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Alexander Herrmann Czar Nicholas II. Anecdote anecdote about tearing deck in half 1909 The Art of Magic 25
Phoenix Jr. (reviewer) The Blackstone Show by Harry Blackstone 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Carl Brema's shop 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Walter B. Gibson Blackstone Anecdote 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dante selling his show, a Blackstone anecdote, Jay Marshall, J. A. Melrose, Russ Swann, Jack Marshall, Captain Harry Baker 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 179
Bruce Elliott Annemann Issue anecdotes of Ted Annemann 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 605
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, Audley Walsh, Dr Stanley Jaks 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 156) 630
Dr. Stanley Jaks Introduction on close-up magic, his book of mysteries, beautiful props appealing to women 1951 Who is this Dr. Jaks? 1
Stanley Collins Owen Clark 1952 Modern Coin Magic 333
Tony Corinda Section Three: Modesty and Mentalism Mixed exceptional uses of nail writer, Henry Slade, Madam Dis Debar, Carl Franks, Keeler, Chung Ling Soo 1958 The Swami Gimmick 16
Tony Corinda Radio Prediction anecdote working with David Berglas 1960 Publicity Stunts 377
Tony Corinda Personal Column Advert Stunt prediction in newspaper, anecdote with David Berglas 1960 Publicity Stunts 378
Maurice Fogel & Tony Corinda Fogel's Bullet Catching 1960 Publicity Stunts 379
Tony Corinda The Haunted House exorcice a ghost, Maurice Fogel anecdote 1960 Publicity Stunts 382
Lewis Ganson Malini, The Man 1962 Malini and His Magic 9
Lewis Ganson & Faucett Ross & Dai Vernon Malini the Promoter 1962 Malini and His Magic 81
Edwin Dearn Edwin Dearn's Letter letter on Malini to Lewis Ganson 1962 Malini and His Magic 97
Dr. Albert M. Wilson & Oliver Kendall & J. F. Rinn & Karl Fulves The Great Sex Detector Scandal reprinted from Sphinx 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill 1965 Magician's Magic 237
Lewis Ganson The Presentation Of Close-Up Magic - approaching people
- different group sizes
- examination of objects
- containers to store props
- working surface
- music ("Ganson's Personal Orchestra")
- close-up effects
- length of performance
- practice
- economy of movement
- borrowing objects
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 11
Karl Fulves Babel on Lu Brent, Al Flosso, Joseph Schmidt's artwork, Lionel King anecdote doing magic for drunks 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Trevor H. Hall Introduction on Edward G. Brown 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 1
Eric J. Dingwall Edward Brown and The Occult Committee 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 21
Amedeo Vacca Sink or Swim how Vacca duplicated Frakson's cigarette act overnight with cigarette dummies 1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 95
Karl Fulves Babel Fulves lecture, Crandall, John Scarne anecdotes 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 810
Scotty York Introduction on spending a week with Charlie Miller 1975 Coins i
Faucett Ross A Bargain Anecdote about Arthur Buckley teaching Faucett Ross three card tricks for twenty bucks 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 23
Faucett Ross Swapperino Story about T. Nelson Downs switching his dentures imperceptibly at the dinner table 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 158
Faucett Ross Sleight of Hand Story about Faucett Ross accidentally exposing a prohibitionist Minister as an alcoholic on stage 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 159
Faucett Ross Too Good? Story about how a spectator was genuinely convinced Faucett is able to link two solid metal rings together by magic, and hence lost a bet 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 159
Faucett Ross Still Too Good Story about how a trick failed on stage because it was too good to be true for the spectator, too-perfect theory 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 160
Faucett Ross Fees Stories about Faucett Ross and how much he receives / charges for his shows back in the day 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 161
Faucett Ross Vernon's Luck Stories about how lucky Dai Vernon was about lots of things 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 162
Faucett Ross The Show Story about Al Baker pretending to be Dai Vernon 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 164
Faucett Ross The Episode of Vernon and the Long Sleep Story about Dai Vernon apparently sleeping for three days straight 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 165
