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Topic: Spooky card tricks
Message: Posted by: Barajista (Oct 11, 2004 08:39AM)
Can anyone recommend a spooky trick with regular cards for this time of year? One source I am familiar with is Karl Fulves' Vampire chronicles, but looking for others. What's your favorite?
Message: Posted by: Watercooler (Oct 11, 2004 11:39AM)
I'm sure Jim Pace's 'The Web' will get recommended here (thought I'd beat them to it!). It's quite a good concept to adapt anyway.
Message: Posted by: the levitator (Oct 11, 2004 12:20PM)
Ok, there's this trick where you have 21 cards and you lay them out..... No wait, that's not spooky, that's scary!
Message: Posted by: Caleb Strange (Oct 11, 2004 12:30PM)
Check out Salsadancer's amospheric and chilling ambitious card routine, recently posted on this very forum:



Caleb Strange.
Message: Posted by: Tony Razzano (Oct 11, 2004 12:45PM)
Christian Chelman has one called "Soul Snatcher". It's in his first book, "Capricornean Tales", I believe. Killer when done with the proper presentation.

Best regards,
Tony Razzano
Message: Posted by: PinkGlove (Oct 11, 2004 01:58PM)
Doing ordinary card tricks with tarot cards seems to have quite an impact, as there is the perception of something inherently "mysterious". Can always be fun.
Message: Posted by: Barajista (Oct 14, 2004 07:17PM)
Thanks for the ideas, the research begins...!
Message: Posted by: M. Perk (Oct 14, 2004 08:42PM)
Wagers of Sin by Phil Goldstien. Can anything be more simple and yet so eerie? Great routine with a great presentation. Eugene Burger teaches it on one of the Magical Voyages DVD.
Message: Posted by: magickdabid--uk (Oct 15, 2004 07:10AM)
Are some card tricks spooky? I know we think they are, but what do our watchers think? I wonder........?

Message: Posted by: Black Hart (Oct 15, 2004 01:44PM)
Mississippi Sam

Black Hart
Message: Posted by: Scott Grimm (Oct 16, 2004 02:16PM)
A Game of Life and Death by David Parr. Anything in Life, Death, and Other Card Tricks by Bob Neal.
Message: Posted by: Magickman (Oct 16, 2004 07:06PM)
Eugene Burgers Under A Tac where he tells the tale of Dracula and the Sorority girls is a great Bizarre effect.
Appears on the Steven's Magic Tapes
I believe it was on Spirt Magic.