This American Life

#619: The Magic Show

1:00:20 | Jul 3rd, 2017

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Just a few years before he got the internship at NPR that started him in radio, our host Ira Glass had another career. He performed magic at children's birthday parties. A powerful sense of embarrassment has prevented him from ever doing an episode o...Show More


So great to hear behind the scenes things from magicians. What the job is like, instead of just how the tricks are done.