Faucett Ross The Manuscript Story about Dai Vernon trolling a young punk of a magician 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 166
Faucett Ross Doc Nixon's Exposure Story about Doc Nixon accidentally exposing himself in the nude on stage 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 167
Faucett Ross The Problem Anecdote about The Trick That Cannot Be Explained in a letter to Charlie Miller 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 218
John Ramsay & Andrew Galloway The Cig Trick 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 232
Captain F.W. Collins & John Ramsay & Bob Ostin Off the Handle see also "Moniker" (Eric Mason, 1976),
"Mason's Moniker Modified" (Ray Waters, 1977)
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 234
Ken Hawes An Understanding on Andrew Galloway and John Ramsay 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 236
Karl Fulves The Incident in Cuba Slydini anecdote 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 9
Karl Fulves A Story from Baton Rouge, La. Slydini anecdote 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 9
Al Mann Cagliostro (1743-95) episode on Cagliostro 1976 Mental-Ettes 4
Al Mann Charles H. Foster (1838-88) anecdote of Foster 1976 Mental-Ettes 4
Alan Kennaugh A Kaleidoscope of Talent "offbeat profile" 1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 4
Karl Fulves Book Tests Doomed on reading and spelling ability of population, with anecdote 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 11) 42
Karl Fulves & J. W. Sarles Short Story "Jo Sarles", anecdote about long repair of reel 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 14) 51
Edwin A. Dawes Secrets Of the Street Conjuror on Wilf Huggins 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Fred Kaps & Richard Ross & Tonny Van Dommelen An Open Letter statement because of a false announcement concerning FISM Brussels 1979 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 599
Ross Bertram The Vanishing Props Or Twelve Silver Dollars vernon anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 46
Ross Bertram A Nice Card Trick Vernon anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 61
Ross Bertram In The Drink 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 65
Ross Bertram The Wind-Up 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 78
Ross Bertram Never Too Young center deal anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 82
Ross Bertram True Dedication Charlie Miller anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 89
Ross Bertram The Waterford Crystal Tumblers Charlie Miller anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 89
Ross Bertram Fun with Goshman anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 102
Ross Bertram The Ring in the Box 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 114
Ross Bertram The New Oriental Act Sam Margules anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 120
Ross Bertram Carlyle and Ross 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 131
Ross Bertram Carlyle and Carlyle 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 131
Ross Bertram The Chicken Story 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 137
Ross Bertram Paul Fox 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 138
Ross Bertram The Candy Bowl Dai Vernon, Larry Gray & Faucett Ross anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 144
Ross Bertram The Downs Gimmick anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 149
Ross Bertram Erdnase Illustrator 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 161
Ross Bertram Good News! Vernon anecdote 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 162
Frank Garcia Flimflam on 5th Avenue Flips Fuzz 1978 Don't Bet On It 101
Frank Garcia Piccadilly Ploy 1978 Don't Bet On It 103
Karl Fulves & Carmen D'Amico Panoramic Shift Anecdote how Ed Marlo "took" Jerry Andrus' sleight see also "To the Top - Deck Face Down" (Edward Marlo & Jerry Andrus, 1961),
"Panoramic Shift" (Jerry Andrus, 1976)
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 20) 75
Al Mann The Thirteen anecdote of New York City Magic Club "The Thirteen", members are Bob Haines, Charles Reynolds, Dennis Marks and others, in conjunction with Acidus Novus and The Azonic Force 1979 Acidus Plus 13
Karl Fulves Rumors rumor regarding John Mendoza's book, apparently spread by Richard Kaufman 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 30) 116
John Goodman Blockbusters gag story about "Tally Hogan" 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 40) 159
