Posts tagged “cardistry”

Episode 99 – How to Get on Penn and Teller Fool Us with Michael Close

You know him from his Workers project, his book Paradigm Shift and his work as a consulting producer on Fool Us. In this episode you’re going to learn all about how to have a good presentation, how to have an act worthy of television, and how to make your magic better!

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Episode 95 – Making Magic and the Playing Card Revolution with Alex Pandrea

He is Blue Crown Magic, he is Alex Pandrea. He first got into magic when he was five years old.  A clown came to his birthday party and did tricks like disappearing silk or sponge balls.  But his interest continued into young adulthood.  He grew up in New York City and it was through the local magic shops in Queens like Tannens that he discovered more magic.  He created some new effects as a teenager. 

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Episode 93 – Cardistry, Magic, and Getting Noticed with John Stessel

Our guest this week came across our Instagram feed a few months ago and we knew we had to have him on the podcast.  His work as a cardist is truly awe-inspiring.  John first got into magic after his family got him a magic kit when he was 8 years old.  He learned the boomerang card throw at age eleven and from that point on cardistry became his obsession.  Finding tricks was difficult as he fell into the generation where magic stores started to close but online stores were not yet common.  That forced him to develop his own magic and his own style.

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Episode 87 – Instagram and the Cardistry Subculture with Sean O

Sean O is a master of cardistry and has achieved a lot at a very young age.  Sean is only twenty years old but has been honing his skill since he was in grade school. He did his first paying gig was when he was nine.  He performed at a five year olds birthday party.  He first saw card magic when he was given The Trilogy by Dan and Dave.   He would also watch XCM battles and was obsessed with it.  Both of Sean’s parents worked in IT and he had many computers in his house growing up.  He has combined his interest in the web and magic from the very beginning.

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Episode 69 – Cardisty, Community, and Content Creation with Anna DeGuzman

In episode 69 we sit down with cardist Anna DeGuzman to talk magic, cardistry, content creation and much much more!

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Episode 17 – Art of Magic, Art of Play and The Importance of Style and Design with Dave Buck and Elliott Terral

It was a very insightful conversation about art, and how it applies to the world of cardisrty and the world of magic, and how they are evolving right now and in the future.

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