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Martin Gardner Preposterous varied by "Jordan Plus Gardiner" (Theodore Annemann, 1938) 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 268
Martin Gardner Through the Hank whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selection varied by "Jinx Deck" (Karl Fulves, 1987) 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 271
Martin Gardner Newspell 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 272
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds 2 selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stooge 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 272
Martin Gardner Cigarette vs Beer lit cigarette is balanced on bottle and moves up and down within, thread 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 273
Martin Gardner That Quaint Joker routine in which 13 values are spelt and spectator gets joker all the time 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 273
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 274
Martin Gardner Red/Black Overhand Shuffle 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 274
Martin Gardner Red/Black Riffle Shuffle 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 274
Martin Gardner Color Trouble head of paper match changes color 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 275
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 275
Martin Gardner A Smart Cigarette lit cigarette through handkerchief 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 276
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 276
Martin Gardner Three Piles see also "The ----- of -- Trick" (Martin Gardner, 1938) 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 277
Martin Gardner The Houdini Pen 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 278
Martin Gardner Pocket to Cuff marked dime travels from pocket to trouser cuff 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 278
Martin Gardner Fountain Pen Gone pen vanishes from handkerchief 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 278
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Martin Gardner The ----- of -- Trick inspired by "Three Piles" (Martin Gardner, 1938) 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1938") 323
Martin Gardner Watchistry spectator calculates number from hours on watch, divined by performer varied by "Times Two" (Karl Fulves, 1974) 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Theodore Annemann (reviewer) 12 Tricks With A Borrowed Deck by Martin Gardner 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 524
Martin Gardner Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced again 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 759
Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine see also "The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo" (Steve Mayhew, 1999),
varied by "Rump Shaker" (Jack Parker & Tomas Blomberg, 2007)
1942 Let's See the Deck 28
Edward Marlo & Martin Gardner Casanova Card Trick 2 at a time production of queens when 2 halfs are rubbed face to face see also "Elusive Jacks" (Al Leech & Edward Marlo & Martin Gardner, 1949) 1942 Deck Deception 5
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 38
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 57
Martin Gardner Preposterous 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 63
Martin Gardner Newspell 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 65
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
Martin Gardner Red/Black Overhand Shuffle 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
Jerry Sorensen That's the Way They're Done four cards are found, one with Martin Gardner's "Lie Detector Test" 1945 My Best 33
Martin Gardner Spread, Shuffle, Spread 1 to 10 cards are removed from a spread and replaced in the other half, after a shuffle all cards are found 1945 My Best 89
Martin Gardner Pop Through Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief 1945 My Best 166
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors - Theo. Annemann
- Charles Arbuthnot
- George E. Arrowsmith
- Roger Barkann
- Sylvan Barnet
- Joseph L. Barnett
- Raymond L. Beebe
- Eugene Bernstein
- J. B. Bobo
- John N. Booth
- Tom Bowyer
- Vynn Boyar
- Joan Brandon
- Fred Braue
- John Braun
- Lu Brent
- R. C. Buff
- Clyde F. Cairy
- Loring Campbell
- Jack Chanin
- Frank Chapman
- Forest V. Chesbro
- Milbourne Christopher
- Eddie Clever
- Stanley Collins
- Mystic Craig
- Thomas J. Crawford
- John J. Crimmins, JR.
- Paul J. Curry
- Del Monte
- Harry Dobrin
- Ronald B. Edwards
- Bruce Elliot
- Professor El-Tab
- Dr. E. G. Ervin
- Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
- Val Evans
- "Hen" Fetsch
- Thomas B. Fitzgerald
- Dariel Fitzkee
- Sid Fleischman
- Joseph Harman Fries
- Martin Gardner
- Teral Garrett
- Walter B. Gibson
- Arnold L. Grubin
- Nelson C. Hahne
- Hathaway
- Royal V. Heath
- Charles H. Hopkins
- Jean Hugard
- Mark Jacobs
- R. M. Jamison
- F. H. Jeudevine
- Maurice Kains
- George G. Kaplan
- George Karger
- Joseph A. Karson
- Wilbur Kattner
- Gerald Lynton Kaufman
- Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
- The Great Kolar
- Gerald Kosky
- Abril Lamarque
- William W. Larsen
- Sid Lorraine
- Art Lyle
- L. Vosburgh Lyons
- Richard F. Madden
- Greer Marechal, JR.
