TELEVISION: THE WIZARD OF GRUNGE

STREET MAGICIAN DAVID BLAINE HAS ENCHANTED BIG STARS; NOW HE'S CONJURED UP A PRIME-TIME SPECIAL

David Blaine desperately wants to be famous. After spotting Al Pacino in a Manhattan restaurant, the 24-year-old magician goes right over to introduce himself and do a card trick--but before he can start, Pacino brushes him off. Undaunted, Blaine tries again a few minutes later, sliding a deck out of his jeans pocket. "Pick a card," he says, quickly persuading the actor not only to count out 10 other cards but to sit on them as well. When the chosen card somehow "jumps" to his stack, Pacino pounds his fist on the table. "That is a beautiful thing!" he exults. Blaine...

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