In Black and White: three card effectsJohn Gelasi
A collection of three great close-up card pieces.
Change for Three Jokers: A novel "Wild Card" effect where three Jokers change into the mates of a selection one-by-one, concluding with the production of the selection itself.
R.B. Mix: A simplisitc but effective "Oil and Water" routine with just 4 cards, but lots of magical moments.
Waver: Nick Trost's classic "Eight Card Brainwave" taken to a new level.
1st edition 2011, 10 pages.
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A killer packet effect featuring a nifty four of a kind production/appearance with a totally unexpected color-change finale.
Requires only regular spare cards you've likely got lying around! Featuring two awesome bonus effects:
- NEAR-SIGHTED JACK SANDWHICH: A killer double sandwich routine using the two one-eyed jacks, but with a little difficulty. Eventually, the other two jacks make a surprise appearance.
- FINE FEATHERED FINKS: A no-palm "homing-card"-type routine where a selected card jumps between a packet of jacks and the deck.
1st edition 2014, 9 pages.
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John's Card Creations Volume 2John Gelasi
- SCATTERBRAIN: "B'wave" meets "King Thing"! A selected ace appears in a packet of jokers, and the other three aces "scatter" to various locations (the card case, etc.).
- THE GHOST TALKS: A mentalism-style spirit slate routine, but using playing cards. A neat change of pace that fits nicely into any card set.
- J.G. MONTE: John's impromptu 3 card monte routine; lots of magic and surprises in multiple phases in this classic con where you just can't win.
- HOF WITH A TWIST, AGAIN: Four kings and a selected card. The king of the same suit as the selection reverses multiple times, then switches...
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John's Card Creations Volume 1John Gelasi
John's card magic is full of new handling and creativity, that allows him to present very strong card routines which are relatively simple to perform. John will soon be a new star in the firmament of card magic.
- OFF-TEMPO ACES: Four blacks change places with the four aces, all leading up to a kicker ending that nobody will see coming.
- TOP BILLING: The magician produces the three mates to a selected card in three unique, spectacular ways. Easy to do, but a real crowd-pleaser.
- DEFECTIVE: A direct and simple transposition effect with a fun, unique presentation.
- NEAR-SIGHTED JACK...
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Mixing It UpJohn Gelasi
Four new effects using cards and coins.
"Good stuff! I really like the quarter trick ("25 Cents")." - Cameron Francis
"I really enjoyed watching these clips." - John Carey
Meet Chip: A fun, easy, and commercial routine with a signed poker chip.
A Chance Meeting: It's gambler vs. mentalist vs. magician time - hold on to your hats, people.
25 Cents: You predict a randomly chosen coin; simple but effective coin magic to liven up any card act. Includes a great variation by John Carey!
It's Still a Mystery: My short, snappy approach to the mystery card plot, inspired by Paul Gordon and John Carey.
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Write You Are 2John Gelasi
A new, updated handling of one of John's all-time favorite packet effects, Write You Are.
Four amazing climaxes with very little effort and using very few cards. Best yet, all of the cards can be examined at the end of the trick! Check out the video demo!
- Brand new handling
- The original effect
- Variation by Cameron Francis
- Video demos for all effects
1st edition 2013, 8 pages.
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Just Cards Volumes 1&2John Gelasi
New fun and commercial card effects. Get both volumes of Just Cards for one reduced price.
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Just Cards Volume 2John Gelasi
Volume 2 of John Gelasi's Just Cards series is here, featuring more commercial, workable crowd-pleasing effects using regular cards.
Just Cards: Volume 2 contains 5 new card effects, covering a wide variety of plots. All of the routines are effective and hard-hitting, yet relatively easy to do. You're sure to find something that you'll love performing.
F Sharp: Four kings disappear one by one from a packet of red cards and appear all together on the table. For the second phase, the kings are used for a killer elevator-style routine that leaves you totally clean; lots of magic...
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Wild Color TwistJohn Gelasi
John Gelasi's Wild Color Twist has never been better! This new video download features an updated handling of John's favorite packet trick, making it cleaner and more mechanically direct than ever.
