"My wife coming out of a magic show thinking people can do things they can’t is wrong…" – Penn Gillette
Continue reading “Penn of Penn & Teller – Should magicians be lying so much?”
A conjurer can be secretly
placing a ball under a cup. Continue reading “How magicians fool magicians”
Magician Adelaide Herrmann (1853-1932)
"Looking at the increased number of women in other traditionally all-male occupations, such as medicine or law, obscures how many still view gender differences in areas characterized by issues of power and control. Continue reading “Why aren’t there more female magicians?”
Paul was flabbergasted by his uncle’s glass through the table trick.
Continue reading “Why are so many magicians dorks?”
The "New Official Films" present
"Magicians of India"
Continue reading “Watch Indian street magicians perform in 1947”
Claude Brun and Jerome Helfenstein in the dark
Two French performers create a world of Magritte-like illusions with their performance of black art theater, which combines a love of circus, pantomime, juggling, comedy and magic. Continue reading “The white hat magicians do black art illusions”
Sharpen your knife on the
"Sawing a Woman in Half" illusion
Sorry, but you cannot separate
the two halves after you saw her in half. Continue reading “The knife sharpener for magicians”
"I don’t get magnets… and I don’t get this."
On Conan O’Brian, comedian Pete Holmes talks about how hard it is to be a magician:
Continue reading “The crazy pressure that magicians face”
When I hold up a magic wand, my hat
Continue reading “Magicians as pictograms”
The Amazing Randi is a former magician
Continue reading “How to use magicians in science”