New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

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New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby Denis Behr » May 30th, 2018, 11:31 am

Hi all!

Just after my DVD set, a new book Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 is now out! Here are all the details, including a table of contents:

https://www.denisbehr.de/shop.php

"The magic of Denis Behr is spectacular, entertaining, and out-of-this-world mystifying. (A nice way of saying that he made me smile while he fooled the crap out of me!)"
- Steve Forte

"Check out what Steve Forte said about this book!"
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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby Ted M » May 30th, 2018, 11:58 am

Contents

Foreword by David Williamson

Introduction

Routined Arith-Mate-ic
An ingenious Elmsley principle is reworked into an astonishing three-phase routine.
Set-Up from Tamariz Stack

Extended Gambling Demonstration
You want to be able to do anything with a deck of cards? Your audience will believe it after this routine.

Mating Season
A multi-phase mating extravaganza! The finale will melt the spectators's brains. Beware.
Getting into Power Stack from Tamariz Stack

The Dark Force
The choice couldn't be more free. Or so it seems.

On the Bottom Deal
A Bottom Deal that permits dry hands and a worn deck. It should be in anyone's toolbox.

Mr. Luckiest
If you want to play cards with anyone in the future, then you better never perform this routine.
Managing the Palm
Chair Holdout

Photographic Memory
Memorize a shuffled deck in a flash, and then prove it.

The Overhand Shuffle of the Deck

The More the Merrier
A strategy for more convincing multiple selection routines.

Haunted Herbert
The most popular rubber band on the planet learned a new trick!
Tabled Handling
In-the-Hands Handling

Epilogue

Bibliography

English language, hardbound with dustjacket, 5.8 x 8.3 inches, about 90 pages

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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby EndersGame » June 5th, 2018, 8:55 pm

Congratulations Denis!

I just loved your Magic on Tap DVDs (my review is posted elsewhere on the Genii Forum here), so it's great to hear that you've released another book.

Herbert The Trained Rubber Band has become an internet celebrity in his own right, so I'm sure many will be pleased to see that he's learned a new trick too ("Haunted Herbert")!
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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby Denis Behr » June 10th, 2018, 3:13 am

Yes, he did! I actually just uploaded a demo of Herbert doing his old and new thing. It is from one of the shows I filmed at the Magic Castle a few weeks ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIjxeu31jzA

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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby EndersGame » June 10th, 2018, 8:01 pm

Denis Behr wrote:Yes, he did! I actually just uploaded a demo of Herbert doing his old and new thing. It is from one of the shows I filmed at the Magic Castle a few weeks ago:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIjxeu31jzA

To Denis: What a beautiful routine! The second phase is a wonderful addition, and is a stunningly visual piece that feels truly magical. Congratulations!

To Herbert: Very well done, Herbert! It must be nice for you to have a skilled assistant like Denis Behr, but it's just obvious that you are doing all the work here. Only one piece of advice: be careful with your womanizing, because it's not the wisest to get so clingy with a woman you're meeting for the very first time! :)

To readers: Of course you'll just have to watch the video clip to understand my advice for Herbert! :)
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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby Denis Behr » June 21st, 2018, 6:59 am

I already found a first correction... it is for something that is not even used anywhere in the book, but only referenced as a side-note. I now found a much earlier citation for it. (Wish I had found it some months ago...) If you have the book, you might want to check it out: https://www.denisbehr.de/hcm/HCM3%20Errata%20Sheet.pdf

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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby Bibliophage » June 22nd, 2018, 3:40 pm

I am enjoying this book along with all of Denis' others.

Totally worth it.

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Re: New Book "Handcrafted Card Magic 3" (Denis Behr)

Postby EndersGame » July 1st, 2018, 9:56 pm

Thanks for posting the Errata, Denis.

Presumably that will be a living document that you will continue to update in the event you come across any more changes.
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