Alli Joseph

Penn Jillette does the math: America's next big magic star will be a woman

Legendary magician Penn Jillette, along with his longtime partner Ray Teller, are currently in their sixth season of their show "Fool Us" on the CW. On the show, other magicians try to get a trick past these expert illusionists in order to win a prize: a guest spot in their Vegas show.

They've also launched a VR video game where players can fool their own friends, "Penn & Teller VR: Frankly Unfair, Unkind, Unnecessary and Underhanded."

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Watch: GOP Debacle Week and No One Wants to Do It With Bill O'Reilly, Says Bill Maher

From the American airstrikes against Syria to the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Bill Maher had a glint in his eye as he gleefully ranted about the week in politics and culture on Real Time with Bill Maher.  His favorite subject seemed to be Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s sexual harassment scandal.  O’Reilly “had a rough week,” said Maher, giggling as he determined that in spite of multiple accusations by different women, “the one constant is that no one wants to f**k Bill O’Reilly.”

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WATCH: Al Franken Reveals What Republicans Say About Trump Behind Closed Doors

When asked on Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher if senate Republicans will admit to other senators that President Donald Trump may actually have mental problems, and what they say, Sen. Al Franken (D, Minnesota) said, “Well, there’s a range.” Then, pausing, he added, “Some say he’s not right mentally. Then, some are harsher.” To audience laughter, he admitted, “Wait, that was cheap. There are some that don’t talk to me, but I haven’t heard a lot of good things, and I’ve heard some great concern about the president’s temperament.”

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Dealing with Trump Trauma at Home: Teaching Our Kids to Embrace Uncertainty

Wednesday morning in America felt like Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s famous poem “Casey at the Bat,” albeit with higher stakes. Metaphorical comparisons may be drawn between the tense baseball game and arrogant star player Casey and last week’s election. It will not be hard to discern the analogy:

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