard Schwarzman Picking Up the Deck picking up deck from smooth surface Feb 3 2010 41
Roberto Giobbi Details quotes on attention to detail Feb 4 2010 42
Roberto Giobbi Favourite Criticisms anecdotes see also Pabular Vol. 2, No. 4. Suggestions by Alex Elmsley, what to say after having seen a bad show. Feb 5 2010 43
Roberto Giobbi Savoir Vivre how to prepare old Cognac, Brandy, Armagnac or rum before drinking Feb 6 2010 44
Roberto Giobbi Geometry Versus Art on a saying by Picasso Feb 7 2010 45
Roberto Giobbi How to Memorize a Serial Number Entertainingly Feb 8 2010 46
Roberto Giobbi Simple Single-Card Switch table edge Feb 9 2010 47
Vanni Bossi & Roberto Giobbi Souvenir Card nice way to hand out a signed playing card, business Feb 10 2010 48
Unknown Best Hop bluff see also "Bluff Table Pass" (1938) Feb 11 2010 50
Fred Kaps Fred Kaps's Force re-count Feb 12 2010 51
Edward Marlo Key Card Placement see also "Placing the Key Cards" (Edward Marlo, 1952) Feb 13 2010 52
Roberto Giobbi List of Twelve Books to Reread Feb 14 2010 53
Roberto Giobbi Quotes on Astonishment and Wonderment Feb 15 2010 54
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Biographies of Magicians Feb 16 2010 55
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Book for the (Not So) Illiterate see also "One-Liners" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010),
"Magic One-Liners by Otero" (Gustavo Otero & Roberto Giobbi, 2016)
Feb 17 2010 56
Roberto Giobbi Three Favorite Anecdotes Marlo, Elmsley Feb 18 2010 57
Roberto Giobbi Ten Tips on Marketing Yourself Feb 19 2010 58
Roberto Giobbi & Juan Tamariz How Did you Do That? how to answer the question "How did you do that?" Feb 20 2010 59
Roberto Giobbi Top Seven Maxims of Life Feb 21 2010 60
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten Quotes Related to Card Magic Feb 22 2010 61
Roberto Giobbi Swing Cut at a Break two methods Feb 23 2010 62
Roberto Giobbi Control with a Swing Cut at a Break Feb 24 2010 63
Roberto Giobbi Top Quotes Related to Magic Feb 25 2010 64
Rainer Teschner Teschner's Top Stock Control finesse for injog shuffle Feb 26 2010 65
Edward Marlo Marlo's Bluff Cut single cut to shift cards to bottom Feb 27 2010 66
Roberto Giobbi Another Overhand Shuffle Glimpse Feb 28 2010 67
Roberto Giobbi Multiple Peek Control one after the other Feb 29 2010 68
Rainer Teschner Teschner's Selection Control delayed in demonstration, also as set-up for stop trick Mar 1 2010 69
Roberto Giobbi The Sliding Double Mar 2 2010 70
Roberto Giobbi The Amazing Coincidence three packets are dealt, matching values on top, re-counting Mar 3 2010 71
Roberto Giobbi Top Dozen Einstein Quotes see also "Some Known And Some Lesser Known Einstein Quotes" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Mar 4 2010 72
Roberto Giobbi Prop or Instrument Mar 5 2010 73
Juan Tamariz Remember, You Shuffled I ploy so audience remembers that the cards are shuffled Mar 6 2010 74
Roberto Giobbi Remember, You Shuffled II ploys so audience remembers that the cards are shuffled Mar 7 2010 75
Roberto Giobbi Top (Non) Sense Quotes Mar 8 2010 76
Roberto Giobbi Push-In inserting a card at inner end with applications:
- setting key
- next to crimp or getting break
- Diagonal Palm Shift (see also John Carney, Book of Secrets)
Mar 9 2010 77
Roberto Giobbi A Humorous Out out for situation when spectator think of any card Mar 10 2010 78
Roberto Giobbi Out and Quickie out for situation when spectator think of any card, posed as problem see also "Solution for Out and Quickie" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Mar 11 2010 79
