This is not a card
trick, and not a coin trick. It's baffling, amusing, and astonishing. It can be
performed for a room filled with sophisticated adults or at a kid
On top of that, the
method is one you will love.
Imagine handing one
spectator a glass of beer (or any beverage), and another a simple straw mat. You
take back the glass of beer, hide it behind the mat for a moment... and it
You show both sides
of the mat -- the glass of beer is simply not there. Then you reach behind the
mat and produce the glass, still filled with liquid.
You repeat the
vanish twice more, escalating the impossibility and further confounding the
audience. You shake the mat -- no glass, no beer. You turn the mat sideways,
roll it into a tube... and reproduce the glass of beer to a guaranteed