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David Copperfield

What Is It About David Copperfield?

Terence Clarke | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home
Terence Clarke

I read David Copperfield as a student in 1970, and until recently the single detail that I remembered from it was that of Uriah Heep's handshake. Heep...

Satyajit Ray's Aparajito

Francis Levy | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

When you see the second of Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, Aparajito (The Unvanquished, 1957), currently being revived in repertoire at Film Forum, you think first of Bergman.

Behind the Scenes With One of Broadway's Biggest Magicians

Aimee Heckel | Posted 01.07.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Nearly a decade ago, I'd found Trent's ad seeking a summer assistant on Craigslist. The main qualifications: small stature, not afraid of small spaces, able to dance. Not many people are claustrophiles, so I had an advantage.

Musha Cay Is Our New Favorite Escape

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.28.2014 | Travel

Want to impress family and friends this summer and take them to one of the most magical places in the world? Well, look no further than Musha Cay:...

How to Keep Ghosts From Marriages Past From Haunting your House This Holiday Season

Christina Pesoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Women who are not in relationships make easy prey. They suddenly find themselves nostalgic for the time before their divorce when everyone was one big happy family. If this describes you, black magic is playing tricks on your mind. You weren't one big happy family. That's why you got a divorce.

It Warms My Shriveling Heart How Many People Support My Quest to Be a Bad Guy

Penn Jillette | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
Penn Jillette

I want to be a bad guy in my next movie. I want to be a monster. I want to be the nightmare. That's my goal. It would be a sexier goal, I suppose, if I started out as a really good guy, but I've never been hero material.

1-on-1 With Shania Twain: From Las Vegas to Nash-Vegas, All's Well

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Shania Twain's bucket list is really more like a deep, romantic wishing well that's filled with dreams and ambitions, many of them realized whether th...

David Copperfield's Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Posted 03.04.2013 | Celebrity

Magician David Copperfield had a less-than-entertaining ride to New York today. The popular illusionist, who lives in Las Vegas, was traveling to ...

The Best Book-To-Film Adaptations

Joseph McBride | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Joseph McBride

I've come to admire films that have managed to take a book or short story and turn it into a first-rate screen story.

You Could Own An Entire Village For Less Than Some U.S. Homes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

Looking for a place to call home? You might be able to buy an entire village for the same amount that it costs to buy a house in some places. The ...

The Little-Known Story Behind A Christmas Carol

Noah St. John | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Noah St. John

In the fall of 1843, a British novelist found himself facing financial uncertainty. Although his previous novels had sold moderately well, his family bills were mounting and the mortgage was due.

Lucas Kavner

How Much Would You Pay For Orson Welles' Only Oscar? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

At 25 years old, Orson Welles co-wrote, directed, and starred in "Citizen Kane," which was inspired by the life of newspaper magnate William Randolph ...

David Copperfield's Best Trick Yet

E! Online | Posted 10.17.2011 | Celebrity

He's still got it! David Copperfield has wow'ed the world with his incredible magic for years--including making certain situations disappear--and n...

Keep Your Pants On

Daniel Krotz | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Daniel Krotz

A recurring theme in the novels of Charles Dickens is referred to by economists as "The Victorian Compromise." Summarily, it promotes the idea that i...

Tonally Inappropriate Book Covers | Posted 08.06.2011 | Home

Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but um, we kind of do it all the time. In fact, half the fun of that anachroni...

Unlikely Heroines In Literature | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home

Sometimes even the most literary among us need some suggestions. And who better to oblige than the authors themselves? Welcome to Bookshelf, wherein w...

David Copperfield Sued For Sexual Assault

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment


Long, Hard Probe Finds 'She' Behind 'That's What She Said'

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jason Notte

You could credit Steve Carell, Mike Myers or Dana Carvey for giving the entire world pause when the word "hard" is used in passing conversation, but none of that really answers who "she" is.

David Copperfield Stunt Goes Wrong, Assistant Hospitalized

Us | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

One of David Copperfield's magician's assistants was rushed to the hospital with a severe injury during the finale performance of his MGM Grand Las Ve...

Revealed: Copperfield's Secret Document On How To Pick Up Chicks

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has obtained portions of a secret document from David Copperfield's shows, outlining in extreme detail how the magician's assistants were supposed...

David Copperfield Rape Allegations Investigated By Grand Jury

Seattle Times via TMZ | Mike Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Seattle federal grand jury is investigating allegations by an aspiring model from Washington who said she was raped, assaulted and threatened by mag...

Lawyer: "David Copperfield Has Never Forced Himself On Anyone"

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Days after FBI agents searched a Las Vegas warehouse belonging to David Copperfield and a casino theater where the magician regularly performs, his la...

David Copperfield's Warehouse Raided, Millions In Cash Seized

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

FBI agents have seized nearly $2 million in cash from a Las Vegas warehouse owned by illusionist David Copperfield, local media reports said on Thursd...