Nicolas Cage first trained for his 'Sorcerer'ship by eating magic mushrooms with his cat | EW.com

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Nicolas Cage first trained for his 'Sorcerer'ship by eating magic mushrooms with his cat

On last night’s Late Show, Nicolas Cage took time out of his schedule of promoting The Sorcerer’s Apprentice to tell Letterman about a much more colorful period in his life during which he regularly feasted on magic mushrooms with his best friend/pet cat. “[The cat] ate them voraciously, so I thought what the heck, I better do it with him,” Cage explained. He went on: “I remember lying in my bed for hours and Lewis was on the desk across from my bed and we just stared at each other for hours – NOT MOVING, just staring at each other, and I had no doubt that he was my brother.”

And there you have it: the story that will have me going around saying, “I really like Nic Cage” for at least half a year. I’ll feel pretty lame calling him Nic, but you do what you gotta do. Video below.

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