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Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to anotherVariations The Art of Magic 49
Unknown Business cards of various artists, Lloyd E. Jones, Gerald Kosky, Fred Keating, Eddie Clever, T. Nelson Downs and more The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 106
Walter B. Gibson Improved Super Memory apparently twenty selections and their positions are rememberedVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-upRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force Related toVariationsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card travels into walnut The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 301
Gerald Kosky Swindle unsolvable puzzle is solved behind back The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Gerald Kosky Predicto spectator shuffles and cuts into three piles, performer predicts third card in pile he will choose, bad outs The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
William H. McCaffrey The Jumping Match or Toothpick Related to Greater Magic 830
Gerald Kosky An Easy Bottom Deal stud off the backVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 15
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locatorInspired byRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
L. Vosburgh Lyons Call It A Puzzle six discs with a different sign on each side are thrown and turned over while spelling a word, then one disc is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden discRelated toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 29
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Popper Upper match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it twice, match vanishes in the endRelated toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 176
Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card is selected and matching miniature card found in chosen in walnut Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 42
Gerald Kosky The Biter Bit Magic Thrust as an out when someone challenges performer to find thought of card Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 74
Gerald Kosky Touch-Me-Not finding hidden object, fake, code The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
Gerald Kosky Impromptu Daub Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 54
Gerald Kosky Vanishing Aces aces to spectators pocket, duplicates VariationsAlso published here My Best 144
Gerald Kosky Dollar Bill in Lemon one half of a bill is burnt, other half found in chosen lemon My Best 252
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
My Best 347
Mike Trent Okito Goes Mental billet in Okito BoxRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 6
Gerald Kosky Matchaskill miraskill with matchesRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 581
Gerald Kosky Outwaited Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Gerald Kosky The Boomerang Card card is apparently thrown and caught in the pack Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 15
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, with reflex beginningRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 191) 764
Gerald Kosky Letter from Gerald Kosky to Bruce Elliott ideas on PocketedRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Stanley Jaks, Audley Walsh, Lee Noble, Bobby Baxter, a card to pocket and a rainbow deck gag by Gerald Kosky The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 205) 821
Gerald Kosky The Plot's the Thing two plots and routine for murder game The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 217) 867
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Senator Crandall, Gerald Kosky, Jacob Daley, Ken Beale The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 219) 877
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Magicol, Larry Becker, Gerald Kosky, Orson Welles, Leslie Barrie, Tommy Martin, Bill Nord The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 934
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus on perceiving reality, colored dots on a cards change, coin seems to be made from rubberInspired by
  • Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 243) 970
Gerald Kosky Under-Hand Coin spectator puts some coins on the table and starts turning them over one by one then one coin is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden coinInspired byRelated toVariations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 260) 1039
Dr. Weyeneth Tisch-Trick coin is pushed through a small slit in a card, from "Hokuspokus" magazine, see p. 997 for idea by Gerald KoskyVariations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 247) 987
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Ed Stoddard, Sid Lorraine, Ralph Read, Knights of Magic, Dai Vernon, Dr. Braude, Gerald Kosky, Gershon Legman The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 249) 997
Milton Tropp A Coin Tipp simplified version of Under-Hand CoinInspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1055
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 276) 1103
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Gerald Kosky, Friday Night Sodality, Martin Gardner, Peter Warlock The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 285) 1141
Gerald Kosky Lapelled coin produced under spectator's lapel, then it vanishes and is fairly produced from the same spot agai The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards twenty signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for correctionsInspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Gerald Kosky Beans three beans are swallowed and brought back, then they travel from one hand to the other The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 22
Bill Simon Psychic Okito Box Okito Box for billet reading or Q&ARelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 216
James G. Thompson Jr., Verne Chesbro, William H. McCaffrey, Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into saltRelated to Top Secrets of Magic 44
Gerald Kosky Anyone for Bridge? stacking bridge with faro shuffles or milk build shufflesVariations The Cardiste (Issue 2) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge dealInspired byRelated toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 3) 14
Gerald Kosky Poker Run-Up System no jogs, no breaks, no milk build shuffle The Cardiste (Issue 11) 4
Gerald Kosky Prayer for the Dead several spectators sit in a circle, one selects to be "dead", performer divines him More Miracles in Mentalism 29
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written Magic of the Mind 11
Gerald Kosky Three and Four Alike intro for Three Card Monte, all cards are the same then all different The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 248
Robert A. Nelson Gerald Kosky short bio on Gerald Kosky Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Gerald Kosky En Rapport Psychic Thought deck with names of famous people, selected name is found on named number and was predicted earlier Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Gerald Kosky Impromptu Card Rise Gimmik not impromptu The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 353) 241
Gerald Kosky Double-Cut Poker Run-Up The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Gerald Kosky Vernon's F.C.M.F. outs for the Five Card Mental ForceInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 386) 371
Gerald Kosky Authors cards with famous authors on them, spelling, author is divined The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 401
Gerald Kosky Koin Kwickie coin appears The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 404
Gerald Kosky "You Get It" Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 235
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch no credit The Best of Benzais 33
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three colored stones, variation of two in the hand, one in the pocket, as a climax the ring has three stones set in it The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 283
Gerald Kosky The Spirit Writes writing appears on blank and marked card, using mechanical Card Box HEX! 91
