There have been more than a few threads here where people post their "new" effect or move only to be told that it was from the 1890s to today. That someone else has been doing it for decades only to have them say well I still came up with it. Well Teller of Penn and Teller sued someone for not only performing one of his effects but selling it as well. Stealing magic has become a commonplace crime. Teller, a man of infinite delicacy and deceit, decided to do something about it.