Penn Jillette: America’s Next Big Magic Star Will be a Woman..

Penn Jillette: America’s Next Big Magic Star Will be a Woman..

Legendary magician Penn Jillette, along with his longtime partner Teller, are currently in their sixth season of their show “Fool Us” on the CW. On the show, other magicians try to get a trick past these expert illusionists in order to win a prize: a guest spot in their Vegas show.

They’ve also launched a VR video game where players can fool their own friends, “Penn & Teller VR: Frankly Unfair, Unkind, Unnecessary and Underhanded.”

Jillette visited Salon’s studio for a conversation about his underlying theory of practical jokes, why “our goal in life was to be carny trash” and what the number of women competing and winning on “Fool Us” says about the direction magic is going in America.  Read More HERE

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