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Mentalism (also called "Mental Magic") involves you demonstrating unusual, supernatural or highly-developed mental, cognitive or intuitive abilities. Performances may involve amazing acts of precognition, divination, clairvoyance, telepathy, mind control or psychokinesis. As a mentalist or psychic, you may also perform hypnosis, memory effects and lightning-fast mathematics. Ted Annemann is one of our most frequently-read authors...but don't forget to check out our other ebooks by important mentalists and psychic entertainers like Bob Cassidy, Leo Boudreau, Dale Hildebrandt, Al Mann, Larry Becker, Timothy Hyde, Burling Hull and a host of others. We're constantly adding new ebooks, so please check back often to access the latest and greatest you can get in the exciting realm of mentalism! You may also want to read Bob Cassidy's article The Thirty-Nine Steps to Mentalism.

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Robert D. LaRue, Jr.
Unlocked Books by Robert D. LaRue, Jr.

Discover and process natural force books.

In his "Autome" book test video, Max Maven demos a book test and a forcing method. What he does not do is explain how to find and process books other than the one he demos. That's what this manuscript does. My process, including all the required worksheets, teaches how to use almost any 300+ page popular novel, in any language, as natural force books.

The Effect: The mentalist introduces three popular paperback books and hands them out to the audience. As the books are examined, the mentalist has members of the audience record several random numbers....

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Graham Hey
Limitless by Graham Hey

Here's a fantastic method for predicting virtually anything. The gimmick is simple and all you need to make it is two common items you might already have. The gimmick enables you to create feature effects that play huge.

The Washing Line: 8 items are hanging on a line - 7 are clean, and one needs washing again. The audience freely eliminates them one at a time until one remains - it's the one that has a large 'stain' on the back. Includes full routine. So easy to do, yet so clever. No force, no stooges - just a brilliant 'slap-your-forehead' method.

Predict-a-Star: Several DVDs are shown....

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Boyet Vargas
Word 4 Word by Boyet Vargas

The mentalist shows some Alphabet flashcards to the participants. The cards are mixed and distributed. The participants are asked to form a word using the letters they have received, from which the mentalist will be able to divine all of them.

  • Uses an ordinary object.
  • Self-working.
  • Not process heavy.
  • If needed, the effect can be repeated with a different result.
  • The effect can be adjusted to be able to perform to a smaller group.

Bonus Effect: The Missing Link

Each participant exchanges cards after they were mixed and distributed, and yet the mentalist is able to identify which...

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Renzo Grosso
Remote Close Up 16 by Renzo Grosso

I love the mentalism effects on the phone, and I often use them in close-up and sometimes - appropriately modified - stage performances. I have collected more than 100, in the last 2 years and, slowly, I am proposing them with these publications. Some draw inspiration from real "pearls" of great artists, which I allowed myself to face, with extreme humility, developing them with a new setting, sometimes adding some interesting details. Others are a little older, even centuries, maybe even well known, but they are often "disruptive" as never before! Still, others are mine or, better said, by...

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Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant
Tell-Tell Watches by Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant

EFFECT: Any three people take ordinary watches the performer provides to a far corner of the room and set them to any hour and minute. They in turn each wrap their watch in a small opaque paper bag. These are placed anywhere and you can divine the exact hour and minute on each watch. No gimmicked watches or electronics are used. At the end, everything can be fully examined and nothing will be found amiss.

1st edition 2022, PDF 7 pages.

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Unknown Mentalist
Thought Shadows by Unknown Mentalist

Thought Shadows is a dramatic and visual piece of mentalism. It uses a novel presentational concept that even our thoughts can have shadows and based on those shadows a skilled mind reader can read the thoughts behind the shadows.

Everything happens in the mind of the participant and on the mobile phone of the participant. Nothing is ever spoken or written down. The participant just needs to have a phone with Google search on it. No special apps are needed on the phone. And the one piece of paper which is required to complete the routine is carried by the performer in his wallet or pocket....

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Graham Hey
The Sharpie Miracle by Graham Hey

Six Sharpies are placed under 6 numbered, identical paper cups. While the performer turns away, a spectator removes a Sharpie from any cup and writes down the number of the cup they selected. They place the paper in their pocket and replace the Sharpie back under the cup. The magician can instantly reveal which number cup they took the Sharpie from. 100% self-working. Nothing is marked. A simple gimmick you may already have does the trick.

Also included is The Pencil Case Mystery which is a brilliant variation on the above routine. 6 pencil cases each contain a different colored Sharpie....

