While Ricky Jay has long been considered one of the world’s great sleight-of-hand artists, his career is further distinguished by the remarkable variety of his accomplishments as an author, actor, historian and consultant.
Watch Ricky Jay demonstrate three-card monte in his one-man show, Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants, which originally premiered Off-Broadway in 1994.
An in-depth profile that reveals the magician's personal history, mentors, scholarship, collections, and pet peeves.
This portrait of the inimitable magician Ricky Jay delves into the mysterious world of sleight-of-hand and its small circle of eccentric devotees.
"Vietnam was the defining event for my generation. It spilled over into all facets of American life—into music, into the pulpits, in churches of our country." -- Tim O'Brien (b. 1946), author and Vietnam War veteran.
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