Host Ira Glass talks to producer David Kestenbaum about what it was like to be a kid magician. (9 minutes)
Magicians say it can take years to create and polish a new magic trick. Teller (of Penn and Teller) shows host Ira Glass how he invented one of his most beautiful and puzzling routines. (22 minutes)
See Teller do The Red Ball trick and read a few pages from David P. Abbott’s book, where he describes how to do the floating ball routine.