- George McAthy
- William H. McCaffrey
- Jack McMillen
- Harry Mendoza
- Orville Meyer
- John W. Mifflin
- Chester Morris
- Paul Morris
- Frederick Mosteller
- Robert A. Nelson
- C. A. George Newmann
- Grady S. Nicholson
- Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
- Charles Walter Nyquist
- Dell O'Dell
- Tom Osborne
- George Harrison Pittman
- Julien J. Proskauer
- Clayton Rawson
- Ralph W. Read
- Dolf Rudin
- Herb Rungie
- Ned Rutledge
- James J. Sanders
- Lucille Pierce Saxon
- Sigmar - The Magician
- Jerry Sorensen
- Willard S. Smith
- George Starke
- Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
- Harlan Tarbell
- DR. Franklin Taylor
- J. G. Thompson, JR.
- Jack F. Trebel
- M. Van Reese
- Jack Vosburgh
- Audley Valentine Walsh
- Peter Warlock
- Herman L. Weber
- Bob Weill
- William H. Wilson
- Tommy Windsor
- Howard H. Wise
- Ed. Wolff
- Michael F. Zens
1945 My Best 347
Martin Gardner & Neal Elias Vanishing Card from deck 1946 At the Table Tricks 4
Warren Wiersbe & Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 18
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Mike Bornstein, Karrel Fox, Stuart Jules, Martin Gardner, Burling Hull 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 468
Edward Marlo & Martin Gardner A Poker Puzzle see also "Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine" (Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo, 1942) 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 129
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Kruger and Starke, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Roy Benson, Paul Draylin, Hal Haber, Bill Simon 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 645
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down also published as "Hand to Hand" (Martin Gardner, 1956) 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 655
Martin Gardner Die-Vination two dice, sum divintion 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Robert Harbin, Martin Gardner 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 659
Martin Gardner "Pop Up" Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 52
Martin Gardner Immovable Cigarette cigarette is gripped through handkerchief which can be moved with motionless cigarette, topological 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 53
Martin Gardner Card Through the Handkerchief no palming, deck in case 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 84
Al Leech & Edward Marlo & Martin Gardner Elusive Jacks inspired by "Casanova Card Trick" (Edward Marlo & Martin Gardner, 1942),
see also "Routine Royal" (Al Leech, 1959)
1949 For Card Men Only 12
Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card see also "Take Ten" (John Murray, 1949),
"Ten Card Deal P.S." (Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo & Bert Allerton, 1949),
also published as "Ten Card Deal" (Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Dai Vernon & Audley Walsh, 1956)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 672
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jimmy Herpick, Fred Keating, Max Katz, Martin Gardner 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 679
Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo & Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal see also "Take Ten" (John Murray, 1949),
"Ten Card Deal" (Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh, 1949)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 681
Martin Gardner Beery salt spilled in beer rises to top, see also p. 758 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 754
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Al Baker, The Great Jasper, Clayton Rawson 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 762
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Bert Allerton, Bob Hummer 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 769
Martin Gardner & Bill Simon It's a Natural Spectator tears out matches from matchbook, performer uses number of matches to select card from 7 card packet, which is correctly predicted see also "It's A Natural" (Martin Gardner & Bill Simon, 1950) 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 23
Cardini & Dai Vernon & Nate Leipzig & Francis Carlyle & Martin Gardner & John Scarne The Initials Will Tell Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil) 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frank Garcia, Puzzle by Charlie Arbuthnot, Dunninger, Carlo Menotti, Fred Keating, Martin Gardner, Bill Simon, Jean Hugard, Robert Harbin, Art Lyle, Frank Joglar 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 785
Martin Gardner & Bill Simon It's A Natural with matches, 7 outs see also "It's a Natural" (Martin Gardner & Bill Simon, 1950) 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 199) 796
