Russell Cutting

Russell is a moustached magician from Adelaide. Since starting Magic in 2003, he has advanced from kitchen-top Magic to the highest level: that is to say, avoiding playing Magic as much as he can. His achievements include owning a collection of the card Jar of Eyeballs, becoming the pinnacle of fashion in Australian Magic, and sleeping with 3 Pro Tour competitors.

Five Magic Pros I wish I could meet so that they could insult me

Five Magic Pros I wish I could meet so that they could insult me

There are so many Magic pros in the community that you could meet on any given weekend – but here are my top five that I wish I could meet so that they could insult me! 5. Ari Lax The smile that stretches wider than should be humanly possible; that sits below eyes that could […]

Dealing with Loss

Dealing with Loss

Do you remember the first time that you lost? Even if you don’t, you know the feeling. It hurts. The flare of aggression, the slight confusion, the inevitable acceptance. Magic is a game, for the most part, of victor and vanquished. Heads up is a struggle: a competition with one that gains three points and […]

Passion in Life and Magic: Getting it back, and Getting it together

Passion in Life and Magic: Getting it back, and Getting it together

Editor’s Note: This article was originally written on March 1. We feel it necessary to highlight this, given the events alluded to in the piece. I’m a passionate person. I find it impossible to do things by half measures. This affects the way that I live my life, and how I play magic. Passion, of […]

How not to be a Jerk whilst being a Wizard

How not to be a Jerk whilst being a Wizard

There are two things that we all know about Magic: Magic sucks. The people we play with are jerks. Today I wish to help each and every one of you become less of a jerk so your opponent can you slightly less. This article aims to highlight some of the negative behaviour in Magic, and […]