Bob Read Las Vegas Close-Up Seminar 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 785
Andrew Galloway Unsuspected Extra a John Ramsay story 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 817
Fred Robinson On Fred Kaps 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 830
Karl Fulves Kreskin's Lost $20,000 Challenge 1980 Curioser 44
Karl Fulves Play Money magicians getting arrested 1980 Interlocutor (Issue 42) 166
Al Mann The Living Death Al Mann on how he ordered a Cobra for the Cobra act 1981 The Shattered Chalice 23
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Scrypt") 153
Jim Ryan On Matt Schulein anecdote on Matt Schulien 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 18
Al Mann & Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mind Warp anecdote of Dunninger convincing everybody not using a nail writer 1981 Phanta-Graphs 12
Al Mann In Memorium anecdote on Syd Bergson 1981 Phanta-Graphs 12
Bobby Bernard "On Being Fawkes" About Bobby Bernard's portrayal of Isaac Fawkes in performance 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 74
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Misdirection John Ramsay and Max Malini's misdirection skills 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 112
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "Conventions" 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 116
Ross Bertram Anecdotes - About Anecdotes
- Let There be Light (Bulbs)
- Marquis
- Russell Swann
- Manuel
- Dai Vernon, Silent Mora and I - 1947-
- From Faucett's Notebook
- Believe It or Not or One For Ripley
- On 'Second' Thought
- Up Our Sleeves
- An Historic Site
- The Quite One
- Getting Henry's Goat
- Frakson
- Frakson, Again
- George Marquis
- Early Vernon
- The Sports Fan
- Wasn't I Lucky!
- And Now
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand xvii
Ross Bertram Meet the Experts 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 82
Ross Bertram Unconventional 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 82
Ross Bertram The Magic Bug 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 82
Ross Bertram The Coin Star anecdote 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 83
Ross Bertram Shell Coins Downs anecdote 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 83
Ross Bertram The Visitor Downs anecdote 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 85
Jon Racherbaumer on Harry Green encounter with Marlo 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 39
Eric C. Lewis About Martin 1985 Martin's Miracles 11
Karl Fulves Good Books Swapped magic books swapped with bibles by mistake 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Karl Fulves Scarne v. Hugard on the negative comments in reference, apparently inserted by Jean Hugard see also "IX. John Scarne" (John Northern Hilliard, 1938) 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 250
Karl Fulves Slydini Notes Slydini stories 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 52) 255
Simon Lovell Jazzing After Story Keith Fields helped Simon to do a deck / cigarette pack transposition 1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 131
Marvin Leventhal From the Labyrinth The Sands of Egypt and condoms 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4) 16
Arturo de Ascanio The Juan Tamariz Experience 1989 / 91 Sonata 7
Marvin Leventhal From the Labyrinth anecdote by Neil Rozum 1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 16
Will Ayling & Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin Moving Pip Card moving pip in conjunction with rising cards, anecdote of De Kolta's daughter manufacturing multi pip cards 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 26
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Ed Marlo anecdotes, Richard's Almanac, 4F convention 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 780
Marvin Leventhal From the Labyrinth story of Mac King cutting his finger while doing a rope trick see also "From the Labyrinth" (Marvin Leventhal, 1993) 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 16
Marvin Leventhal From the Labyrinth story of Mac King cutting his finger while doing a rope trick, second part see also "From the Labyrinth" (Marvin Leventhal, 1993) 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 12
Ronald Zollweg Memories of the Forks remembering Eddie Fechter and the Forks Hotel 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1115
Jon Racherbaumer Wee Madness In Vegas meeting Jerry Sadowitz, quoting letter from Jon to Jerry 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 17