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Russell Swann, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Lee Noble, Richard Himber 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 200) 801
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Keating, Wally Dean, Ballantine, Cy Endfield, Martin Gardner, George Schindler 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 201) 805
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Scarne, John Hamilton idea for the newspaper tear, Martin Gardner, George Karger, Max Andrews 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 203) 813
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Vernon, Martin Gardner, Mike Bornstein 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 841
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Harry Blackstone, Martin Gardner, Dr. Jaks, Audley Walsh, Bobby Baxter, gag by Bob Hummer 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 212) 849
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Kaplan, Milbourne Christopher, Martin Gardner, Mike Millet, Bill Simon, Dr. Jaks, Francis Carlyle, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon, John Boyko, Sid Lorraine, Leo Rullman, Keith Clark, Fu Manchu 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 226) 905
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Richard Himber, Clayton Rawson, Dr. Elliott, Wallace Dibble, Audley Walsh, Bill Simon 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 227) 909
Martin Gardner Spectacular name of card appears on lenses of glasses when breathing on them 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 937
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 235) 941
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ivan Sanderson, Audley Walsh, Magicol, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner, Jay Marshall, Al Cohn, Lee Noble 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 236) 945
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Matt Schulien, Don Alan and his set, Clark Crandall 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 238) 953
Martin Gardner & Bill Simon Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 241) 962
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Francis Carlyle, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Bob Orben, Frank Garcia, Lee Noble, Bill Simon 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 243) 973
Dai Vernon & Dr. Stanley Jaks & Bill Simon & Martin Gardner & Norman Jensen & Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 974
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Gershon Legman, John Thursday, Harry Opel, Jack Chanin 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 977
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Don Castello, Gen Grant, Audley Walsh, Martin Gardner, Frank Joglar, Fred Keating, Jay Marshall, Al Baker, Norman Jensen, Lou Tannen 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 245) 978
Martin Gardner Introduction 1952 Effective Card Magic 8
Bill Simon & Martin Gardner Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value 1952 Effective Card Magic 151
Martin Gardner & "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times 1952 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 249) 997
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Will De Sieve, Jay Marshall, Leslie Barrie, Friday Night Sodality, Frank Joglar, Martin Gardner, Bill Larsen, Lou Tannen 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Martin Gardner Where Does the Easter Bunny Go? puzzle 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Martin Gardner Cubism sugar cubes travel from one hand to the other and back 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 254) 1016
Martin Gardner Fir You! making a christmas tree from paper see also "Fir Tree" (Gene Anderson, 1968) 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 271) 1082
Bruce Elliott The Back Room reprint of chapter 25 of Martin Gardner's "In the Name of Science" 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 272) 1089
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Friday Night Sodality, Frank Garcia, Tommy Vanderschmidt, Martin Gardner, Bob Somerfeld, Audley Walsh, Jim Reneaux 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Bruce Elliott The Back Room solution to Martin Gardner's problem from issue 275, Friday Night Sodality, Orville Meyer, Arthur Buckley, Chic Schoke, Paul LePaul, Lou Tannen 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1104
Martin Gardner Poker Problem open drawing of cards, solution on p. 1104 see also "Head to Head" (Tom Craven, 1980) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Gerald Kosky, Friday Night Sodality, Martin Gardner, Peter Warlock 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 285) 1141
