Professor Richard Wiseman worked with magician Will Houstoun to tell the story of Apollo 11’s mission to the lunar surface — through sleight of hand!
I got into an elevator and noticed something I’ve rarely seen — a button for the 13th floor. Hurray for a nonsense-free building! Oh, wait, it’s a casino. Read more here.
Bud Light has updated its old Real Men Of Genius commercials with a new campaign called Internet Heroes Of Genius. Here’s my favorite of the new batch.
Roy Zimmerman is back with a new parody, in which he explains that the letters in Trump’s nonsense word covfefe reveal the grounds for impeachment.
Three weeks ago, Johnny Thompson, one of the most revered names in magic, died at 84. Not long after, several people who loved him and were mentored by him — including lots of names you know — gathered for a memorial service you can now watch online.
Yesterday, I wrote about the 1965 Broadway musical “The Man Of La Mancha,” which my parents saw, but I didn’t because I was too young. Then I found this rare video of the cast on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” along with an interesting back-story.
Remembering the night, forty-five years ago, when Henry Aaron hit his 715th home run, breaking the record of Babe Ruth — as described by the legendary Vin Scully.
Dick Dale, the king of surf guitar, has died at 81. Here he is performing his 1962 song “Misirlou,” which Quentin Tarantino used to great effect in the opening of “Pulp Fiction” in 1994.