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Steve Beam Light and Dark Switch "This is a good alternative for The Bobo Switch" 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 4
Don Morris & Steve Beam Modified Copper/Silver Toss 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 6
Steve Beam Thumbs Up Switch table edge, lapping 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 6
Steve Beam In a Pinch stealing one of several into Tenkai Pinch, one-handed 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 6
Steve Beam Flipped Out coin switched as it is picked up and flipped in air, one-handed 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 8
Steve Beam Copper/Silver Flipped Out (transformation) use of previous switch 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 10
Steve Beam Drawback one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 11
Steve Beam Drawback and Nothing variation of previous trick with vanish finale, tabled 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 13
Steve Beam Delayed Table Transit one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 13
Keith Breen & Steve Beam Two Cards, Two Coins transposition underneath 2 cards 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 14
Steve Beam Chinese-A-Chinese coins stick to hand 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 15
Steve Beam Copper/Copper/Copper/Silver coin changes when tossed to hand 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 17
Steve Beam Change Purse lapping 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 18
Steve Beam Foreign Coins 2 coins transform into American coins, ends clean 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 20
Steve Beam Spellbound Again 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 22
Steve Beam Dime and Penny dime changes into American penny, edge grip 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 25
Steve Beam The Pancake Coin very thin coin, shaved 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 26
Steve Beam Polish Heads or Tails coin covered, performer can uncover coin and always win, using Pancake Coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 26
Steve Beam Heads or Heads demonstration of controlled coin flip, using Pancake Coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 27
Steve Beam Through the Table with glass and single coin, coin seen halfway in table, using Pancake Coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 27
Steve Beam Susan B. head on coin changes, using Pancake Coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 28
Steve Beam Push Thru Dollar coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using Pancake Coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 29
Steve Beam Number One "Doing it by the Numbers", coin changes into small metal number 1 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 33
Steve Beam Like One coin changes into small metal number 1 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 33
Steve Beam Nothing Left coin changes into small metal number 0 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 33
Steve Beam German Coins German coin changes into small metal number 9 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 33
Steve Beam Nine to Six transformation routine with small metal numbers 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 33
Steve Beam Rattle Wand coin from wand 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 34
Steve Beam Show Three, Throw Four 3 coins become 4 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 35
Steve Beam Purse Appearance one-handed using purse palm 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 37
Steve Beam 2-3-3 Illusion 2 coins change into 3, optical illusion presentation 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 38
Steve Beam The Okito Box general comments 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 41
Steve Beam Toss Out Steal as coins are dumped out 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 42
Steve Beam Swivel Bottom Move 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 43
Steve Beam Toss Out Color Change 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 43
Steve Beam Toss Out Change/Switch with Okito Box 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 44
Steve Beam Change Box half dollar shaken in Okito Box, when tossed out it changes into 2 quarters 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 45
Steve Beam Topless Bottom Switch switching 2 Boxes 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 45
Steve Beam Four Copper, Four Silver 4 coins change at once 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 46
Steve Beam & Harvey Rosenthal Box Change box changes color as well, using Rosenthal move from his lecture notes 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 47
Steve Beam Nest of Box marked coin from hand to box 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 48
Steve Beam Hand and Box Transposition 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 48
Steve Beam One Coin Thru through coin box 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 49
Steve Beam Optional Part II coin from hand to box 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 49
Steve Beam Coins to Box 4 coins one by one 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 50
Steve Beam Another Paddle Move with Coins 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 54
Steve Beam Modified Salem Switch see also "Modified Salem Switch" (Steve Beam, 1981) 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 54
Steve Beam Pumpkin Seed Diminish coin visibly shrinks to miniature coin 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 55
Steve Beam Through the Hand through back of hand into glass 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 55
Steve Beam Nest Egg marked coin to egg 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 59
Steve Beam Introduction 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 1
Steve Beam "Thanks-Given" thanking Rhett Bryson, Keith Breen, Jeff White, Phillip Young, Don Morris 1981 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume I 60
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Changing of the Cards by Steve Beam 1982 Epoptica (Issue 1) 46
Steve Beam Spin Change 1982 The Changing of the Cards 4
Steve Beam Sixty Nine 6 changes into 9 when spun 1982 The Changing of the Cards 6
Steve Beam Propeller Change Spin Change that starts with single card 1982 The Changing of the Cards 7
Steve Beam Round Change card changes into circular playing card 1982 The Changing of the Cards 8
Steve Beam Turnabout humorous presentation for transforming wrong card into selection 1982 The Changing of the Cards 9
Steve Beam Twister 1982 The Changing of the Cards 9
Steve Beam Drop Change as card is thrown on tabled pile of cards 1982 The Changing of the Cards 11
Steve Beam Multiple Drop Change for example kings into aces 1982 The Changing of the Cards 12
Steve Beam Drop Change Transposition visual 1982 The Changing of the Cards 13
Steve Beam Hole Card Change transposition presented as secret switch 1982 The Changing of the Cards 14
Steve Beam Flash Change 1982 The Changing of the Cards 15
Steve Beam Blow Change 1982 The Changing of the Cards 16
Steve Beam Rotary Change as deck is turned end for end 1982 The Changing of the Cards 17
Steve Beam Don't Blow It 1982 The Changing of the Cards 20
Steve Beam Cool Change fan cover 1982 The Changing of the Cards 22
Steve Beam Jack Stabbers wrong sandwiched card changes into right, then is lost again and caught with sandwich cards during spectator's dribble 1982 The Changing of the Cards 24
Steve Beam Maeb-y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left 1982 The Changing of the Cards 25
Steve Beam Alternative Stab Handling 1982 The Changing of the Cards 28
Steve Beam & Edward Marlo The SHOTB Change Stuff hanging out the back change inspired by "More Miracle Card Changes" (Edward Marlo, 1976) 1982 The Changing of the Cards 30
Steve Beam The SHOTB Four 1982 The Changing of the Cards 33
Steve Beam Dhotel Change as color change inspired by "A New Top Card Production" (M. Jules Dhotel, 1939),
see also "Bending Over Backwards" (Lee Asher, 1995)
1982 The Changing of the Cards 35
Steve Beam Time for a Change presentation for a color change 1982 The Changing of the Cards 36
Steve Beam Visine Change 2 tabled card wiped with one-handed fans 1982 The Changing of the Cards 37
Steve Beam Bottoms Up coin through bottom of glass 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 5
Steve Beam Muscular Coins through Table using marked coin and glass 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 6
