Lubin, Jerry: My Favorite Pastimes
©1970 Jerry Lubin, NY
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 35 pages
My Favorite Pastimes
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Comments: Provides a variety of effects covering mentalism, poker chips, cards, a thumb tie, and more.

Contents (from book):

3 Preface (Ed Levy)
4 Introduction (Jerry Lubin)
5 Tape Recorder Predictions: an audio tape predicts events that happened during the current show (could be adopted to modern technology)
8 Thought Transmission: telephone prediction
10 Coin-Less Coin Tricks: a copper/silver color change and vanish using a poker chip; other ideas presented
13 Electronic Monte (Dave Lederman): Only magician can light the bulb; includes instructions to build the unit
18 Telekinesis: The spectator thinks of his card, and the proper envelope containing it falls from the wall
21 Tape Recorders: Hints and tips on audio recorders, some of the advice is still useful with digital recorders as well
24 Cold Readings: some tips and thoughts on putting together a mentalism act
27 A Rope Thumb Tie: a thumb tie with rope
30 Not a Card Trick But a Move: reverse any number of cards from the bottom of the deck
32 Cotton Pickin' Peckin' Picker: wind up bird finds card selection