Roberto Giobbi Solution for Out and Quickie out for situation when spectator think of any card, solution see also "Out and Quickie" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010) Mar 12 2010 80
Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon An Emotional Out out for situation when spectator think of any card see also "Emotional Reaction" (Dai Vernon, 1959) Mar 13 2010 81
Roberto Giobbi Top Fifteen Humorous Quotes Mar 14 2010 82
Unknown The Goldin Pass more a flourish cut Mar 15 2010 83
S. W. Erdnase Cyclic False Shuffle Mar 16 2010 84
Roberto Giobbi Give It a Stab stabbing effect with Svengali Deck see also "The Wrapped Pack" (1937) Mar 17 2010 86
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling Mar 18 2010 87
Roberto Giobbi A Not So Mathematical Control reciting lyrics Mar 19 2010 88
Roberto Giobbi Double Lift Substitute Mar 20 2010 89
Roberto Giobbi Top Ten General Quotes Mar 21 2010 90
Eddie Fechter Fechter's Slide Control bringing top card to bottom Mar 22 2010 91
Roberto Giobbi & Edward Marlo Good and Better key card placement after peek see also "Key Card Placement" (Edward Marlo, 2010) Mar 23 2010 92
Roberto Giobbi Ten Favorite Little-Known or Little-Used Sleights Mar 24 2010 93
Roberto Giobbi Tent Vanish Subtlety making use of duplicate card/joker Mar 25 2010 94
Roberto Giobbi Double Undercut Control Mar 26 2010 95
Roberto Giobbi The Ten Most Underestimated Tricks Mar 27 2010 96
Roberto Giobbi Fan Control card selected from circular fan is controlled Mar 28 2010 97
Unknown Fan Step Mar 28 2010 97
Roberto Giobbi Benefits of Practicing Magic Mar 29 2010 98
Roberto Giobbi Cover for the Top Change cough Mar 30 2010 100
Roberto Giobbi After the Break dribble procedure as delay Mar 31 2010 101
Roberto Giobbi An Essential Library Apr 1 2010 102
Roberto Giobbi Controlled Control overhand shuffle control to small number from bottom Apr 2 2010 103
Roberto Giobbi A Red-Black False Riffle Shuffle application inspired by "V. To Retain Bottom Stock. Riffle II and Cut IV" (S. W. Erdnase, 1902) Apr 3 2010 104
Roberto Giobbi Self-Criticism Apr 4 2010 105
Unknown Out of Proportion puzzle Apr 5 2010 106
Roberto Giobbi Si Stebbins/Galasso comment on the stack Apr 6 2010 107
Dai Vernon In Lieu of the Diagonal Push-In see also "Insertion of the Cards" (Dai Vernon, 1950) Apr 7 2010 108
Gabriel Moreno Triumph for Okito method to reverse top half at end of Triumph Apr 8 2010 109
Roberto Giobbi Upside-Down Lady story for Thatcher illusion Apr 9 2010 110
Roberto Giobbi Critique and Reviews Apr 10 2010 111
Roberto Giobbi Cards and Coins - and a Plot intro to connect cards and coins Apr 11 2010 112
Lutz Müller Psychological Meaning of Magic for a Spectator Apr 12 2010 113
Roberto Giobbi Complex Conjuring Apr 13 2010 114
Roberto Giobbi Structure and Chaos Apr 14 2010 115
Roberto Giobbi What is a Good Trick? "the criterion of Carlyle" Apr 15 2010 116
Roberto Giobbi Commerce Versus Art Apr 16 2010 117
Roberto Giobbi On Taking Notes Apr 17 2010 118
Roberto Giobbi & Jimmy Grippo Magic and Gambling Grippo's answer why he did not gamble see also Frank Garcia's "Marked Cards and Loaded Dice" p.18 Apr 18 2010 119
Roberto Giobbi Mnemonics at the Gym Apr 19 2010 120
Dr. James William Elliott Advice from the Masters Apr 20 2010 121
Roberto Giobbi Dai Vernon at the Magic Castle one of Vernon's acts performed at the castle Apr 21 2010 122
Roberto Giobbi A Frivolous Stack eight kings revised Apr 22 2010 123
