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Orinoco -

RIP Ricky Jay

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-46333968

Not sure I could pick a favourite video:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Ricky+Jay

Stephen Meschke - - Parent

I'm not sure why, but I find the shell game very frustrating. Jay's shell game is much more satisfying to watch with ball tracking: https://imgur.com/a/kBeddvU.

Little Paul - - Parent

I find that much more frustrating as I’m pretty sure it’s wrong

Little Paul - - Parent

Having rewatched the original, it’s definitely wrong. So very wrong! Whoever made that gif has no idea what’s going on there

Stephen Meschke - - Parent

Link to source (2:05)

I made this GIF. How does the ball get there?

Little Paul - - Parent

As it’s a classic of magic, I don’t mind tipping you the secret phrase “chop cup”

Little Paul - - Parent

I wonder what that’s going to do to the value of “cards as weapons”

John R - - Parent

New Yorker profile from 25 years ago: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1993/04/05/secrets-of-the-magus

 

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