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A Bibliography of
Magic Works by
Ron Bauer

 

1958

Hen Fetsch’s Silk EpicLines From Lawton, No. ?, ? 1958.

 

1960

Beanie Puppet Routines 1&2 (written by Oran Dent)—Ireland Yearbook 1960, pp. 30-32.

 

1961

The Far East Far Out CoinsThe New Tops, Vol. 1, No. 2, February 1961, pp. 8-9.

Gagbag RoutineThe New Tops, Vol. 1, No. 12, December 1961, p. 32.

 

1962

Linking Pins RoutineThe New Tops, Vol. 2, No. 2, February 1962, pp. 6-7.

 

1963

Milton Kort Lecture Notes—Editor. Self-published.

Phony Cast GagThe New Tops, Vol. 3, No. 3, March 1963, p. 23.

Yogi Bear Says... “Thanks”The New Tops, Vol. 3, No. 8, August 1963, p. 13.

 

1966

Made in Japan—J. B. Bobo’s The New Modern Coin Magic, pp. 485-486.

The O-Korto Box Routine (collaboration with Milton Kort and Walter Wilson)—ibid., pp. 497-498.

Gag Penetration with an Okito Box (collaboration with Milton Kort)—ibid., p. 504.

 

1970

Off Color Elevator (collaboration with Milton Kort)—Milton Kort’s Off Color Card Tricks, pp. 5-6.

Off Color Prediction—ibid., pp. 49-51.

 

1980

Silver ReplacementThe New Tops, Vol. 20, No. 7, July 1980, pp. 49-50.

Susan B’s Diminishing DollarThe New Tops, Vol. 20, No. 8, August 1980, pp. 6-9.

Your Pencil–My Ring!—ibid., pp. 24-26.

 

1981

Tootsie!The New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 8, August 1981, pp. 6-10.

Staging Ideas With Abbott’s Jet SetThe New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 10, September 1981, p. 47.

The Big Bag of Tricks and the Little Black HatM-U-M, Vol. 71, No. 5, October 1981, pp. 41-45.

Pig PadThe New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 11, November 1981, pp. 6-7.

Lots O’ LockThe New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 12, December 1981, pp. 30-32. The first of a four part series, The Key Ring Cycle.

 

1982

How to Perform Magic on Local TVThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 2, February 1982, pp. 6-7. The first of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

D-D-T!—ibid., pp. 25-28. The second of a four part series, The Key Ring Cycle.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Television TimeThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 3, March 1982, pp. 19-20. The second of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

Hoppy—ibid., pp. 23-28. The third of a four part series, The Key Ring Cycle.

Bauer’s DelusionGenii, Vol. 46, No. 3, March 1982, pp. 169-171.

The Jellis RingGenii, Vol. 46, No. 4, April 1982, pp. 237-239.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: What is a Stereotype–Really?The New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 5, May 1982, pp. 6-9. The third of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

A Timely EscapeThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 7, July 1982, pp. 11-13. The fourth of a four part series, The Key Ring Cycle.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Who’s Who in a TV Production—ibid., pp. 31-32. The fourth of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

Instant LunchThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 8, August 1982, pp. 6-8.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: The Shot—ibid., pp. 16-18. The fifth of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

More Staging Ideas With Abbott’s Jet SetThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 9, September 1982, pp. 45-46.

How to Porta-Drape Your Abbott’s Jet Set—ibid., pp. 47-48.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Staging and Blocking, Part OneThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 10, October 1982, pp. 41-43. The sixth of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Staging and Blocking, Part Two–Subjective Close-Up MagicThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 11, November 1982, pp. 24-25. The seventh of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

T. T. T. (Two Card Turnover Technique)Genii, Vol. 46, No. 11, November 1982, pp. 750-751.

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Staging and Blocking, Part Three–Objective Close-Up MagicThe New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 12, December 1982, pp. 24-25 and 30-31. The eighth of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

Card Technique (Ovette Master Move)—Genii, Vol. 46, No. 12, December 1982, pp. 824-825.

 

1983

How to Perform Magic on Local TV: Preparing for Local TV InterviewsThe New Tops, Vol. 23, No. 2, February 1983, pp. 8-10. The ninth of a nine part series, How to Perform Magic on Local TV.

The Screened Leipzig PassGenii, Vol. 47, No. 2, February 1983, pp. 113-114.

The Clones From BrazilGenii, Vol. 47, No. 7, July 1983, pp. 464-466.

SpiritsGenii, Vol. 47, No. 9, September 1983, pp. 616-618.

Diana, the EnchantressGenii, Vol. 47, No. 11, November 1983, pp. 760-762. Profile of Diana Zimmerman.

