How To: Mind read with three questions

This trick is a form of "mentalism". This is done by asking three questions, and writing your answers on three separate pieces of paper. A mentalist first asks you a personal question, but instead of writing the 'answer' to that question, he writes the answer to the final 'easy' question...thereby getting a hidden jump on the answers making you think he is reading your mind. But in fact it is a trick.

How To: Perform the Cutting The Deck card trick

Do you want to be a magician? Well then join Ryan Oakes and his assistant Damian as they show you a great card trick called Cutting the Deck! You will need one deck of cards, a pencil and a piece of paper. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Preparation: Take a look at the top card of the deck (make sure it’s shuffled beforehand) and then write the name of the card on the p...

How To: Do the everlasting ash cigarette bar trick

Let an entire cigarette burn without the ash falling, just follow along with this how-to video. Hey Kids! Wait, Adults, too. SMOKING KILLS! But for adults who smoke, here's a way to slowly draw all the attention in the room to you. Insert a long quilting needle into your unlit cigarette. When you light the cigarette, let the ash sit, and in just a few minutes you'll have an ash 2-3 inches long!

How To: Perform the four-of-a-kind magic card trick

When you're a magician people expect you to have a few good card tricks under your sleeve, so be prepared with this one! You will need one deck of cards. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.

How To: Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your cig. All you need is the lighter and a sheet of toilet paper.

How To: Magically guess a random sentence from a book

In this tutorial, learn the secret behind the magic trick. You know that amazing trick where a magician asks you to choose any line from a book and he will guess it? Well, in this video you will discover the secret behind that very trick. This is much more simple than you would think and anyone can do it with the right set up. So, check it out and start baffling your buddies.

How To: Perform the "appearing bird" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.

How To: Do the three cups trick

This video demonstrates how to trick people into buying you a drink by using the three cups trick. To do the trick, you have to flip all three cups face up by flipping over two cups at the same time. The key lies in setting the cups up differently for the mark.

How To: Do a prediction card trick

Learn a unique prediction card trick to impress your friends. Items needed: a deck of cards (with the box), a pen and a piece of paper. Memorize and place 3 cards inside the box before you begin the trick. Make your spectators inspect or shuffle the remaining cards. Place the remaining cards inside the box and make sure your audience does not see the hidden ones inside. Tell your audience that you will make a prediction but do not disclose the number of cards you'll be predicting. Write down ...

How To: Perform the tear and repair magic trick

This is a video tutorial on how to perform the torn and restored trick. The effect is that a napkin is torn into several pieces and magically restored to the state it was before. To perform the trick, you need not one, but two napkins and a pen or a straw. Keep the pen in your back pocket. Keep one napkin hidden in your hand in the shape of a ball. While tearing up the other napkin, be careful not to flash the napkin ball in your hand. After you tear up the napkin, roll it into a ball and put...

How To: Do the quarter appearing through a dollar magic trick

Learn how to do a magic trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all that useless junk lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the quarter appearing through a dollar magic trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sleight of hand, it's confidence. Grab your props and learn how to make a quarter appear from a dollar bill... see the reveal.

How To: Do "Continuous Middle Backaround 1.5" pen spinning

Interested in pen spinning? Want to pick up a few moves? Pen spinning is the skilled movement of a writing instrument or pen with one's hands. It is used as a source of self entertainment (often for students), but there is a great deal of pen spinning culture (competitions, websites, etc.). Watch this pen spinning tutorial video and learn how to perform the "Continuous Middle Backaround 1.5" move.

How To: Push a Coin Through the Bottom of a Glass

This magic trick requires no equipment or setup and is sure to wow the crowd in any bar. The magician appears to thrust a coin upwards through the bottom of a pint glass, when really they use a French transfer to switch the coin to their other hand and drop it into the top of the glass with the hand that is holding the glass.

How To: Perform the Faro Shuffle card trick

To do the Faro shuffle card trick, first divide the deck in half. With practice you should be able to accurately make an even division. Hold your left hand underneath the deck and your right hand on top of the deck. Use the two halves to square up the deck. Go in on an angle, intertwining the cards. Make them meet on the bottom and apply a little bit of pressure to them. They will naturally intertwine. Spread out the cards on a table in two columns to check your shuffling technique. You can a...

How To: Perform the Jumping Ring Trick

OK, don't use this video to propose to your future wife, but DO try this video to impress your friends and family. You'll need a ring and an audience and you'll be able to show them how the ring jumps off one finger to another. It's magic!

How To: Eat Fire (And Look Damn Good Doin' It)

Eating fire is a guaranteed method of not only impressing an entire room, but also instantly settling any questions as to whether or not you're a complete and total stone cold BAD ASS. When you can casually whip this trick out in a bar, you're not only going to get your drinks bought for you for the rest of the night, but at least three phone numbers scrawled on the backs of napkins.

How To: Make a Coin Jump from Hand to Hand with Magic

In this tutorial, learn a funky magic trick that you can perform anywhere. In this video, you will see exactly how to flip a coin just right so that it appears to have jumped from one closed hand to another. This process is really simple, but will require some practice. So, feel free to rewind the video if you need more help. Have fun!

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