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David Devlin
The Bookworm Deck by David Devlin

If you liked Bookworm: The Ultimate Impromptu Book Test Act, then you will love The Bookworm Deck. An entire "Word Test Act" combined into a single deck that you will always carry with you.

Not only can you now perform the "Bookworm Act" without having to borrow three books, you can perform the act in absolutely any venue, including walk-around, table hopping, and even stage situations. The entire act is kept in your pocket. The Bookworm Deck also makes the act much easier to perform.

Here is the act:

The performer borrows three business cards and a pen (obviously, he can use his own if the items cannot be borrowed). The performer...

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Unknown Mentalist
Manosutra by Unknown Mentalist

Manosutra in Sanskrit means 'Mind Principle'. This is a stunning piece that you can include in any of your performance sets. Using just a few blank business cards, you can impossibly read the minds of your participants. The reactions will please your heart and boost your ego. Everything happens in the mind of the participant and yet the performer is able to divine the thought of the participant in the most direct manner.

There is a one-time preparation of a few double blank business cards which will take all of 3 minutes and you are then set for many performances - until these cards wear...

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Russell J. Hall
Variations on an ESP Theme by Russell J. Hall

Excerpt from the introduction:

Being made up of five symbols repeated five times, the standard ESP pack is ideally suited to coincidence-type effects. For some time I've used a number of effects based on a coincidence or 'linked minds' theme which involved the selection of two or three symbols, apparently at random, which later turned out to be identical. It occurred to me recently, however, that there was scope for extending the principle to include all five cards of any particular symbol.

  • Symbol synchronicity
  • The Rhine reaction
  • Zenner mate
  • ESP topper
  • ESP round-up
  • Down-under divination ...
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Frank Tousey
How to Tell Fortunes by Frank Tousey

Containing Napoleon's Oraculum, and the key to work it. Also tells fortunes by cards, lucky and unlucky days, signs and omens.

  • How To Tell Fortunes By Cards
    • Signification Of The Cards
    • Signification Of Different Cards Of The Same Denomination
    • Dealing The Cards By Threes
    • Dealing The Cards By Sevens
    • Dealing The Cards By Fifteens
    • The Italian Method
    • Present, Past, And Future
    • The Star Method Of Consulting The Cards
    • To Know If You Will Get Your Wish
    • The English Method Of Consulting The Cards
    • To Tell Whether You Will Get Your Wish
  • Good And Bad Omens
    • Concluding Remarks
  • Weather...
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Fraser Parker
Sui Generis by Fraser Parker

"This is on a whole different level than any of his previous work". - Ori Asher

Sui Generis is a breakthrough system for guessing any word entirely propless. It allows for what is essentially a mental billet peek, without the need for anything to be written down by your spectator. Fraser has searched for this work all of his life and is something he considers his best work to date and a crowning achievement in the mystery arts.

There is very little process, everything is justified presentationally, and the method is practically self-working and will become second nature to perform...

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Scott Creasey
Structured Imagery by Scott Creasey

Structured Imagery is a simple concept with the capacity to take any mindreading effect and elevate it to the next level. How? By adding layers to expand whatever a spectator is focusing on to create multiple levels encompassing visual imagery, smells, tastes, sounds, and emotions. It's a technique that enables the performer to reveal multiple pieces of very specific and detailed information a spectator is only thinking of, thoughts that were never written down or spoken.

"A brilliant piece of psychic theatre. In Structured Imagery, Scott gives you a new toolset that allows you to reveal...

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Fraser Parker
3CSC: Propless Security Code Guess by Fraser Parker

"One of the coolest pieces of prop-less Mentalism I've seen. It felt so free and easy that I honestly thought I was messing things up and was making my own free choices, right up until Fraser told me the number I was just thinking of." - Paul Brook

In 3CSC Fraser teaches his propless method for divining a three-digit security code made up by a spectator, otherwise known as a 3CSC or CVC number that would typically appear on the back of a credit or debit card.

This is a unique take and novel presentation on the now modern classic propless pin reveal, which uses a streamlined method...

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Graham Hey
What The? by Graham Hey

A spectator writes any word of their choice onto a sticker which is placed on their playing card. The card is then replaced somewhere into the deck - the magician genuinely doesn't know exactly where the card is. The deck is placed back into the card box and the magician proceeds to correctly discern what word has been chosen. A different word every time. Can also be a drawing, number, etc. Five-second re-set. No-brainer.

What people really love is that there's a fantastic visual gag (or two) in the middle of this routine which we don't want to spoil. But you will get big laughs, guaranteed....

