Howard Rodman

former president of the Writers Guild

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Ricky Jay died on Saturday in his home in LA. New Yorker writer Mark Singer once called him “the most gifted sleight-of-hand artist alive.”

Remembering magician, actor and author Ricky Jay

Ricky Jay died on Saturday in his home in LA. New Yorker writer Mark Singer once called him “the most gifted sleight-of-hand artist alive.”

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