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Now that's what I call a lede

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From Mark Singer's engrossing 1993 profile of Ricky Jay:

"The playwright David Mamet and the theatre director Gregory Mosher affirm that some years ago, late one night in the bar of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chicago, this happened:

Ricky Jay, who is perhaps the most gifted sleight-of-hand artist alive...."

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