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My Brother Is Good at Card Tricks

Playing cards
Photo by me

One of my favorite parts of being home for the holidays is hanging out with my brother. Some years ago, my brother and I became obsessed with the street magic of David Blaine, and specificially, his card tricks. Here’s an example of a simple one:

We felt like there had to be some way to figure out how to do these tricks, and indeed, we found some pretty good answers online. Thus, we set about to learning some of them, but my brother has gotten pretty good at them over time. Here is video of him performing his tricks, in ascending level of difficulty.



Two-Card Monte

And my favorite, The Ambitious Card