Street Magic in the Bronx

Maureen Seaberg
4 min readJul 11, 2019

Savant “Psychic X” displays inexplicable abilities

Psychic X in silhouette.

A man with kind green eyes and freckles can be found in Galileo Playground in the Bronx most days, performing his brand of street magic among children, addicts and the homeless who gather in or near the cosmic statuary there. In his early fifties, he is tall, thin and bald.

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Maureen Seaberg

Coauthor of Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel (HMH). Published in the New York Times, National Geographic, Psychology Today.