Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Houdini Alphabet

By Tom Interval About six months after Harry Houdini died, more than 5,000 of his books, personal scrapbooks, pamphlets, and periodicals were shipped to the Library of Congress at his bequest. The collection, comprised of materials relating to magic, spiritualism, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Milbourne Christopher as Houdini

By Tom Interval While perusing some old magic magazines last night, I came across this advertisement for Milbourne Christopher’s “Magic vs. the Occult,” a stage show that took place at Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing … Continue reading

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Radio New Zealand Interview about Houdin the Mimic

By Tom Interval I did a live interview yesterday on Radio New Zealand’s “Afternoons” with Jim Mora regarding Houdin (the “polynational entertainer”) and my e-book about him. It went pretty well overall, but a few times “my tongue got in … Continue reading

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Houdini Attends Second Presidential Debate

I don’t believe in ghosts, and I’m not much for conspiracy theories, but the following photo really disturbs me. Look at the man in the front row of the audience. Keep in mind, this was taken at the second presidential … Continue reading

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