York, Scotty: The Candy Kiss Machine (The Kiss Can)
And Scotty's Vest Pocket Diamond Mine by Scotty York and William Wells
©1993 FYEO Creations
Softcover, Comb-Bound, 8.5x11", 19 pages
Candy Kiss
Image from Magicref

Comment: Illustrations by Earle Oakes. Excellent Candy Kiss routine for the large Pea Can, routined for Bar situation but adaptable for anywhere.


1 Scotty York's Candy Kiss Can Routine
1 History: discussion of the original "pea" routine, Ken Brooke's Scotched, and Scotty's routine
2 Necessary Apparatus and Properties: The Kiss Can (Viking Manufacturing; large enough to hold a Hershey's brand chocolate kiss); a packet of sugar, coffee beans, cigarette lighter, bag of Kisses, and a dime (usually borrowed)
4 Spectator Selection: selecting the right spectator
5 Set Up
5 Routine and Presentation: the sugar, coffee bean, and dime are melded into a Hershey's Kiss
13 Afterthoughts: additional tips

14 Vest Pocket Diamond Mine: Uses 2 sizes of rhinestones and lumps of coal, a jeweler's eye loop, and a small jewelry box. In this case the coal is changed into "diamonds"

17 Scotty's Classic "Pea Can" Routine: the traditional routine as presented by Scotty York