The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc.
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc.
Work of John Lovick
220 pages (Hardcover), published by Squash Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Robin Fuqua & John Lovick
Language: English
(50 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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John Lovick Acknowledgements iv
John Lovick Foreword ix
Handsome Jack* Preface xiii
Penn Jillette & Teller Introduction xv
John Lovick Bottle? Rock It! 3
John Lovick On Openers 3
John Lovick The Handsome Jack Lotto presentation for McCombical Prediction inspired by "Lucky Cards" (Roy Johnson, By My Guest Plus!, 1989) 11
John Lovick They Say It's Your Birthday animated drawing, given out at the end inspired by "Cardiographic" (Martin Lewis, 1985) 17
John Lovick The 100th Dollar Bill Change no thumb tip 25
Joel Givens Bill Display Subtlety hands with bill shown empty while a second bill remains hidden 28
John Lovick Persona and Other Pieces of the Performance Puzzle 35
John Lovick & Bruce Cervon Ten-Card Red Rover with a Black Jack Kicker combo of cards to pocket, 6-card repeat, homing card see also "One Hand Six Card Repeat" ("Senator" Clark Crandall, 1954 / 27) 45
John Lovick Buckle Count Tip 46
U. F. Grant Extra Pocket see also footnote 7 47
John Lovick & Helder Guimarães Streamlined Homage inspired by "Homage" (Helder Guimarães, Red Mirror DVD, 2010) 48
Unknown Vertical Ascanio Spread 49
John Lovick That's My Ring! borrowed rings appear to be at several places at once inspired by "You Axed For It" (Michael Close & John Cornelius, 1993) 53
Unknown Slip Knot with Finger Ring 55
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move 56
Michael Close Ring Switch 58
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Ring from Ring Box Extraction 59
John Lovick A Dip into Scripture predicting a selected bible verse inspired by "Journey to Love" (David Regal, 2002) 61
Unknown Number Force cards with numbers distributed, 2-digit numbers formed and added 64
John Lovick & David Regal Handsome in Love fair elimination process, last remaining card predicted inspired by "The Very Last Card" (David Regal, 2002) 69
John Lovick President Handsome riddle/illogicality with bills in which money is spent but apparently everyone, including the spender, walks away with profit inspired by "Borderline Case" (Maurice Fogel, In Search of the Sensational, 2007),
"The Secret" (David Regal, Genii, June 2008)
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings inspired by "Sneak Thief" (Larry Becker, Stunners, 1992) 83
Larry Becker Peeking a Drawing 86
John Lovick Saint Jack cards with predictions, any selected one becomes true, clown nose sight gag finale inspired by "Automantic" (Philip T. Goldstein, 2000) 99
Unknown Spectator Cuts to the Aces Procedure with 3 cards see also "The Spectator Refuses to Cut to the Four Aces" (Allan Ackerman, 1970) 103
John Lovick Hand in My Pocket one hand in pocket, selection signed and returned one-handed, appears in pocket in isolated hand, credit information, with 4 variations inspired by unpublished Max Maven effect 107
Jack McMillen Production from Pocket top card of deck apparently extracted from pocket 110
Unknown Ultra Move brief 112
Unknown Wrist Turn Peek 112
John Lovick My Dream of Mind Reading blank deck finale, credit information inspired by "Mindreader's Dream" (Bob Hummer, 1952),
varied by "On "My Dream of Mind Reading"" (Anton van Helden, 2016)
Joshua Jay On "My Dream of Mind Reading" thoughts on this and Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream" 117
Anton van Helden On "My Dream of Mind Reading" blank deck finale, thought-of card is only printed one inspired by "Mindreader's Dream" (Bob Hummer, 1952),
"My Dream of Mind Reading" (John Lovick, 2016)
John Lovick Houdini Outdone! handcuff escape, linking with spectators arms inspired by "The Incredible Suit Jacket Escape" (Anthony Lindan, DVD, 2010),
"Cuff Links" (Harry Anderson, Wise Guy, 1993)
John Lovick The Reparation inspired by "Piece by Piece" (David Regal, 1987),
"Reformation" (Guy Hollingworth, 1999),
varied by "The Reparation Strikes Back" (John Lovick, 2016)
John Lovick Piece by Piece Restorations credit information 129
John Lovick The Reparation Strikes Back inspired by "The Reparation" (John Lovick, 2016) 143
John Lovick Scripting and Similar Essentials 157
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slates inspired by "The Slates" (Juan Tamariz, 1988) 167
John Lovick Vainfabulation presentation for confabulation routine, no impression or double writing inspired by "Confabulous!" (Ron Wilson, The Uncanny Scot, 1987) 175
John Lovick Envelope Load inspired by "On the LePaul Envelope Set" (Roberto Giobbi & Paul LePaul, 2003) 186
John Lovick Eyes Wide Shut card from spectator's blouse to performer's fly inspired by "The Risqué Aces" (Jason Randal, Magic for Professionals, 1982),
Dan Fleshman (The Very Best Yet!, 1990)
Sylvan Barnet Back Count 3 as 4 counted from deck, first one stolen back see also Genii (July 1944) 192
Pete McCabe Face-Out Ghost Count vertical 192
John Lovick Mutilation & Restoration with Explanation (and Additional Restoration) paper torn and restored, fake explanation with grappler or sock (credit info about Harry Anderson), torn pieces restored as well 199
John Lovick John Lovick 213
John Lovick Handsome Jack 213