Episode 10: David Copperfield: The Stories Behind The Illusions
Legendary magician, David Copperfield, uncovers how the Medici Effect helps harness the power of experimentation and bring opposing worlds together in his magical treasure hunt in Musha Cay. David also shares why narrative is the driving force behind every big idea, and reveals how to keep an audience in suspense. He reveals insights from legendary filmmakers Alfred Hitchcock and Georges Méliès about how to get inspired, and why everything from filmmaking to technology has a touch of magic.
Many have hailed David Copperfield "the greatest magician in the world," while others have called him Magician of the Century and Magician of the Millennium. He is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and, along with Steven Speilberg, Martin Scorsese, and Colin Powell, received the Living Legend award from the United States Library of Congress. His face graces the postage stamps of six different countries, making him the only living magician to receive this honor.
David has won over 21 Emmy awards for his groundbreaking television specials. Year after year, he continues to tour sold-out arenas throughout the world. He also holds 11 Guinness World Records and has sold more tickets than any other solo entertainer in history.