Monthly Archives: May 2013

Program from The Life (and Death) of Harry Houdini

For anyone interested, here’s the program from EgoPo theater company’s The Life (and Death) of Harry Houdini, a play that ran at the Plays and Players Theatre in Philadelphia from March 27 through April 7, 2013. Thanks to my niece, Robin, for … Continue reading

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The Great Houdini Script, by Alan London and Stacy Tanner

By Tom Interval It’s the fourth of November, 1926, in Detroit, where Harry Houdini died only four days earlier. Behind the Garrick Theater, 11-year-old George scrambles to find a hiding place. He’s way too young to be running from a … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day in memory of Houdini’s mom, Cecelia Steiner Weiss (1841–1913), and Bessie Houdini’s mom, Balbina Biegel Rahner (1849-1938).

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Artist Pete Fecteau Turns my Houdini Optical Illusion into a Mosaic for National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games

By Tom Interval Have you heard of Brain Games? It’s an excellent, semi-new show that airs on Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The National Geographic Channel. Already into its second season, the show, hosted by Jason Silva, is “chock full … Continue reading

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