Gerald Kosky To Believe in the Unbelievable peeked card ends up in performer's pocket, then spectator plays part of magician and performer's card ends up in spectator's pocket The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 17) 81
Gerald Kosky Transpose & Follow Epilogue (Issue 11) 84
Gerald Kosky Up in Flames several pieces of paper, marked "fire proof" and one "up in flames", that paper burns when touched with a match The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 34) 168
Gerald Kosky Tele-Mental five cards on table, thought of card starts to moveInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 35) 172
Gerald Kosky Coincidence ?? rough smooth Card Cavalcade 63
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch selection is found via Three Card Catch, two methodsRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 14) 112
Gerald Kosky Tattle-Tale The Living End 89
Gerald Kosky Mental Thought Pin-Up Girls blank cards, pin up girls appear Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 91
Gerald Kosky Oriental "Decoder" Prediction three cards Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 93
Gerald Kosky Travel Agent cards with names of cities, spectators chose and sign them, performer allocates them correctly The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 53) 261
Gerald Kosky Tel-A-Prediction person on phone names number from one to fifty-two, card is predicted The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 68) 337
Jay Ose, Gerald Kosky Your Favorite Ace named ace produced with four different procedures The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 613
Gerald Kosky The Bold One single card prediction on paper The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 85) 423
Gerald Kosky On My Mind card ends up at impossible location, Himber walletInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 87) 431
Gerald Kosky Yore Finder two key cards and optional fishing, credit correction on page 65Related to Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Gerald Kosky Fishing Notes Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Gerald Kosky 3-Card Catch selection is found via Three-Card Catch, simplified procedureInspired by Epilogue (Issue 17) 156
Gerald Kosky Extra Spice Kosky Switch Super Subtle Card Miracles 186
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Vic Perry, Gerald Kosky, Nathan Stark The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 105) 524
Gerald Kosky Contact Mindreading Made Easy method learned by Ari De Leone The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 107) 535
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 133
Stewart Judah No-Clue Locator Inspired by
  • "No Clue Card Miracle" (Gerald Kosky)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 855
Scotty York Han Ping Chien Again two phases, with three silver and three copper coins, see also Gerald Kosky's "Penetrating Coin" in "The Gen" (vol. 10 no. 11) Coins 21
Gerald Kosky Jaysonism 2 based in a Eddie Joseph trick, thought of number to select card, cards dealt from top to bottom and performer stops at correct card The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 122) 609
Gerald Kosky Strike Out! using only one spectator, list The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 130) 648
Gerald Kosky Automatic Placement Handling no-touch Self-Working Card Tricks 76
Gerald Kosky Mystic Eyes name written on disk and sealed in pillbox, divined, Okito BoxRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 747
Gerald Kosky Applause Production Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 106
Gerald Kosky, Eddie Joseph ESP Mind Warp deck of ESP cards, two spectator cut a number of cards and count them secretly, then they remember the symbol at their number, which are the same The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 178) 887
Gerald Kosky PSI-brations ESP deck The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 180) 899
Gerald Kosky PSI-Stebbins three spectator select a ABC card and seal it in an envelope, Alphabet Stebbins The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 189) 943
Shigeo Futagawa Gerald Kosky short biography Introduction to Coin Magic 194
Gerald Kosky Three Wheeling spectator's card changes into indifferent card and back Fred Braue on False Deals 36
Fred Robinson Oasis on Robert List, Barrie Richardson, Jim Zachary, Fr. Cyprian, Hank Moorhouse, Rick Johnsson, Gerald Kosky, Maro, Ken Brooke, John Fisher, Johnny Paul Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 561
Gerald Kosky Sniff code The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 196) 978
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who has an object by asking one questionVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 61
Gerald Kosky Imagery several objects are hidden by spectators, performer finds them and brings them back to the owners The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 202) 1008
Gerald Kosky Computer Discovery card remains after multiple anti-faros, see also Pit Hartling "The Core" (Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Vol. 7) Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 612
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three different colored stones, "two in the hands..." routine, stones in ring as finale Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 21
Sam Rosenfeld Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 190
Bob Hummer The 'Snappy' Thirteen Cent Trick two nickels and three pennies, spectator can turn one sort of coins over while performer's back is turned, revelation of which coins are turned overRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 15
Gerald Kosky Sandwich Switch credited to Ken Krenzel The Command Performance — Premier Issue 12
Gerald Kosky Picture Perfect divination of selected postcard, abc stack The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 278) 1389
Gerald Kosky Scorpio Rising 24 index cards, two are selected and marked, cards are in clock layout and both end up at same number The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 283) 1413
Gerald Kosky Funny Cut & Funny Pass strange false cut Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 607
Tom Ogden, Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Variation The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 77
Gerald Kosky The Kosky Switch The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Gerald Kosky Sandwich Switch credited to Ken Krenzel The Magic of Michael Ammar 127
Edward Marlo, Gerald Kosky Burn-Surviving Switchout Related to
  • Inside Out V (Justin Higham)
Card Finesse II 43
Gerald Kosky Vanishing Aces aces to spectators pocket, duplicates, translationVariationsAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 156
Gerald Kosky Applause Card Disclosure card jumps out of tabled deck when hands are clapped, air pressure By Forces Unseen 11
Gerald Kosky Face-Up Ace Cutting Hard-Boiled Mysteries 152
Gerald Kosky The Kosky Switch sandwiched card is switched for top card of the deck, credit information Card College — Volume 4 951
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch to unload a card Concertos for Pasteboard 103
Gerald Kosky Koskycardchangethinks Son of Simon Says! 90
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 117
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 17
Davide Costi The Trick I changed for Gerald Kosky Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 89
Gerald Kosky Kosky Invisible Card Change Random Acts of Magic 152
Joshua Jay To Tell The Truth II two cards are removed from (stacked) deck and divined with liar/truthteller presentationInspired by Best of Friends — Volume III 412
Arturo de Ascanio Aces Vergas Style Aces to spectators pocket, duplicatesInspired by The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 289
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 148
Justin Higham Tilted Fake Removal Pretend to take card from center of deck, actually take bottom cardInspired by Dexterity Manual 23
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Handling The Magic of Steven Hamilton 84