Dan and Dave

  • Age: 32
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Years in magic: 19

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Dan and Dave, 32, are twin brothers who share an insane ability to manipulate playing cards. Whether you call it magic, sleight of hand or juggling, one thing is for sure, witness them with a deck of cards and you will have a whole new outlook on what is possible.

Their creative approach has spawned a new generation of fast paced, visual, in-your-face magic as well as an entirely new art form known as Cardistry.

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by Dan and Dave

Akira

by Dan and Dave

Akira is a signature flourish of ours and one of ten original concepts featured on The Trilogy.Like what you see? Purchase the full DVD and get access to six hours of card tricks, card flourishes a...

$ 4.00

Andthensome

by Dan and Dave

Dan and Dave take you further from the norm and offer their most out of the box thinking. With over 50 new creations and 2.5 hours of expert multi-camera instruction, this is sure to be an experien...

$ 25.00

Autocatch

by Dan and Dave

A neat card trick, in the form of a stunt, that will fool your friends into believing what you say you're doing is actually true.One of 50+ original concepts featured on Andthensome. Like what you ...

$ 5.00

Blackjack Production

by Dan and Dave

After shuffling and cutting the deck you're able to instantly produce the four aces in a manner inspired by Steve Freeman that requires little setup. Then, with a simple gesture the aces suddenly l...

$ 5.00

Card Across

by Dan and Dave

A selected card is left protruding from half the deck in your left hand while the other half remains in your right hand. Instantly and without the packets ever touching their card vanishes and reap...

$ 5.00

Card Spread

by Dan and Dave

Learn how to spread the cards between your hands like a pro! Use the Card Spread to offer a selection or turn the deck face up to show that they are all different.

$ 0.00

Card Spring

by Dan and Dave

An iconic card flourish or cardistry technique seen in countless films and television programs whenever an expert magician or card cheat must demonstrate their skill.

$ 0.00

Carnahan Fan

by Dan and Dave

The Carnahan Fan was featured in the theatrical film Smokin' Aces and is just one of ten original flourishes explained on The Trilogy, a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice.

$ 4.00

Charlier Pass

by Dan and Dave

Although this one-handed pass was originally devised as a secret shift, the Charlier Pass has become better known as the Charlier Cut, thus making its purpose a display of skill rather then a hidde...

$ 0.00

Collectors

by Dan and Dave

A modern and stylized approach to a classic effect in card magic. Two cards are selected and lost in the deck. As the four aces are magically produced, the selections mysteriously appear between th...

$ 5.00

Dealers Grip

by Dan and Dave

Okay, so you’ve never picked up a deck of cards… in your life! That’s okay, even skaters have to learn to ride before attempting all the cool tricks. This tutorial will show you how to properly hol...

$ 0.00

Deck Flip

by Dan and Dave

Devised by T.G. Murphy, the Deck Flip flourish has become a classic in cardistry with several unique applications making its way into card magic. Learn to instantly flip the deck 360 degrees around...

$ 0.00

Deja Vu

by Dan and Dave

A beautiful transposition effect with a clever plot about Déjà Vu that will leave your spectators wondering more about what they really just witnessed, or if it happened at all. Any card is selecte...

$ 7.00

DMB Spread Control

by Dan and Dave

A selected card is cleanly pushed into the deck and immediately controlled to the bottom with no apparent sleight of hand. Learn two version of this control along with a handful of applications inc...

$ 8.00

Dribble

by Dan and Dave

Pleasing to the eye and ear, the dribble is an elegant flourish with a soft sound. It is useful for both a casual display of dexterity as well as having cards selected and returned.

$ 0.00

Eko

by Dan and Dave

Eko is just one of ten original flourishes explained on The Trilogy, a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice of the art of cardistry.

$ 4.00

End Grip

by Dan and Dave

If you need to set the deck down (on the table), pick the deck up (from the table), or hand the deck out for examination then nine times out of ten this will be the grip to use.

$ 0.00

Erdnase Go Round

by Dan and Dave

This modified rendition of the the classic Erdnase One-Hand Shift was inspired by a Chris Kenner idea and taken to new heights (literally).Erdnase Go Round is just one of ten original flourishes ex...

$ 4.00

Everythingelse

by Dan and Dave

An assortment of 18 unique sleights done Buck style. You'll learn the T.G. Deck Flip, Hugh Scott Shuffle, The LePaul S Spread, 360 Deck Spin, Under Pressure, Heap Snatch, Blackjack Production, Shuf...