Roberto Giobbi How Real is Reality? anecdote of Picasso Apr 23 2010 124
Roberto Giobbi Make it Shorter Apr 24 2010 125
Roberto Giobbi Juan Tamariz and His Teachers Apr 25 2010 126
Roberto Giobbi My Epitaph Apr 26 2010 127
Roberto Giobbi Thoughts on Del Ray Apr 27 2010 128
David Malek Dealing Procedure in Gambling Demonstrations how to speed up dealing for a game Apr 28 2010 129
Roberto Giobbi Defining Magic quotes see also "What is Magic?" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Apr 29 2010 130
Roberto Giobbi Better Magic - Better Magician Apr 30 2010 131
Roberto Giobbi My Birthday - A Biographical Bit May 1 2010 132
Roberto Giobbi Tilt to the Hilt double ambitious sequence, including impromptu duplicates May 2 2010 133
Roberto Giobbi Another Card Production May 3 2010 134
Roberto Giobbi Four Ace Production May 4 2010 135
Roberto Giobbi One-Liners Picasso's drawings see also "Favorite Book for the (Not So) Illiterate" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010),
"Magic One-Liners by Otero" (Gustavo Otero & Roberto Giobbi, 2016)
May 5 2010 136
Jean-Claude Pagès & Unknown Lapping Elmsley no credit but similar to reference see also "Jean-Claude Pages's Lapping Method" (Jean-Claude Pagès, 2000) May 6 2010 137
Roberto Giobbi Magic of the Hands handling of trick using only the fingers May 7 2010 138
Roberto Giobbi More and Further Magic of the Hands handling of trick using only the fingers May 8 2010 139
Roberto Giobbi Writer's Motivation I May 9 2010 140
Roberto Giobbi Writer's Motivation II May 10 2010 141
Roberto Giobbi Ultimate Magic of the Hands handling of trick using only the fingers May 11 2010 142
Roberto Giobbi The Card Expert card plots May 12 2010 143
Roberto Giobbi Top Palm Subtlety and Quickie May 13 2010 144
Denis Moroso & Roberto Giobbi Qualities of Excellence May 14 2010 145
Roberto Giobbi Corner Switch for a Bill see also "Tobacco Road" (Paul Gertner, 1983) May 15 2010 146
Roberto Giobbi & Luis Marino On Shoes handling of shoes, three tips May 16 2010 147
Fred Kaps Idea for a Close-up Act egg bag as prop container May 17 2010 148
Roberto Giobbi Magic for Theater May 18 2010 149
Roberto Giobbi Replies to Journalists replies to provocative or silly questions May 19 2010 150
Roberto Giobbi Creation May 20 2010 151
Roberto Giobbi Holmes and Magic May 21 2010 152
Roberto Giobbi Clarity May 22 2010 153
Roberto Giobbi Magic and Music May 23 2010 154
Roberto Giobbi Five Readers Over My Shoulder May 24 2010 155
Roberto Giobbi Stage Fright May 25 2010 156
Dai Vernon Top-Stock Control with Riffle Shuffle alternative for Stevens Control May 26 2010 157
Roberto Giobbi The Art of Magic magic as art May 27 2010 158
Pekka Gunst Reindeer Puzzle match puzzle May 28 2010 159
Charlie Miller & Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Card inspired by "The Torn Card" (Charlie Miller, 1961) May 29 2010 160
Roberto Giobbi Sillicismus "irritating" popular quotes of magicians May 30 2010 161
Roberto Giobbi Repetition May 31 2010 162
Roberto Giobbi Wishes June 1 2010 163
Roberto Giobbi Transformation simple transformation of aces into royal flush June 2 2010 164
Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move June 2 2010 164
Edward Marlo ATFUS June 2 2010 164
Roberto Giobbi Out gag out when finding wrong card June 3 2010 165
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Draw Advantage putting a crimp into a business card so it does not stick to other cards, prize winning tool at trade shows June 4 2010 166
