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  1. pilots
    NBC Orders Pilot From Your Favorite Future Sitcom Dad, Kenan ThompsonDoes this mean he’s leaving SNL?
  2. ricky jay
    10 Magic Tricks That Prove Ricky Jay’s Genius“This is indeed the luckiest night of my life.”
  3. obits
    Ricky Jay, Actor and Celebrity Magician, Dead at 72He frequently collaborated with David Mamet and wrote for The New Yorker.
  4. magic
    Remember That Time When The Simpsons Predicted USA’s Olympic Gold This Year?There’s always an episode.
  5. magic spies
    Magician Derek DelGaudio Reports Other Magicians Secretly Filming His Stage ShowTwo other magicians were allegedly identified as having recorded parts of DelGaudio’s one-man magic show, In & of Itself
  6. what would gob bluth say?
    Criss Angel Rushed to Emergency Room After Ill-Fated Straitjacket StuntTa da?
  7. strange deaths
    Magician Found Dead in Closet at Hollywood’s Magic CastleThe man was reportedly found with a bag over his head.
  8. it's magic
    David Blaine Went on an Epic Quest to Learn How to Regurgitate FrogsHe learned his new trick with help from Houdini and a man living in a remote Liberian village.
  9. david blaaaaaaaine!
    David Blaine Suffered Injury by Shooting HimselfThis guy.
  10. magic
    Watch David Blaine Horrify Drake and Emma Stone Experience the deeply upsetting magic.
  11. magic
    Amaze Yourself With This Step-by-Step Card Trick From an Off Broadway MagicianAllow Helder Guimarães to teach you. 
  12. magic
    Fantastic Beasts to Introduce a New Magic PowerIt belongs to Alison Sudol’s Queenie Goldstein.
  13. pottermore
    J.K. Rowling Explains Native American MagicThey don’t use wands!
  14. The Secret History and Uncertain Future of Comics Character John ConstantineHe changed comics, but will TV destroy him?
  15. magic
    Here Is Every Celebrity Reaction From Last Night’s Magical David Blaine SpecialHe makes Harrison Ford grin. Grin!
  16. party chat
    David Blaine Ate a Wine Glass Off Meryl Streep’s Table at a Party Last NightAnd she looked stunned!
  17. trick or treat
    Magician Sneezes His Head Off, Scares EveryoneNow, this guy really doesn’t have a good head on his shoulder.
  18. magic mike
    Watch a Bachelorette Party Hire the Wrong Magic MikeBe careful what you wish for.
  19. clickables
    See the Perfect Tablecloth Magic TrickTruly.
  20. clickables
    Watch a Magician Perform for Various Surprised Drive-Thru WorkersBehold, the Floating Dollar To-Go illusion.
  21. clickables
    Watch Jon Benjamin Perform a Stunning Chain-Escape Magic TrickMeet the Great Handini.
  22. clickables
    Enjoy Some Card Tricks From Piff the Magic DragonFrom ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us.’
  23. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Make Believe, a Doc About Teen MagiciansThink ‘Spellbound,’ but about magic.
  24. clickables
    Watch Danny Pudi Demonstrate His Particular Brand of Bedroom MagicOhhh, get it.
  25. the industry
    Netflix’s Big SummerIt added almost 2 million new subscribers in the period from June to September.
  26. tv
    Young Woman Performs Incredible Magic TrickWhat the!?
  27. tv
    Watch a Commercial for Criss Angel’s Ridiculous Magic KitCriss Angel knows the rules: Show us our card and we will sleep with you.
  28. magic
    Netflix Comes to Your iPhoneStream movies, even over a slow 3G connection.
  29. magic
    Hulu Possibly Coming to iPhonesNow that the weather’s getting nicer, wouldn’t it be great if you could enjoy NBC’s two good shows outside? Soon you might be able to!
  30. magic
    New Streaming Video-game Service Could Make Your Wii ObsoleteHow does it work? It’s magic!
  31. anil kapoor
    Anil Kapoor Wins the Slumdog FootraceWhen ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ won Best Picture last night, did you notice which hilarious Bollywood egotist was the first one to the podium?
  32. magic
    Jonas Brothers Appear in Two Places at OnceThey are omnipotent.
  33. magic
    YouTube Gets FatBeginning today, all YouTube videos will be presented in wide-screen format.
  34. magic
    Don’t Get Up: Netflix’s ‘Watch Instantly’ Hits Xbox 360We tried it last night and can indeed confirm that there is no longer any good reason to leave your couch ever.
  35. apropos of nothing
    So What Did the FBI Find When They Raided David Copperfield’s Warehouse? His Lingerie Collection!Let Ricky Jay explain.
  36. apropos of nothing
    So Is Bruce Springsteen Cribbing From the Magnetic Fields or What?Via the magic of streaming audio, you can decide for yourself.
  37. the take
    TropeWatch: Bruce Springsteen, Lover of the Magnetic FieldsWe trace this trope from the most disreputable of bloggy sources all the way to the august pages of the New York Times.