Still for Sale? Magician Penn Jillette's $2.1 Million 'Slammer' House

The other half of illusionist team Penn & Teller has the documentary "Tim's Vermeer" in theaters and a house befitting a big imagination.

via Zillow Is it what you expected from the comic magician? All ice-creamy-colored, the prison-themed homestead sits on a 8.5-acre compound. Even the listing description calls it one of the most "unique and private" homes in Las Vegas.

The booming personality of conjurer Penn Jillette has been making the festival rounds with his documentary darling Tim's Vermeer, a fascinating artistic how-dunnit that follows the theory of Tim Jenison, an inventor obsessed with unraveling (and duplicating) the mystery of how Dutch master Johannes Vermeer made his famous 17th-century paintings so, well, photo-realistic.  The silent half, his partner Teller, directed the film.  

But we're wondering about Jillette's Vegas custom creation. A 7,982-square-foot home with the moniker "Slammer" that he told USA Today was the product of a 12-year-old with a lot of dough. Listed at $2.1 million, the veteran magic man hasn't made the prison-themed 9-bed, 7-bath disappear. Besides the out-sized humor of the on-again-off-again listing, the house has true modern appeal, mountain views, a 14-seat home theater, high-tech security system (of course!) and tasteful interiors. 

Watch for the former Celebrity Apprentice when he dons chef battle gear to test his culinary chops in an upcoming celebrity cook-off date with the Food Network's Rachel Ray

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