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Ricky Jay

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Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay

 

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Ricky Jay - Amazing Card Trick/Manipulation

 

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Magician's magician: Remembering sleight of hand master Ricky Jay

 

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Sleight of Hand and Three-Card Monte with Ricky Jay | American Masters on PBS

 

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ASMR UNINTENTIONAL - LIBRARY - Ricky Jay

Richard Jay Potash, known professionally as Ricky Jay, was an American stage magician, actor, bibliophile, and writer. In a profile for the New Yorker, Mark Singer called Jay "perhaps the most gifted sleight of hand artist alive". In addition to sleight of hand, Jay was known for his card tricks, card throwing, memory feats, and stage patter. He also wrote extensively on magic and its history. His acting credits included the films The Prestige, The Spanish Prisoner, Mystery Men, Heist, Boogie Nights, Tomorrow Never Dies, House of Games, and Magnolia, and the HBO series Deadwood. In 2015 he was the subject of an episode of PBS's American Masters, making him the first magician to have ever been profiled in that series.