Bruce Elliott The Back Room mon Peter Warlock, Max Katz, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 293) 1173
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down, cards are thrown several times also published as "Hand to Hand" (Martin Gardner, 1948) 1956 The Best in Magic 112
Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Dai Vernon & Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card also published as "Ten Card Deal" (Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh, 1949) 1956 The Best in Magic 190
Martin Gardner Cigar Vanish 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 96
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III see also "27 Card Trick" in Martin Gardner's "Mathematics, Magic & Mystery" 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 7
Edward Marlo & Harry Lorayne & Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal inspired by "Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine" (Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo, 1942),
see also "The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo" (Steve Mayhew, 1999)
1962 Close-up Card Magic 153
Martin Gardner Introduction on Paul Curry 1965 Magician's Magic 1
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, for credit information see reference see also "Stock Holdout" (Martin Gardner, 2005) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Martin Gardner More Monge more notes on the Monge Shuffle:
- References
- Recycling the Deck
- The M/S Shuffle
- Tricks (position of selection predicted & Do as I Do)
- Analog of the M/S Shuffe
see also "Over/Under - Monge Notes" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 29
Martin Gardner Version of the 5x5 Problem 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 160
Martin Gardner Odd And Even Dice 3 dice are turned according to some rules, then the chosen die is divined see also "The Thirteenth Turn" (Gardner, New Phoenix #387) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
Joseph K. Schmidt Some Notes on the Rising Card Trick saliva rise see also Martin Gardner, Jan. 1949 of Hugard's Magic Monthly 1968 The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 22
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner on Afghan Bands History on Mobius strips in magic 1968 Newspaper Magic 125
Karl Fulves & Martin Gardner Two Chess Wagers 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 34
Jack Avis & Martin Gardner & John Brennon & Peter McDonald Etcetera 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 288
Martin Gardner Repeat Lie Speller see p. 289 for reference 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 288
Karl Fulves Babel Velki magazine, Mystic Power Mentations (Vosburgh Lyons), Ed Mishell's Hold-Out Miracles, Stewart Smith, practical joke by Robert Murray (two right handed gloves) via Martin Gardner 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 304
Harold Bester & Chris Hussey & L. Vosburgh Lyons & Martin Gardner & Paul Sweetman Etcetera 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 320
Martin Gardner The Compleat Gamester Addition red-black betting game with 8 cards inspired by "The Compleat Gamester" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 324
Martin Gardner Mutus Nomen simplified handling 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 338
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match, see also p. 348 (originally from Ireland Yearbook 1943) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 345
John Hamilton Down & Out down under deal Tantalizer type routine, all 7s found and predicted, see also p. 373 inspired by "Heaps" (John Hamilton, 1947),
see also Martin Gardner's "The Unexpected Hanging" (p. 155),
"The Spectator's Choice" (Stewart Judah, 1936),
"Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 354
Dr. Jacob Daley & Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 87
Martin Gardner "Wink Change" see also "The Blink Change" (Don England & Martin Gardner, 1981),
varied by "Wink Change Variation" (Martin Gardner & John Carney, 2002)
1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 290
Martin Gardner Turnabout Coins coin layout puzzle see also "All In A Row" (Emil Jarrow & Theodore Annemann, 1970) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 412
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling see also "News Test" (Edmund Rowland, 1971),
"Foldover Notes" (Karl Fulves, 1994),
"Disparity" (Ramón Riobóo, 2015)
1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 429
Dan Tong The Pad Spread throwing several cards on table, some of which are a double see also Martin Gardner's "12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck", 1940 p.7,
