Sorcerer's Apprentice

When he was freshman in High School, David Hill learned that sometimes the best trick isn’t magical at all.

David is a contributor to Grantland and a writer at the Upright Citizens Brigade. His work can be seen at This piece originally aired on Jon Solomon's 25-Hour Holiday Radio Show on WPRB in 2013. For more stories from Jon’s show visit

Producers: David Hill & Cameron Fleming