Steve Beam Well In That Case, I'll Take Mine Black anecdote from a magic convention about political correctness regarding women in magic, LM see also "The Trapdoor Issue #64" (Steve Beam, 2012) 1997 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1273
Milton Kort How it All Began 1999 Kort 9
Milton Kort Foiling the Speech Teacher 1999 Kort 41
Milton Kort My Short Career as Master of the Locks 1999 Kort 47
Milton Kort Meeting with the President 1999 Kort 53
Milton Kort The Quinine Caper About trick of putting finger in quinine (terrible taste) and secretly licking other finger 1999 Kort 63
Milton Kort My Sensational Poison Swallowing Act 1999 Kort 71
Milton Kort My Shortest Professional Engagement 1999 Kort 77
Milton Kort Citizen Kort 1999 Kort 85
Milton Kort What Would You Do? Milt's way of dealing with spectators who want to shuffle the deck in the middle of a poker deal 1999 Kort 93
Milton Kort Maintaining a Reputation 1999 Kort 101
Milton Kort More Kort Luck in the Service 1999 Kort 107
Milton Kort Putting on the Gloves 1999 Kort 113
Milton Kort The Sterling Shelf Force Harold Sterling and Bob Ungewitter see also "Edgewise" (Dai Vernon, 1962) 1999 Kort 129
Milton Kort A Free Ring with Every Purchase Harold Sterling 1999 Kort 135
Milton Kort How I lost the Break 1999 Kort 145
Milton Kort The Night Bobo Missed Milt Kort pranking J. B. Bobo 1999 Kort 149
Milton Kort What Sleeve? How to deal with accusations of sleeving 1999 Kort 157
Milton Kort A Daley Occurrence Milt Kort meeting Dr. Daley 1999 Kort 163
Milton Kort A Great Magician Arrives at Sterling's 1999 Kort 169
Milton Kort The Other Leipzig Stories about Leo Leipzig, Nate Leipzig's brother 1999 Kort 175
Milton Kort My Lesson from Paul Rosini Milt Kort fooling Rosini 1999 Kort 181
Milton Kort Private Advice from Senor Mardo 1999 Kort 189
Milton Kort Zinc's Mystery Box Al Zinc 1999 Kort 195
Milton Kort The Plum Fooling monte hustler with one-way card swindle from Scarne's book, Why You Can't Win see also "The Master Bust-out Move" (Frank Garcia's Don't Bet on It, p. 69, 1978) 1999 Kort 207
Milton Kort Sometimes Luck isn't Enough 1999 Kort 229
Milton Kort Meeting Marlo 1999 Kort 235
Milton Kort A Central Compliment Ed Marlo and Carmen D'Amico 1999 Kort 241
Milton Kort An Invitation Declined John Luka 1999 Kort 257
Milton Kort The Ammonia Scam 1999 Kort 267
Milton Kort Kort's Drugs 1999 Kort 271
Milton Kort Magic: A Practical Application 1999 Kort 275
Milton Kort Kortchanged see also "Kort Klink" (Milton Kort, 1953) 1999 Kort 279
Milton Kort The Cash Register Caper Ron Bauer 1999 Kort 283
Milton Kort My Bright Idea 1999 Kort 287
Milton Kort Cardini's Wish 1999 Kort 313
Milton Kort Bob Lund's Shameful Expose 1999 Kort 323
Milton Kort My Shameful Expose 1999 Kort 333
Milton Kort Potter's Bar Jack Potter 1999 Kort 339
Milton Kort The Tel-Twelve Mystics 1999 Kort 355
Milton Kort Aboard the Schooner 1999 Kort 363
Simon Aronson Lennart Green performs for Ginny Anecdote about Lennart performing his FISM act for Ginny Aronson while half awake 2001 Try the Impossible 25
David Britland David Berglas - Early Days
- A Magical Beginning
- South Africa
- All in a Flash
- Beating the Odds
- Clubland
- Variety
- Radio
- Television
- Agents
- International Man of Mystery
- Movies
- Off Stage
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 17
David Berglas Opus 13 on the TV-Show Opus 13 and Berglas encounters with Fred Kaps, Hans Moretti and Henk Vermeyden 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 254
David Berglas & David Britland It's All Done by Hypnosis on Berglas hypnotism TV-Show, Fred Kaps 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 272
David Berglas The Clock Mystery and Lie Detector on the mysterious clocks at Rijssen, where the clocks hands bent, Berglas investigating and solving the mystery with a lie detector 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 276
David Berglas A Tilting Ship making a ship tilt 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 287
David Berglas Uri Geller on Uri Geller, metal bending, Robert Harbin 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 300
Gazzo The Streets About being a street performer 2004 Street Cups and Balls 7
Gazzo The Luck of the Streets How Gazzo met Persi Diaconis, story about how Persi came to own Vernon's cups 2004 Street Cups and Balls 9
Gazzo In The Beginning About how Gazzo got interested in Cups and Balls 2004 Street Cups and Balls 10
Gazzo No Drinking Allowed Story about how Gazzo got caught for apparently drinking in public by a cranky police officer 2004 Street Cups and Balls 12
Gazzo Wanna Closer Look? 2004 Street Cups and Balls 16