The Presidential Production (Dick Zimmerman)—ibid., pp. 773-775.

 

1987

The Screened Leipzig Pass—Stephen Minch’s Daryl’s Ambitious Card Omnibus, pp. 73-77. First published in Genii, Vol. 47, No. 2, February 1983.

 

1990

Peek, Look, & Think—Jon Racherbaumer’s Cardfixes, pp. 142-147.

 

1992

Bauer’s Delusion—John Luka’s Secrets for the Part-time Magician, pp. 17-20. First published in Genii, Vol. 46, No. 3, March 1982.

The Hofbauer Force—Jon Racherbaumer’s Card Finesse II, pp. 116-120. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 22, No. 3, March 1982.

Screened Leipzig Card Pass—Jon Racherbaumer’s Card Finesse II, pp. 190-200. First published in Genii, Vol. 47, No. 2, February 1983.

 

1993

The Lie DetectorThe New Tops, Vol. 33, No. 10, October 1993, pp. 6-10.

 

1994

Key to the DrawThe New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 1, January 1994, pp. 22-25.

Second SightThe New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 1994, pp. 10-13.

The Magic CoinThe New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 11, November 1994, pp. 26-28.

 

1995

The Real Color Change—Randy Wakeman’s The Rainbow Deck, pp. 7-9.

These Cards Are Marked—ibid., pp. 30-32.

Sleightless Switches—ibid., pp. 41-42.

 

1996

Win at Gin!—Lance Pierce’s Bill Kalush’s New York City Conference 1994, pp. 104-117.

 

1997

The Lie Detector—John Luka’s L.I.N.T., pp. 1-8. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 33, No. 10, October 1993.

Key to the Draw—John Luka’s L.I.N.T., pp. 20-26. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 1, January 1994.

The Magic Coin—John Luka’s L.I.N.T., pp. 65-69. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 11, November 1994.

Second Sight—John Luka’s L.I.N.T., pp. 77-82. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 1994.

Devilish Trickery—John Luka’s L.I.N.T., pp. 133-141.

Sure-Fire Think of a Card (Milt Kort)—The Linking Ring, Vol. 77, No. 10, October 1997, pp. 113-115.

Slick Sticker Trick—Bob Longe’s Mystifying Card Tricks, pp. 37-44.

 

1998

Gadabout Coins Revisited—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 1 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Sudden Death Gypsy Curse—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 2 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Cross to the Feminine Side (Tony Chaudhuri)—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 3 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Butch, Ringo, & the Sheep—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 4 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Hornswoggled Again—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 5 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Ode to Poker Dan—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 6 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Dixie—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 7 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

The Cursed Ring—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 8 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. First published as Your Pencil, My Ring in The New Tops, Vol. 20, No. 8, August 1980.

Fair & Sloppy—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 9 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

 

1999

Left-Handed Hank (Charlie Miller)—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 10 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Mechanical Deck—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 11 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Bar Bill Stunt (Paul Chosse)—Published by John Luka Enterprise. No. 12 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Devano Card Rise (Don Alan)—Published by E-GADS. Ron Bauer Private Studies Special Edition.

Good Luck—Bob Longe’s Card Tricks Galore, pp. 48-49.

The O-Korto Box Routine (collaboration with Milton Kort and Walter Wilson)—Stephen Minch’s Kort, pp. 209-227. First published in J. B. Bobo’s The New Modern Coin Magic, 1966.

Stanley (Don Alan)—Ebook. http://thinklikeaconjurer.com.

 

2000

Gadabout Coins Revisited—Published by E-GADS. This is No. 1 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Sudden Death Gypsy Curse—Published by E-GADS. No. 2 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Feminine Side (Tony Chaudhuri)—Published by E-GADS. No. 3 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

The Cursed Ring—Published by E-GADS. No. 8 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded. First published as Your Pencil, My Ring in The New Tops, Vol. 20, No. 8, August 1980.

Xerox Money—Published by E-GADS. No. 18 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

 

2001

Hornswoggled Again!—Published by E-GADS. No. 5 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Owed to Poker Dan—Published by E-GADS. No. 6 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Left-Handed Hank (Charlie Miller)—Published by E-GADS. No. 10 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded, includes Charlie Miller's “Left-Handed Hank With Seven Corners.”

Mechanical Deck—Published by E-GADS. No. 11 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Bar Bill Stunt (Paul Chosse)—Published by E-GADS. No. 12 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded, includes “Powers' Payoff” and “Bauer's Befuddler.”

