I'm a second-generation magician, a screenwriter, producer, and recreational horologist with a love of martial arts and a thorough art school education. I grew up in Manhattan. I traveled around the US, Mexico, Canada, Britain, Ireland, and Europe. I worked for US network news for nearly a decade, before deciding I'd rather not watch people being shot or blown apart every day.

When asked for my job at immigration, I list "professional magician" because that's both true and easy to grasp. What's less easy to grasp is that I perform magic as my day job so I can pursue my great love of screenwriting and filmmaking. As I do more of those things, I find I have less time for magic, but magic always plays a role in my work, as being a magician means thinking about things a little differently.

I joined Medium back when I started writing satire for political groups, so I'd have somewhere to publish the edgier content. I posted frequently for a long time, at various times becoming a top writer in categories as diverse as satire, humor, and confusingly, food. Now, because I do so much writing outside of Medium, I post less often, but when I do, I make sure it's worthy of my loyal audience.

I also frequent Twitter and Instagram, where I post my pithy thoughts and snappy photos, respectively.

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