Lovick, John: Switch (Unfolding the $100 Bill Change)
©2006, First Edition by Murphy's Magic Supplies, Inc
Produced by Tim Trono; Illustrated by Tony Dunn & John Lovick; Designed and Composed by Andrew J. Pinard
ISBN 1-931482-04-7
Hardcover, 346 pages
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Comments (Andrew J. Pinard):

Contents

xiii Foreword by Jamy Ian Swiss xiii
xvii Introduction by John Lovick xvii

3 PART I: HISTORY AND THEORY

3 Chapter 1: A History of the Bill Change

9 Chapter 2: Performance Issues and Answers
9 To Tip or Not to Tip?
11 "Bill Switch" or "Bill Change"?
11 What's the Best Way to Learn the Bill Switch?
13 Fast or Slow?
14 Do You Justify the Folding?
15 Is There a Magic Moment?
16 Can You Create Belief, or Do People Always Know You Merely Switch Bills?
17 Any Final Thoughts?

21 PART II - THUMBTIP SWITCH HANDLINGS AND TECHNIQUES

21 Chapter 3: Thumbtip Tips
21 Thumbtip Origins
21 Thumbtip Varieties
22 Thumbtip Size and Color
23 Thumbtip Technique
24 Concealing the Thumbtip

26 Chapter 4: Standard Handlings
27 Vlado's Thumbtip Bill Change (Vladimir Vladimirov)
30 The Hundred Dollar Bill Switch (Mike Kozlowski)
34 The $10000 Bill Change (Roger Klause)

40 Chapter 5: Thumbtip Switch Variations
41 Money Morph (Kevin King)
44 Oz in Your Fingers (David Harkey)
48 Crease is the Word (Jonathan Levit & Chris Rayman)
51 Paper Dollar (Lonnie Chevrie)

56 Chapter 6: Utility Moves, Techniques, and Finesses
56 Miscellaneous Advice
57 Prefolding the Bill
58 Stealing the Thumbtip
62 Turnaround and Turnover Moves
66 Display Subtleties
67 Switching Actions
72 Securing the Thumbtip
72 The Handout
73 Ditching the Thumbtip

79 PART III - TIPLESS SWITCH HANDLINGS AND TECHNIQUES

79 Chapter 7: Tipless Handlings
80 The Tipless Hundred Dollar Bill Switch (Mike Kozlowski)

85 Chapter 8: Tipless Switch Variations
85 The $5 Bill Switch (Jay Marshall)
87 The 100th Dollar Bill Change (John Lovick)
91 Twisted (Daniel Garcia)

97 Chapter 9: Tipless Utility Moves, Techniques, and Finesses
97 Stealing the Extra Bill
99 Add-on Moves
103 Miscellaneous Items
107 Tipless Turnaround and Turnover Moves
117 Cleaning Up

123 PART IV - MISCELLANEOUS HANDLINGS, METHODS, AND ROUTINES

123 Chapter 10: Palm-up Handlings
124 Surreptitious Switch (Mark Mitton)
130 Bird's-eye View Switch (Michael Ammar)
134 Cash in Hand (Jon Allen)
140 Individually Wrapped Single (David Regal)

144 Chapter 11: Multiple Switch Methods and Routines
144 Richie's Double Bill Switch (Richard Sanders)
146 Three Fold (Richard Sanders)
146 Around the World in 80 Dollars (David Acer)
147 The Full-show Double Bill Change (Rod Chow)
151 The Chameleon Bill (Bill Goldman)
153 Foreign Affair (Gregory Wilson)
154 Take Five (Gregory Wilson)
155 Illegal Tender (Gregory Wilson)

157 Chapter 12: Miscellaneous Methods
157 Self-contained Bill Change
159 The Grip Change (Dave Gripenwaldt)
162 The Melt Change (Rod Chow)
166 Instant Transmutation (Rod Chow)
170 Le Petit Prince (Nourdine)
174 The Fastest Bill Switch (Juan Pablo Ibañez)

181 PART V - ROUTINES

181 Chapter 13: $1 to $100 Routines
183 Power of Suggestion (Richard Hatch)
184 Hypnotizing Ben (Allan Zola Kronzek)
186 Trick Question (Eric Maurin)
187 Birthday Bill (Tim Trono)
188 Billusion (Roger Klause)

193 Chapter 14: Mis-made Routines
195 Torn and Quartered (Dan Garrett)
196 Picasso's Bill (Marc DeSouza)
198 Autograph Collection (Andrew J Pinard)
200 Signature Piece (Gregory Wilson)
201 Bill Mis-made (Danny Archer)
202 The Mis-made Frog (Lance DeLong)
204 Side Note (Dave Gripenwaldt)

