Penn Jillette And Teller Were Introduced To One Another By Wier Chrisimer, And Performed Their First Show Together At The Minnesota Renaissance Festival On August 19, 1975. From The Late 1970S Through 1981, Penn, Teller, And Chrisimer Performed As A Trio Called “The Asparagus Valley Cultural Society” Which Played In San Francisco At The Phoenix Theater. Chrisimer Helped To Develop Some Bits That Continued, Most Notably Teller’s “Shadows” Trick, Which Involves A Single Red Rose. The Group Disbanded In 1981 After Chrisimer Quit Show Business, Leaving Penn Jillette And Teller To Work As A Pair.

The Two Performed Their First Show Together In August 1975. That Means They’ve Been Together For 42 Years In August.