Presto! Waltham magician turning heads on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Each time Waltham magician Shin Lim showed the “America’s Got Talent” host her card — which, at different points, was tattooed on his chest, frozen in a block of glass, and pulled from an envelope — she looked at him in disbelief. Indeed, after Lim’s sleight-of-hand tricks on the Season 13 premiere of the NBC reality talent show, Banks variously uttered: “Shut up,” “No way,” “Oh my God,” “Whaaaat?,” and “Freaky.”Afterward, judge Howie Mandel stood up and looked around at the audience.“By leaps and bounds, [this] is the best sleight-of-hand, close-up magic I have ever seen in my life,” he said.

Presto! Waltham magician turning heads on ‘America’s Got Talent’  The Boston Globe

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