Steve Beam Vacuum Glass coin vanishes and reappears in glass that is "sealed" between the palms 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 6
Steve Beam Pleasant Under Glass glass upside down on table, coin visually penetrates into glass from top 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 7
Steve Beam The Coin Star using wand or pen 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 9
Steve Beam The Complete Coin Vanish Attachment sleeving for shirt sleeves 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 12
Steve Beam Multiple Click Pass 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 13
Steve Beam & Woody Landers & Harvey Rosenthal The Basic Unload Move using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors, see The Trapdoor No. 7, p. 104 for credit information 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 15
Steve Beam Two Coin Unload using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 16
Steve Beam Turnover Switch using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 17
Steve Beam Crystal Clear Penetration using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 17
Steve Beam Crystal Coin Case using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors, marked coin stapled inside and wrapped in handkerchief, coin penetrates both 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 18
Steve Beam Table Slide subtlety using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 19
Steve Beam Just in Case using cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors, coin stapled inside changes to copper 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 19
Steve Beam Salem Switch see also "Modified Salem Switch" (Steve Beam, 1981) 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 21
Steve Beam Scoop Turnover 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 22
Steve Beam Thumb Steal 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 23
Steve Beam Drop Steal 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 24
Steve Beam Silver Sequence coin vanishes and reappears with handwashing sequence 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 27
Steve Beam Counting Forty as Four spectator gets glimpse of load of coins which then vanishes without ever being produced 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 31
Steve Beam Folding Coins giant coin produced from small rubber purse 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 31
Steve Beam Impromptu Scotch and Soda copper coin changes into silver in spectator's hand, ungaffed 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 32
Steve Beam Braless miniature bra produced from coin which turns red in shame 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 33
Steve Beam Muscular Coins Across gag using muscle pass 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 36
Steve Beam Can You Spare a Dime dime transforms into miniature coke can 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 37
Steve Beam Big Bucks gag with fake bill 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 38
Steve Beam Shoot Out tabled production see also "Pop Outs" (David Roth, 1981) 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 39
Steve Beam Candy Coins coin to candy 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 40
Steve Beam Multiple Coin Spinning stack of coins is spun and they all fall with the same side up 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 41
Steve Beam Around the World with Spellbound 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 41
Steve Beam The Box general comments 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 43
Steve Beam The Perfect Climax coin dumped out of box becomes jumbo coin 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 44
Steve Beam Pandora's Box coins appear in box 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 44
Steve Beam Pandora's Box II boston box, coins appear in box 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 45
Steve Beam The Bottomless Box 15 coins produced from one box 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 47
Steve Beam Drop Box Turnover 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 48
Steve Beam Introduction 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 4
Steve Beam Glasses chapter intro 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 5
Steve Beam Vanishes chapter intro 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 9
Steve Beam Cases chapter intro on cardboard-cellophane coin holders for coin collectors 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 14
Steve Beam Sleights chapter intro 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 21
Steve Beam Handwashes chapter intro 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 24
Steve Beam Miscellaneous chapter intro 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 30
Steve Beam "Thanksgiven" thanks to Jim Culver, Chris Ball, Henry Pettit, John Berry, Hank McNair, Woody Landers, Bev Bergeron, Don Odom, Kevin Justice, Donna Givens, James & Beverly Flynn 1982 Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II 52
Jean-Jaques Sanvert & Steve Beam Incredible Table Change no-lapping, similar to Eidetic Change, 4 handlings (also as visible sandwich change), credit correction see page 888 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 751
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Steve Beam On Coins - Volume II by Steve Beam 1983 Epoptica (Issue 3) 153
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack by Steve Beam 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 210
Steve Beam Introduction 1983 Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack 1
Steve Beam Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack - The Work
- Status Report
- Synopsis of the Cull and Set-Up
- Overhand Shuffle - Four Hand Stack
- The Riffle Shuffle
- Synopsis of the Riffle Shuffles
inspired by "The 3 1/2 Second Stack" (Edward Marlo, 1979),
see also "Fast Stack" (Martin A. Nash, 1982)
1983 Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack 2
Steve Beam The Last Word 1983 Super Stack - The One Second Poker Stack 9
Steve Beam Upside Down Chinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by Martin Gardner, Dan Garrett and Sid Lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by Lee Fred see also based on Bev Bergeron's handling of Milbourne Christopher's "Traffic Sign",
"Ups and Downs" (John Riggs, 1988),
"The Trapdoor Issue #1" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Downer" (Steve Beam, 1991),
"Sign of the Times" (John Swomley, 1998),
"The Upside Down Card Trick" (Joe Anderson, 2012)
1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 1
Steve Beam Style on practicing a new routine quickly 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 4
Steve Beam The Maeb-y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left see also "The Beamsley Count" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 5
Steve Beam Back to Aces all backs with four cards, one by one they change into aces 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 6
Steve Beam Flushtration Count Variation as all back display, taking cards from each side 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 7
Steve Beam Olram Subtlety more a variation of a Flushtration Count 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 7
Steve Beam Card Problems humorous article 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 9
Steve Beam Lock & Key producing a lock, to add humor to a prediction, wordplay 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 9
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Daryl, Darwin Ortiz, Mendoza, Harry Blackstone jr. 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 10
Steve Beam Cut and Restored Belt 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 12
Steve Beam & Wayne Kyzer Mail Box fake biography of a certain Plooster family 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 13
Steve Beam Math comedy prediction, unsolvable math question, in envelope 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 14
Steve Beam Forethought 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 16
Steve Beam Name-Calling toy license plates, performer tries to divine spectator's name, holds up wrong plate and puts it in an envelope, name on plate transforms into name of spectator, comedy routine 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 17
Steve Beam Style constructing a practice mirror, three mirrors, different angles 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 19
Steve Beam Reward huge check in envelope as an insurance, when turned over it matches the selection 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 21
