Rick Lax is the creator of the new Syfy series Wizard Wars, which airs Tuesdays at 10pm, beginning August 19. He also creates illusions for Penguin Magic, the biggest magic store in the world. Visit him at RickLax.com


There’s nothing wrong with recycling the tried-and-testeds of magic. Most magicians do. But it’s time to shock and delight audiences anew.