Roberto Giobbi Formal Minimalism June 5 2010 167
Roberto Giobbi Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) June 6 2010 168
Roberto Giobbi Anecdote of Louis de Funès June 7 2010 169
Fred Kaps Fred Kaps's Birthday handling for so-called Hofzinser Top Change June 8 2010 170
Roberto Giobbi Jardine Ellis Lecture June 9 2010 172
Roberto Giobbi A Short Routine with Sponges using purse frame June 10 2010 173
John Carney & Roberto Giobbi Flash Production of a Sponge Ball see also "Sponge Ball Production" (John Carney, 1991) June 11 2010 174
Roberto Giobbi Subtleties for Sponge Ball Magic June 12 2010 175
Roberto Giobbi & Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Dead Heat of Artanis June 13 2010 176
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Meets Daley four of a kind appears at bottom of packets see also "Facelift" (Steve Beam, 2015) June 14 2010 177
Roberto Giobbi Devant and Goliath of David Devant June 15 2010 178
Roberto Giobbi Thoughts on Cups-and-Balls Loads June 16 2010 179
Dai Vernon & Charlie Miller Cups-and-Balls Pendulum Loading June 17 2010 180
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Anecdote Willi Wessel's table June 18 2010 181
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Accused of Child Abuse of Vernon's children June 19 2010 182
Alex Elmsley & Roberto Giobbi Marlofactor anecdote of Marlo and Elmsley June 20 2010 183
Roberto Giobbi Carta-da-Fé how to burn a card June 21 2010 184
Fredo Raxon Clear Writing getting the spectator to write legibly June 22 2010 185
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Classic Sampler by Michael Skinner June 23 2010 186
Roberto Giobbi Staging a Three-Card Monte Game useful for presentation June 24 2010 188
Roberto Giobbi Bill in Lemon Concentrate analysis of problems June 25 2010 189
Roberto Giobbi Applause June 26 2010 190
Roberto Giobbi Applauding Vivaldi on the difference of a classical concert and a magic show, educating an audience June 27 2010 192
Flip Hallema & Roberto Giobbi An Artist's Copyright Notice from Flip's lecture notes June 28 2010 193
John Carney Breast-Pocket Ploy breast pocket stays open, is divided into two compartments June 29 2010 194
Roberto Giobbi You anecdote of Goshman June 30 2010 195
Roberto Giobbi & Carlhorst Meier Details for a Climax see also "Climax for a Dice Routine" (Dai Vernon, 1957) July 1 2010 196
Roberto Giobbi Climax for a Knife Routine transforming a knife into many small knives July 2 2010 197
Roberto Giobbi A Touch for Clifton's Ring Steal July 3 2010 198
Roberto Giobbi San Giovanni Bosco July 4 2010 199
Roberto Giobbi Gestures gestures script July 5 2010 200
Roberto Giobbi Invitations by Avalanche July 6 2010 201
Steve Draun The Empty Pocket showing trouser pocket empty July 7 2010 202
Gordon Bruce Double Divination two cards glimpsed in odd-colored half while riffling, divided deck July 8 2010 203
Judson S. Brown & Jack McMillen Tell-Tale Color Glimpse glimpsing odd-colored card while riffling July 8 2010 203
Fred Kaps Fantastic Tranceposition from packet to packet, biddle trick methodology July 9 2010 204
Roberto Giobbi Jam Sessions plan for a jam session July 10 2010 205
Roberto Giobbi Marketing July 11 2010 206
Roberto Giobbi Intriguing Thoughts dressed up divination July 12 2010 207
Roberto Giobbi Notebooks ad Storage for Information July 13 2010 208
Roberto Giobbi Card Control Demonstration retaining aces on top after shuffle and cut July 14 2010 210
