Tag Archives: Gemini – Paul Cummins

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Paul Cummins – Counting On It

Columnist: Paul Cummins The following routine originally appeared in The New York Magic Symposium Collection 3, by Stephen Minch, in 1984. At that time it was one of my staples at the bar in Gainesville, FL where I worked nightly at Farah’s on the Avenue Cafe. The place had about a 60 foot bar, a […]

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Paul Cummins – Beating The Heat

Columnist: Paul Cummins In Workers 5, Mike Close describes a diabolical method for performing the venerable Invisible Deck routine with a non-gaffed deck of cards. Within his typically terrific description of the routine he references Alan Ackerman’s “Impromptu Ultra Mental” from Here’s My Card. He also mentions that Mr. Ackerman’s cites, in Las Vegas Kardma, […]

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Paul Cummins – The Invisible Card

Columnist: Paul Cummins The Invisible Card As you’ll see in my cut-and-pasted description of this routine from my lecture notes, it’s one I’ve been doing for years and years and years. The mechanics of the routine are not original with me, but the entire presentation has been honed for all of those years. It’s a […]

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Paul Cummins – Stumped!

Columnist: Paul Cummins After I left AT&T back in 1998 to pursue a career writing books for magicians and doing some corporate performing I spent the next two years working most of my magic for magicians at lectures and convention appearances. Although the writing and publishing was proceeding nicely, I wanted to perform for layman […]

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Paul Cummins – Phone Home

Columnist: Paul Cummins Hereís a routine Iíve been using now for about six months. I admit Iíve used it mostly for magicians and it has left them baffled; the few laymen Iíve performed it for had no clue whatsoever and everyone Iíve performed it for were surprised to be holding their selection at the end […]

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Paul Cummins – Multiples

Columnist: Paul Cummins This is installment 4 of this series of columns and I hope there are some of you out there who have been enjoying them and are playing with some of the routines. Multiple selection routines have been around for awhile and are a wonderful closer for a table-hopping or walkaround performance. Ed […]

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Paul Cummins – Intuitive Poker

Columnist: Paul Cummins This, the last formal installation of my column for GeMiNi, is a Poker routine in which the spectator apparently does all the straightforward choosing and discarding of cards yet somehow finds a royal flush for themselves. Over probably hundreds of performances (this one is only about five years old), it has been […]

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