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Penn & Teller star in Showtime's "Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t!" and Discovery Channel's "Secrets of the Universe." The comic magician duo is comprised of Penn Jillette and Teller.

Penn & Teller are a couple of eccentric guys who have learned how to do a few cool things. Together since 1975, their award-winning theater show has been a long-running hit on and off-Broadway. Penn & Teller are now appearing in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

After playing small clubs, theaters and the Renaissance Fair circuit, Penn & Teller's off-beat brand of magic and comedy gained national attention when their stage show opened off-Broadway in 1985, leading to appearances on "Late Night with David Letterman," "Saturday Night Live" and "Miami Vice." In 1987 their stage show moved to Broadway, the first of two successful runs.

Favorite guests on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Show with David Letterman," and "Live! with Regis & Kathie Lee," Penn & Teller have made dozens of talk and variety show appearances. They've also performed on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "The Today Show" and "Saturday Night Live."

Penn & Teller have acted in several popular series, guest-starring as "Drell and Skippy" in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, as attorneys "Penn & Teller" on The Drew Carey Show, and on Friends, Dharma & Greg, Babylon 5, Home Improvement and The Simpsons.

Their 1985 PBS special, "Penn & Teller Go Public," won two Emmys and the International Golden Rose. Other television projects have included the recent Emmy-nominated variety series "Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular," the special "Penn & Teller's Home Invasion," the Showtime Original Picture "Penn & Teller's Invisible Thread," the NBC special "Don't Try This at Home," the PBS Children's series "Behind the Scenes," and for Britain's Channel 4, "The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller" and "Penn & Teller's Phobophilia." "Penn & Teller Get Killed," directed by Arthur Penn, saw the pair in their big screen debut. They can also be seen in "Walt Disney's Fantasia 2000."

Penn & Teller have also written two best-selling books, "Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends" and "How to Play with Your Food." Their newest book, "How to Play in Traffic," is a collection of practical jokes, miracles and anecdotes that makes travel funnier than ever before.

The duo serves as Visiting Scholars at MIT, which is the highest honor bestowed by the school, and have lectured at the Smithsonian Institute and Oxford University. Penn & Teller were also named two of the funniest people alive in Entertainment Weekly's "50 Greatest Comedians Today" issue.

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