468: Joshua Jay

This magician had mixed feelings when he figured out how a colleague performed an illusion. “It was no less amazing to me when I knew how it was done, but it was disappointing.” The austere joy of knowledge or the sensuous pleasure of mystery: a magician’s dilemma. Produced with Lori Schwarz for KGB Bar’s Red Room. Music: Reed Miller. Photo: Ari Isenberg.

Person: anonymous prisoner
Place: a cliff in Ecuador
Thing: “The Discovery of Witchcraft”
Randy’s Place: Mt. Olympus

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