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Fraser Parker
Null by Fraser Parker

Progressive anagrams

In Null Fraser shares his work on the progressive anagram. However, as we have come to expect from his previous releases, this is not the standard fare or typical approach to this system. In fact, you wouldn't even recognize the classic tool at play in these effects from the performance, unless their secrets were revealed to you fully.

This manuscript contains entirely new ideas and presentations that turn the basic concept of the anagram on its head to create a streamlined and efficient way to divine information.

No letters are spoken out loud and there is no...

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Bob Cassidy
The Art of Mentalism 1 by Bob Cassidy

"Art," according to Webster's New World Dictionary, is the human ability to make things - the creativity of man as distinguished from the world of nature. It is set apart from "craft" in that the latter applies to a lesser skill involving little or no creative thought.

The performance of mentalism is necessarily a creative process. To be successful the performer must tailor each presentation - not only to a particular audience but to the individual volunteers he uses in his program. No two performances of a mentalist are exactly the same. He must always be ready to capitalize on unexpected...

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Fraser Parker
Gestalt: Propless Cue EMOG Principle by Fraser Parker

Gestalt is a groundbreaking new propless principle that allows you to secretly obtain a cue from your spectator. It stays completely hidden from the conscious awareness of those who you perform for and is modular in nature, which means it can be utilized in other effects.

Inside this ebook is taught a propless star sign utilizing this principle, as well as other various applications for it. You will be able to guess someone's star sign in literally 20-30 seconds with very little process or scripting.

1st edition 2021, PDF 34 pages.

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Fraser Parker
Oculus 2: propless date of birth by Fraser Parker

Oculus 2 is an updated handling on the prop-less date of birth divination. Included are various direct prop-less methods, as well as a streamlined handling with playing cards.

1st edition 2021, PDF 38 pages.

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Renzo Grosso
Mentalism Experiments: Kinesics and the Art of the Lie by Renzo Grosso

The content of this publication collects the notes of a conference held some time ago to friends and colleagues, dedicated to the problem of "truth / lie". The book, published in Italy, has had a flattering success in bookstores: I think it is right to share the content also in the English language.

A good mentalist must necessarily acquire a good knowledge of the messages of the body and interpret the moods of the viewer to best conduct the effect. An excellent mentalist is always able to understand if the viewer is sincere or if he is lying, often leaving him the possibility to choose...

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Boyet Vargas
Out of the Box by Boyet Vargas

"I think your approach and method are brilliant." - Marc Salem

"I think it is a fun effect." - Mike Vance

The mentalist hands out a billet containing different objects. The participant then makes a series of choices and moves between objects while the mentalist eliminates different objects along the way with their help. In the end, the participant ends up with an object that matches what the mentalist has written before the start of the routine.

  • You do not know how many times or how the participant moves in between objects.
  • The participant is somehow involved in the elimination...
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Bob Cassidy
The Art of Mentalism 2 by Bob Cassidy

A complete performance of mentalism exactly as performed by Bob Cassidy in nightclubs and lounges all over America. This ebook is intended for the advanced performer who is well versed in the basics of the art.

  • Part One
    • An Overview of the Act
    • The Logic of the Program
  • Part Two
    • Performance Details
    • The Psychological Forces
    • The Book Test
    • The Three Envelope Test
    • Card Memory
  • Part Three
    • The Challenge Tarot Card Reading
    • The Card Through the Window

1st edition 1995, revised 2003; PDF 45 pages.

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Bob Cassidy
Techniques of Mentalism by Bob Cassidy

These are the 2002 lecture notes by Bob Cassidy. As the nature of lecture notes often is, not everything is necessarily explained in detail, but many things are. For example, you will learn why Bob always has black lipstick in his go-bag, and many other wonderfully practical and effective methods and routines, some with detailed patter.

  • My Mentalism Kit
  • The Black Lipstick
  • The Psychokinetic Pen and Keybending
  • The Rainbow Pad
  • The Three Envelope Test - the inside dope
  • Card Memory
  • The Enigma of #23

1st edition 2002, PDF 16 pages.

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Gregg Webb
Aether #12: Polaroid Princess II by Gregg Webb

Turn a card trick into something much more relatable - a stack of instant photographs taken just minutes ago.

Polaroid Princess was an effect Gregg kicked around for hours on the phone with the great mentalist Bob Cassidy. He liked the idea. This is a further development of the same idea. You will need some form of instant camera, be it a classic Polaroid camera or any regular camera with a Zero-ink portable instant photo printer.

1st edition 2022, PDF 3 pages.

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