John Hodgman Riffs on Magicians and Their Craft at Maker Faire

John Hodg­man, your favorite quirky, mus­ta­chioed humorist, made an appear­ance at the Mak­er Faire fes­ti­val in NYC ear­li­er this month. And, in the DIY spir­it of the event, he gave a 30+ minute com­ic riff on mate­r­i­al appear­ing in his upcom­ing book That is All — a com­pendi­um of “com­plete world knowl­edge” that can help you sur­vive an apoc­a­lypse. The bet­ter part of the talk focus­es, quite nat­u­ral­ly, on the mag­ic of mag­ic tricks — some­thing we all need to know more about…

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