You don't yet know about Chris Mayhew, his unique approach to card magic, or his wacky sense of humor. All that is about to change. In this anticipated debut effort, Chris unveils eight brand new, visually arresting card effects. Playing cards will change and exchange in ways that will surprise everyone, even you! His specialty is creating card tricks that are simple in plot with a clear, visual element. And, his love for cult films and zany personality emanate from every page; this book is pure fun.
In A Clockwork Apple, you'll learn the following effects. If you'd prefer to actually watch them, we've uploaded a video of Chris Mayhew performing every single one of them.
McDonald's Aces has just been kicked with a million jigawatts, straight into the future. This handling of the classic Assembly plot is both easy and incredibly deceptive.
The Asher Twist meets the Hofzinser Ace Problem meets the Fockers. Consider Hofzinser's Ace Problem solved.
Casino Royale with Cheese
A surprise transposition of the Kings and a selection. Don't say we didn't warn you!
This is the latest handling of Chris' now famous "Holes" concept. Two cards visually transpose while trapped between two Jokers with holes cut in the middle of them.
An amazing handling of the classic Card Warp plot. The entire routine is done without the need to ever fold or tear a card.
A selected card slowly rises from the bottom of the deck to the top while anglejogged. This is a new, doable approach to one of the most challenging plots in card magic.
A visual color change of a card that is outjogged in the center of the deck.
A simple, clean, utility card force. If Ferris Bueller was a magician, he would have used this force.