Posted by Jon Raiker on 04 January 2016
The rising card routine is one of the oldest plots in magic.
A selected card is lost in the deck. It's shuffled, cut, and placed on the table. YOU have complete control over when to activate the rise. There's no timer - it's simply under your control.
Unlike previous methods, SLEEPER is extremely practical and has significant advantages over any other rising card effect... ever. The deck can be shuffled, spread on the table, and held in the spectator's hands. No sleight of hand is required, and it’s extremely easy to do.
Diabolically constructed gimmick by Eoin O'Hare with Continue Reading
Posted by Jon Raiker on 05 December 2015
Our annual Holiday Contest is back and the prizes are better than ever! Get our latest tricks, playing cards, and epic prizes by spinning the wheel.
Here's how it works: you get one spin with every product you purchase before January 1st, 2016. If you order 12 decks - that's 12 spins!
You also get ONE spin free every day this month (every 24 hours). Spin it!
Looking for the perfect gift for the magician or card collector in your life? We've hand-selected our top picks for this holiday season. Check out this year's Holiday Gift Guide and shop now! Continue Reading
Posted by Jon Raiker on 27 November 2015
Inspired by American history, we're proud to announce Union Playing Cards. The design is filled with iconography of colonial America and patriotic symbols of peace, prosperity, and potential.
Unions are also available in a historic Ironside Edition, with a display made of 300-year-old reclaimed wood from the Charles Towne Navy Yard, used in construction of actual ships during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812. Four decks are inset in a special edition plank, branded with the US Constitution. Continue Reading
Posted by Jonathan Bayme on 18 November 2015
This afternoon, director Jon Chu posted a first glimpse of Now You See Me 2, sequel to the original blockbuster magic film.
The new film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, and Daniel Radcliffe. The all-star cast, paired with director Jon Chu, forms an incredible ensemble.
theory11 was on set in London to train the cast on magic, cardistry, and the art of deception. Catch a quick glimpse of theory11 vp Andrei Jikh with Jesse Eisenberg in this behind-the-scenes video by Fandango!
Watch the teaser trailer below - and stay tuned Continue Reading
Posted by Christen Gerhart on 12 November 2015
For this installment of our Artist Podcast, I sat down (well, he was walking) with Rick Lax. If you don’t know him already, Rick is a magician, a lawyer, producer (he created Wizard Wars!), and writer with numerous published books.
We chat about creating magic, TV shows, writing books, and more. Listen in for all the details.