Magic: A Boys' Club Where Women Get Cut Up

"It's a world of glamour and mystery, but also of sexism," begins an article in today's Guardian written by Fanny Johnstone. She's talking about stage magic, where men dazzle audiences with illusions and women are "lovely assistants," there to hold doves or get cut in half. In 1921, PT Selbit was the first magician to… » 11/21/07 11:30am 11/21/07 11:30am