The effect is this: Four aces are shown. Each ace turns face up in the packet, one by one: first the ace of diamonds, then the clubs, then the spades - to mix things up a bit, the performer surprises everyone by turning all of the aces into aces of spades, except for one: the missing ace of hearts. The magician snaps his fingers, showing that all of the aces have gone back to being different -...
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Card SamplerJohn Gelasi
Card Sampler by John Gelasi features a sampling of 4 effects from a few of John's previous publications, as well as a brand new bonus effect not currently published anywhere else. If you're looking to check out some of John's magic for the first time, or are simply looking for a great deal, you're sure to find something that you'll enjoy from this little collection.
"Uproarious" from Fit for Kings, Too!: A killer packet trick with normal cards; four jokers become four kings, and then everything changes into a perfect royal flush!
"Slider" from Business as Usual: A visual "correction" of a misprinted...
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4 Nearly Self-Working Card TricksJohn Gelasi
Four strong card effects with little or no sleight of hand that practically work themselves. These are not the self working effects you learn from books from a public library; these are all strong, workable, crowd-pleasers!
"I will be using something from this booklet!" - Paul Hallas
"A great ebook, John!" - Kyle MacNeill
"All of these are good for audience involvement and there's lots of impossible magical stuff going on, it's a fun book." - fonda57 (Magic Café user)
"Overall, this is a nicely produced booklet with links to private Youtube performances which is a great service." - Felix Schellenberg
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Wave EpicJohn Gelasi
"And the best stuff….Scatterbrain! I LOVE that effect. That is such a clever plot. People do multiple cards to multiple location plots all the time but seeing it done in a packet trick was just beautiful. If you like the sound of the Scatterbrain plot then buy this for that effect. If you are a packet trick lover who would like to see some clever thinking on the B-wave plot, then this is a worthy buy." - Erik Ostresh
John Gelasi presents an entire ebook dedicated entirely to one of his favorite card plots: the packet brainwave effect.
Included in this new ebook are eight baffling "B'wave"-style...
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Sine WaveJohn Gelasi
An incredibly fair new two packet "B'wave" effect with a killer ending that nobody will see coming.
Two packets of cards are introduced: one red and one blue, each containing four cards. The magician asks that the audience to imagine that each packet contains a four-of-a-kind, say the four twos. The blue packet is shown to a spectator and clearly contains all four twos. The packet is turned face down and given a quick mix. The magician asks the spectator to choose any number from 1 to 4, 1 being the top card of the packet, and 4 being the bottom card. The spectator notes the...
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Just Cards Volume 1John Gelasi
Young magician John Gelasi presents the first in a new ebook series full of fun, commercial card magic, all done with a regular deck of cards. This may be his best collection of pasteboard prestidigitation yet.
In Just Cards: Volume 1 are 5 new card effects, covering a wide variety of plots. All of the routines are effective and hard-hitting, yet relatively easy to do. You're sure to find something that you'll love performing.
Fine Feathered Finks: A no-palm "homing-card"-type routine where a selected card jumps between a packet of jacks and the deck.
Yes We CAAN:...
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Wave TrioJohn Gelasi
Young magician John Gelasi presents three new takes on a classic plot in packet card magic: the brainwave effect. Each of these new effects are novel, fun approaches to the plot, with varied methods and handlings, so you're sure to find one that you'll love performing. Better yet, each effect ends completely clean, with all of the cards being totally examinable at the conclusion. Resets are fast, making these the perfect effects to have in your wallet for that spur of the moment performance.
The eBook contains these three new routines:
The Royal Wave: Impromptu "B’wave" at its best....
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Business as UsualJohn Gelasi
Young magician John Gelasi is back with an entirely new and exciting collection if magic, all involving the use of business cards.
Business card magic is often one of the most important genres of magic a magician can have under his belt. Instead of simply handing out your card, why not do some magic with your card, and then give it away? This enables you to give away an amazing and memorable souvenir, while at the same time cunningly handing out your business card.
All of the effects in this ebook are strong, visual, and relatively easy to do.
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Fit For Kings, TooJohn Gelasi
"I really enjoyed this ebook... Highly recommended!" - Raphael Czaja
"Beyond amazing!" - Andrew Galanter
John Gelasi is back with six more commerical, fun card routines featuring the 4 kings.