Gazzo Animal Farm Story of using chicks as final loads 2004 Street Cups and Balls 19
Gazzo Conclusion: You'll Go Far Kid What Vernon said to Gazzo 2004 Street Cups and Balls 67
Keith "Kip" Pascal Bonus #2: Phone Call with Justin Hanes 2005 Coin Snatching 197
John Scarne Self Force performer announces a card that he'll pick from borrowed deck and does so, John Scarne anecdote in restaurant 2005 Combo II 119
Joshua Jay The 9/11 story When Joshua Jay was booked to lecture in New York on the evening of September 11, 2001 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 10
Joshua Jay The Pink Bruscetta story When Joshua Jay tried to avoid eating hardened bread with mayonnaise and ketchup in an Italian restaurant 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 23
Joshua Jay The Viagra story When Joshua Jay received Viagra-related props during a lecture 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 33
Joshua Jay The Spanish Stripper story When Joshua Jay was mistaken as a male stripper in Madrid 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 39
Joshua Jay The Obsession story When Joshua Jay recounts how obsessed he is about magic 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 44
Joshua Jay The Fake I.D. story When Joshua Jay broke multiple state laws by using a fake I.D. to stay in motels 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 49
Joshua Jay The Tattoo Typo story When Joshua Jay met a young magician with a leg tattoo containing a spelling mistake 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 55
Joshua Jay The Vanuatu story When Joshua Jay performed in Vanuatu and had delicious coconut crab every night 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 60
Joshua Jay The Argentinian Lecture story When Joshua Jay met a young kid in Argentina and had a humbling experience 2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 67
David Kaye Client 1347: The Sultan of Brunei 2005 Seriously Silly 17
David Kaye Client 529: Susan Sarandon 2005 Seriously Silly 23
David Kaye Learning Real Magic Words 2005 Seriously Silly 27
David Kaye Client 4421: David Letterman 2005 Seriously Silly 49
David Kaye Client 3719: Bruce Springsteen 2005 Seriously Silly 116
David Kaye Client 5108: Madonna 2005 Seriously Silly 146
Howard Hamburg Introduction anecdotes with Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller 2009 The "D" Notes 1
Howard Hamburg The Professor several anecdotes and stories 2009 The "D" Notes 7
Roberto Giobbi Tip on Tips a way to get tips doing restaurant magic 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Jan 24") 30
Roberto Giobbi Three Favorite Anecdotes Marlo, Elmsley 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Feb 18") 57
Roberto Giobbi Dai Vernon at the Magic Castle one of Vernon's acts performed at the castle 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Apr 21") 122
Roberto Giobbi How Real is Reality? anecdote of Picasso 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Apr 23") 124
Roberto Giobbi Juan Tamariz and His Teachers 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Apr 25") 126
Roberto Giobbi Anecdote of Louis de Fun├Ęs 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 7") 169
Roberto Giobbi Jardine Ellis Lecture 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 9") 172
Roberto Giobbi & Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Dead Heat of Artanis 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 13") 176
Roberto Giobbi Devant and Goliath of David Devant 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 15") 178
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Anecdote Willi Wessel's table 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 18") 181
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Accused of Child Abuse of Vernon's children 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 19") 182
Alex Elmsley & Roberto Giobbi Marlofactor anecdote of Marlo and Elmsley 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 20") 183
Roberto Giobbi You anecdote of Goshman 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 30") 195
Roberto Giobbi Opener anecdote as an opener (Churchill & Shaw) 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "July 24") 221
Roberto Giobbi Ready Freddie anecdote of Fred Robinson and Fred Kaps 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Sep 16") 278
Roberto Giobbi The Rememorized Deck on learning mnemonica 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Dec 1") 357
Roberto Giobbi The Most Incredible Magic Trick 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Dec 16") 375
Benjamin Earl Jennings... What a Prick. "Ramblings on Card Stuff", opinion 2010 Gambit (Issue 2) 13
