Michael Murray – A Piece Of My Mind
“A Piece Of My Mind” is collection of mentalism routines, discussions and principles by Michael Murray developed over a ten year period. Known the world over for his unique approach to mentalism plots this is sure to become a classic text upon this subject.
This book will contain all of the following and more…
Springboard (Principle and Routines) – Teach your spectators a skill that will allow them to read minds.
ATM (Routine) – Seemingly discern the PIN number of a random spectator and then wipe all traces of it from their memory.
Tattle Tailed (Routine) – Possibly the greatest ESP routine ever devised.
A Brave New World (Routine) – A brand new approach to the OOTW plot.
Dave’s PIN (Routine) – A propless method for revealing the PIN details of five spectators.
Picasso (Routine) – An in the minds design duplication of sorts.
Comparative Uncertainty Principle (Principle and Applications) – A method for truly reading your spectators thoughts.
The Pandora Principle (No Memory Reading System) – A simple system which will allow you to give highly accurate readings for certain people.
The Inversion Technique (Principle) – Change the way your spectators will think about your routines using a simple change in performance context.
Making it Memorable (Technique) – A method which will allow your spectators to recall your performances years after the event.
What Does a Mentalist Do? (Introduction) – A brief introduction into the propless section of the book.
Read My Mind (Short Essay) – A simple method for removing challenges from your spectators.
Principles Within Mentalism – A simple introduction into the use of principles within mentalism.
Small but Deadly (Technique) – Strengthen the way your audience interprets your effects using “favourable objections”.
Thought Unlinking (Principle and applications) – Learn how to do pre-show work “real time”.
Thoughts on Billet Work – Some thoughts and suggestions for the use of billet work which detail Michael’s thoughts on how/why thoughts should be written down.
The Circle of Truth (Short Essay) – An examination of the logic of billet work.
Crossword (Routine) – A billet routine which allows you to apparently write down the spectators thought ahead of time.
The Racket Switch (Technique) – A new method for switching a billet.
Animal Instincts – Discern your spectators thoughts using the answers to three questions.
Consulting the News (Suggestion/Routine) – Predict a word that is genuinely decided upon by two spectators.
On the Level – A method for building rapport with your spectators.
A Sight Unseen – A simple billet routine used to demonstrate some of the points highlighted earlier within the text.
The Boomerang Force (Principle and Routine) – A method for allowing you to control your spectators choices whilst they are changing their mind.
Cal-Ender (Principle and applications) – An amazing principle which takes advantage of a mysterious flaw within an iPhone calculator.
Daylight Robbery – (Routine) – Genuinely discern the PIN codes to two spectators mobiles (even Sherlock would be impressed).
Personal Identification Number (An Out) – A language based pseudo PIN number reveal.
Un-Real – (Principle/Routine) – A psychological quirk forms the basis of a “Liar Truth Teller” routine.
Sublime Influence (Routine) – Prove how your unconscious thoughts may be manipulated by what we see.
Bonus – Once Removed (Routine) – A novel take on the think a card plot.
Spectator as Mind Reader (Essay) – An essay which provides some insight into this often “loved or loathed” plot.