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Lee Earle - The Gentle Art of Cold Reading

Lee Earle - The Gentle Art of Cold Reading

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The Gentle Artof Cold Reading
by Lee Earle
I said the secret wordsand tripled my income!
I'm talking about Cold Reading. A combination of flim-flam, applied psychology, and glib entertainment, thismarvelous and simple technique persuades folks to believethat you know more about them than they ever thoughtpossible. Knowledge like this will prove to be one of themost valuable assets in your performing repertoire.Only one hundred and seventy seven words long, thisreading was developed at a major university and evaluatedby test subjects to be over 90% accurate every time!Now on audio CD, "The Gentle Art of Cold Reading"includes the original "Classic Reading" plus valuableexcerpts on doing readings from Lee Earle's"MoneyMaking Mental ism".Additional tips and audio segmentsupdate the material into the 21st century.Includes a supplemental booklet packed with hints,tips, techniques, and distilled experience - the insideinformation which, up until now, has been closely guardedby some of the industry's most successful performers.Eighteen audio tracks help you learn Cold Readingthe easy way. Discover how to make the reading soundfresh and new every time. Even when the ladies clusteraround you (and they will) listening to what you say toevery person, each will receive different and personalizedinformation when it's her turn. You'll even find out amethod which gets your spectator to make the readingmore accurate by doing the work for you.
SYZGY PRESS
 
The ClassicReading
by
Lee Earle
Copyright © 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2000 by SYZYGY PRESSAll rights reserved. No part of this publication may bereproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted inany form or by any means, electronic, mechanical,photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the priorpermission of SYZYGY PRESS.
 
Let me tell you why I started doingcold reading.For many years I made my livinghere in the Phoenix and Scottsdalearea as a Jack-of-all-trades magician.A large aerospace company washaving its holiday banquet at one of the area's well-known resort hotelsand engaged me to provide tablesidesleight-of-hand entertainment.I approached one of those "ten tops"(a round table seating ten persons)and before I could deliver my firstclever line, a woman turned towardsme, and in her most condescendingvoice said, 'You're going to do tricks, aren't you? We are having a goodtime here, go to one of the other tables!"As with most entertainers, I have learned to handle rejection, but seldomdid that rejection come before I
did 
anything...so I worked an adjacenttable. I concluded my set at that table with Alex Elmsley's "Betweenthe Palms", a lovely card piece wherein the signed selected card appearsbetween the spectator's palm-to-palm hands. It rates a 10.0 for impactand a 3.8 for difficulty. Taking the signed card from the lady whosehands I borrowed, I thanked her and delivered a short, impromptupalm reading.After I thanked those at the table for their attention, I turned toleave...and there were three ladies standing in line behind me, all withtheir palms extended, eager for a reading. One of them was
the woman
who chased me from the other table!
It doesn't take a nuclear detonation to get my attention.I hope I have yours.

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