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17 Secrets of Magicians

17 Secrets of Magicians

Interesting article in Mental Floss by Judy Colbert…… Whether they’re performing a big illusion that makes a tiger disappear or showing off card tricks on a table, magicians spend years perfecting their performances. We spoke to several from across the country (and beyond) to find out how they learn their trade, the type of resource they spend thousands of dollars on, what they hate most at shows, and the one question they really wish you’d stop asking. 1. THEY DON’T…

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David Copperfield Magic Trick Revealed During Case..

David Copperfield Magic Trick Revealed During Case..

What happens when a world famous magician is sued over alleged injuries during a performance?  Well, the world gets to learn the inner workings of the effect. After a protracted debate, the judge ruled the secret could be revealed….    A negligence lawsuit against David Copperfield is taking the mystery out of one of the Emmy-winning magician’s more famous routines. In a Las Vegas, Nevada, courtroom on Tuesday, the 61-year-old’s executive producer Chris Kenner walked jurors through a trick performed during Copperfield’s…

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Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Actor, Dead at 65

Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Actor, Dead at 65

Harry Anderson, the actor, comedian and magician known for playing Judge Harry Stone on ‘Night Court’ and Harry the Hat on ‘Cheers,’ has died at 65.  Harry Anderson, the actor, comedian and magician best known for playing Judge Harry Stone on the sitcom Night Court, died Monday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 65. “This morning at 6:41 a.m. the Asheville Police Department responded to the home of actor Harry Anderson where he was found deceased,” the Asheville Police Department confirmed…

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