Wednesday, January 2, 2013

The New Yorker Profiles Apollo Robbins!

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The New Yorker magazine highlights magician and pick-pocket specialist, Apollo Robbins, in its latest issue.
"In magic circles, Robbins is regarded as a kind of legend, though he largely remains, as the magician Paul Harris told me, “the best-kept secret in town.” His talent, however, has started gaining notice further afield. Recently, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and the military have studied his methods for what they reveal about the nature of human attention. Teller, a good friend of Robbins’s, believes that widespread recognition is only a matter of time."
Read the full article here.

Apollo stops by Tannen's whenever he's in New York City so we're so thrilled to see him getting this positive media attention. If you want to learn more about pick pocketing check out How to Pick Pockets for Fun and Money, The Watch Steal DVD and the Professional Stage Pickpocket.

Many thanks to our friend George Wells for sharing this article with us!