Tag Archives: Penn & Teller

Penn & Teller’s Teller on How to Be an Effective Teacher

I love how even the so-called “left-wing, liberal, mainstream media” is railing against this idiotic mollycoddling of students. Now, I’m no education professional, but I’m pretty sure the best way to get a student to learn is by challenging them along the way.

Teller, of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller, explains how magic and discomfort made his teaching come alive.

Source: Penn & Teller’s Teller on How to Be an Effective Teacher – The Atlantic

Desert Bus: The Very Worst Video Game Ever Created

…and I actually know the guy who wrote it.

“But by the time the game was finished, the format was dead,” said Teller. “We were unable to find anybody interested in acquiring the game.” Imagineering went out of business, and Penn & Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors was never released. The only record of the game’s existence was a handful of review copies that had been sent out to journalists in the weeks before the publisher went bust, in 1995.

(via The New Yorker)