Steve Beam Letter to Steve Beam fake letter to author, apparently by Malcolm No-Heart from the South Carolina Electric Co. 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 22
Steve Beam Stop! say stop gag, when card should be selected by shuffling 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 23
Steve Beam The Five Kings Card Trick 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 24
Steve Beam Biographical Rope humorous routine with a rope, several knots and fitting patter, see also p. 543 and p. 860 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 27
Steve Beam Joke 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 29
Steve Beam Rollover Kings four kings production, last two kings with Elliott's Brrrrtttt! inspired by "Pop Up" (1946),
see also "Brrrrtttt!" (Bruce Elliott, 1951),
varied by "Rollover Revisited" (John Riggs, 1985),
"Rollover Kings" (John Riggs, 1995)
1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 32
Steve Beam Coins in Bottle 57 cents produced from a Heinz 57 Sauce bottle, see Addendum for additional ideas see also "The Trapdoor Issue #2" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 34
Steve Beam Top Stock gag, cards are openly added after spectator shuffled the deck 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 35
Steve Beam Leftovers on Playboy revealing secrets and National Magic Day (second Sunday in may) 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 36
Steve Beam Convincer for Rubber Ringer inspired by "Rubber Ringer" (Bill Kalush, 1983) 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 36
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Letter from the Power Company 1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 22
Steve Beam Early Riser ambitious card sequence, card rises once visibly, plunger 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 37
Steve Beam Downs' Upper variation on the Downs change, without table, as an ambitious card sequence 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 39
Steve Beam Pip Picker picking off the pip, convincer and diamond produced as a climax, see also p. 67 inspired by ""Picking off the Pip"" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 40
Steve Beam The Final Months? fictitious talk between Harry Lorayne and Richard Kaufman 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 41
Steve Beam All Backs Addition two moves for all back routines, a display of all cards and a transformation (one handed top palm) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 41
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Letter from Inetta Staley from Inetta R. Staley to Steve Beam, thank you letter for a performance 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 46
Steve Beam Paper Gaber gag, performer doesn't look, so he reads newspaper, two holes in it 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 46
Steve Beam All Keyed Up car key transformation, humorous presentation, see also p. 67 for more ideas 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 47
Steve Beam The Human Printing Press printing of a business card, also business card gag, variation of paddle move inspired by "Carlyle's Card" (Francis Carlyle, 1943),
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #3" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 47
Steve Beam Advertisement Heckler-Splat 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 50
Steve Beam Leftovers on The Winter Carnival of Magic in Gatlingburg, Houdini, Randi, John Riggs, Harvey Rosenthal, Dexter Cleveland 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 52
Steve Beam (reviewer) Card Sharp On Duty - Please Wait To Be Cheated by Allan Hayden 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 52
Steve Beam The Human Eraser message on paper becomes name of selection when wiping over it or when spectator tries to erase it, rubber cement see also "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937),
"The Trapdoor Issue #4" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 53
Steve Beam Pieces of 8 cards with numbers, selection does not match prediction, prediction changes to correct number, rubber cement 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 54
Steve Beam Floor Fan when spectator tries to select a card, also as a bold card force 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 55
Steve Beam Pen Vanish first pen then cap vanish, entire pen is eventually produced from pocket 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 56
Steve Beam Pen Reverse pen is pushed through hand and reverses in doing so, cap on other side 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 57
Steve Beam Jumping Flower inspired by "The Jumping Flower" (Bert Allerton, 1958) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 58
Steve Beam False Faro diagonal pressure and swivel cut see also "The Trapdoor Issue #4" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 59
Steve Beam Transpo-1 one card sticks out of middle of the packet 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 61
Steve Beam Variation on Vernon's Push Through Flourish as a color change 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 61
Steve Beam The New Sleight that Resembles a Second Deal card sticking in the middle is apparently removed, when in fact the second card is taken 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 61
Steve Beam Transpo-2 card sticking in the middle, second transforms in the hand 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 62
Steve Beam The Shrink humorous patter for diminishing cards inspired by "Enlarging and Diminishing Cards" (1948),
see also "The Shrink II" (Steve Beam & Phillip Young, 1986)
1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 63
Steve Beam Hot Dog! repeated hot dog production, put in bag and all vanish, like sponge banana production, see p. 104 for additional idea by Kevin Justice 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 64
Steve Beam Leftovers two jokes by Michael Beam, one with a tooth and one with baseball mitts, on R.C. Buff, Henry Pettit, Harold Taylor, not using the restroom before the show, Jim Culver 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 68
Steve Beam The Effect of Alcohol on Performing Magic 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 67
Steve Beam Creating Magic hot to invent tricks
- Creating Magic
- Warning!!
- Getting into the Mood
- Tools
- Background
- Second Guessing Authors
- Other Magicians
- Magic Catalogs
- Laymen
- Lying
- Problems
- Brainstorming
- Name Dropping
- Existing Tricks
- Routines
- The Trick Brain
- Living with an Idea
- Step by Step
- Conclusion
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #5" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 69
Steve Beam ""Touch" Retouched" Rehashed inspired by ""Touch" Retouched" (Bill Simon, 1952) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 84
Steve Beam Ideas with a Rubberbanded Deck 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 84
Steve Beam Leftovers on The Equinox, an All Backs Joke by John Riggs, John Murray, Kevin Justice's birthday card idea, Walter Gibson, Harry Blackstone Sr., Lloyd Jones, James Bazemore, birth of Casey Lauren Beam 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 88
Steve Beam Ring Through Spectator's Hand inspired by a move by Jeff White in "Visual Inspirations, Vol. 2" 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 87
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Steve Beam Compu-Card computer reveals wrong card, selection is changed to match prediction, then computer cursor is moved magically, code to program it on the computer see also "The Trapdoor Issue #6" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 94
Steve Beam Teleforce computer program reveals selection, with code see also "The Trapdoor Issue #6" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 95
Steve Beam Style acupressure to reduce stage fright 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 97
Steve Beam GIGO joke, code to unable people opening files see also "The Trapdoor Issue #6" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 98
Steve Beam Puzzler two indicator cards inspired by "Numerical Discovery" (Warren Wiersbe, 1944) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 99
Steve Beam Leftovers a joke by Wayne Kyzer for the Guillotine act, Henry Pettit 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 104
Steve Beam Calculator Trick sum prediction, with calculator, automatic shut-off recall see also "The Trapdoor Issue #6" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 104
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Extra Issue for Contribution 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 60
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Calculating your Sales Tax 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 5) 78
