Sunday Morning Video: Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants

The 52 assistants are cards. What else? Be prepared to be amazed by Ricky Jay’s sublime sleight of hand magic. He’s also *almost* as funny as me. Almost:


2 thoughts on “Sunday Morning Video: Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants

  1. SG says:

    Jimi Hendrix reportedly had a guitar in hand during just about every waking moment of his life. I suspect that Ricky Jay has carried a deck of cards with him since he was old enough to lift a deck of cards. I mean, how many tens of thousands of hours does it take to become that adroit?

    (I also enjoyed the “lecture” portions of the video, about the history of sleight-of-hand, and the terminology of dealing cheats.)

    • Adrastos says:

      Ricky is an amazing man. Check out the documentary Deceptive Practice on Netflix for more of the stuff you liked.

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