"Double Toss" (Vanni Bossi, 2016)
1972 Card Cavalcade 106
Martin Gardner Brush Gag apparently brushing spectator's jacket see also Whisk Broom Nr.2 in Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" p.570 1973 Thanks to Pepys... 27
Martin Gardner Color Thot inspired by Unmatch (Fulves, Pallbearers Review) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 81
Martin Gardner A Betting Swindle betting game with 3 suits after a riffle shuffle inspired by "The 3-Card Cycle" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 88
Martin Gardner The "Wink" Change 1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 194
Martin Gardner Holding Two As One Subtlety 1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 107
Tenkai Ishida & Martin Gardner Twistover Optical Revolve 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 42
Martin Gardner & Stewart James Fibonacci Fantasy using Stewart James' AAG Principle 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 88
Martin Gardner Middle Deal Demonstration - Variation inspired by "Middle Deal Demonstration" (Frederick Braue, 1978),
see also "A Center Deal" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 6 No. 10, p. 525),
"The Middle Deal" (Bill Simon, 1952),
"The Unconfused Joker" (Martin Gardner, 1985)
1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 26
Bob Read (reviewer) The Encyclopedia Of Impromptu Magic by Martin Gardner 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 663
Harry Lorayne & Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo Lorayne's Poker Deal brief description inspired by "Lorayne's Poker Deal" (Edward Marlo & Harry Lorayne & Martin Gardner, 1962) 1980 Jacks or Better 3
Al Leech & Martin Gardner A Typographical Error variation on "Major Surgery", changing back kicker 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 18
Martin Gardner Euclid's Vanish number of objects drawn on a slate changes from 7 to 6 varied by "The Geometric Slate" (Karl Fulves, 1980) 1980 Curioser 11
Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank 1981 Side Steal 11
Don England & Martin Gardner The Blink Change streamlined version inspired by ""Wink Change"" (Martin Gardner, 1971) 1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Section "Clubs") 38
Martin Gardner Quant Quirk 4x4 square of 16 cards, some face-up some face-down randomly, with certain allowed turnover moves one has to get all cards in one direction, sucker game 1981 Octet 18
Martin Gardner An Up/Down Bet packet of cards is shuffled face-up/face-down and then cards discarded according to rule, orientation of last card is predicted 1981 Octet 20
Karl Fulves & Martin Gardner Rubik Cube Swindles - solving cube by touch with marked colors
- divining thought-of colors with cube ("can you see your color on this side?")
- mis-colored cube as practical joke
1981 Octet 23
Martin Gardner Rotating Die optical illusion with hollow die 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 230
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)
1983 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 1
Martin Gardner & Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Red/Black Shuffle also as a get ready cut for Zarrow Shuffle 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 116
Jack Mitzman & Henry Hovalka & Martin Gardner All Good Things silk and rope release 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 915
Mitsunobu Matsuyama & Martin Gardner Chronometer Cards cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at 2 cards, those coincide with current time 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 288
Martin Gardner & Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 205
Stephen Tucker Stitches in time Triumph effect with pseudo-Bob-Hummer presentation/procedure, spectator "unmixes" deck themselves via long mathematical/Hummeresque procedure inspired by "Hummer's Reversal Mystery" (Bob Hummer, Martin Gardner's Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, 1956) 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 3
Stephen Tucker Just a few wrinkles... Mathematical card trick, spectator arrives at three digit number, performer uses three digit number to divine three cut-to cards and also spectator's age inspired by "Guessing Someone's Age" (Martin Gardner's Mathematics, Magic and Mystery, 1956) 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 7
Thomas Alan Waters Psidentify spectators chose a James Bond villain, divination who chose which one see also Martin Gardner's "Are You Psychic?" in "Ireland Year Book 1943" P- 13 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mystyx") 685
Martin Gardner A Fancy False Cut twirl/swivel 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 3
