Fooling Houdini Author Alex Stone Answers Your Questions

Alex Stone, author of the excellent new book Fooling Houdini, was kind enough to take questions from blog readers – and there were some tough ones! Here are his answers:

Q. If you are a highly skilled — but evil — magician, and wanted to use your skills for financial gain through criminal means (or at least highly unethical means), what do you think would be the most profitable routes to take? -Derek

A. Wall Street.

Q. Why is it that magicians are almost all men. Why are there so very few women magicians? -Eric M. Jones

A. I don’t really know, but I think it’s high time for that to change.