Few had the magic touch quite like James “The Amazing” Randi. Born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge, the eighty-six year old Canadian-American is much more than just a magician; Randi is a born raconteur and a phenomenal showman. The new documentary about his life, An Honest Liar, opens with archival footage of Randi placed in a straightjacket and hung from the rafters by his feet. A young lady sings “The Magic Touch” while Randi struggles to escape, which he does, just as she is wrapping up the song. Escaping for a straightjacket isn’t really a trick, it’s a skill learned and … Continue reading AN HONEST LIAR