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Justin Higham Som-Ace-Sault 2 aces are turned face up, all turn face up, as finale aces turn all over in deck 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1006
Justin Higham Litmus Aces 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1114
Justin Higham One By One half dollars change to pennies, half dollars travel under playing card 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 1402
Justin Higham What's eating you? 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 2) 1463
Justin Higham Surprise Filling visual 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 7) 1661
Justin Higham Easy-Going Nomad 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1854
Justin Higham Blankjack 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 4) 2060
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts - Magician Delivers 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 11) 2857
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant varied by "Apocalypse Variations Or Additions" (Harry Lorayne, 1997) 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2741
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts to indicate the Aces top cards are used to count down 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 31
Justin Higham Vernonesque Stop Trick OOSOOM sure fire, not thought of 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 18
Justin Higham Spectator's Stop Trick selection glimpsed 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 19
Justin Higham Mind-Reading in Reverse interesting, five methods see also "A Remote Castle" (Luke Jermay, 2003) 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 11
Justin Higham Simple Clairvoyant Plus red/black set-up 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 16
Justin Higham Triple Clairvoyance dressed up presentation 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 14
Justin Higham Unaccountable Oil and Water 4&4 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 23
Justin Higham Collected Oil and Water - Streamlined two methods 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 26
Justin Higham Convincing Push-Through [Multiple] Sandwich 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 22
Justin Higham Multiple Push-Through Sandwich 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 21
Justin Higham Push-Through Sandwich 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 21
Justin Higham Push-Through Failure Sandwich one or multiple 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 33
Justin Higham Direct Push-Through Failure several variations 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 20
Justin Higham Push-Through Failure Variations problems and effects 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 33
Justin Higham Clean Maxi-Twist ending clean, transformation kicker 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 29
Justin Higham Royal Maxi Twist transformation kicker 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 30
Justin Higham Note on "Fishing" on making statements 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 17
Justin Higham Overhand-Shuffle Rear Glimpse 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 18
Justin Higham Fate, Chance, Freewill featuring a multiple out force varied by "The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 347
Justin Higham Card/Copper/Silver one coin under card on table varied by "Chinatown Bluff" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 351
Justin Higham "Oops" Open Prediction using a form of the Henry Christ Force 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 354
Justin Higham Acid-Jazz Aces 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 376
Justin Higham Foreword 2008 Dexterity Manual 2
Justin Higham The Anti-Gravity Shift One handed shift that is done from pinky break, and hand can be in any position, including upside down. 2008 Dexterity Manual 3
Justin Higham One-handed Slip Pass Secret one handed Slip Cut 2008 Dexterity Manual 8
Justin Higham One-handed Pull-out One handed method of transferring card from center to top see also "Marlo One Hand Second" (Edward Marlo, 1959) 2008 Dexterity Manual 8
Justin Higham Around-the-Deck Reversal Secret reversal of bottom card to the top of deck see also "To Transfer the Bottom Card to the Top" (Jean Hugard, 1935),
"To Reverse the Bottom Card" (Jean Hugard, 1935)
2008 Dexterity Manual 9
Justin Higham Fake Zarrow Shuffle modified handling of Fake Zarrow Shuffle from Collected Card Notes
- Second Version
- Third Version
inspired by "Fake Zarrow Shuffle" (Justin Higham, Collected Card Notes, 1999) 2008 Dexterity Manual 10
Justin Higham Svengali-ish Convincer Zarrow/Shank shuffle convincer with unsquared deck (deck left in slight reverse faro condition) 2008 Dexterity Manual 12
Justin Higham Up-The-Ladder Finesse 2008 Dexterity Manual 12
Justin Higham Multiple Undershuffle Finessed handling of a multiple undercut in the hands inspired by "Quadruple Undercut" (Edward Marlo, 1968) 2008 Dexterity Manual 13
Justin Higham Deal Shuffle Slop style shuffle with both hands in Mechanics grip, just pushing over packets from left to right hand. Can be used as:

- Key card placement
- Control (top or bottom)
2008 Dexterity Manual 14
Justin Higham & Will Houstoun & Dai Vernon Covers & Applications for the A.G. Shift - With the Hand at the Side
- Move-to-Pocket Cover (Houstoun)
- Behind-the-Jacket Cover
- Back-pocket Cover
- Envelope Cover
- Banknote-Counting Cover - Gaming Scenario
- Behind-the-Shoulder Cover (Vernon)
- Behind-the-Chair Cover (Houstoun)
