Mutus Nomen
Mutus Nomen
Notes on a classic
written by Karl Fulves
1998
Work of Karl Fulves
82 pages (Spiralbound), Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
(32 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Karl Fulves Introduction
Unknown Mutus Nomen "The Classic Effect" 1
Karl Fulves You're How Old? "The First Layout", ace through 9 of two suits, spectator remembers pair with her age, in the end birth year announced 4
Karl Fulves Stolen Numbers "The First Layout", telephone number presentation, 10 cards (ace through 10) are laid out in which spectator's indicate their rows inspired by "Mutus, Nomen, Dedit, Cocis" (Rupert Slater & John Northern Hilliard, 1938) 7
Karl Fulves A Muted Nomen "The First Layout", spectators each remember one card in poker hand 11
Karl Fulves Fragments "The First Layout", poker presentation 14
Karl Fulves & Stewart Judah Crime Time "The Second Layout", using Judah shuffling sequence to set for the deal 17
Karl Fulves Bar Room Poker "The Second Layout", shuffling sequence to set for deal, 9 pairs varied by "Back Room Poker" (Sam Schwartz, 1998) 19
Sam Schwartz Back Room Poker shuffling sequence to set for deal, 9 pairs inspired by "Bar Room Poker" (Karl Fulves, 1998) 21
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration 23
Karl Fulves Mumbles "The Second Layout", 10 value pairs, joker put between any pair, this pair later divined, anti-faro version inspired by "The English Equivalent" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 28
Karl Fulves & Stewart Judah Notes on a Shuffle "The Judah Shuffle", analyzing the distribution shuffle, "Quatrate?" term explained 30
Karl Fulves Shadow Land "The Judah Shuffle" 33
Karl Fulves Twin Effect "The Judah Shuffle", 3 visible and 3 invisible spectators 35
Karl Fulves The Card Counter "The Judah Shuffle", 10s through Aces used for blackjack presentation, 3 spectators 39
Karl Fulves Speechless "Without Words" (meaning without word codes in layout) 44
Karl Fulves Close Packing "Without Words" 46
Karl Fulves Family Reunion "Without Words", done with 20 borrowed photos 48
Karl Fulves Body of Evidence "Without Words", non-card version with 20 doll-house furnishings, murder mystery presentation 50
Karl Fulves Personal Effects "New Maps", rectangle torn from newspaper is divided into grid, spectators circle words in the ads, performer later divines them see also "To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons" (1876) 52
Karl Fulves Paper Folding Note see also "Paradox Papers" (Martin Gardner, 1971) 54
Karl Fulves Date Certain "New Maps", up to 8 spectators fill in birthdates in grid which is cut apart and rearranged before it is divined 55
Sam Schwartz Map of the Mind "New Maps", paper with grid filled with card values that are later assigned to spectators 58
Karl Fulves His & Hers "New Maps", 2 papers with 16 squares filled out with names by girl and her boyfriend and cut into loose squares, their own names are in same position 61
Karl Fulves Anything Squared "New Maps", mutus nomen with random words on paper square inspired by Magical Pleasantries (Tom Sellers) 64
Karl Fulves Letters of Intent Mutus Nomen with alphabet cards 67
Karl Fulves The Odd Location spectator choses two cards and cuts them together into packet, other spectators as well 69
Karl Fulves Murder at Midnight with triplets instead of pairs 72
Sam Schwartz A Weight Problem with triplets, presentation about weight of spectator 75
Karl Fulves Psycho 9 spectators write day and month of birth on papers, later assigned to spectators with short readings 77
Karl Fulves Bibliography selective 82
Karl Fulves A Coincidence 2 cards in mutus nomen layout have odd backs, posed as problem 82