207 Chapter 15: Impossible Location Routines
207 Transmutation (Jim Sisti)
209 Magic Pills (Michael Kaminskas)
211 Back-up Plan (Adam Rubin)
214 Cigar (Gary Kurtz)
217 The Postman Always Rings Twice (Anam Cara)
220 Opening Act Bill in Lemon (Bill Malone)
224 Chapter 16: Transposition Routines
224 The Name is the Same (Roger Klause)
226 Cards & Cash (Doc Dixon)
228 To Catch a Thief (Steve Silverman)
230 Changeling (David Harkey)
232 Things Change (John Lovick)

235 Chapter 17: Torn and Restored Routines
235 Basic Torn and Restored Bill
236 Oliver's Twist on the Tear (David Oliver)
237 Two for Two (Mark Hendrickson)
238 Crocodile Tear (Jay Sankey)

241 Chapter 18: Miscellaneous Routines
241 Change for a Twenty (Scotty York)
243 Any Bill Called For (Jason Randal)
245 Travelling Expenses (Jay Sankey)
246 Houdini and the Hudson River (Gaëtan Bloom)
248 Internal Switch (Jon Allen)
249 Curious George (Gregory Wilson)
251 Exchange Rate (Thom Peterson)
252 Fast Forward (Richard Sanders)
253 Tax Bill (Gregory Wilson & Dave Gripenwaldt)
255 Tip for Tat (Marvyn Roy)
256 Das Kapital (Steve Mayhew)
258 Quadradical Currency (Jamy Ian Swiss)
262 Trust Me (Robert E Neale)
264 Counterfeit (Gary Kurtz)
266 Front Money (Gregory Wilson)
268 Completely Legal Counterfeit (Gregory Wilson)
269 Shred of Evidence (Eric Maurin)
270 Blank (Nathan Kranzo)
271 Reality Check (Nathan Kranzo)
273 Wrapper's Delight (Max Maven)
275 Do Not Fold (Jay Sankey)
277 Up Front and Back Down (Gregory Wilson)
278 Picturesque (David Acer)
279 Memento (Jon Allen)
282 Reversal of Fortune (Tony Chapek, Michael Weber, Mike Powers)

287 PART VI - ADDITIONAL IDEAS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ROUTINES

287 Chapter 19: Miscellaneous Ideas
287 Giving Away Money
289 One in a Million (Stevie Ray Christian)
290 Gift Certificates, Coupons, Keno, Lotto, etc
290 Ma Bill (Michael Weber)
290 Origami
291 Benjagami (Gregory Wilson)
291 George Washington's Special Talent
291 Norm Barnhart
292 Faux Flaw (Gregory Wilson)
292 Drinker's PSA (Jim Artle)
293 Torn & Restored Misunderstanding (Michael Weber)
293 Drawn Instead of Quartered (Ron Bauer)
294 Picture Perfect (Brian Campbell)

295 Chapter 20: Bill Productions
295 Money for Nothing (Gregory Wilson)
297 The World's Fastest Bill Appearance (Rod Chow)
299 Flash Bill (Ralf Gagel)

302 Chapter 21: Bill Vanishes
302 Bill Vanish #1 (Paul Gertner)
304 Bill Vanish #2 (Michael Ammar)
306 The Spider Vanish (Roger Klause)
307 Crumbling Cash (Joe Givan)

309 Chapter 22: Non-bill Ideas and Routines
309 Miscellaneous Non-bill Ideas (Michel Huot)
310 Gigabyte Switch (Kostya Kimlat)
311 Oralgami (Jon Allen)
314 Boggled (Patrik Kuffs)
315 Crossed Words (Michel Huot)
316 U I O (Dave Gripenwaldt)
317 Punch Change (Thom Peterson)
319 The Cardless Triumph (Liam Montier)
320 Unholy (Jay Sankey)

325 PART VII - APPENDICES

325 Appendix A: Interesting Money Facts
325 Historical and Quotidian Information
326 Symbols and Phrases on Back of the Dollar

328 Appendix B: US Laws Regarding Currency
328 Defacing Currency
328 Reproducing Currency
328 Counterfeiting Currency

330 Appendix C: All Things Bill Change
330 Billet Switches and Bill Tears
331 Bill Changes
332 Self-contained Bill Changes
332 "Flash" Changes
333 Transposition Routines
334 Changing a Stack of Bills
335 Miscellaneous Books, Routines, Gimmicks, etc
Index


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