When the Penn watches televised magic, he has "a very real sense" that he's watching different takes stuck together.
"Same way Kennedy prepared for his debates: with a blow job and a cup of coffee," jokes the magician.
Author and magician Penn Jillette explains how his studiousness as a teenager led to his becoming an atheist.
Religion can cause “good people to do bad things,” but Penn Jillette gets along better with fundamentalists than with liberal Christians who preach easy tolerance.
The magician explains his libertarian beliefs and why President Obama should be “questioned and beat up.”
Penn says his tolerance for crazy people "is I think as high a tolerance as you're ever going to find."
Who needs drugs or alcohol when you have magic? Penn Jillette decided drugs were not for him when he was 14 years old and he saw very smart people abusing drugs and alcohol and "getting stupider."
This trick, which they debuted on Saturday Night Live in 1986, put an unexpected twist on Houdini’s classic water tank escape.
Magic goes to eleborate lengths to make something look one way that's really another. Penn and Teller thought it would be funny to do a magic trick that accomplished reality.
It can be tough, especially with young kids, because people understand atheism so poorly.
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