Roberto Giobbi Climax to an Unexpected Poker Deal inspired by "Negative Stock Shuffle" (Karl Fulves, 1973) July 15 2010 211
Roberto Giobbi Postcard Cue Card strategy to openly do a small set-up July 16 2010 212
Roberto Giobbi Wrong Card outs when wrong card is located July 17 2010 213
Roberto Giobbi Table Magic I: Thoughts on Opening Private Shows at Tables on the approach July 18 2010 214
Roberto Giobbi & Patrick Page Table Magic II: Getting to the Next Table getting great reactions at the first table July 19 2010 216
Roberto Giobbi Table Magic III: Openers for Private Shows at Tables on openers, ideas by Ron Wilson, Camillo and Tommy Wonder July 20 2010 217
Roberto Giobbi Thoughts on "Table-Hopping" July 21 2010 218
Fred Kaps The Fred Kaps Color Change July 22 2010 219
Roberto Giobbi Talk being able to talk intelligently about magic July 23 2010 220
Roberto Giobbi Opener anecdote as an opener (Churchill & Shaw) July 24 2010 221
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch July 25 2010 222
Al Koran & Roberto Giobbi One-Deck Do-as-I-Do miscalling see also "Double Thought" (Al Koran, 1967) July 26 2010 223
Theodore Annemann & Roberto Giobbi One-Way Turnaround see also "A New Kink" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) July 27 2010 224
Fred Kaps The Involuntary Stooge see also "To Make the Spectator Reverse the Card Himself" (1938) July 28 2010 225
Roberto Giobbi More One-Way Ploys using peek procedure from incomplete faro condition July 29 2010 226
Edward Marlo & Don Weber IFC Transfer transferring card from top half to bottom half, brief July 29 2010 226
Max Giebe A Safer One-Way clothespin July 30 2010 227
Roberto Giobbi Cross-Referencing Practice July 31 2010 228
Roberto Giobbi Uniqueness on personality Aug 1 2010 229
Fantasio The Invisible Thimble Aug 2 2010 230
Roberto Giobbi Folded Card to Purse Frame card comes out of purse frame Aug 3 2010 231
Frederick Braue & Roberto Giobbi Ambitious I inspired by "The Pop-Up Card" (Frederick Braue, 1940) Aug 4 2010 232
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious II in card case Aug 5 2010 234
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious III: Creating an Impromptu Double-Backer two methods Aug 6 2010 235
Louis Zingone & Frederick Braue & Neal Elias & Roberto Giobbi Ambitious IV two times to top, then secret steal Aug 7 2010 236
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious V spelling sequence Aug 8 2010 237
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious VI setting up for another double lift Aug 9 2010 238
Unknown K.M. Move with Half Deck Aug 9 2010 238
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Problem plot problem, ambitious phase with three piles, ace production climax Aug 10 2010 239
Roberto Giobbi Trick Questions Aug 11 2010 240
Roberto Giobbi More Trick Questions Aug 12 2010 241
Roberto Giobbi Pocket-Calculator Magic presentation for old number trick on calculator Aug 13 2010 242
Roberto Giobbi The Ghoti is a Fish why ghoti means fish, pronunciation gag see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1948) Aug 14 2010 243
Roberto Giobbi Four Number Problems Aug 15 2010 244
Roberto Giobbi & John Conway An Optical Curiosity optical illusion Aug 16 2010 245
Roberto Giobbi Old Props see also "Kangaroo Card" (1948) Aug 17 2010 246
Roberto Giobbi Greetings by Night choice of stamp is predicted, multiple out Aug 18 2010 247
Roberto Giobbi Tea for Profit teabag changes into bill Aug 19 2010 248
Roberto Giobbi The Versatile Wallet wallet as conserved pocket space, what to store Aug 20 2010 249
