Hot Bar Tricks How-Tos

How To: Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your cig. All you need is the lighter and a sheet of toilet paper.

How To: Do basic pen tricks

As promised for nearly the whole school year now, I have finally explained how to do two simple pen tricks. There are many such videos on YouTube and elsewhere, but many (students) have requested me to explain it too, so here it is.

How To: Get free drinks with a glass and coin bar trick

You're sitting at a pub and are trying to impress a few ladies, but how? With a magic trick, that's how. Pose the question, "Can you pour the liquid into the other glass, but without touching either glass, and without dropping either of the two coins?" You may find that the answer to this is extremely easy, so impress the ladies, or bet your fellow drunkards into giving you free drinks... anytime. See how you can get free drinks with a glass and coin bar trick.

How To: Make a beverage vanish into thin air with Trickbusters

In this tutorial, learn how to make someone's beverage completely disappear with a special trick. It will appear as though you are simply leaning over your friend's glass but when you lift your arm their drink will have disappeared! If you would like to know how to do this trick and successfully annoy your friends, follow along with this tutorial. The Trickbusters will debunk the illusion and explain the secrets behind it.

How To: Perform a coin penetration magic trick

If you have ever played the popular drinking game Thin Ice, then this magic tricks setup should look familiar to you. The magician appears to push a coin positioned on top of a piece of latex through the latex into a glass without puncturing it. This video teaches you how to perform this simple, easy trick with only a few basic materials.

How To: Chug a Beer

It doesn't take much skill to drink beer fast, but to chug an entire beer in one gulp is an art. Learn how to execute this bar trick by picking up a few simple techniques. Start watching and start chugging.

How To: Mind read with three questions

This trick is a form of "mentalism". This is done by asking three questions, and writing your answers on three separate pieces of paper. A mentalist first asks you a personal question, but instead of writing the 'answer' to that question, he writes the answer to the final 'easy' question...thereby getting a hidden jump on the answers making you think he is reading your mind. But in fact it is a trick.

How To: Make a Coin Jump from Hand to Hand with Magic

In this tutorial, learn a funky magic trick that you can perform anywhere. In this video, you will see exactly how to flip a coin just right so that it appears to have jumped from one closed hand to another. This process is really simple, but will require some practice. So, feel free to rewind the video if you need more help. Have fun!

How To: Eat Fire (And Look Damn Good Doin' It)

Eating fire is a guaranteed method of not only impressing an entire room, but also instantly settling any questions as to whether or not you're a complete and total stone cold BAD ASS. When you can casually whip this trick out in a bar, you're not only going to get your drinks bought for you for the rest of the night, but at least three phone numbers scrawled on the backs of napkins.

How To: Perform a self lighting candle trick

In this trick - which is perfect for any restaurant or bar - you will learn how to light a candle without actually ever touching a flame to the wick. Don't think it's possible? Think again! You will learn exactly how to do this illusion and amaze everyone around you. Score some free drinks or a couple bucks with this supernatural feeling goof.

How To: Perform the coin flip trick

Pub magician Christian Lee demonstrates how to perform the coin flip trick. A sleight of hand trick involving a quick movement that makes it look as if a coin magically moved from one had to the other. All you need are two identical coins and some magic! Perform the coin flip trick.

How To: Push a Coin Through the Bottom of a Glass

This magic trick requires no equipment or setup and is sure to wow the crowd in any bar. The magician appears to thrust a coin upwards through the bottom of a pint glass, when really they use a French transfer to switch the coin to their other hand and drop it into the top of the glass with the hand that is holding the glass.

How To: Perform the liquid transfer bar trick

This nifty little bar trick is sure to win you a free drink. What you'll need is two shot glasses, two quarters and some liquid to put in one of the shot glasses. Now, bet someone that you can transfer the liquid from the full shooter glass to the empty shooter glass without touching either of the two glasses.

How To: Perform a magic bar trick with a cloth napkin

This trick works great in pretty much any bar or restaurant. All you need is a cloth napkin to achieve this funky trick. Bet someone that they will not be able to tie a napkin in a knot without crossing their arms or lifting their fingers. Those suckers will tie themselves in a pretzel before they are able to accomplish this and you can laugh and laugh because you know the secret!

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