Introduction: how and when to trick for best effect; Practical Jokes and Tricks; A chapter of classical practical jokes for everyone (except the victim) to enjoy. Leave your friends and enemies with egg on their face (literally) or humiliated (but happy!); Card Tricks; The best card tricks around, a surprising number of which require only the barest minimum of skill – and a pack of cards.; Bar Tricks; How to amaze your friends while you’re out for a drink, from juggling change to picking up ice cubes with cotton thread.; Tricks With Everyday Objects; A chapter of tricks to perform any time, anywhere – in the kitchen, at work or even in the bank queue.