Martin Gardner The Unconfused Joker reversed joker is besides selection in deck, when joker is moved in spread the selection follows see also "Middle Deal Demonstration - Variation" (Martin Gardner, 1978) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 25
Frederick Braue & Martin Gardner Untitled spectator cuts to reversed card, then performer names a card before he cuts to it inspired by "Naming the Card Cut" (Martin Gardner, Cut the Cards, 1942) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 14
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
Karl Fulves Q-dini performer's wrists knotted with handkerchief, he turns and he's free, then knotted again inspired by item in Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 45
Martin Gardner Fingers-Nose Do-As-I-Do 1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 2) 13
Martin Gardner Burned, Restored, Unrestored Match restoring burned match 1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 24
Martin Gardner MG Trio #1 six red cards and black cards in two rows, collected alternating, suddenly they are in pairs r-r, b-b, ... see also "MG Trio #2" (Martin Gardner, 1989) 1989 Prototype 19
Martin Gardner MG Trio #2 variation of previous trick see also "MG Trio #1" (Martin Gardner, 1989) 1989 Prototype 20
Martin Gardner MG Trio #3 orientation of head on QS and KH used for monte type guessing game, turning on vertical or horizontal axis ("The principle behind this trick has floated around a while.") varied by "Heads Turn" (Robert E. Neale, 1989) 1989 Prototype 20
Karl Fulves Rightful Place deck spread face-down on table, spectator marks back of any card, spread turned over, magician correctly guesses card, multiple methods varied by "Covering the Spread" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
"Martin Gardner's Approach" (Martin Gardner, 1989),
"Starlite" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1989 Quick Card Tricks 20
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Approach different method for "Rightful Place" inspired by "Rightful Place" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 23
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
Alex Elmsley & Martin Gardner Card Hopper selection is found by moving a prop from card to card in a row, Martin Gardner's Parity Principle 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 371
Martin Gardner Introduction 1991 Swindle & Cheat 1
Martin Gardner Hide-Out showing cards in packet while hiding selection 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 4
Tenkai Ishida & Martin Gardner Gardner-Tenkai Reverse 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 102
Joseph K. Schmidt The Big "Ripp-Off" 5 torn cards are matched inspired by "The Five Torn Cards" (Martin Gardner Presents, p. 183) 1995 New Card Control Systems 92
Martin Gardner Hand-Held Pasteboard Prevarication Detector credit information
- Phase One: Guessing the Selected Card
- Phase Two: Detecting Lies
- Phase Three: Testing for ESP
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 188
Joe Berg & Martin Gardner Knot from Nowhere & Variations thing where you don't let go of ends and still make knots 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 191
Mitsunobu Matsuyama & Martin Gardner Separating Knots 2 ropes together are knotted, knots separated, with Single Rope Variation, With Silks 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 196
Martin Gardner The Pyramid Spell using some pyramid layout on the table, 2 versions 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 198
Martin Gardner Self-Suspending Matches without pre-wedged broken match 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 200
Martin Gardner Quad Rise using tilt 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 202
Martin Gardner Tilt Finesse spreading top cards back 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 204
Martin Gardner Chromo-Clairvoyance 5 envelopes, 5 color cards, spectator puts them in, performer guesses all correctly, 3 methods 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 205
Martin Gardner Literary Brilliance book/magazine cover as shiner 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 207
Martin Gardner Sefalaljia Sans 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 208
Martin Gardner & Jeff Busby Two Quick Tricks & Associated Ideas: A Reversal Method a card turns over, based on cut deeper force 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 210
Martin Gardner & Jeff Busby Additional Methods & Handlings card turns over 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 210
Martin Gardner Packet Parity color prediction with chess pieces, also with cards (color of a card is predicted) 1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 212
