Written by Jon Racherbaumer

1990
Work of Jon Racherbaumer

203 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(90 entries)

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Jon Racherbaumer Acknowledgements
Jon Racherbaumer Context grandiose justification for presenting the items in no particular order
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
Jon Racherbaumer Ramble
Jon Racherbaumer Ayes of the Gods two-card challenge locationInspired byVariations 1
Edward Marlo Stripper Deck for Divided Deck Locations 2
Edward Marlo Impromptu Ayes of the Gods either the two selections are in same position in two halves, or they are located via fishingInspired by 2
Jon Racherbaumer, Bob Farmer On the Free-Cut Principle credit information 4
Jon Racherbaumer Torque'd and Topped A-2-3-4 twisting with Royal Flush transformation, three double facers, credit informationInspired by 6
Jon Racherbaumer Olram Catches a Card card selected, Kings dropped on deck and one-handed throw cut done, sandwich with selection remains in handRelated to
  • comments by Bruce Cervon in Genii Vol. 51 No. 7, Jan. 1988, p. 472
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Olram Catches a Card" (Genii, Vol. 51 No. 5, Nov. 1987)
10
Edward Marlo ATFUS 10
Edward Marlo One Hand Throw Cut as sandwich catchRelated to 12
Jon Racherbaumer What is the so-called Hofzinser Toss? credit information 13
Jon Racherbaumer A Stripper Catches a Card deck tossed on table, sandwich remains in hand, using end strippersInspired byVariations 14
Edward Marlo Non-Stripper Catch ungaffed handlingInspired by 16
Jon Racherbaumer Tossing Lunch selection caught between sandwich cards as deck is tossed on tableInspired by 18
Jon Racherbaumer On Catching Sandwich Tosses credit information, Reinhard Müller's 3-Card CatchRelated to 19
Jon Racherbaumer When Collectors Become Catchers "Tossed Collectors", deck thrown on table, collectors arrangement remains in hand, faro or non-faro handling by Ed Marlo 20
Jon Racherbaumer Visual Retention Sandwich visual, card appears sandwich as sandwich cars are tossed face down on tableInspired by 22
Jon Racherbaumer What's the Point of this Departure? Inspired byRelated to 24
Tom Ellis Drop Sleight Variant credit information, coming up in the world 25
Jon Racherbaumer Fixing the Vegas Split Inspired by 29
Edward Marlo Sure-Fire Covered Get-Ready getting break under top cards while displaying a face-up side-jogged card on deck 30
Richard Kaufman Radical Change credit information 30
Edward Marlo Predictable Princess ten-card set-up, five envelopes as predictionsInspired by
  • "Princess A-Hoy" (Peter Tappan & Ross Johnson, The Impostress Princess)
32
Jon Racherbaumer Of the Psychic Princess Presentation comment and distinction of both effects titled "Princess Card Trick" 35
Jon Racherbaumer Fuddle Aces two Aces are turned face up, all turn face up, selection found at the end, red and black Aces trasnpose as wellInspired by 36
Edward Marlo Book Break 38
Jon Racherbaumer, Niberco Late-Night Arising freely and fairly lost selection rises, using handkerchief, stay stack with dupliatesInspired by 40
Jon Racherbaumer Sudden Sandwich challenge sandwich, stay stack with duplicatesInspired by 43
Jon Racherbaumer What About Hummer's Number? cards shuffled face-up/face-down with some procedure, result predictedInspired by 44
Jon Racherbaumer Waylaid Assembly with hooks for magiciansInspired by
  • "Delayed Ace Assembly" (Ed Marlo, Magic Manuscript Vol. 3 No. 4)
47
Jon Racherbaumer A Case for Hofzinser Ace travels into card case at the end 50
Edward Marlo Longitudinal Anchored Add-On Related to 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Third Solution to Hofzinser's Card Problem Inspired by 55
Jon Racherbaumer Homing Kings four-card repeat with four Kings, last card changes into selectionInspired by 56
Edward Marlo Automatic Book Break 57
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition 58
Jon Racherbaumer Sandwich for Stebbins spectator cuts off pile, remembers bottom card and shuffles pile, card known and glimpsed and controlled via faro cutInspired by 61
Gene Castillon Boozy Poker Revisited Related to 62
Bruce Florek Post-It Prediction prediction on post-it stuck on face card to deck, spectator cuts and faces deck below table at predicted card, with handling without stranger card by Ed MarloInspired by 66
Jon Racherbaumer Figures versus Prefiguration sixteen cards, odd-backed card as climaxInspired by 68
Edward Marlo Biddling Brown in the Round Inspired by 71
