Written by Andy (The Jerx)

Work of Andy (The Jerx)

370 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Stasia Burrington.
Language: English

(38 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Andy (The Jerx) Note Note on spelling/grammatical errors (joke) ix
Andy (The Jerx) Preface xi
Andy (The Jerx) Introduction xvii
Andy (The Jerx) On Presentation 1
John Bannon, Andy (The Jerx) Spectator Cuts The Aces Three Ways Directed Verdict by John Bannon, but provides three very different ways of presenting the same trick

- The Ocean's Eleven Version
- The Creepy Child Version (prediction of four cards cut to)
- Spectator Cuts Their Future (prediction of four cards cut to)
Inspired byRelated to 27
Andy (The Jerx) Bazillion Dollar Bill Mystery Million Dollar Bill Mystery - one half of a dollar bill teleports into a sealed envelope, the other teleports to FranceInspired by 41
Andy (The Jerx) Talisman Presentation for Out of This World, involving lucky coin/talisman 55
Andy (The Jerx) Limitless Ahead One Ahead type of routine, spectator is apparently given heightened senses (hearing, smell etc.), able to guess what magician did 69
Andy (The Jerx) The Revealing Thing Importance of thinking about how to reveal a thought-of word, describes a simple peek for a billet 79
Andy (The Jerx) Passion of Donny Ackerman Divine word written on billet - presentation is about stopping time. Spectator feels a tickle on hand during the moment time stopped 83
Andy (The Jerx) The Miracle Worker Divine word written on billet - presentation involves magician eating and tasting the billet to sense the word 93
Andy (The Jerx) Shutterlock Divine words written on billet - presentation involves taking a group photo of spectators imagining reacting to the words they wrote 97
Andy (The Jerx) Applied Cartomancy Part of a prediction effect for Spectator Cuts the Aces Three Ways (Spectator Cuts Their Future)Related to 103
Andy (The Jerx) Dream Weavers Brainwave effect dressed up as magician meeting spectator in their dreams - red card found reversed in blue deck sealed in envelope, and vice versa 109
Andy (The Jerx) Third-wave Equivoque Third-wave equivoque is based on the richness of language rather than the ambiguity of action. 123
Andy (The Jerx) The Use You Gambit "Which item do you want to use?" type of sentence used in equivoque to provide specificity 131
David Hoy, Andy (The Jerx) Narrow Your Eyes Presentation for David Hoy's Bold Book TestInspired by 137
Andy (The Jerx) The Magician's Role as Moral Arbiter Instructions for an equivoque effect using cards, that uses the book as a prediction (choose you own adventure type of effect).Related to 143
Andy (The Jerx) And Then There Were None Spectators' bills all have strange writing on them - combined together they form an ominous skull picture 147
Andy (The Jerx) Guided Visualization Equivoque effect with cards, follow through pages in book (choose your own adventure type of effect)Related to 155
Andy (The Jerx) Cryptophasia Effect where spectator is apparently your long-lost twin, proven by spectator knowing a secret language only known by twins 157
Andy (The Jerx) Dewey Defeats Truman Solutions to common issues magicians have with headline predictions

Issue 1: Too bold a power to claim
Issue 2: What if there's a tragedy that day?
Andy (The Jerx) Dear Penthouse Forum Story deck trick about some erotic story, later shown to be prediction on page in a Playboy magazine 173
Andy (The Jerx) Will You Let Me Into Your Dream? Your bizarre dream comes true with a spectator, the whole routine lasts over FIVE DAYS 191
Andy (The Jerx) Reverse Psychology Handling for the spread force added with some psychological subtleties to make it extra fair (allow them to apparently change their mind) 203
Andy (The Jerx) I Know What You Need Magician apparently manipulated the memories of the audience to choose the predicted food item for dinner, uses an app 213
Andy (The Jerx) Hallmark Card torn into pieces, one piece held by spectator. Pieces vanish, restored card found in envelope 229
Andy (The Jerx) The Jerx Torn-Corner Handling Vanish of torn pieces of a card 232
Andy (The Jerx) Multiple Universe Selection Signed card transforms; presentation is about jumping between parallel universes, random objects in a plastic bag change 237
Michael Weber, Andy (The Jerx) Pale Horse and Rider Using Ouija Board to do progressive anagram routines - different handlings and touches 255
Andy (The Jerx) Meta-bored Shuffle-bored presentationRelated to 265
Andy (The Jerx) Toxic Shock Bill vanishes and appears in spectator's vagina 275
Andy (The Jerx) And Now He Is Me Card trick based on reenacting scene from the 1978 movie Magic 283
Andy (The Jerx) The Mad Libs Ploy Spectator randomly chooses words from a deck, predicts an illiusion that the magician's grandfather designed 291
Andy (The Jerx) The Baby Who Knows Friend's unborn baby is clairvoyant, can divine what number is inside the box by kicking the mom 307
Andy (The Jerx) A Very Unusual Camera Phone camera can take pictures a few minutes into the future, predict which cards are dropped face up/down on the floor 313
Andy (The Jerx) Epilogue Describes trick where a card is torn, and restored via "actual" time travel 337
Andy (The Jerx) Acknowledgements 347