PopMuse: Magic http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Arthur Moses reprints the first Houdini & Holmes adventure http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/2TW_kij1bO8/arthur-moses-reprints-first-houdini.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/2TW_kij1bO8/arthur-moses-reprints-first-houdini.html Sun, 31 May 2020 15:20:00 UTC John Cox at WILD ABOUT HARRY Here's something exciting. Arthur Moses has released a new book that examines the 1908 story "Auf den Spuren Houdinis" (On The Trail Of Houdini). This marked the first fictional pairing of Houdini and Sherlock Holmes. The book includes the original German text as well as a never before published English translation. Below are details. After a performance in Berlin, Germany, Houdini is http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Diamond Jim Tyler’s Magic Hole http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/diamond-jim-tylers-magic-hole/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/diamond-jim-tylers-magic-hole/ Fri, 29 May 2020 20:48:11 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts A little demonstration from Dallas magician and magic creator Diamond Jim Tyler closes out our week. Have a good, safe weekend y’all. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The hidden meaning of Houdini's iconic suit http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/N_riijeUups/the-hidden-meaning-of-houdinis-iconic.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/N_riijeUups/the-hidden-meaning-of-houdinis-iconic.html Fri, 29 May 2020 16:17:00 UTC John Cox at WILD ABOUT HARRY Last night I had the pleasure of joining Mike Caveney and Jonathan Levit "Behind the Bookcase" at�the Academy of Magical Arts, where I shared some things I haven't yet posted to the blog. First and foremost was "the secret of Houdini's suit." So today I wanted to share with all and lay out my theory in full. Enjoy! This is a famous photo of Houdini likely taken in early 1918. Here we see him http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ When Douglas Geoffrey became Hardeen Jr. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/5gNYRPRC19A/when-douglas-geoffrey-became-hardeen-jr.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/5gNYRPRC19A/when-douglas-geoffrey-became-hardeen-jr.html Fri, 29 May 2020 16:00:00 UTC John Cox at WILD ABOUT HARRY It was 75 years ago today that Theo Hardeen named Douglas Geoffrey his official successor. As "Hardeen Jr.", Geoffrey would carry the Houdini-Hardeen show all the way into the 1980s. To mark the occasion, here's a link back to a post from 2011: The Untold Story of Hardeen Jr. Below are a few more links related to�Geoffrey�and his show "Houdini Lives Again." Related: Houdini lived again on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Justin Willman Visits Kelly Clarkson http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/justin-willman-visits-kelly-clarkson/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/justin-willman-visits-kelly-clarkson/ Fri, 29 May 2020 14:12:47 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts Pandemic or not, Justin Willman is hitting all the TV shows to promote the new season of Magic For Humans including this recent appearance on the Kelly Clarkson Show. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Who’s On Masters Of Illusions [Magic Bulletin] http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/whos-on-masters-of-illusions-magic-bulletin/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/whos-on-masters-of-illusions-magic-bulletin/ Fri, 29 May 2020 09:04:03 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts A couple of local news outlets have run stories on performers who will be featured on upcoming episodes of The CW’s Masters of Illusion. Leon Etienne was covered on both WIBX 950AM and Utica’s WKTV. Santa Monica Daily Press has a piece on Krystyn Lambert (seen above). Finally St. Louis’ KPLR 11 has a piece [...] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ An Interview With Ice McDonald http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/an-interview-with-ice-mcdonald/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/an-interview-with-ice-mcdonald/ Thu, 28 May 2020 20:46:39 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts We are not sure when this TV One interview with Roland Martin originally aired but we are assuming it was during Kenrick Ice McDonald’s Society of American Magicians presidency. For the record, since his term as SAM president, Ice has been voted into the SAM Hall of Fame. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Masters Of Illusion Zoom Into CBS 8 San Diego http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/masters-of-illusion-zoom-into-cbs-8-san-diego/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/masters-of-illusion-zoom-into-cbs-8-san-diego/ Thu, 28 May 2020 14:53:50 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts Ahead of last week’s season premiere of Masters of Illusion on The CW, Ed Alonzo and Trigg Watson virtually visited San Diego’s CBS affiliate to talk about the new season. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Listen to The New School's 1977 Houdini Seance http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/uICBlpHCng8/listen-to-new-schools-1977-houdini.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WildAboutHarry/~3/uICBlpHCng8/listen-to-new-schools-1977-houdini.html Thu, 28 May 2020 14:23:00 UTC John Cox at WILD ABOUT HARRY In 1977 The New School in New York City offered a 10-week course called "The Incredible Houdini: The Man...The Myth...The Magic". It was taught by Gabriel Grayson and included a mouthwatering lineup of guest speakers. Last weekend Joe Notaro shared a flyer from the course showing that lineup of a-listers (click to view). While doing a little more research I discovered something pretty wild. The http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Justin Willman Brings Magic For Kids To Today http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/justin-willman-brings-magic-for-kids-to-today/ http://itricks.com/news/2020/05/justin-willman-brings-magic-for-kids-to-today/ Thu, 28 May 2020 09:35:11 UTC Michael at iTricks.com Magic News, Magic Videos and Podcasts Justin Willman dropped into the virtual studios of The Today Show yesterday to talk Magic For Humans and share some kid friendly tricks. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/