$ 25.00

Fission for Aces

by Dan and Dave

An eight is turned face up on top of the deck. In a splitting action, the eight is ripped into two fours of matching color. One of the fours is handed out, as the remaining four is this time split ...

$ 5.00

Flourishes

by Dan and Dave

A collection of 10 flashy, breathtaking flourishes from Dan and Dave's personal repertoire explained in full detail - including the Carnahan Fan, Molecule Four, Pandora, Erdnase Go Round, Vertigo, ...

$ 25.00

Forte Flourish

by Dan and Dave

The Forte Flourish is a unique method for producing a selected card by use of an illusion by Jerry Andrus that allows you to upright a ribbon spread from the table. Watch as one-by-one the cards ca...

$ 3.00

Gyroscope

by Dan and Dave

Check out this awesome new variation of Sybil and be inspired to create your own card flourishes. Gyroscope was first featured in the cardistry video Dusk/Dawn by Allan Hagen.

$ 3.00

Hand to Mouth

by Dan and Dave

The spectator is instructed to push their protruding card flush with the deck... By this time the card is already in your mouth. 

$ 5.00

Hedbergs Peak

by Dan and Dave

If you ever need a quick trick to send that "wise guy" back to where he belongs, this is it! Leave your heckler completely stumped after thinking they had you all along. It's another quick transpos...

$ 5.00

Hindu Shuffle

by Dan and Dave

Perhaps the second most common way to shuffle a deck of cards, the Overhand Shuffle being the first. This simple shuffle takes on mechanical characteristics as the cards are shuffled in a back-and-...

$ 0.00

Hofzzy Osbourne

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A nice remix of the classic Hofzinser Ace trick. Your spectators will swear you have some sort of supernatural powers. You literally set up the ending of the trick before you really even start.The ...

$ 7.00

Jackson 5

by Dan and Dave

If there is one flourish we're known for, this is it! The Jackson 5 has gained more attention then any other card flourish ever created. The multiple phase routine contains a series of complicated ...

$ 7.00

Kalush’s Cut

by Dan and Dave

The forerunner of all the modern sybil-esque flourishes. Kalush’s Cut, published in Apocalypse magazine by Bill Kalush inspired such creations as Sybil by Chris Kenner and countless flourishes by t...

$ 0.00

Manfred Shuffle

by Dan and Dave

A unique approach to the in-the-hands false riffle shuffle that borrows ideas from Ron Wohl and Hank Miller. This method, however, puts the deck in full order without the need for a cut.

$ 6.00

Mecka

by Dan and Dave

Mecka is a signature card flourish of ours and is one of ten original cardistry concepts featured on The Trilogy. 

$ 4.00

Miller Cascade Control

by Dan and Dave

Easily one of our favorite controls to execute, the Miller Cascade Control happens casually in the hands within a subtle action of airing out the deck. It's so discreet, your spectators can be burn...

$ 8.00

MKA

by Dan and Dave

We are pleased to present our friend and amateur magician Victor Cruz in the following tutorial of MKA. This tricked-out version of Collectors originally appeared in "The System Vault" back in 2005...

$ 6.00

Molecule 4

by Dan and Dave

The fourth version to our Molecule flourish is our best yet! Learn the Molecule 4 plus three minor variations in this in-depth tutorial.Molecule is just one of ten original flourishes explained on ...

$ 5.00

One-Hand Fan

by Dan and Dave

An easy method for fanning the cards with one-hand. Great for offering a selection to be returned back into the deck!

$ 0.00

Overhand Shuffle

by Dan and Dave

Knowing how to properly achieve this elementary method for shuffling cards can turn ordinary into extraordinary. Flipping through the pages of Erdnase you will discover how to control the top and b...

$ 0.00

Pandora

by Dan and Dave

Pandora is a signature flourish of ours and one of ten original concepts featured on The Trilogy, a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice of the art of cardistry.

$ 5.00

Pirouette

by Dan and Dave

Like spinning a basketball, but with a single playing card. A Pirouette is an eye-catching flourish. Done well, it can even seem as though the card is suspended between your fingers for a magical e...

$ 0.00

Portal

by Dan and Dave

A visual teleportation of a selected card from one hand to the other. The effect combines a rhythmic display of cardistry and magic.

$ 7.00

Pressure Fan

by Dan and Dave

Similar in concept to the Card Spring while achieving the same results as the Thumb Fan. Why is this duplicate flourish necessary, you ask. Well, in hindsight, this Fan – unlike its predecessor – c...

$ 0.00

Riffle Shuffle

by Dan and Dave

Learn how to properly shuffle a deck of playing cards once and for all! The In-the-Hands Riffle Shuffle is an essential move in card magic that every magician should know.