Steve Beam Subscriptions - The Trapdoor and The Economy 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 103
Steve Beam Impact! several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, see also p. 987 for additional idea by Geoff Williams see also "Blank Impact" (Steve Beam, 1985),
"The Trapdoor Issue #7" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 105
Steve Beam Ping Pong Force ping pong ball is thrown to audience, way to arrive at a stooge, see p. 436 for additional ideas 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 107
Steve Beam Fish Tricks wordplay joke, impression of a fish 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 110
Steve Beam The Great Divide two selections, card with total of values is removed and split into selection, card with value total appears sandwiched between selections see also "The Trapdoor Issue #7" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 111
Steve Beam Siamese Stab double facer handed out for examination, see addendum for presentation patter, see also p. 543 for additional ideas see also "Splitz" (Mark Weston, 1977),
"The Trapdoor Issue #7" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 114
Steve Beam Making Faces fusion and split of two cards 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 115
Steve Beam & Wayne Kyzer Raisin' Rabbits joke, apparently rabbit appears and disappears, handful of raisins as proof, see p. 351 for credit information also published as "Raisin' Rabbits" by Rick Johnsson in "Practical Impossibilities" 1976 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 117
Steve Beam Leftovers on an idea for finding a check with muscle reading, a very risky idea to find a selected card over the phone, John Riggs 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 120
Steve Beam Middle-Guage Spread card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection see also "Divining Deck" (1937),
"The Trapdoor Issue #8" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 126
Steve Beam Ask the Accountant made up questions by magicians to a tax accountant 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 131
Steve Beam Double Prophecy two cards stabbed in the deck, value is used two find two selections, see p. 160 for corrections see also "The Trapdoor Issue #8" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 132
Steve Beam Double Prophecy Move with two cards 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 133
Steve Beam Electric Chair card rises from deck, in case held by spectator, electric chair presentation, two methods see also "The Trapdoor Issue #8" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 134
Steve Beam Blank Impact gag idea for Impact, blank card see also "Impact!" (Steve Beam, 1985) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 136
Steve Beam Dead Spread table spread turnover gag, spectator fails to turnover cards, spread breaks halfway 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 137
Steve Beam Leftovers a computer gag, Henry Pettit, Dan Garrett, Phil Young, Wayn Kyzer's bear handed production gag, , a coin gag by Dexter Cleveland, Don Morris, a probability impossible trick for magician's by Steve Beam 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 140
Steve Beam Shakedown first face up and face down shuffled deck and then red and black cards visually separate, faro condition, cards drop see also "The Trapdoor Issue #9" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 141
Steve Beam Rollout deck is dropped, turns 360 degrees and lands on the table, one card jumps out 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 148
Steve Beam The Color Changing Card Case 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 149
Steve Beam Card Compression four aces compressed into two twos, into a four, then card vanishes see also "The Trapdoor Issue #9" (Steve Beam, 2011),
also published as "Card Compression" in Phillip Young's "Fingers Don't Entertain, People Do"
1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 151
Steve Beam Welcome Mat message on back of close up mat, gag 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 155
Steve Beam Camera Tricks FISM Flash gag 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 155
Steve Beam Leftovers on Dexter Cleveland, Harry Anderson, Doug Henning, The Jinx, optical illusions, a gag for introducing a handkerchief to a modern audience 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 160
Steve Beam Charged Cards several phases, apparently cards are charged with electric energy
1. single card rises from deck
2. half of a card stands on table on the long end
3. half of a card stands on table on the short end
4. four quarters of a card cling to the fingers
5. card spread is picked up (Jerry Andrus)
see also p. 243 for additional idea by Jim Surprise
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #10" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 161
Steve Beam More? card case sticks to wall 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 168
Steve Beam The Beam Guide to Attending Magic Conventions see also "The Trapdoor Issue #10" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 169
Steve Beam Arise rising card with false finger 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 174
Steve Beam The Finger gags and ideas with a false finger
1. Misnomer
2. Let Your Fingers Do The Walking
3. Sticky Fingers
4.. Item #4
1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 175
Steve Beam Leftovers 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 176
Steve Beam The VCR 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 181
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam The Dusty Drink glass fills up several times, funny patter inspired by "An Amusing Interlude" (Vynn Boyar, 1945) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 182
Steve Beam Expanded Autograph Hound black card with full of signatures, a magician is named and all autographs are erased except the one from the named magician see also "The Trapdoor Issue #11" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 184
Steve Beam Leftovers on duct tape, Dan Fleshman, Wayne Kyzer, George Wallace, James Swoger, Phil Thomas, Paul Wolman, Jerry Andrus, video editing, John Riggs 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 192
Steve Beam Flash Finale flames from coin purse, as a finale to The Thing, gag 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 196
Steve Beam Airspread II gimmick version 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 200
Steve Beam The Epidimus gag interview with "The Pimp", including The Pimp's Delight 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 205
Steve Beam Leftovers on John Riggs and Henry Looper 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 212
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Subscription Drive 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 110
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Find the Names Puzzle 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 130
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Handling Fee 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 145
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Don't Renew 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 180
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Renew Now 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 201
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator card inspired by "Les Cartes par Hasard" (Stuart P. Cramer, 1937),
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #13" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Jinxed Variation" (Doug Canning, 1994)
1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 213
Steve Beam 6801 Prediction comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force see also Martin Gardner's "Mathematics, Magic & Mystery", 1956 p. 164,
"Oops 9: Look out for a number" (Chan Canasta, 1966),
"The Trapdoor Issue #13" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 222
Steve Beam Happy Food gag for banquet performances 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 223
Steve Beam Magic Animals spraying a squirrel white, because performer could not afford a rabbit 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 224
Steve Beam Leftovers on Harry Blackstone, Jr., John Riggs, Wayne Kyzer, Don Morris 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 228
Steve Beam CashPack bills change into deck of cards see also "The Trapdoor Issue #14" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 14) 229
Steve Beam Leftovers on W.I.M.P.S, Wayne Kyzer, Henry Pettit, Phillip Young 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 14) 244
