Have you heard of the American illusionists and entertainers Penn and Teller who are, perhaps, best described as "Eccentric magicians with a psychotic twist"?
Penn is the big tall one who talks a lot, while Teller is the small weedy-looking one who never says a word. Well, it seems they hosted a TV show in the UK called "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (I'd never heard of this before).
This was a magic competition show, which challenged magicians to perform in front of Penn and Teller. If they could fool thy dynamic duo, they would win a five-star trip to Las Vegas to perform as the opening act in Penn and Teller's world famous show at the Rio Hotel and Casino.
I'm not sure how this came about, but I ran across a video on YouTube (where else) billed as "Easily the funniest magic trick I've ever seen!" So, of course, I had to take a look:
This features a guy called "Piff the Magic Dragon." The way he comports himself is really very funny. I love the part where he talks about his brother… In fact there are a number of Piff videos on YouTube – here's another featuring little bunny rabbits:
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