In ‘Magic Is Dead,’ Ian Frisch introduces readers to the52, a secret society of cutting-edge young magicians. In the following excerpt, he turns the tables on one of his subjects.
Ian Frisch is the author of Magic Is Dead: My Journey Into the World Most Secretive Society of Magicians. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Playboy, Longreads, and Vice. He was shortlisted for the 2016 Associated Press Sports Editors Explanatory Award. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
The documentary How to Sell a Banksy chronicles one man’s journey to move a Banksy artwork he nicked off the streets of London.
After a turkey-meatloaf dinner, they went down to the dungeon and she undressed, tied her hair up, put on a cat mask and leather collar, and assumed slave position on her knees.