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December 9, 2010 11:47 AM   Subscribe

The Magician and the Crossword Puzzle

David Kwong's performance draws on his talents as a magician and as a crossword puzzle creator.

Kwong is a acoylte of Ricky Jay, (magician and Mamet-favored actor) who has been featured on Metafilter before.
posted by Potomac Avenue (13 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

 
In Which It Hardly Matters.
posted by FatherDagon at 11:56 AM on December 9, 2010


Ooh! Good one!
posted by ReeMonster at 11:58 AM on December 9, 2010


Having worked with professional magicians, I must say ...

why couldn't I have worked with Kwong? He seems fun. The others were crazy.
posted by Astro Zombie at 12:00 PM on December 9, 2010


Classy & Clever.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 12:03 PM on December 9, 2010


There were plants in the audience. I know it. The person who said "Grover Cleveland" was a plant. The cards were all seven of diamonds. Did you see the hidden earpiece?
posted by Xurando at 12:08 PM on December 9, 2010


I'd have gasped, too.
posted by uncleozzy at 12:16 PM on December 9, 2010


Never got to the actual content because I loaded the video in another tab, heard "I mean you kind of see it and you're like okay, you're the awesomest person ever," and swore it was Jessamyn.
posted by cashman at 12:30 PM on December 9, 2010


In Which It Hardly Matters.

That's not a valid puzzle. You can't have one-letter answers. The internet cartoon is RUINED.
posted by cmoj at 12:42 PM on December 9, 2010


Nerd's nerd impresses.
posted by BrotherCaine at 1:11 PM on December 9, 2010


Good one.
posted by gleuschk at 1:38 PM on December 9, 2010


He had it up his sleeve.
posted by Legomancer at 3:36 PM on December 9, 2010


Bah. I once sawed a woman in half both across and down.
posted by twoleftfeet at 6:47 PM on December 9, 2010 [2 favorites]


I sawed a woman on tv once. She look pretty.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 11:08 PM on December 9, 2010


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