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by Bruce Siegel
September 22nd, 2016, 4:48 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Paul Curry's Power of Thought
Replies: 0
Views: 895

Paul Curry's Power of Thought

I was doing Paul Curry's "Power of Thought", and the spectator thought of a card that turned out to be the second card from the bottom. There weren't three cards left to transfer above the selected card. Any thoughts as to how best get out of this jam in the future? Thanks very much.
by Bruce Siegel
June 17th, 2015, 9:57 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Using the Aronson Stack
Replies: 11
Views: 2760

Using the Aronson Stack

Now that I've memorized the Aronson Stack, I'm trying to find ways to make the best use of it. Have any tricks/applications using the stack been published?
by Bruce Siegel
January 1st, 2015, 7:33 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Slippery fingers
Replies: 9
Views: 2963

Slippery fingers

As I've gotten older (past 65), my fingers have lost the slight tackiness that lets me do various deals and slights. It's not unusual to have my thumb just slide across the top card trying to deal it. I've tried SortKwik, but with little success. Has anyone else run across this problem, and, more to...
by Bruce Siegel
September 18th, 2008, 11:06 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bruno Shuffle
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Bruno Shuffle

I've heard of, but have never seen, the Bruno shuffle. Where can I learn more about it? Thanks very much.
Bruce Siegel
by Bruce Siegel
October 28th, 2005, 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crandall's Six Card Repeat
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Crandall's Six Card Repeat

Would anyone know if Senator Crandall's Six Card Repeat routine ever made it to print? If so where?
by Bruce Siegel
October 12th, 2005, 6:25 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Up the Ladder Cut
Replies: 8
Views: 3870

Re: Up the Ladder Cut

Thank you all (y'all) for your responses. I found the cut in Hugard and Braue.
by Bruce Siegel
September 28th, 2005, 12:17 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Trick that Fooled Houdini
Replies: 13
Views: 8662

Trick that Fooled Houdini

I have a bunch of books by and about Dai Vernon but I can't find the Trick that Fooled Houdini explained in any of them. Did Vernon ever include this trick in any of his writings? Thanks.
by Bruce Siegel
September 27th, 2005, 8:23 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Up the Ladder Cut
Replies: 8
Views: 3870

Up the Ladder Cut

Anyone know where can I find a description of the Up the Ladder Cut. Michael Ammar performed it on one of the Vernon Revelations DVDs but without explnation. Thanks.

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