- As an Addition Move (see Spread Pass Addition)
see also "Spread Pass Addition" (Edward Marlo, 1986) 2008 Dexterity Manual 4
Justin Higham Illogical Strip-Cut Force Spectator says stop during stip-cut sequence, magician deals face card onto table as selection (modified Hindu Shuffle Force) see also "Sympathetic Triumph" (Justin Higham, 2008),
"Illogical Strip Cut Aces" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 16
Justin Higham Illogical Strip Cut Aces Locate all four Aces using Illogical Strip Cut Force inspired by "Gambler's Aces" (Bob Iron, Roger's Thesaurus, 1994),
see also "Illogical Strip-Cut Force" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 17
Justin Higham Sympathetic Triumph Card that is left face up after Triumph shuffle is the mate of previously made selection see also "Illogical Strip-Cut Force" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 17
Justin Higham Illogical Spread Force Tabled spread is separated and top card is dealt off as selection 2008 Dexterity Manual 18
Justin Higham One-Handed IDF One handed variation on the Cross Cut Force where top packet is flipped face up 2008 Dexterity Manual 19
Justin Higham One Handed Flip-Over Force inspired by "T.K's Flip Over Force No. 1" (Tony Kardyro, Kardyro's Kard Konjuring, 1956) 2008 Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham False Throw-Cut Force Using False Swing Cut as force after riffle stop, uses Fourth Method of Single False Cuts (Marlo's Magazine vol. 6) inspired by "Single False Cuts" (Edward Marlo, 1988),
varied by "Illogical False Throw-Cut Force" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham Illogical False Throw-Cut Force inspired by "False Throw-Cut Force" (Justin Higham, 2008),
see also "Face-Up Stripping Control" (Benjamin Earl, Gambit No. 1, 2009)
2008 Dexterity Manual 20
Justin Higham Illogical Riffle Force Riffle Force done upside down, where the two packets are openly transposed 2008 Dexterity Manual 21
Justin Higham & Roger Crosthwaite Third-Eye Force Spectator says stop while magician deals cards on table, bottom card of tabled packet is slid out 2008 Dexterity Manual 22
Justin Higham Tilted Fake Removal Pretend to take card from center of deck, actually take bottom card inspired by "An Easy Bottom Deal" (Gerald Kosky, 1939) 2008 Dexterity Manual 23
Justin Higham CO2 Lazy Man's Card to Pocket, but even lazier - no palming required inspired by "The Card from the Pocket" (C. O. Williams, 1937) 2008 Dexterity Manual 24
Justin Higham Cognitive Transposition Two cards transpose, and then the suits transpose 2008 Dexterity Manual 25
Justin Higham Biddle Appearance Face up card appears to be thrown onto the table from thin air see also "Biddle-Appearance Collectors" (Justin Higham, 2008),
"Biddle-Appearance Sandwich" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 27
Justin Higham Biddle-Appearance Sandwich Sandwich sequence using the Biddle Appearance see also "Biddle Appearance" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 27
Justin Higham Biddle-Appearance Collectors Collectors routine with Biddle Appearance (reference to Apex Ace by Frank Garcia) see also "The Apex Ace" (Frank Garcia, 1962),
"Biddle Appearance" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 28
Justin Higham Chinatown Bluff Card/Copper/Silver routine with Chinatown presentation inspired by "Card/Copper/Silver" (Justin Higham, 2007) 2008 Dexterity Manual 29
Justin Higham Jungian Poker five poker hands dealt, spectator peeks at one card from a poker hand, all cards are collected and re-dealt, performer gets winning hand of straight flush consisting of peeked at card inspired by "Pluckley" (Benjamin Earl, Past Midnight DVD, 2007),
"Playing the Odds" (Benjamin Earl, 2007),
see also "Hope For the Best" (J.K. Hartman, Mans and Ends 1970),
"How to Deal a Royal Flush" (Karl Fulves, Big Book of Magic Tricks, 1977),
"Subconscious Poker II" (Joseph K. Schmidt, 1973)
2008 Dexterity Manual 31
Justin Higham Longitudinal Monte 3 Card Monte tabled routine, cards held longitudinally inspired by "Marlo's Monte & Moves" (Edward Marlo, The Sorcerer's Eyes, Vol. 3, Issue 33-36, 1981) 2008 Dexterity Manual 33
Justin Higham & Edward Marlo Longitudinal Monte Switch 2008 Dexterity Manual 34
Justin Higham Mini-Faro, Pseudo Centres Pseudo centre routine - spectator get Kings, performer gets Aces, uses Mini Faro concept see also "Marlo's Gambling Routine" (Edward Marlo, 1947),
"Second-Dealing Poker" (Harry Lorayne, 1993)
2008 Dexterity Manual 36
Justin Higham Mini Faro Faroing Aces into deck in preparation for stacking later 2008 Dexterity Manual 37
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts a Run of Seven Spectator cuts seven piles, top cards are Ace to Seven of Hearts (strong rummy hand) inspired by "The Spectator Cuts to and Turns Over the Aces" (Randy Wakeman, 1985) 2008 Dexterity Manual 38
Justin Higham Digital Poker Deck placed in pocket, full house pulled out with each card clipped between the fingers see also "Digital Aces" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 41
Justin Higham Digital Aces Ace Production with Digital Poker technique see also "Digital Poker" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham No-Palm Digital Poker Alternative method for Digital Poker 2008 Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham Subconscious Culling Poker deal demo, magician gets four Aces, presentation involves technique called "subconscious culling" inspired by "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx) 2008 Dexterity Manual 43
Justin Higham Riffle-Shuffle Sandwich Skill demo of shuffle tracking to sandwich selection inspired by "Side-Faro Sandwich 1" (Justin Higham, Side-Faro False Shuffle, 2005),