Edward Marlo Veeser Concept Handling 72
Jon Racherbaumer Crossing a Princess with ESP cards, circle and four alphabet cards end up spelling CROSS 74
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer Surreal Monte sidewalk shuffle version without mis-indexed cardsInspired by 76
Jon Racherbaumer Backing the Universal Card blank card changes into each of three selections
- Lay Audience Approach
- Magician's Approach
Inspired by 82
Jon Racherbaumer, Paul Diamond The Zen Two-Shooter bullet trick, repeat feature, credit informationInspired by 88
Jon Racherbaumer Rising Robbers four-of-a-kind distributed in deck, rises to topInspired by 92
Jon Racherbaumer A Night in the Big Easy credit information, see p. 101 95
Jon Racherbaumer Mexican Addition card added to packet that is flipped over with another card 99
Jon Racherbaumer The Dreamy Dream Clock mate of clock-selection predicted in pocket and hour reversed in deckVariations 101
Jon Racherbaumer Beat the Clock 106
Edward Marlo Hop-Skip-Jump three piles, Jacks put on center pile travel to outer piles, one under case, three methodsInspired by 107
Edward Marlo End Grip Transfer packet to packet 110
Edward Marlo Switch-less Switch 112
Edward Marlo Drop Sleight Related to 114
Jon Racherbaumer Strange Siamese Strangers two cards tabled, they turn out to be later selection and though-of cardInspired by 115
Jon Racherbaumer Spectator Card to Wallet Himber walletInspired by
  • Terry LaGerould handling
118
Edward Marlo Unstacked Peek-Look-Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards, without set-upInspired by 119
Edward Marlo Unhappy Students three methodsRelated to 122
Bob Stencel Fixing the Gazinta two phases 131
Edward Marlo Reversing the Field four Aces turn over three times in a row, credit informationAlso published here 134
Ron Bauer If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cardsInspired by 142
Jon Racherbaumer The Broken Clock faroInspired by 147
Larry Jennings The Post-Pineapple Surprise transformation kicker, double facers
- Racherbaumer Handling of Step 6
Related to 151
Jon Racherbaumer Prelude to Touch Turn Inspired by 153
Edward Marlo Olram Ace Vanishes Rub-a-dub style and Tent styleInspired by 155
Martin A. Nash Juice-Work "Chater's Code", dashes and dots 159
Jon Racherbaumer Two-Card Force-Field Ceremony spectator finds his selection, then transposition 161
Unknown Slip Force 162
Michael Close Off-Color Reset odd-backed, credit information 165
Nick Trost Psi Stebbins Lie Speller 169
Nick Trost Tale of the Tell credit information (last paragraph) 172
Simon Aronson Adding the Aronson Kicker prediction kicker 175
Jon Racherbaumer Completely Blown Away Inspired by 176
Jon Racherbaumer Polish Princess Card Trick credit information, four methodsInspired by 178
Jon Racherbaumer Ninety Degrees in the Shade two cards to pocketInspired by 184
Peter Duffie Pocket Ruse producing two cards from different pockets with one palm 185
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm card placed directly in palm 187
Edward Marlo Easy Palm Transfer cop to classic 187
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - First Effect four spectators count down in a packet to the value of their though-of card, divined from second deckInspired byVariations 190
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Second Effect four slips of paper with predictions, four spectators think of a card of a certain suit and transfer cards from top to bottom according to their valueVariations 193
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Third Effect like second effect but mates in shirt pocket instead of written predictionsInspired by 195
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fourth Effect four spectators think of four cards like before, they vanish and are produced from four pockets 196
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fifth Effect four thought-of cards from different suits located, spectator's count down their value, shuffle and deck switch 198
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Sixth Effect Inspired by
  • "Faro's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring)
Variations
199
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Seventh Effect version with two thought-of card, red and blackInspired by 201
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Eighth Effect no set-upInspired by 201
Edward Marlo Memorized Mentalism four spectators think of cards of different suits, version with memorized deckInspired by 202