Roberto Giobbi & Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin Lyophilized Money burnt white paper transforms into bill, then into higher denomination bill, inspired by Robert-Houdin's "La pièce fusible" Aug 21 2010 250
Roberto Giobbi The Creation of an Egg cigarette paper is blown up into real egg Aug 22 2010 252
Carlhorst Meier & Roberto Giobbi Double Divination stacked deck Aug 23 2010 253
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Cutting to a Crimp Aug 24 2010 254
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Paper Divination motivation for a switch Aug 25 2010 255
Roberto Giobbi Recovering from FISM at Giobbi's photo with Hollingworth, Maven, Green, Paviato and Bossi Aug 26 2010 256
Roberto Giobbi Tricks for Children list Aug 27 2010 257
Roberto Giobbi Rank of Poker Hands Aug 28 2010 258
Fred Kaps The Program is Wild idea for wild card plot Aug 29 2010 259
Roberto Giobbi Another Key-Card Placement dribble handling Aug 30 2010 260
Roberto Giobbi Linking Rings general comments Aug 31 2010 261
Roberto Giobbi Okito-san Meets Mr. Terrific motivating an Okito Box Sep 1 2010 262
Roberto Giobbi Favorite Films Sep 2 2010 263
Unknown Edge-Marked Cards only visible when beveled see also "The Tail of the "Q"" (Victor Farelli, 1933) Sep 3 2010 264
Unknown Relative Circles arm movement stunt Sep 4 2010 265
Arnold Liebertz & Roberto Giobbi Any Wallet a Himber Wallet Sep 5 2010 266
Roberto Giobbi Card Change in Wallet blank card in wallet changes into selection Sep 5 2010 267
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Demonstration card counting demonstration with small set-up Sep 6 2010 268
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Enhanced card counting demonstration with small set-up Sep 7 2010 269
Roberto Giobbi Concerning Hand Movements Sep 8 2010 270
Roberto Giobbi Cards and Perception on visibility and jumbo cards Sep 9 2010 271
Roberto Giobbi Visual Effect Versus Conceptual Effect appeal to heart and mind Sep 10 2010 272
Roberto Giobbi Pause and Applause Sep 11 2010 273
Roberto Giobbi The Art of Close-Up Magic Sep 12 2010 274
Roberto Giobbi The Beauty of Asymmetry Sep 13 2010 275
Roberto Giobbi Triple Divination how to present the divination of multiple cards Sep 14 2010 276
Roberto Giobbi Thinking Mode Sep 15 2010 277
Roberto Giobbi Ready Freddie anecdote of Fred Robinson and Fred Kaps Sep 16 2010 278
Roberto Giobbi Magic and Space making magic spatial Sep 17 2010 279
Roberto Giobbi The Pareto Principle in Magic 80-20 rule applied to magic Sep 18 2010 280
Roberto Giobbi The Spiral of Evolution 1. unconscious incompetence
2. conscious incompetence
3. conscious competence
4. unconscious competence
Sep 19 2010 281
Roberto Giobbi Personal Reaction: Feel the Magic Sep 20 2010 282
Roberto Giobbi Bringing Obejects to Life personification, sound,proper movement and attribution of characteristics Sep 21 2010 283
Roberto Giobbi Stage Movement Sep 22 2010 284
Roberto Giobbi Accidental Drop Sep 23 2010 285
Roberto Giobbi Breaking in a New Deck Sep 24 2010 286
Roberto Giobbi Subtext Sep 25 2010 287
Roberto Giobbi Ending a Private Show at a Table Sep 26 2010 288
Roberto Giobbi Useless Tricks Sep 27 2010 289
Roberto Giobbi Symbolism in Magic Sep 28 2010 290
Unknown Number Puzzles Sep 29 2010 291
Roberto Giobbi Counter-Intuition on the Monty Hall Problem Sep 30 2010 292
Roberto Giobbi Logic Dethroned logical fallacies gags Oct 1 2010 293
Max Maven* Paradox Prediction Oct 2 2010 294
