• David Blaine’s ‘Ascension’ balloon stunt floats him 24,900 feet into the air

    David Blaine’s ‘Ascension’ balloon stunt floats him 24,900 feet into the air

    When it comes to stunts, the sky is no limit for David Blaine. The professional daredevil survived his wildest and craziest feat yet Wednesday afternoon in the Great Basin Desert in Page, Arizona. The 47-year-old flew into the air strapped to 52 helium-filled weather balloons, which he released before parachuting down to his starting point. …
  • David Blaine reveals why his next stunt ‘Ascension’ stands out from the rest

    David Blaine reveals why his next stunt ‘Ascension’ stands out from the rest

    David Blaine has seen the future. “When [my daughter] was 5, I noticed her taking the coldest showers,” he told The Post of Dessa, 9. “Now she jumps into the freezing ocean ahead of me. She’s rising to challenges that go beyond what I did at her age. That makes me nervous.” After all, Blaine’s …
  • David Blaine plans new live stunt, his first in nearly a decade

    David Blaine plans new live stunt, his first in nearly a decade

    Magician David Blaine will attempt his first live stunt in nearly a decade in a YouTube-exclusive livestream later this month. In the live special, Blaine will float through the air — a la Pixar’s “Up” — elevated by a bunch of helium-filled balloons. The multi-hour “David Blaine Ascension” global livestream event will take place on …
  • ESPN’s Dan Le Batard posts poll wondering if Jonathan Isaac’s torn ACL is funny

    ESPN’s Dan Le Batard posts poll wondering if Jonathan Isaac’s torn ACL is funny

    Dan Le Batard issued an apology for his ill-advised poll Monday afternoon. The ESPN radio host’s show, “The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz,” ran a poll on Twitter poking fun at Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, who tore his ACL Sunday night. Isaac was the first player in the NBA bubble not to kneel during …
  • Nets, Magic kneel together for anthem as one player stands

    Nets, Magic kneel together for anthem as one player stands

    The Nets’ first game of the NBA restart in Disney was poor. But their social justice statement beforehand was perfect. Before the anthem and tipoff at ESPN Wide World of Sports, the NBA played a video documenting the league’s commitment to fighting social injustice and racism. The Nets donned Black Lives Matter shirts, and both …
  • Defenseless Nets fall to Magic in disastrous restart opener

    Defenseless Nets fall to Magic in disastrous restart opener

    Brooklyn finally played a game that matters, a Friday restart against an Orlando team they had to beat. It couldn’t possibly have gone any worse. Right out of the gate the Nets faced the team a half-game behind them in the standings. And Brooklyn didn’t just lose – they got dominated and outright outclassed, blitzed …
  • Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson documentary is in the works

    Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson documentary is in the works

    Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be the subject of a new feature film documentary from XTR, H.wood Media, NSV and Delirio Films. The filmmakers say they have been granted “unprecedented access” to the Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, whose dominance on the court helped drive the Los Angeles Lakers to five championships. The film …
  • David Blaine brings magic to coronavirus patients, medical workers

    David Blaine brings magic to coronavirus patients, medical workers

    As the coronavirus may be at its apex, David Blaine is on call. Not as a doctor, of course, but as a magician. He’s been making himself available to entertain patients, first-responders and medical workers who are fighting the pandemic. Though he’s been performing in hospitals since age 18, Blaine, now 47, has had to …
  • ‘The Magicians’ star Hale Appleman dishes on Eliot’s surprise ending

    ‘The Magicians’ star Hale Appleman dishes on Eliot’s surprise ending

    Warning — This article contains spoilers from “The Magicians” series finale.  “The Magicians” star Hale Appleman didn’t love the idea of a romance between his character, Eliot, and Charlton when he first heard about it. “I was a little resistant to the idea because I only ever thought of Charlton as Eliot’s Jiminy Cricket, as …
  • ‘The Magicians’ producers say goodbye to the Syfy series after five seasons

    ‘The Magicians’ producers say goodbye to the Syfy series after five seasons

    After five seasons, “The Magicians” are getting one last chance to save the world. Last month, Syfy announced the series, based on Lev Grossman’s book trilogy that follows a group of college students at a school for magic, would not be renewed for another season. Following the tragic death of their friend Quentin Coldwater, Season …