see also "Spectator-Shuffled Sandwich" (Justin Higham, 2008)
2008 Dexterity Manual 45
Justin Higham Spectator-Shuffled Sandwich Spectator apparently shuffles selection between sandwich cards see also "Riffle-Shuffle Sandwich" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 46
Justin Higham The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune Tarot cards spelled to get to predicted playing card inspired by "Unexpected Prediction" (Edward Marlo, 1968),
"Fate's Datebook" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
"Fate, Chance, Freewill" (Justin Higham, 2007)
2008 Dexterity Manual 47
Justin Higham Deal, Count, Spell Different handling for The Magician, The Fool and The Wheel of Fortune with six-sided die 2008 Dexterity Manual 50
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same time inspired by "You Do As Cy Do" (Cy Keller, 1951) 2008 Dexterity Manual 51
Justin Higham Pseudo Topper four random cards laid on table, spectator chooses one, revealed to be selection, the other three suddenly change to match as four-of-a-kind inspired by "The Mental Topper" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, Apr 1966),
"Simple Topper" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant and Related Effects, 2007)
2008 Dexterity Manual 53
Justin Higham Sense of Touch Location Card selected and lost amongst one of three piles, performer eliminates all, except selection

- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
2008 Dexterity Manual 54
Justin Higham & Kevin Baker The NoBo Lie Detector "No" = Bottom
- First Version
- Second Version (Kevin Baker)
- Third Version (Kevin Baker)
- Fourth Version (Kevin Baker)
- Fifth Version
- Sixth Version
- Seventh Version
- Eighth Version (Kevin Baker)
- Ninth Version
- Tenth Version (Kevin Baker)
inspired by Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, pp. 130-133,
see also "Eerie Cards" (Kent Arthur, 1940),
"Math Applied" (Edward Marlo, 1990),
"Mathematics and Mentalism" (Alex Elmsley, 1991)
2008 Dexterity Manual 57
Justin Higham Intuitive Twenty-One Card Trick - First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
- Fourth Method
inspired by "Nouveau 21-Card-Trick" (Edward Marlo, 1983) 2008 Dexterity Manual 65
Justin Higham Reflections on Reflectors on shiners, edited from "Secrets of Improvisational Magic"
- French Window
- Table Knife & Teaspoon
- Café Table
- Sunglasses
- Table Sign
- Menu-Card Holder
- Mobile Phone
- Wine Glass
- Coins & Keys
- Impromptu Peek Deck
- Smiley-Face Cards
- Reflector Awareness
2010 Gambit (Issue 2) 6
Justin Higham Impromptu Peek Deck for Hoyle Trump Cards inspired by "Color Eliminator" (Edward Marlo, 1962) 2010 Gambit (Issue 2) 7
Justin Higham Foreword 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method v
Justin Higham The 75% Production Locating / producing a four-of-a-kind via improvisation

- Performance
- End Notes
- Culling in Advance
- Non-Linear Culling
- Shuffling After Culling
- Recycling Knowledge
- The Key to Improvisation
see also Joe Riding, New Style Gambling Routine (no date),
"The Trick With No Method" (Justin Higham, 2014),
"The Previous Effect" (Justin Higham, 2014),
"Other Approaches" (Justin Higham, 2014)
2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 1
Justin Higham Other Approaches - Leaving the selection till last
- Without a selection
- Pseudo-Memory Presentation
- 100% Production
- 50% Production
- Other 50% Productions
- 50% Ambitious Production
see also "The 75% Production" (Justin Higham, 2014) 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 6
Justin Higham The Previous Effect How to lead into The 75% Production

- Basic Procedure
- End Notes
- Spread-Cutting
see also "The Trick that cannot be explained" (Dai Vernon, 1960),
"The 75% Production" (Justin Higham, 2014)
2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 9
Justin Higham The Trick With No Method Different handlings / situations for improvised card magic see also "The 75% Production" (Justin Higham, 2014) 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 13
Justin Higham Freestyle Card Tricks More examples of improvisation in card magic 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 19
Justin Higham Mindreader's Lucid Dream Plus (semi-improvised effect) Find thought-of-card, and produce other three mates on top of three piles as surprise kicker 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 21
Justin Higham Reflected Do As I Do (semi-improvised effect) Standard effect 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 23
Justin Higham Mono Do As I Do Plus (semi-improvised effect) Standard effect inspired by "Mono Do As I Do" (Justin Higham, Collected Card Notes, 1999) 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 24
Justin Higham Estimation Kicker (semi-improvised effect) Uses natural air pocket location see also "Natural Air Pocket Principle" (1962) 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 24
Justin Higham Improvisation Through Ignorance - The KOSBE System in Action 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 27
Justin Higham Bibliography of Improvisational Magic 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 29
Justin Higham Illogical Revolve-Cut Production see also "Flip-Oer Force No. 1" (Tony Kardyro, Kardyro's Kard Konjuring),
"Revolving Pass" (Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, 1929)
2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 11
Justin Higham Self-Working Turnover Pass - Tabled Handling
- Swing-Cut Handling
- Stand-up Handling
2017 Operandi (Issue 2) 6