Volume 3 explores Joshua’s favorite genre: formal card magic. It’s
Joshua Jay, a deck of cards, and an astounded audience. The range of effects
is equaled only by the range of methods—Joshua uses a clever blend of
subtlety, sleight-of-hand, and gaffs for maximum impact. Also included is a
detailed study of Triumph, the Bluff Pass, and extra footage of Joshua’s
gambling exposé, shot in a live theater.
Trumped Triumph: A Triumph routine with an unbelievable climax. This utilizes
a fascinating principle and other ideas are included by Darwin Ortiz and Karl
Silent Card Routine (performance only): See the formal, elegant, six-minute
opening of Joshua’s one-man show, shot live in front of the usual sold-out
Triple Thought-of Card: Three thought-of cards. No questions asked. No preparation.
No gimmicked cards. No sleights. Three thought-of cards. Works every time.
Back in Time: Joshua’s workhorse Triumph routine. The presentation,
the structure, the sleights, the timing…it’s all worked out, ready
to become your go-to card routine.
Pseudo Centers Transpo: Who said everything had to be easy? If you’re
willing to put in the time, this routine will have your audience convinced
you’re a master mechanic.
Overlap Hitchcock: A squeaky-clean assembly routine with a surprise kicker.
Utilizes Joshua’s ingenious Overlap gaff.
Bluff Shifts: Joshua’s work on the Bluff Shift is raising eyebrows from
magic’s top practitioners. You’ll learn three counter-intuitive
Plus: Triumph in Aces, Paradise Aces, The Book Cut, Déjà vu
Collectors, and Joshua’s thirteen-minute gambling exposé, shot
live at his one-man show.
Extra Feature – Gambling Photos: Joshua’s gallery exhibition of
sleight-of-hand, depicted close-up…a combination of photography and