Contraband Playing Cards - Now Available

Posted by Jon Raiker on 13 February 2015

Designed in the United Kingdom by Joe White, Contraband Playing Cards were inspired by secret societies, conspiracy theories, and everything unknown. Secret imagery is hidden within the design and every single playing card within the Contraband deck was developed from scratch.

In addition, we are offering the Contraband Book Lamp - a functional work of art. Individually handcrafted complete with a vintage Edison bulb and antique nickel power switch. As with everything, there's more than meets the eye.

Slide the top book aside to reveal a secret wooden compartment hidden inside. Four decks of Contraband playing cards reside within, yours

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The Wire - Best of January 2015

Posted by Jon Raiker on 05 February 2015

The Wire - Best of January

The month of January brought a variety of releases to The Wire, spanning multiple genres of magic and cardistry. With so many titles to choose from, we thought we'd put together a quick list of our favorites:

  1. Password Protected by Bryan Miles - Steal a volunteer's secret password from their mind! This is a direct effect, with a simple method and strong premise. Ideal for any beginner or regular performer.

  2. Little Flourish Thing by Benji Taylor - A truly unique cardistry download. Not only is the move quick and eye catching - the production, editing, and soundtrack are all top

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Counterfeit by Wayne Houchin

Posted by Jon Raiker on 28 January 2015

Wayne Houchin - Counterfeit

After much anticipation, we are proud to present our latest and greatest release from the mind of Wayne Houchin - Counterfeit.

Counterfeit is an incredible, practical, piece-by-piece restoration of a torn playing card. A single playing card is torn into four separate pieces, then visually restored under impossible conditions.

Each piece seemingly fuses onto the next, leaving your audience with one of the most memorable souvenirs they've ever been given. They will keep it forever.

With 30 minutes of detailed instruction and performance tips from the man himself. Learn the nuances that make this one of the most engaging, powerful,

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Valentine's Day - Love Me Special

Posted by Jon Raiker on 25 January 2015

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and couples everywhere are scrambling to find the perfect gift. Love Me Playing Cards are the perfect present for that special someone.

Produced in collaboration with Curtis Kulig, the deck features his iconic 'Love Me' street art design, with a vibrant white and red foil box. Made in America.

This week only, get TWO decks of Love Me Playing Cards for $10 - over 25% off the normal price. Share the love - Happy Valentine's Day!

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The Wire - Top Ten of 2014

Posted by Jon Raiker on 05 January 2015


With 125+ releases across all genres of magic and cardistry, 2014 was a HUGE year for The Wire. Many releases climbed the charts and claimed that coveted #1 spot - for good reason. With that in mind, we put together a quick list of our favorites in this annual round-up.

  1. Blackout by Nefesch - Using their OWN phone on speaker, the spectator calls a friend who reveals their random, freely selected card. Because this technique is so versatile, strong, and powerful, it had to be our number one pick. The reactions in the preview video speak for themselves. Simple, practical,

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