Steve Beam The Good, the Bad & the Layman comments and thoughts on magic
1. Magician or Actor?
2. Why aren't Magicians Tougher on Each Other?
3. Are Magicians too Tough on Each Other?
4. The "Commercial" Trick
5. Good Versus Bad Tricks
6. The Commercial Magicians
7. The Attitude
8. Conclusion
Followed by comments of Don Morris, John Riggs, Leroy Blackstone, Phillip Young, Dexter Cleveland, Wayne Kyzer
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #15" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 245
Steve Beam & Phillip Young The Shrink II patter and routine, gaffed see also "The Shrink" (Steve Beam, 1984) 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 253
Steve Beam Well Shaken deck removed from the deck is in order, then shaken and cards are mixed, see also p. 294 for additional ideas see also "The Trapdoor Issue #14" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 257
Steve Beam Leftovers on the birth of Michelle Allison Beam, Phillip Young, Kevin Justice, Jim Culver, Jim Swoger, Dexter Cleveland 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 264
Steve Beam A Computer Card Trick no title given, card found by computer program, code 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 262
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Trapdoor Price Patrol 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 219
Steve Beam Subscriptions - WIMPS to RUMPS 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 14) 241
Steve Beam Subscriptions - The Art of Filling a Page 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 261
Steve Beam Coon 4 spring raccoon routine, intestine leads to a rope trick 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 271
Steve Beam Forced Add-On without disturbing the top and bottom cards inspired by "A Fechter Force" (Eddie Fechter, 1972) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 272
Steve Beam The King Thing mates of selection are produced, while performer cuts deck to the table spectator says stop and finds one card the others are on top and on bottom of deck fourth card is produced in sandwich 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 273
Steve Beam Gagged gag about ordinary deck of playing cards 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 275
Steve Beam Big Deal card not hidden behind jumbo card inspired by "Jumbo Surprise" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 276
Steve Beam Leftovers on writing a periodical, Yogi's Magic Mart, mistakes in books (Cliff Green's Prefessional Card Magic, David Roth's Expert Coin Magic, Karrell Fox's Abrakafox), Jack Armstrong, Dean Carter, Al D'Alfonso 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 280
Steve Beam Exploding Kings flashy production of four of a kind 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 281
Steve Beam Overhand Shuffle Stacking four cards from top are distributed to top, bottom and two in the center with a break, in two shuffles 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 282
Steve Beam Street Magic gag opener for a show, orange and white highway marker on stage see also "The Trapdoor Issue #17" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 283
Steve Beam Floating Trash levitation of a trash can see also "The Trapdoor Issue #17" (Steve Beam, 2011),
also published as Steve Beam's "Levitation of a Trash Can" in Melton Francis' "Magic for the Complete Idiot"
1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 285
Steve Beam Chameleon Kings kings transform into four aces 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 286
Steve Beam The Count Olram Count variation 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 287
Steve Beam No Jacket Required book test, gag, upside-down book 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 292
Steve Beam Style egg bag jokes 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 295
Steve Beam Leftovers on Abbott's, Greg Bordner, Wayne Kyzer, Kaymar The Magician, patter for The Shrinking Glove, computer tricks 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 296
Steve Beam Time Pieces watch destroyed in plain view, watch switch, a lot of presentational ideas and gags 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 297
Steve Beam Special Animal Insert 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 303
Jim Hyams & Paul Sorrentino & Gary Plants & Evert Chapman & Steve Beam A Trick with a Borrowed Dog gag, dog starts barking at correct card 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 304
Steve Beam The Vanishing Earthworm living worm disappears from tube, gag 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 306
Steve Beam Utility Vanish joke, living worm disappears from a book 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 307
Steve Beam Rollover Aces inspired by "Rollover Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1982) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 310
Steve Beam Cardtrik computer screen as slate, program code, see p. 351 for code correction inspired by "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937),
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #18" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 311
Steve Beam Leftovers on Gary Plants, Uri Geller 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 316
Steve Beam Business Cards torn and restored business card from spectator, lot of gags and presentational ideas 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 317
Steve Beam Update answering machine joke 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 320
Steve Beam Computer Cards add for all of Beam's computer card tricks, already programmed and sold on floppy disks 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 321
Steve Beam The Floating Lady 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 324
Steve Beam Guilty credit correction see also "A-Maze-Ing" (Jim Hyams, 1987),
"The Trapdoor Issue #19" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 328
Steve Beam Day Job humorous article on enhancing the quality of the day job with magic and gags 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 328
Steve Beam Leftovers on John Riggs, Doug Henning, Danny Smith, Genii 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 332
Steve Beam The Bald Issue on hair and toupees 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 333
Steve Beam Head Lines jokes about being bald / losing hair 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 334
Steve Beam College Days joke with a toupee 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 335
Steve Beam Bearded beard / toupee joke 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 336
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Slicker toupee put in card case, cards transform into toupee and in case selection is found 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 336
Steve Beam Hair Rising hair is stretched and cut from head 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 338
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Blindfold joke, toupee comes off in a blindfold act 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 339
Steve Beam Combed humorous comb production 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 340
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Grow comb grows 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 341
Steve Beam Comfort joke, jacket is removed and along with it goes performer's hair (toupee) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 342
Steve Beam & Wayne Kyzer Fallout gag, toupee jumps from one hand to the other 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 346
Steve Beam Shampoo gag, more ideas with a toupee and a reel 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 346
Steve Beam Leftovers on Wayne Kyzer, John Riggs, Phillip Young, TV show "The Search for Houdini", James Randi, The Pendragons 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 352
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Subscription for a Friend 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 279
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Other Magazines 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 17) 285
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Endorsing Other Magazines 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 302
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Last Request on Death Row 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 19) 331
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Coupon for Free Issue 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 338
Steve Beam How to Practice the Classic Pass by Yourself actually classic force, continues on p. 367 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 353
Steve Beam Mirror Change with a small packet, rotated in the hands see also "The Trapdoor Issue #21" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 355
Steve Beam Turnabout four nines turn into four sixes see also "The Trapdoor Issue #21" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 357
Steve Beam Christmas Special lights on christmas tree reveal chosen card, signed card is then found in present under the tree see also "The Trapdoor Issue #21" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 360
Steve Beam & Rhett Bryson Over the Top gags for card cascade 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 361
