Category Archives: Art

Drawings, paintings, sculptures

Houdini Jack-o’-Lantern 2017

By Tom Interval Last year I skipped my annual ritual of carving a Houdini jack-o’-lantern, but on this day—the eve of Halloween and of Houdini’s 91st death anniversary—I’m pleased to share a few photos of the one I made this … Continue reading

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Dynamite Houdini Punch-Out

By Tom Interval I recently dug up a 1980 Dynamite article about Harry Houdini that includes a full-color punch-out of the master mystifier escaping from chains. To read more and to see an animated version of the punch-out, check out the … Continue reading

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Houdini Then and Now

By Tom Interval We all have our time machines, don’t we? Those that take us back are memories, and those that carry us forward are dreams. – Über-Morlock, The Time Machine (2002) It’s about time. Literally and figuratively. You see, … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes

By Tom Interval Best wishes to you and your loved ones this holiday season.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Young Houdini

  I hope everyone has a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Tom Interval, Interval Magic, Houdini Museum Note: The image above is Photoshopped, which should be pretty obvious to graphic designers and Houdini enthusiasts.

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Houdini Room at Copperfield’s Musha Cay

By Tom Interval I was browsing YouTube tonight and came across a promotional video for Musha Cay, an island in the southern Bahamas owned by illusionist David Copperfield. During the video, I was surprised and pleased to see that one of the … Continue reading

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Houdini Jack-o’-Lantern 2015

I just finished carving this year’s Houdini jack-o’-lantern—one of my favorite annual traditions. Hope you enjoy and have a fantastic Halloween! You can watch a seven-second video of it on the Houdini Museum YouTube channel or below (embedded).

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