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: 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 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: Pull a buck out from under five quarters on a beer

Impress your bar buddies or win a few bets with this neat beer bottle trick. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to pull a dollar bill out from under five quarters on a beer bottle. You'll need a fairly flat and firm dollar bill to do this trick, five quarters, and of course... the beer bottle. You only need one finger to pull that buck from atop the beer bottle, under five quarters. Pull a buck out from under five quarters on a beer.

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 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: 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: 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: Perform a bar trick using a bandana or cloth napkin

In this tutorial, learn how to trick people in a bar or at a party. This trick requires only a small piece of cloth like a napkin or bandana. You ask an opponent to try and tie the cloth in a knot without crossing their arms or letting go of the ends of the fabric. This may sound impossible but with a simple slight of hand you'll be able to tie it and win your bet!

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