Fit for Kings, Too is the sequel to John's first ever release, Fit for Kings. Once again, all of these effects are easy and hard hitting, yet all are done with just a regular deck of cards.
Uproarious: Four Jokers change into four kings one-by-one. One king is set aside, and the other kings are transformed into the cards to complete a royal flush.
Hofzinser with a Twist: Four kings and a selected card....
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Dynamic DuoJohn Gelasi
1st edition 2011; 9 pages.
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Write You Are: A totally unexpected card revelationJohn Gelasi
A card is selected from the deck, say the 8 of Clubs. Four Jokers with red backs are introduced. The performer claims that the jokers will reveal what card the spectator selected. One of the jokers is placed with the deck. The other three now have bold words printed on their backs: the three cards together read “Eight of Clubs”! The remaining face down joker is seen to have transformed into the selection! The magician then claims that the jokers did more than just reveal the selection, but they also revealed the mates of the selection: the three cards that have words on their backs are now...
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Joker' Wave: A killer double-whammy “B’wave”John Gelasi
A spectator selects an ace, say the Ace of Hearts. The magician explains that he made a prediction earlier, and shows a packet of four blue backed cards, apparently a single ace among three jokers. With a snap, the magician claims that he can make the selected ace turn face up. One card does reverse, but a joker. Despite this, the performer shows that he clearly has three jokers and only one ace: the selected ace, the Ace of Hearts! One of the jokers is now turned over to reveal another prediction: the back is now red, and has writing that reads “Ace of Hearts”! All of the cards may now...
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Making WavesJohn Gelasi
Young magician John Gelasi presents another experiment in a classic plot: “B’wave”.
This new two-packet “B’wave” effect called Making Waves combines all of the best elements of countless variations into one stunning packet trick. Best yet, you end completely clean, and all the cards can be examined immediately at the conclusion of the trick!
Here’s the basic effect:
Two packets of cards are used: one blue, and one red. The audience is asked to imagine that the red cards are the four aces, and that the blue cards are the four Queens. An ace is touched (free choice), say...
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2 Can Play At This GameKyle MacNeill & John Gelasi
Kyle MacNeill and John Gelasi are two innovative and young creators, that live, breathe and sleep magic. With over 15 Ebooks between them, they decided to create an Ebook that is jam-packed with old tricks, new tricks, sleights, and theory. And everything went to plan...
2 Can Play at This Game contains a total of 16 (predominantly card) effects - (10 old, 6 new), 5 sleights (4 old, 1 new) and a previously published essay. Think of it as a best-of (hopefully!) with seasoned with some new effects. Hopefully a blend you will dig!
From the Intro:
"Kyle and I realized that we were both...
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Note: All YouTube demo videos linked from the PDF are unavailable. Explanatory text and photos are complete.
John Gelasi presents three all new killer packet tricks that you can perform with any deck!
Pack3t is an ebook containing three packet tricks that you will use for all of your impromptu situations. Grab any deck, and using just the cards you take from it, you're ready to perform impromptu packet tricks that don't even look impromptu.
Magic of the impromptu category is always nice to have under your belt so you're ensured to have tricks that deliver, even when you leave your favorite...
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John Gelasi presents a baffling new “B’wave” effect.
Aced! allows the spectator to truly name any suit they wish, with no ambiguity whatsoever. The ace they name is the ace you predicted every time; you always reveal it in an entertaining manner.
You get the full explanation for the setup and working of this one-packet “B’wave”, plus an exclusive set of video explanations that detail all the moves required to perform the effect.
You even get a bonus effect, “Acing the Twists”, a full deck “Twisting the Aces” and “Collectors” hybrid that can be performed with any...
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Fit For KingsJohn Gelasi
"John's enthusiasm for card magic shines throughout this material, 'Daley + 2' is a gem" - Paul Hallas
"These routines are a lot of fun and very commercial!" - Cameron Francis
In his first major ebook project, John Gelasi presents five fantastic, super-commercial card routines all featuring the four kings and using a regular deck of cards.
With just a little setup, you'll be performing strong, easy-to-do card effects. Some are even totally impromptu, and can be performed completely at a moment's notice! Having trouble finding impromptu effects that you actually want to perform? Look no further. All five...
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