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The Da Vinci drawing hidden from Hitler because of its magic powers
Nov 3, 2014

With Leonardo da Vinci’s famed self-portrait gearing up for a rare public exhibit in Italy, it’s a good time to look back at the in-freaking-sane history of said sketch.

Michael Chabon and HBO will pit magicians against ... Hitler!
Dec 14, 2012

No, really. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is teaming with the cable powerhouse to tell the true story of the stage magicians who helped the Allies win World War II.