Penn Jillette, H.L. Mencken research fellow, is the louder, larger half of Emmy-winning magic/comedy team Penn & Teller. He and Teller co-hosted the hit Showtime series, “Penn & Teller: Bullshit!” for eight seasons. He is a frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News.

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Is Obama Skidding or Crashing? April 1, 2009.

Prestidigitation and Politics: How Do They Do That?

Los Angeles Times. October 8, 2003.

Cato Reviews & Journals

How I Became a Libertarian

Cato's Letter. How I Became a Libertarian.

Dubya’s Happy Message to Me

Regulation. Dubya's Happy Message to Me.

Politicians and Magicians

Regulation. Politicians and Magicians.