Steve Beam Terminal Tricks cards on screen, spectator stops at a card, that card is removed from the computer / pulled from the screen, program code see also "The Trapdoor Issue #21" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 362
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 366
Steve Beam Leftovers on John Miller, publishing a magazine 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 21) 368
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 1 card sticking out at the front slowly and visibly rises to the top see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 370
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 2 card sticking out at the back slowly and visibly rises to the top see also Ben Harris' "Wafting Upward" in John Racherbaumer's "Flashpoints", 1992. P. 57.,
"The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Ordered" (Wayne Kyzer, 1989)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 372
Steve Beam Card Cleavage four split in two deuces, deuces split into aces see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 373
Steve Beam The Snapper using the snap change for splitting a four into two deuces 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 377
Steve Beam The Jogger gag revelation of selection, see p. 422 for correction see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 379
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011),
also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1994)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 381
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 382
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Harry Blackstone Jr., Stephen Minch 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 384
Steve Beam Tom Gagnon 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 385
Steve Beam Subscriptions deck warmer 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 403
Steve Beam Leftovers on Tom Gagnon, Dick Dale 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 404
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 3 card sticking out face up at the back slowly and visibly rises to the top 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 404
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 414
Steve Beam The Drop Change card dropped on pile changes into selection also published as "The Drop Change" in Steve Beam's "Card Tricks from Mount Olympus", 1979 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 414
Steve Beam Shattered four splits into a three and an ace, then three splits into other three aces 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 415
Edward Marlo & Steve Beam Visual Retention Change for splitting cards, with finesse that cards split when landing on the table 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 416
Steve Beam Drop In on the pack, with the drop change 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 417
Steve Beam Bird Brain joke, dove poops as many times as thought of number, see p. 421 for comment an alternative effect see also "The Trapdoor Issue #24" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "The Dunninger Dove" (Richard Bartram, 1989)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 419
Steve Beam Leftovers on William Poundstone's Bigger Secrets,David Copperfield, Jim Hyams,Paul Sorrentino. Gary Plants,Evert Chapman 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 424
Steve Beam Name Brand Magic promoting the name, like a brand see also "Name Dropping" (Steve Beam, 1989),
"The Trapdoor Issue #25" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 425
Steve Beam In Heat patter line, intro 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 426
Steve Beam Last Initial producing initials with a deck of cards 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 427
Steve Beam Lighten Up patter lines 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Steve Beam Armchair Painter toy letters on a slate forming a message, some fall down and forming name of selection 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Steve Beam Winding Up on changing the name for more success 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 40
Steve Beam Subscriber News Service 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 431
Steve Beam Sucker Sandwich I, II & III sandwich routine with two odd backed cards, gag as a second phase, three versions 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 431
Steve Beam Thru card is dropped face up on the deck, it penetrates deck and is stopped in the middle by selection, drop change 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 433
Steve Beam Five Year Index 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 438
Steve Beam Thanksgiven 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 443
Steve Beam Leftovers on auctions, the Magic Castle, Tom Gagnon, Paul Sorrentino 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 444
Steve Beam Taping Time mc bit, for stretching time, gag 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 451
Steve Beam Soap Opera opener gag, a bar of dove soap appears under handkerchief, then it changes into deck of cards 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 457
Steve Beam Subscriptions Dictionary of Important Magic Terms, gag glossary 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 460
Steve Beam Leftovers on Halloween, Gary Plants 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 464
Steve Beam Pot Holder gags with playing cards, on using ordinary cards
- Twins
- Double Up
- Smoothie
- Hot Deck
- Mixed Up
- Heavyweight (Wayne Kyzer)
- Shuffled
- Pot Holder
1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 474
Steve Beam Phony Magic 1 medium on phone names card, 52 friends see also "Phoney Magic II" (Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam, 1989) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 478
Steve Beam Name Dropping see also "Name Brand Magic" (Steve Beam, 1988) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 480
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Subscriber Photocopy Service 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 482
Steve Beam Leftovers on Kreskin, Randi, Gary Hipp, Barry Wood 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 484
Steve Beam The Floating Lady queen floats between two halves of the deck, then the card vanishes, impromptu see also "The Trapdoor Issue #28" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "The Vanishing Lady" (Ken Krenzel, 1990),
"Back to Back Issues" (John Riggs, 1990)
1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 485
Steve Beam The Magic Maker marker is put in pocket without putting cap on it, big ink stain on shirt, then cap vanishes and reappears on pen and ink stain vanishes 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 489
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Phoney Magic II phone rings, medium calls and is not called as usual see also "Phony Magic 1" (Steve Beam, 1989) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 496
Steve Beam Subscriptions - How Much to Charge for Restaurants 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 501
Steve Beam Leftovers on "Peter's Quotations", Channing Pollock, Clayton Rawson, Martin Gardner, Scott Robinson, Richard Bartram 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 504
Steve Beam Goosed a lot of ideas and refinements on Mutus, Nomen / Pairs Repaired, with twenty, 36 and 40 cards see also "The Trapdoor Issue #29" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 507
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Subversive Congressional Activity 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 515
Steve Beam Style on using a portable backdrop for stage magicians 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 515
Steve Beam Lobotomy when glasses are removed huge spike protruding from the glasses, gag see also "Knickle Head" (Chuck Smith, 1994) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 516
Steve Beam Glass Cutter gag with glasses 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 517
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Glass Elevator glasses rise up and back into the case 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 517
Steve Beam Visual Magic II gags and ideas with glasses 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 519
Steve Beam Leftovers on Bev Bergeron, Joseph Pujol, Gary Plants, Midwest Magic Jubilee 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 524
Steve Beam Snap! Handling inspired by "Snap!" (Harry Lorayne, 1969) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 529
Steve Beam Special Scott Robinson Insert short bio of Scott Robinson 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 531
Scott Robinson & Steve Beam The Flop one card production, card ends up in middle, with a fan 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 531
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Cost Cutting in Magic 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 538
Steve Beam The Dehydrated Deck 52-on-1 card transforms into a complete deck 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 539
Steve Beam Taster's Choice 52-on-1 card transforms into a complete deck 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 540
Steve Beam Portapack 52-on-1 card transforms into a complete deck 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 540
