"Penn, I want you to think back on that night, OK?"
The magician said every 10 minutes with Trump on "The Celebrity Apprentice" was like "fingernails on chalkboard.”
"Yes, worshipping bacon is ridiculous, but at least bacon is real."
You can't help but get excited about the prospect of magic's supreme duo Penn & Teller returning to Broadway for the first time in decades. And they're just as giddy as the audience and fans to bring a healthy helping of old and new tricks to theater's premiere stage.
Here they are, back on Broadway, in Penn & Teller On Broadway. One of their best tricks, it turns out, is making their show--which includes illusions some of us have seen multiple times over multiple decades--an altogether entertaining evening of delectable sleight-of-hand.
Just as we turn to celebrities for new trends to name our children, we also look toward them to see what outrageous names they have picked this time around. From Apple to Zahara, Mallory Moss presents the best and worst celebrity baby names of all time.
James "The Amazing" Randi joins us to discuss his role in the new film by Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom, "An Honest Liar," at Tribeca Film Festival. Randi reveals how easily our perceptions are fooled by magicians, con men—even documentarians.
What an extraordinarily delightful surprise it was to stumble upon "Tim's Vermeer" which was made with such child-like wonder that mirrors its main subject, namely the obsessive mind of a curious, mad genius. Viewing this film is akin to watching Leonard Bernstein unwittingly discover Mahler's 11th symphony.
"It depends, because the whole thing about The Green Room is the combination of talent. It's not enough to just have a handful of great comics. What I need, and what excites me about it, is putting a handful of comics together who are particularly interesting."
Penn and Teller's Tim's Vermeer is like a cinematic magic trick, one that unveils itself over the course of roughly 90 minutes -- and encompasses the years it took Tim Jenison to work the illusion. Except it's not an illusion.