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The (Rape-Free) Magic of David Copperfield 
Friday, November 2nd, 2007 | 09:13 am [video]
Steve
So I'm a sucker for David Copperfield. I loved his annual specials as a kid, and I miss not seeing him on television every year, making monuments disappear, walking through shit, escaping from safes or rafts going over Niagara Falls and whatnot, flying around on invisible wires. I don't care if he is a rapist being investigated by the FBI. If you ask me, once you slice yourself in half with a humongous fucking buzzsaw and put yourself back together, you should be allowed to rape whatever you want.

Here's one of my favorite Copperfield tricks. It's nothing fancy, not a show-closing grand illusion, not an old chestnut tarted-up with modern dance and a Peter Gabriel song, just a very cool, very well-executed card trick. Check it out:

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