Steve Beam Squeezers 52-on-1 card transforms into a complete deck 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 540
Steve Beam Leftovers on Ron Bauer, Stephen Minch, The Precursor, Don Morris, Jim Culver, Gary Jennings, Harry Riser, Chris Kenner, Gordon Jeppesen, Dan Garrett 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 544
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Crediting Magic humorous article 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 554
Steve Beam Tweetsy story of a practical joke 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 558
Steve Beam Mail on a letter by Noel Coughlin 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 559
Steve Beam Leftovers on Memoirs of Robert-Houdin, palindromes 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 560
Eric Mead & Steve Beam The Legend of Alesha bill is flying away, then zipper is going down by itself 1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 71
Steve Beam Brained a card peeked, one remembered from looking at the fan, third one thought of, one by one performer reverses cards behind his back, see also p. 578 for ideas by Harry Levine 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 561
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch - invisible deck presentation see also Simon Aronson's "Bellow the Belt" in "The Aronson Approach", 1990,
also published as "Behind-the-Back Switch" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013)
1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Steve Beam Double Dealer two cards at number, with incomplete faro see also "The Trapdoor Issue #32" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 579
Steve Beam Leftovers on Brad Reeder's Comedy Bash, Winter Carnival of Magic, John Riggs 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 580
Steve Beam Built-In Book Test inspired by Alan Milan's Book Test in Bob Nelson's "Comedy Mentalism, Volume II" 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 586
Steve Beam Roller Derby while doing the coin roll, a dinner roll appears 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 592
Steve Beam Leftovers on illustrating a magic magazine, Dexter Cleveland 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 596
Steve Beam Harvey Rosenthal 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 34) 597
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 34) 616
Steve Beam Leftovers 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 34) 616
Steve Beam The Floating Issue - Introduction 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 618
Steve Beam Airlift deck is balanced on fingertips, various methods 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 619
Steve Beam Power Pack half of deck balanced on other half varied by "Powering Up" (Ken Krenzel, 1991) 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 622
Steve Beam Suspenders pen balanced on finger, sucker routine 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 625
Steve Beam Free Fall card fan floats 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 630
Steve Beam Light Spread long spread of card between the hands without visible support see also "Cliff Hanger" (Meir Yedid, 1985) 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 633
Steve Pressley & Steve Hook & Steve Beam High Rise static electricity, cards stick on finger, also as a gag 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 635
Steve Beam Carded business is suspended on other business card 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 635
Steve Beam Miscellaneous more ideas on defying gravity and floating routines 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 639
Steve Beam Steel Beams ideas with steel cards 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 639
Steve Beam Leftovers on Henry Pettit 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 640
Steve Beam Tug of Bore when spectator selects a card 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 36) 658
Steve Beam Downer patter ideas for upside down inspired by "Upside Down" (Steve Beam, 1983) 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 36) 659
Steve Beam Leftover on National Magic Day, Tom Craven, John Riggs, Bob Sheets idea for Yedid's Finger Fantasies, Barry Wood idea for the no-tear paper 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 36) 660
Steve Beam My Cap Runneth Over spectator cannot replace cap on pen, performer can do it easily, see also p. 1172 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 667
Steve Beam $ubscriptions 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 674
Steve Beam How to Develop Your Memory Glands humorous article on how to remember names 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 674
Steve Beam The Trapdoor - On the Road 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 677
Steve Beam Leftovers on the new layout, Paul Matthews, Isaac Assimov's "Foundation", Siegfried and Roy 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 680
Steve Beam High Octane Card Magic all card issue 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 681
Steve Beam Mating Season 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 682
Steve Beam Mating Season III spectator calls three numbers between 1 and 26, cards dealt in pairs, and cards at chosen numbers match in value and suit see also Steve Beam's "Card Tricks from Mount Olympus", 1979 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 683
Steve Beam Mating Season IV spectator calls three numbers between 1 and 26, cards dealt in pairs, and cards at chosen numbers match in value and suit, face up method 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 684
Steve Beam Mating Season V deck cut in halves, joker placed in any half, from that point on all cards are mates 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 686
Steve Beam False Deck Falsie triple false cut 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 688
Steve Beam Partial Falsie on the table 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 688
Steve Beam Mating Season VI as Mating Season V, impromptu, cards teared in half 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 688
Steve Beam Mating Season VI two halves, cards on named number match, then all match 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 869
Steve Beam Subscriptions - The Beam Course in Publishing Magic Magazines Lesson #1 - How to Reject Unwanted Contributions 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 692
Steve Beam Letovers on 4F, Harry Lorayne, Merv Leventhal 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 700
Steve Beam The Steve Pressley Insert - Introduction brief bio 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 705
Steve Beam Leftovers on Mark Gallo, Glenn Strange, Wayne Kyzer 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 720
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 726
Steve Beam The Jack Birnman Insert 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 727
Steve Beam The World's Greatest Magician humorous revelation of a selected card. see also "The Trapdoor Issue #40" (Steve Beam, 2011),
"The Second World's Greatest Magician" (Steve Beam, 2015)
1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 733
Steve Beam Leftovers on Paul Sorrentino, Steve Pressley, Wayne Kyzer 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 740
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 725
Steve Beam Introduction Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - A Special Trapdoor Insert 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 726
Steve Beam May I Take Your Order? deck in new pack order, one card is moved and ends up sorted again 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 726
Steve Beam Have It Your Way card selected and replaced, deck is in new pack order and card put in proper position of the sequence varied by "Reopening Stab" (Steve Beam, 2015) 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 727
Steve Beam Opening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope. see also "Against all Odds" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995),
"The Trapdoor Issue #41" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Reopening Stab" (Steve Beam, 2015)
1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Steve Beam Signed Prophecy selection is signed and put in deck, prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be at the position of the selected card, deck is in new pack order, selection is found in envelope 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half inspired by "Penny Plain" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 734
Steve Beam Leftovers on sweaty palms, Ray Goulet, Rudy Coby, Ed Alonzo, practical joke with a printer 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 740
Steve Beam Dear Subscribers One Man Issue - The Magic of Harry Levine 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 742
Steve Beam Harry Levin (Up Close and Poisonal) on Harry Levine, brief 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 743
Steve Beam Hurricane Watch (Where Do We Go From Here?) ideas on the Hurricane Change see also "The Hurricane Change" (Harry Levine, 1992) 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 756
Steve Beam Subscriptions - The Trapdoor or Death. The Choice is Yours 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 758
