Will hosts lunch for Prince's Trust
MSN UK News - The five young people
honoured at the lunch included Dynamo, a
street magician hailed as Britain's
answer to David Blaine. The 23-year-old
grew up on one of Bradford's toughest
estates and spent his childhood battling
Crohn's disease. With a grant ...
Publ.Date : 08 Jan 07 18:51:00 UTC
New DVDs: "The Illusionist, Crank"
MSNBC - ... unleashed two tales of
prestidigitators at odds with the forces
of science and nature, this romantic
triangle starring Edward Norton and "The
Prestige" (due out on DVD in February).
"The Illusionist" casts Norton as a
master magician arriving ...
Publ.Date : 08 Jan 07 22:26:00 UTC
Video Business - The entire film is
built around illusions and the art of
the stage magician, but the extras offer
no substantive historical material to
put into their proper context the
characters played by Jackman and Bale.
The disc cries out for a supplement on
Publ.Date : 08 Jan 07 22:54:00 UTC
Setting the record straight (INQ7.net)
JAIME T. LICAUCO - I AM GLAD that
magician James Randi replied to my
column of Oct. 24, 2006. (See PDI, Dec.
12, 2006) so we can set records straight
and determine who is lying.
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Jan 2007 14:16:49
iTricks.com Magic Podcasts an iTunes Hit
- Emediawire (press release)
A highly sought after magician and magic
consultant who has worked for David
Blaine and others, Mayne is no stranger
to net broadcasting. ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Jan 2007 13:02:00
Behind the scenes and in the spotlight
at "Mickey's Magic Show" - Jim Hill
At first, Jerry Bilik, the show's
director and writer, suggested a good
magician and a bad magician . Then a
good magician and an inept magician .
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Jan 2007 05:19:00
Calgary Sun - There never really is more
than one magician that is accepted by
the public at a time, believe it or
not,” he explains. “Throughout history,
the public really only embraces one
magician who is a name performer at the
time.” Take David Blaine ...
Publ.Date : 09 Jan 07 09:03:00 UTC
Tricks and treats for magic fans
There's no business like snow business.
David Copperfield is a master of
illusion but he brought a bit of real
magic to MTS Centre last night. The
veteran showman made believers out of
hundreds of fans with high-tech sleight
of hand at two performances.
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Jan 2007 07:11:36
Illusionist, The (2006)(Widescreen)
How often are audiences treated to two
movies in the same year about magic and
magicians? Not veryâ€”at least not if
we're talking about two movies on the
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Jan 2007 08:14:55
Whitney Houston gear goes up for auction
(AP via Yahoo! News)
Designer costumes worn by Whitney
Houston hit the auction block Tuesday,
along with some castoffs typically seen
on the curb after a yard sale:
water-damaged vinyl records and a
battered coffee maker.
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Jan 2007 20:58:33
Foiling purse snatchers child's play for
master of illusion (Vancouver Province)
CALGARY - The world's greatest magician
has made the Statue of Liberty
disappear, walked through the Great Wall
of China and levitated across the Grand
Canyon. What chance did a couple of
lowly purse snatchers have against him?
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Jan 2007 17:15:35
Hindu Sate launches magic tourism
project - Hindu
KTDC Chairman Cheriyan Philip presented
a magician's black hat to the Minister.
Mr. Balakrishnan then, like an
experienced magician , inserted a multi-colour
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Jan 2007 23:41:00
STEFANI'S NEW ALBUM INSPIRED BY MAGICIAN
PR Inside - Pop star GWEN STEFANI's new
album title THE SWEET ESCAPE was
inspired by magician HARRY HOUDINI.
Stefani appears in her music video for
WIND IT UP in a predicament similar to
one of Houdini's stunts - she is
shackled to a chain fence as if
Publ.Date : 11 Jan 07 03:45:00 UTC
Muscle cars, magic and more at AutoRama
Grand Rapids Press - GRAND RAPIDS --
Magician Curt Anderson is back home. So
is the "Globe of Death." Two of the
entertaining sideshows featured
alongside the 200 hot rods and custom
cars jammed into DeVos Place for this
weekend's AutoRama were born and bred in
the Grand ...
Publ.Date : 11 Jan 07 20:20:00 UTC
Plenty up his sleeve
Prague Post - As young men, the two
conjurers, Alfred Borden (Christian
Bale) and Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman),
are both apprentices to an established
magician. They also serve as plants in
the audience who are daily called upon
the stage to assist in the act ...
Publ.Date : 11 Jan 07 10:48:00 UTC
Criss Angel MindFreak To Return For
Third Season (Reality TV Magazine)
Three-time Magician of the Year
recipient, Criss Angel, returns in
summer 2007 for a third season of AE
Network's immensely mystical series
CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK - the youngest
skewing series in network history....
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Jan 2007 04:16:07
Whitney's warehouse sale
New York Daily News, NY - Jan 10, 2007
"It's the only item that's personal,"
said magician Meir Yedid, 46, of Fair
Lawn, NJ, who paid $25 apiece for them.
The sale was the latest in a string of
The Human Cartoon (The State)
Magician Dan Sylvester can't quite
remember exactly what made him decide to
become a living cartoon. "There's so
many sources and so many things that
happened, "he said. "Somebody who saw me
perform once said, "Well you're kind of
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Jan 2007 05:11:38
The Secret Life of Houdini: the Making
of America's First Superhero - Sydney
Oh, no, they claim that intelligence
bigwigs in the US and Britain wielded
shadowy powers to make this once
itinerant magician a celebrity. ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Jan 2007 05:13:00
Skeptic Revamps $1M Psychic Prize
Wired News - If you're an undiscovered
psychic, soothsayer, dowser or medium,
time may be running out for you to put
your supernatural powers to the test and
claim a million dollar prize. But you
already knew that, didn't you? Ten years
after stage magician and ...
Publ.Date : 12 Jan 07 18:32:00 UTC
Mahindra to cast magic spell on tourism
Economic Times - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The
next time you sit back and enjoy
rabbits, flowers and white pigeons on
the immaculately landscaped lawns of a
tourist resort, do look again. They
could all be of the make-believe
variety, popping out of a magicianâ€™s
Publ.Date : 12 Jan 07 12:41:00 UTC
A medium-rare murder? - Scotsman
But William Kalush and Larry Sloman - a
magician and a writer - have teamed up
to produce a well-researched, readable
attempt to demystify a man who ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 13 Jan 2007 00:19:00
Ollie aims to carve out a magic career -
THE likes of David Blaine and Paul
Daniels had better watch their backs as
there could soon be rivalled by a new
whizz-kid magician . ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 13 Jan 2007 08:34:00
DEAL ME OUT
Glasgow Sunday Mail - As a consultant on
the film, Paul taught star Jeremy Piven
tricks for the role of Las Vegas
magician and mob informer Buddy 'Aces'
Israel. Paul, 37, even landed a speaking
role alongside a star-studded cast
including Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Ben
Publ.Date : 14 Jan 07 11:34:00 UTC
Copperfield's greatness no illusion
It's no illusion. David Copperfield
really is the grand master of the
incredible. Make that, the
mind-boggling, the unbelievable, the
astonishing and the unfathomable. Words
cannot begin to describe what happens
during his 90-minute stage show at the
Publ.Date : Sat, 13 Jan 2007 08:56:13