 

2002

Butch, Ringo, & the Sheep—Published by E-GADS. This is No. 4 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Dixie!—Published by E-GADS. No. 7 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

Fair & Sloppy—Published by E-GADS. No. 9 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Second edition, revised and expanded.

The Chick Trick—Published by E-GADS. Ron Bauer Private Studies Special Edition.

 

2003

Cut-Up Card Trick (Senator Crandall)—Published by E-GADS. No. 13 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Four Squares & a Knot—Published by E-GADS. No. 14 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Siamese Goose Egg Bag—Published by E-GADS. No. 15 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie—Bob Longe’s Clever Close-up Magic, pp. 151-152.

Super Toothpick (John Dowdy)—ibid., pp. 152-153.

Lots O’ Lock—Ebook. http://thinklikeaconjurer.com. The first of a four part series, The Key Ring Cycle. First published in The New Tops, Vol. 21, No. 12, December 1981.

Milton Kort (1917–2003)The Linking Ring, Vol. 83, No. 10, October 2003, pp. 69-70. Obituary of Milton Kort.

 

2004

Time Machine (Ed Marlo)—Published by E-GADS. No. 16 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Second Finger Top Deal—Published by E-GADS. No. 17 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Basic Cups & Balls Technique—Published by E-GADS. Ron Bauer Private Studies Special Edition.

 

2005

The Complete Don Alan’s Chop Cup (Don Alan)—Published by E-GADS. Ron Bauer Private Studies Special Edition.

CENT-sitivity!—Ebook. http://youdomagic.com.

All-Outs Think-of-a-Card (Milt Kort)—Published by E-GADS. This is No. 19 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. First published as Sure-Fire Think of a Card in The Linking Ring, Vol. 77, No. 10, October 1997.

Is This a Good Trick? —Steven Youell’s Cogitations, April 4, 2005. The first of a three part series, Is This a Good Trick?. The second installment was published on April 25, 2005. The third installment was published on June 18, 2005. http://cogitations.net.

Hofzinser’s Only Theorem—Steven Youell’s Cogitations, May 15, 2005. http://cogitations.net. First published as The Lie Detector in The New Tops, Vol. 33, No. 10, October 1993.

Colorful Magic—Steven Youell’s Cogitations, May 18, 2005. http://cogitations.net.

T. T. T. (Two Card Turnover Technique)—Steven Youell’s Cogitations, May 26, 2005. First published in Genii, Vol. 46, No. 11, November 1982. Expanded description and updated illustrations. http://cogitations.net.

 

2006

Final(ly) Aces (Brother Hamman)—No. 21 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. Also contains Win at Gin (first published in Lance Pierce’s Bill Kalush’s New York City Conference 1994, 1996. Expanded description and updated illustrations).

Drawn Instead of Quartered—John Lovick’s Switch: Unfolding the $100 Bill Change, pp. 293-294. First published in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series, No. 12, Bar Bill Stunt, 1999.

R.B.’s Delusion—John Luka’s Uncovered: Secrets for the Serious Magician, pp. 73-76. First published as Bauer's Delusion in Genii, Vol. 46, No. 3, March 1982.

 

2007

Hat Trick (Jim Bergstrom)—No. 22 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie—Bob Longe’s Mind-Blowing Magic Tricks, pp. 82-83. First published in Bob Longe’s Clever Close-up Magic, 2003.

Everything Fair Poker Deal (Senator Crandall)—Ebook. http://thinklikeaconjurer.com. Edited by Ron Bauer.

 

2008

The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture—Published by E-GADS. Contains The Wrong Lecture, The Big Bag of Tricks and the Little Black Hat (first published in M-U-M, Vol. 71, No. 5, October 1981. Expanded description), Two-Card Turnover Technique (first published in Genii, Vol. 46, No. 11, November 1982. Expanded description and updated illustrations), RAP (Riffle Action Palm), and The Case of the Card in the Card Case (My Favorite Card Trick).

 

2009

The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture Revised Edition—Published by E-GADS. Contains The Wrong Lecture, Do You Have an Act? (includes brief description of The Big Bag of Tricks and the Little Black Hat (first published in M-U-M, Vol. 71, No. 5, October 1981)), Two-Card Turnover Technique (first published in Genii, Vol. 46, No. 11, November 1982. Expanded description and updated illustrations), RAP (Riffle Action Palm), and The Case of the Card in the Card Case (My Favorite Card Trick).

 

Coming Soon

That’s the Spirit!—No. 20 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series. First published as Spirits in Genii, Vol. 47, No. 9, September 1983.

Worn Out Deck (Bob Longe)—No. 23 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

Sneaky Nudist Rides Again (Don Alan)—No. 24 of 24 in the Ron Bauer Private Studies Series.

 

Someday...

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