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Magician mail stunt admitted as hoax

By T.K. Randall
March 13, 2009 · Comment icon 4 comments



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A magician who claimed that he had mailed himself in a shipping crate from New York to Las Vegas has now admitted that it was a hoax. 'Wade Live' had posted videos on-line from inside the box to make it look like he was inside for a 26-hour trip aboard a UPS truck and cargo plane.
A magician who posted videos online detailing a "trip" he made in a crate aboard a cargo plane from upstate New York to Las Vegas admitted Tuesday that it was an elaborate hoax. "It was a publicity stunt right from the start," said Wade Whitcomb, of North Syracuse, after federal officials declared the event a hoax. "If that's what they say, that must be the truth.""


Source: Yahoo! News | Comments (4)


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 14 years ago
That's not a real shocker. Who would take a magician's word seriously?
Comment icon #2 Posted by BiffSplitkins 14 years ago
A magician who claimed that he had mailed himself in a shipping crate from New York to Las Vegas has now admitted that it was a hoax. 'Wade Live' had posted videos on-line from inside the box to make it look like he was inside for a 26-hour trip aboard a UPS truck and cargo plane. "A magician who posted videos online detailing a "trip" he made in a crate aboard a cargo plane from upstate New York to Las Vegas admitted Tuesday that it was an elaborate hoax. "It was a publicity stunt right from the start," said Wade Whitcomb, of North Syracuse, after federal officials declared the event a hoax. ... [More]
Comment icon #3 Posted by behaviour??? 14 years ago
I wonder Why it wasnt detected? Are we poor to such even not to understand a silly trick played by a magician Thanks B???
Comment icon #4 Posted by waca 14 years ago
The economy must really be getting bad for him to be desperate enough to do this for attention.


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