Steve Beam Leftovers on Paul Chosse, Bill Miesel, Ed Eckl, Lota bowl 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 42) 760
Steve Beam Clocking In watch appears on arm 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 764
Steve Beam Steve Pressley on Steve Pressley's passing 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 768
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 770
Steve Beam Leftovers on David Copperfield, Ed Marlo anecdotes, Richard's Almanac, 4F convention 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 780
Steve Beam Community Property bill changes into other as well as the bill on a picture 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 785
Steve Beam Trade in Time car key changes into different brand as well as picture of a car on a photo 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 786
Steve Beam Subscriptions list on "You know it's going to be a bad day for magic when:" 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 788
Steve Beam Encoded one of several rubber bands is selected, when stretched "You will pick me" is seen written on it 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 792
Steve Beam Leftovers on Alan Slaight, Jay Marshall, Stewart James, Stephen Minch, Abe Carnow 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 800
Steve Beam Fantasy Vacation I vacation prediction, no gag, spectator sits on envelope 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 809
Steve Beam Fantasy Vacation II prediction of a city, vacation plot, spectator sits on envelope 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 810
Steve Beam Subscriptions fake interview with The Great Baldini 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 816
Steve Beam Leftovers on Michael Clancy, Wayne Kyzer, Bob Lund, Magic Inc, Matt Schulien, Frances Marshall 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 820
Steve Beam Unleaded several mechanical pencils, spectator removes lead from one which performer divines 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 825
Steve Beam The Spinners pirouette flourish, several ideas, see also p. 920 for an idea by Bob Bengal
- The Wind Up
- Tired
- Business Cards I
- Business Cards II
see also "Whirl Flourish" (1992) 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 834
Steve Beam Subscriptions with fake lecture contract 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 836
Steve Beam Leftovers on an opening line by John Riggs, Dick Dale, business card gag, taboos and Jim Culver 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 840
Steve Beam & Scott Robinson Color Wave with different colored back 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 845
Steve Beam Scott Robinson short humorous bio see also "Billtration" (Tony Miller, 1983) 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 846
Steve Beam Subscriptions on gender neutral terms in magic 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 854
Steve Beam Leftovers on opening lines by John Riggs, Dai Vernon, Stephen Minch, Lisa Weedman, George Sands, Don Morris, Dan Garrett, Earl Oakes, Ed Weiss, Alec Callow, getting booked on conventions, Richard Bartram 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 860
Steve Beam The Forgotten Trick shuffled deck behind back, number is called and card named at position 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 48) 869
Steve Beam Impaired named card ends up between jokers varied by "Lunch on the Go" (Scott Robinson, 1994) 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 48) 871
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 48) 872
Steve Beam Leftovers on Billy McDonald, Mike Gallo, Evan Katz, Michael Close, Gary Plants, Joan Moran, Marty Martin 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 48) 880
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 49) 893
Steve Beam Lube Job cards cannot be removed from case, oil can is needed, gag see also "Tapped" (Nico Scholl, 2015) 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 49) 894
Steve Beam Leftovers on opening lines, Tom Craven, Paul Critelli 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 49) 900
Steve Beam Ten Year Index 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 50) 907
Steve Beam The Weasel card appears face up and out jogged in the deck 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 50) 917
Steve Beam Subscriptions epitaph jokes 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 50) 919
Steve Beam Leftovers on Bob Weil 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 50) 920
Steve Beam Circling the Sandwich 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 926
Steve Beam 1994 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 936
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Another Lecture 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 937
Steve Beam Leftovers on Barry Wood, Tom Craven, Dick Dale, Gary Hipp, magician's image, BayWatch, Houdini 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 944
Steve Beam & Mike Beam Credit Limit humorous routine with lot of gags, spectator's credit card to wallet, apparently card is cut into pieces 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 946
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Session Rules 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 952
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1988) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 962
Steve Beam Out on a Limb selection pushed in with arm is produced on fingertips 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 963
Steve Beam Limb Lead-In card vanishes on knee and appears back on deck 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 965
Steve Beam Leftovers on Earle Oakes, David Michael Evans, Ed Weiss, Dick Dale, Mike Gallo, Gary Hipp, Dexter Cleveland, Philip Young, Wes Dukes, Tommy Edwards, on doll hands, Bob Weil 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 968
Steve Beam Billy McDonnell 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 970
Steve Beam Subscriptions using cereal boxes as magazine holders, which brand fits which magazine 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 981
Steve Beam Leftovers on long distance calls, Seinfeld, Impact / Multiple Impact, tricks with computers, Don Morris, FFFF, picture with Derek Dingle and Obie O'brien, handling detail for Steve Beam's "Quadruple Prediction" from Semi-Automatic Card Tricks by Billy McDonnell, Wayne Kyzer, John Moran, Tom Craven 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 992
Steve Beam Joe Rindfleisch 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 1013
Steve Beam Subscriptions - A Medical Necessity 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 1014
Steve Beam Leftovers on whoopee cushions, Bob Weill, Seinfeld, David Copperfield 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 1016
Steve Beam Special One-Man, One Move Insert - Tom Gagnon's Tap Illusion 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1023
Steve Beam Trapdoor Extra - signs you may have chosen the wrong hobby/profession
- signs you know you are in the right hobby profession
1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1042
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1043
Steve Beam Leftovers on birth of Leslie Dawm Beam, Dave Evans, Bob Weil 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1044
Steve Beam Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic 25th anniversary 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1046
Steve Beam Signature Card to Wallet card travels to wallet first, then signature 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1069
Steve Beam Subscriptions - The Trapdoor is the Answer 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1070
Steve Beam Leftovers on Tom Baxter, Bruce Fricker, Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch, Steve Pressley, Doug Canning, Tom Craven, Scott Robinson, John Riggs see also Joe Given's "Personalized Pasteboards" in "Semi-Automatic Card Tricks II" 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1072
Steve Beam The Gallos brief description of Lou, Michael and Joseph Gallo 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1084
Steve Beam Subscriptions 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1099
Steve Beam Leftovers on Tom Gagnon, 4F convention, Wayne Kyzer, Simon Aronson, Drei-Länder-Kongress, Magic Christian, Leo Polacek, Harry Lucas, John Moran, Ron Jeffries, Simon Lovell 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1100
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam & Mike Beam & Joel Givens & John Riggs The Heavy Deck gags with block of steel in card box 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1116
Steve Beam Subscriptions - Magic - Ethnocentric Too Long 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1117
Steve Beam Yet Another Scott Robinson Insert "The Purse" 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1118
Steve Beam Leftovers on the internet, Bruce Barnett, Doug Canning, Cal Tooles, credit information for Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume II by Bob Farmer, beeper joke, Ed Eckl 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1124
Steve Beam Cutting Class four ace production 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 59) 1126
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