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The Pivotal Moment That Made Penn Jillette Hate Magic

Iconic illusionist Penn Jillette --- of the famed duo Penn & Teller --- joined Glenn for in-depth discussion this week on TV. Jillette relayed the astonishing story that turned him off magic after discovering the mentalist he idolized was really a fake.

"My hatred of magic got through the roof. Adults lie to you about these things. So when I first met Teller, and he said I do magic, it was just . . . I don't want anything to do with that. First of all, they're cheesy. They're not rock 'n' roll. They're greasy guys in tuxes," Jillette explained.

What turned him around to co-produce one of the most successful magic acts in American history?

Watch the video for a sneak peek and answers to these illusive questions:

• What famous mentalist did a young Penn Jillette idolize?

• What "blood-draining" revelation made Jillette despise magic?

• What made Jillette's science grades plummet?

Watch the full episode on-demand at TheBlaze TV.

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WOMAN CONFRONTS BETO O'ROURKE ON GUNS: 'Hell NO' to taking my AR 15!

During a campaign stop in Aurora, Colorado recently, a woman named Lauren Boebert confronted Beto O'Rourke about his recent statement that "hell yes" certain guns — like the AR 15 — would be confiscated during his presidency. Boebert said "Hell No," then explained to Beto why a gun confiscation will done nothing good for the safety of America.

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SEPTEMBER 11th TRIBUTE: Never forget 9/11

Never forget the lives lost on September 11th, 2001. We give tribute to the nearly three thousand people murdered on 9/11 -- whether inside the World Trade Center, the brave men and women who ran towards the danger, or aboard the four planes. And we remember the millions of Americans who stood together in the days after.