Kiko Pastur On Luis Piedrahita brief anecdote 2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 42
Richard Forget Fear & Loathing in Hong Kong about his experience in Hongkong 2012 Seventeen Secrets 11
Matthew DiSero Hold the Prosciutto 2012 Seventeen Secrets 19
Matthew DiSero Magic & Monkeys 2013 Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 27
Tina Lenert Lost Luggage 2013 Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 32
Steve Beam Instructions to my Proofreaders Instructions provided to proofreaders for Volume 10 of Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 96
Steve Beam Meet Your Proofreaders Brief bios of the six proofreaders of the book. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 130
Steve Beam Another Behind the Scenes Look at Book Publishing Discussion of how author covers his mistakes by blaming them on others. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 228
Steve Beam Idioms Overheard at a Recent Magic Convention 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 12
Steve Beam Semi-Automatic for Collectors Article for those interested in collecting volumes of Semi-Automatic Card Tricks. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 84
Unknown That Magical Attraction Alleged reasons why magicians get into magic in the first place. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 104
Steve Beam Another Behind-the-Scenes Look at Book Publishing Anecdote regarding the crediting of magic effects/methods. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 228
Roberto Giobbi Real Cannibal Cards anecdote 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Feb 3") 38
Roberto Giobbi Incredible Estimation story about a man who can name number of letters in a sentence 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Apr 30") 124
Roberto Giobbi Birthday Story story from Roberto's birthday at the German CardWorkShop about a casino visit 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "May 1") 125
Roberto Giobbi Repeat Luck story about Sir Frederick Johnstone about gambling luck see also Barnhart ("Gamblers of Yesteryear", 1983) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "May 2") 126
Roberto Giobbi Yet More Luck! another casino story see also Barnhart ("Gamblers of Yesteryear", 1983) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "May 3") 127
Dondo Burghardo Professional Magician 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "May 20") 144
Charles Bertram Charles Bertram quoted story see also "A Magician in Many Lands" (Charles Bertram) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "June 30") 188
Roberto Giobbi Syllogism Raymond Smullyan anecdote 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "July 12") 200
Roberto Giobbi How to Get Tips 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "July 14") 202
Arturo de Ascanio & Roberto Giobbi The Cards Talk to You 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "July 17") 205
Roberto Giobbi Amusing Fees 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Aug 7") 226
Roberto Giobbi Con Attempted anecdote by Dieter Haldimann 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Aug 22") 242
Roberto Giobbi Accidental Magic taking advantage of accidents, with Vernon/Leipzig anecdote 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Sep 4") 255
Roberto Giobbi Korem Lecture and Anecdote 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Sep 7") 258
Roberto Giobbi Weight weight of things, with anecdote 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 11") 292
Roberto Giobbi Beyond What We Know anecdote from Zuckerbrot's Martin Gardner documentary 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 15") 296
Roberto Giobbi It's All Done With Mirrors 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 17") 298
Roberto Giobbi Dead Man's Hand 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Nov 21") 334
Jon Racherbaumer Constructive Criticism 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 62
Andy (The Jerx) Preface 2016 The Jerx xi
Andy (The Jerx) Epilogue Describes trick where a card is torn, and restored via "actual" time travel 2016 The Jerx 337
Pete Biro Frank Shields Anecdote Vernon watches Frank Shields, from Genii, March 1979 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 7
Jon Racherbaumer Re: Rereading on revisiting books, anecdote on how Racherbaumer obtained Ed Marlo's "Faro Controlled Miracles" 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 32
Jon Racherbaumer Marlo and the Second-Dealing Monkey 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 45