Tony Cachadina Two-Coin Transposition and Vanish Tenkai Pennies followed by vanish Oct 3 2010 295
Roberto Giobbi Copper-Silver Transposition coin in hand with coin in purse Oct 4 2010 296
Roberto Giobbi Five Books five non-magic books for magicians Oct 5 2010 297
Roberto Giobbi Paradoxes quotes see also "Paradoxes" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Oct 6 2010 298
Roberto Giobbi Smullyan Kiss how to kiss a woman Oct 7 2010 299
Unknown Bar Bet probability bet Oct 8 2010 300
Unknown Another Bar Bet coin removed from underneath object Oct 9 2010 301
Steve Beam & Roberto Giobbi The Vanishing Pen Oct 10 2010 302
Roberto Giobbi Table Magic Opener number prediction, thumb writer Oct 11 2010 303
Roberto Giobbi Business Card Ideas tips on handing out business cards Oct 12 2010 304
Unknown Puzzle of the Nine Letters Oct 13 2010 305
Roberto Giobbi The Binary Down-Under Deal mnemonic aid to remember which position a card must start in Oct 14 2010 306
Lennart Green Magical Supination an Pronation turning the hand 180% without moving the wrist, puzzle Oct 15 2010 307
Roberto Giobbi Clichés see also "Linear Solutions" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Oct 16 2010 308
David Williamson Bottle Cap Prediction bottle as prediction, final gag Oct 17 2010 309
Roberto Giobbi Thoughts on Coin Boxes thoughts on motivation Oct 18 2010 310
Unknown The Obedient Lemon stop-on-string ball with lemon Oct 19 2010 311
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendar see also "Days of Force" (Mel Stover, 1945) Oct 20 2010 312
Unknown The Psychic Rubber Band prediction written on rubber band Oct 21 2010 314
Fred Kaps & Nick Trost Venus VS. Mars Trost's "Eight-Card Brainwave" with male/female cards Oct 22 2010 315
Roberto Giobbi An Overhand Shuffle Control Oct 23 2010 316
Roberto Giobbi Automatic Key-Card Placement out-of-hands Oct 24 2010 317
Roberto Giobbi Stay! how to prepare a book that the pages stay open Oct 25 2010 318
Roberto Giobbi Which Wine Would You Like? forcing wine with Roy Baker's PATEO Force Oct 26 2010 319
Roberto Giobbi Getting Rid of Extra Cards Above a Selection five methods Oct 27 2010 320
Collin Lynn Lynn's Bold-Pass Card Control Oct 28 2010 321
Roberto Giobbi The Fake Take and Variations Oct 29 2010 322
Roberto Giobbi Book for an Island Oct 30 2010 323
Roberto Giobbi The Magic Menu menu card with tricks Oct 31 2010 324
Roberto Giobbi A Built-In Shiner cards with gilded edges Nov 1 2010 325
Roberto Giobbi To Practice Estimation Nov 2 2010 326
Roberto Giobbi Early Giobbi photos Nov 3 2010 327
Richard Vollmer & Steve Belchou Belchou Varied Nov 4 2010 328
Roberto Giobbi Teach a Layperson what to teach Nov 5 2010 329
Roberto Giobbi A Bold Force handling for old re-counting force Nov 6 2010 330
Tom Sellers Quick Sellers spot card forced, that many cards turn over Nov 7 2010 331
Roberto Giobbi Card to Envelope and Wallet thoughts Nov 8 2010 332
Roberto Giobbi How to Limit a Number Nov 9 2010 333
Arturo de Ascanio An Ascanian Buckle Count Subtlety Nov 10 2010 334
Roberto Giobbi When You've Lost the Card two strategies Nov 11 2010 335
Unknown Finger Questions puzzles with fingers Nov 12 2010 336
Roberto Giobbi Sucker Effect how to perform a sucker effect without offending people Nov 13 2010 337
Edward Marlo Marlo's Hands uncommented photographs of some Charlier type pass Nov 14 2010 338
Roberto Giobbi Seven Tips on Practice Nov 15 2010 340
Vanni Bossi Vanni Bossi's Wild Money presentation for flash cash Nov 16 2010 341
Roberto Giobbi More Thoughts on "Flash Cash" Nov 17 2010 342