$ 0.00

Scoop

by Dan and Dave

Similar in concept to Autocatch, this effect will fool your friends into thinking that you can actually "scoop" a chosen card off the table with superhuman pinpoint accuracy between two face-up car...

$ 4.00

Sixty Nine

by Dan and Dave

Here's a fun packet trick that you'll love to perform. The four sixes are shown while the performer jokes about how if he turns the six around and change it to a nine (pointing to an upside down si...

$ 5.00

Straddle Grip

by Dan and Dave

This grip cradles the cards on all four sides of the deck thus making it impossible for the cards to fall. Often used in such flourishes as the Card Spring and Dribble.

$ 0.00

Subway

by Dan and Dave

Here's a completely modernized version of Earl Nelson's Submarine Sandwich. We've given the effect a few of our signature touches and added teleportation to the plot to make what was a good trick a...

$ 5.00

Swing Cut

by Dan and Dave

A basic method for cutting and/or shuffling cards without the use of a table. The Swing Cut is a staple in card handling and can be used for controlling one or multiple playing cards in the deck.

$ 0.00

Swiss Made

by Dan and Dave

A remix of the classic Back in Time effect by Steve Freeman. If you know the Freeman trick, just imagine it with a face-up card and you've imagined this trick, seriously. In this effect you'll lear...

$ 5.00

Tectonic Verb

by Dan and Dave

Tectonic Verb is just one of ten original flourishes explained on The Trilogy, a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice of the art of cardistry.

$ 4.00

The Queens

by Dan and Dave

Watch close and don't blink as one-by-one the four Queens vanish in visual eye-candy only to re-appear all at once in this highly visual interpretation of Bill Goodwin's, The Queens.

$ 7.00

The Trilogy

by Dan and Dave

The definitive Dan and Dave collection, containing over 6 hours of card tricks, card flourishes and everything else they have dreamt up with a deck of playing cards. It is a body of work that spans...

$ 75.00

Thumb Fan

by Dan and Dave

If there is one flourish every magician should learn, it’s this one. We feel the Thumb Fan is essential to performing good card magic as it demonstrates skill and serves a purpose.

$ 0.00

TiVo 2.0

by Dan and Dave

A visual rendition of the two-card transposition plot. Imagine openly placing a selected card out-jogged in the center of the deck, turning the top card face-up and without ever covering either car...

$ 7.00

TiVo Transpo

by Dan and Dave

Here's an instant two-card transposition effect. It can be done anytime and surrounded. One selection is placed face-down into deck center while the other remains face-up on top. Visually and with ...

$ 5.00

Tricks

by Dan and Dave

A collection of 14 extremely visual magic tricks that can be done anywhere at anytime - completely surrounded - with a normal deck of playing cards. Learn effects like Card Across, Fission for Aces...

$ 30.00

Twinsplit Remix

by Dan and Dave

The three of clubs is shown at the fingertips in the left hand. You explain how the pips on the card are removable and you pinch the center pip of the three with the fingertips of the right hand. I...

$ 5.00

Twothousandten

by Dan and Dave

This unique collection of material from Dan and Dave was originally offered as a limited edition DVD to the attendees of their 2010 European Lecture Tour. Now, for the first time ever, we are makin...

$ 20.00

Under Pressure

by Dan and Dave

One should be adept at the Pressure Fan before even attempting. This quick flourish takes on mechanical-like behaviors as the cards seem to revolve around each other creating similar properties as ...

$ 0.00

Undercut

by Dan and Dave

This basic method for cutting the deck is key to handling cards like a pro. Simple, but necessary!

$ 0.00

Uzumaki

by Dan and Dave

A visual exploration of the Ambitious Card combined with magical feats of dexterous exploitation. Uzumaki is our take on the classic Ambitious Card where a selected card magically comes to the top ...

$ 8.00

Vernon One-Hand Table Shuffle

by Dan and Dave

A tribute to Dai Vernon's wonderful One-Handed Table Shuffle, done perfectly.We originally learned this technique from Vernon's book, Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic (1967); however it wasn't until ...

$ 2.00

Vertigo

by Dan and Dave

Vertigo is just one of ten original flourishes explained on The Trilogy, a body of work that spans over ten years of study and practice of the art of cardistry.

$ 4.00

Waterfall Flourish

by Dan and Dave

This classic flourish allows you to cascade the cards from hand to hand at a great distance. Once mastered, you will be on your way to such sleight of hand techniques as the Miller Cascade Control ...

$ 0.00