Edward Marlo Slop Shuffle Or Triumph? slop followed by riffle shuffle, no selection, aces face-up at end see also Martin Gardner (12 Tricks With A Borrowed Deck) 1995 Facsimile (Issue 3) 47
Joseph K. Schmidt & Martin Gardner Subconcsious Poker one card is controlled during the dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush see also "Poker Challenge" (Harry Lorayne, 1978) 1996 Card College - Volume 2 262
Martin Gardner The Mysterious Ring a ring on a rubberband penetrates the hand 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 59
Tenkai Ishida & Martin Gardner Twistover (Optical Revolve) 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "The Magic of Paul Harris") 56
Martin Gardner Saliva Card Rise with handkerchief 1996 New Card Rises 36
Nick Trost Seven Card Count Variation of Six Card Repeat (credit information, first appeared in The Linking Ring, February 1955) see also "Vanish and Spell" (Martin Gardner, Cut the Cards, 1942),
"Las Vegas Leaper" (Paul Harris, 1996),
varied by "Rollins-Hamman-Longe Routine" (Walter Rollins & Brother John Hamman & Bob Longe, 1997)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 19
Nick Trost The Penney Paradox sucker bet see also "On the Paradoxical Situations that Arise from Nontransitive Relations" (Martin Gardner, Scientific American, Oct 1974),
"Penney-Ante" (Walter Penney, The Journal of Recreational Mathematics, Oct 1969)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 89
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai Move Optical Revolve see also "Face to Face Fantasy" (Martin Gardner, Twelve Tricks with a Borrowed Deck, 1940),
"Tenkai's Reverse Cards Mystery" (Tenkai Ishida, 1941 / 27)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 325
Karl Fulves Power of One pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it, 2 methods inspired by "Turnabout Coins" (Martin Gardner, Pallbearers Review p. 412),
see also "Paranoiac Pyramid" (Shigeo Futagawa, Jan. 1992, Genii)
1997 The Vampire Chronicles 58
Ron Bauer The Lie Detector three packets, selection is found on top of reminder, impromptu version inspired by Martin Gardner's "Improved Lie Spelle" in "12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck" 1997 L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 1
Richard Vollmer & Henry Christ & Martin Gardner Numerology 3 numbers lead to discovery of reely chosen card 1998 Card College - Volume 3 700
Karl Fulves Paper Folding Note see also "Paradox Papers" (Martin Gardner, Pallbearers Review, p. 429) 1998 Mutus Nomen 54
Sam Leo Horowitz & Roberto Giobbi & Martin Gardner The Stop Trick see also "A Psychological Discovery" (Sam Leo Horowitz, 1938) 2000 Card College - Volume 4 910
Dan Tong & Martin Gardner The Pad Spread 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 144
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck see also The New Phoenix (Dec. 1954) 2002 The Book of Secrets 88
Martin Gardner & John Carney Wink Change Variation inspired by ""Wink Change"" (Martin Gardner, 1971) 2002 The Book of Secrets 185
Davide Costi Ultimate Retention Vanish basically the same as Martin Gardner's "The Second Vanish" (Karl Fulves, The Chronicles No. 8. 1978. p. 1142) See also Steve Freeman's " The Perfect Coin Vanish" (Magicana 107, Genii, February 1974) 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 135
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, see credit correction in Issue 11, p. 1 2005 Penumbra (Issue 9) 17
Nick Trost & Martin Gardner The "One-Two-Three" Trick small packet matching routine 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 35
Steve Beam & Martin Gardner The Ace-Two-Three Trick 3 sets of A-2-3 used for mathematical puzzle thing, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 74
Steve Beam The Anything Trick After several random cards are located by spectator-cutting, an item used in the patter (fruit, salt shaker, etc.) is produced for the climax. see also "X-Ray Touch" (Martin Gardner, Cut the Cards, 1942),
"The Prediction" (Hatton & Plate, Magicians' Tricks and How THey are Done, 1910)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 23
Steve Beam Si-Decker Despite always lying, the deck provides the color, suit, and parity of the selected card, and then helps to locate it. inspired by "Moracle" (Lin Searles, Pallbearers Review, Nov. 1970),
"Lie Speller" (Martin Gardner, Joe Berg's Here's New Magic, 1937),
"Lie-Decker" (Max Maven, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 41
Steve Beam Key Signature Piano Card Trick using a signed card. inspired by "Piano Card Trick" (Uncredited, Stanyon's Magic, Aug. 1902),
see also "Piano Mover" (Martin Gardner, Ibidem #16, Mar. 1959)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 205
Roberto Giobbi Beyond What We Know anecdote from Zuckerbrot's Martin Gardner documentary 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 15") 296