I don’t have a lot of people I call heroes, but James “The Amazing” Randi certainly qualified. He was also a friend, a frequent radio guest, and a relentless promoter of rational thinking. Here are a few of my memories of him upon his death this week.
Here are my reviews of two magic shows and two plays, produced via Zoom for viewing at home during the pandemic, we’ve watched recently.
For the Picture Of The Day, here are two great storytellers — my friend Mark Evanier in conversation with Max Maven, one of the world’s top mentalists and magic historians.
The other night, my wife and I went to a magic show — without leaving our house. It was intimate, entertaining as hell, and we didn’t have to worry about whether the other attendees were wearing face masks.
Picture Of The Day: Five years ago this month, while Penn & Teller were doing a limited run on Broadway, they stopped by Google’s New York office to have a chat onstage about their origin stories, their TV shows, and their documentary, “Tim’s Vermeer.”
For the Picture Of The Day, let’s take 15 minutes to watch the late, great Ricky Jay show off his skill with cards and con games.