High Spots by Caleb Wiles and Vanishing Inc. - Book
Over SEVENTY PAGES OF DIABOLICAL NEW MAGIC. Rarely does thinking so fresh and so mature surface from a new name in magic. This is a collection of eleven completely flushed-out and considered card routines. It ranges from completely self-working to intermediate level, and even features "Reswindled," Caleb's version of "Reset" (regarded universally as the best version ever created). And Caleb's "Semi-Automatic Luck Test" is so deceptive and unexpectedly easy you'll use it right away.
"Reswindled" is worth the price of the book ALONE. Paul Harris says, "Caleb Wiles' Reswindled is my new favorite version of Re-Set." So the creator of the plot acknowledges this version as the best. Why? Because in addition to cards transposing, at the conclusion they change into the Aces. It's such a simple, logical addition! You'll learn all the details here.
This is exactly the kind of book we all grew up in magic loving, and they just aren't produced anymore. Short, sweet collections of clever and carefully constructed magic. Everything included is a showpiece worth learning, and there are so many little things built into each one that you can't help but marvel at the creativity. We had FUN reading this book, and that's why we're representing it here.
Offbeat Aces: An easy but visual production of the four Aces from between three Jokers.
ReSwindled: The best version of RESET ever!
26! A spectator is subliminally influenced to shuffle one half of the deck to match the order of the other half. No switches!
Word Perfect: A stand-up trick that you will use to fool audiences everywhere.
Make a Wish: A birthday-themed card effect strong enough for a working pro but easy enough for a relative beginner.
Blackjack Be Quick: A spectator shuffles a deck and you instantly locate a winning blackjack hand, even under test conditions.
Crystal Cut: A versatile false cut and control that will infiltrate your repertoire. Say goodbye to the double undercut!
Little Fella Grows Up: A false dealing demonstration that does not require any false deals. Your audience will give you much more credit than you deserve!
iDeck: A geeky but fooling card trick with a topical presentation.
Replicator: A topical presentation of color-changing deck that makes for a great follow-up to "iDeck."
Here-a-Move, There-a-Move, Everywhere-a-Move Move: A finger-flinging, eye-popper using four ungaffed Aces.
Semi-Automatic Luck Test: A participant deals and cuts to the four Kings and Aces in this self-working stunner.
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