In 1993 David Blaine went onto Jon Stewart’s show and stuck steel nails up his nose. Why? Because Blaine.
Jews made their mark in the world of illusion long before Harry Houdini — and a new generation aims to amaze. Today’s magicians talk about the Jewish side of suspending disbelief.
While Benjamin Netanyahu was delivering a fiery speech to Congress, another Israeli challenged the U.S. by just standing there — and succeeded spectacularly.
Magician and stunt artist David Blaine has executed many seemingly impossible feats - burying himself alive for a week, settling into a glass chamber dangling above the River Thames in London, huddling in an ice locker for some 60 hours - but his newest challenge may be too much even for him. This past Tuesday morning, Blaine arrived in Israel, a place where danger is no mere illusion.