Uri Geller on a new bent

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Garrison L. Hilliard

Nov 18, 1999, 3:00:00 AM11/18/99
From the USA Today article:

> Uri Geller, his right thumb and forefinger clamped on the
> utensil's bowl, stops rubbing his left forefinger across the narrow

This is called bending a spoon with your hand.

>The Israeli paratrooper and model who became known worldwide for his
> paranormal displays smiles, pleased that on command he has managed
> a feat that famously eluded him in 1973 during a tense 22-minute
> live appearance on The Tonight Show.
> "Johnny Carson set me up to fail," says Geller, insisting the
> talk-show host bombarded him with negative vibes.

"Negative vibes" meaning Johnny (a trained magician himself) wouldn't
let Uri near the props prior to performance.

John Stone

Nov 18, 1999, 3:00:00 AM11/18/99

Garrison Hilliard wrote:

Also would not let him get by with any of what we magicians quaintly call
gimmicks ..

Also he watched him like a hawk ... Geller is so bad at misdirection he
couldn't shake Carson ...

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