Roberto Giobbi Yet Another Idea for "Flash Cash" Nov 18 2010 343
Roberto Giobbi Bridge Over Hindu doing a bridge and setting it over selection Nov 19 2010 344
Roberto Giobbi Pass At the Bridge different handling inspired by "The Display Pass" (Juan Tamariz, 2000) Nov 20 2010 345
Roberto Giobbi How to Read a Book Nov 21 2010 346
Roberto Giobbi Scoring System for tricks in books Nov 22 2010 347
Roberto Giobbi Categories for My Filing System Nov 23 2010 348
Roberto Giobbi Synonyms for the Word "Trick" Nov 24 2010 349
Roberto Giobbi That's Not Commercial Nov 25 2010 350
Roberto Giobbi You Have to Entertain Them First Nov 26 2010 351
Roberto Giobbi Magic Lottery idea for performance structure Nov 27 2010 352
Roberto Giobbi & Gaetan Bloom Guest Book using a guest books while working at tables see also "Magic Guest Book" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Nov 28 2010 353
Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Ploy thoughts Nov 29 2010 354
Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Justification Nov 30 2010 356
Roberto Giobbi The Rememorized Deck on learning mnemonica Dec 1 2010 357
Roberto Giobbi 2nd December on palindromes see also "More Word Curiosities" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Dec 2 2010 358
Roberto Giobbi Anagrams see also "More Word Curiosities" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) Dec 3 2010 359
Roberto Giobbi A Koan for True Innovation Dec 4 2010 360
Roberto Giobbi Photos With... Paviato, Ascanio, Elmsley, Lavand, Cachadina, Vazquez, Thompson, Takagi and Bossi Dec 5 2010 361
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Subtlety for Stealing a Coin Dec 6 2010 362
Roberto Giobbi Simplicity and Essence Einstein & co Dec 7 2010 364
Roberto Giobbi Artistic Magic Dec 8 2010 365
Roberto Giobbi A Touch on the Braue Addition Dec 9 2010 366
Roberto Giobbi List of Intelligentsia list of interesting people in terms of their theoretical, conceptual and philosophical thinking Dec 10 2010 368
Roberto Giobbi Ten Professional Tips on different things Dec 11 2010 369
Roberto Giobbi Applications of the All-Around Square-Up list with applications Dec 12 2010 370
Roberto Giobbi Usefully Useless doing things for pleasure Dec 13 2010 372
Roberto Giobbi Inform Your Audience using tricks to educate audience about magic Dec 14 2010 373
Lennart Green A Special-Deck Mnemonic how to know if a deck you open is a gaffed one Dec 15 2010 374
Roberto Giobbi The Most Incredible Magic Trick Dec 16 2010 375
Roberto Giobbi Creativity Dec 17 2010 376
Roberto Giobbi Mind Map of Card College, Volumes 3 and 4 Dec 18 2010 377
Roberto Giobbi Mind Mapping Vernon overview of Vernon's life and work in one mind map Dec 19 2010 378
Roberto Giobbi Top Stock Control see also Top Slug Control in Steve Forte's Casino Protection Dec 20 2010 379
Roberto Giobbi Books VS. Videos Dec 21 2010 380
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Sandwich Switch from the Daley Notebooks Dec 22 2010 381
Roberto Giobbi Show VS. Teach Dec 23 2010 382
Joachim Wolf Going to the Pocket tip Dec 24 2010 383
Roberto Giobbi A Layman's Memory Dec 25 2010 384
Roberto Giobbi Classic Card Tricks Not to be Forgotten list Dec 26 2010 385
Fred Kaps An Unusual Double Lift as used by Fred Kaps Dec 27 2010 386
Roberto Giobbi The Ten Greatest Card Tricks Dec 28 2010 387
Roberto Giobbi The Utility Bag and the Essential Utility Bag Dec 29 2010 388
Roberto Giobbi Prologue Dec 30 2010 390
Roberto Giobbi Epilogue Dec 31 2010 391