April 2001: David Blaine (DB) flew me to Las Vegas and decided I’m the guy to do his treasure hunt. Everything was “rush, rush, rush” for publishing in late October 2001. His partner, Bill Kalush (BK), said he would “call me.”
April 2002: BK called me. Everything
was “rush, rush, rush” for
publishing in late October 2002. DB started
working on his book at 2451 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the home of his friend Rick Rubin.