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Essays

The Gift of a Feeling

“An entertainer wants to give you exactly what you want… And an artist wants to give you what you don’t know you want.”

– David Cronenberg

This week, I’d like to tell you about my favorite commercial of all time.

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Interviews

Behind the Scenes with Cardistry Jam Video Pioneer Allan Hagen

Allan Hagen, cardistry jam-video pioneer

Today we sit down with Allan Hagen, Cardistry jam-video pioneer to discuss the ins and outs of filming Cardistry. He is the man behind videos such as Spring Jam 2010, We Shuffle Like That and many more!

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Essays

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It was sometime around Anaconda: The World’s Longest Dribble that I began to lose interest in Cardistry.

I didn’t fully quit; after all, I was still with The Virts at the time, and rigorous practice was still part of my daily regimen to ensure that I’d always have my chops ready whenever we were set to record our next videos.

But whereas I used to look forward to checking out new videos and staying up-to-date on what went on in the forums that were available, I found myself tuning out from those resources for a couple of reasons.

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Essays

How to Cut Extra Smooth n’ Speedy

Editor’s Note: Hot on the tails of last week’s post about speedrunning, Eliot Slevin (of Run Rabbit and Clouded Paper fame) has written in with his approach on… well, you’ve read the title, so you know what to expect. On to the featured post!


Hello! So you’re wanting to make your cuts look faster, smoother, and more natural. You might think that all that’s required is more practice – but you have to make sure you’re getting the right practice.

I’m hoping this little guide will help you get buttery smooth and super duper fast.