re: Jim Harris, aka 'Uncle Red'
"I've always been interested in magic,
ever since I saw my first magician on
TV. I guess it wasn't long after that I
saw one in person -- a guy named Bob
Reams, at a school show.
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:45:22
By Christy Marsters Kings County
Register A Canadian magicians' record
was broken in New Minas Jan 19...
NewsNow.com - County of Kings - Jan 21
Believe in the illusion
After the first full week of classes,
CUB treated us to a little magic show
courtesy of Peter Boie on Friday night.
The catch phrase of the night was
"believe the illusion" and started with
a short musical number in which he gave
a quick sample of several smaller and
Clarkson Integrator - Mon, 21 Jan 2008
Weekend events in Brooklyn
New York Daily News - The cast of
stellar sorcerers includes the wizardry
of Eric DeCamps, eccentric juggler Will
Shaw, Cardone who will present a few of
his enchanting specialties, and magician
Michael Chaut. 8 p.m. All seats are $15.
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Jan 2008 09:34:00
Duo hopes magic will cast anti-smoking
spell on kids (Windsor Star)
When Bob Yelland was nine years old, his
peers introduced him to a pack-a-day
smoking habit that persisted for 20
years. Then at age 35 he was diagnosed
with significant lung disease that
reduced his lung capacity to 70 per
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2008 00:14:03
The Mark On The Send
Baltimore City Paper - As Jamy Ian
Swiss, the New York magician and
gambling expert, says, "There is no such
thing as a professional slots player."
Yet politicians approve slot-machine
gambling in state after state, and then
gambling interests play states against
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2008 04:47:00
A magic show with a difference - Hindu
NEW DELHI: Aimed at moulding students
into responsible citizens of the
country, a magic show on human values
was performed by noted magician B.
Kamesh at ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2008 23:33:42
Magician to make Sun temple disappear -
Kendrapara (Orissa), Jan 23: Apparently
inspired by magic legend PC Sorcar Jr, a
prominent magician from the state has
claimed that he would make the famous
... Following Sorcar Junior...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2008 14:47:21
Magician delivers message, and
surprises, to students - Tri-Town News
According to magician Ken Northridge of
Dovetail Presentations, the magic to
integrity is persistence. Northridge
paid a visit to the Southard Schoo...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:11:21
LIFE OF ILLUSION (Asbury Park Press)
The audience typically raises the roof
when magician Kevin Spencer walks
through a wall.
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:15:14
'Wife Swap' show brings 'magic' to
Modesto Bee - The Martin-Portala clan is
into magic -- Andrew has been a magician
for 25 years, Eli began at 18 months,
Emma appears in the acts and Melissa
manages their careers. The father never
had held another job, and the mother
didn't clean or cook. In ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:17:00
UFC's Randy Couture Joins Mandrake the
Magician - First Showing
By Alex Billington UFC fighter Randy
"The Natural" Couture (above, right) has
been cast in a Mandrake the Magician
movie. Mandrake is a comic strip that
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jan 2008 09:39:18
Reads Like a Book, Looks Like a Film
New York Times - He took a job at the
Eeyore's Books for Children in
Manhattan, now defunct, and began
writing and drawing "The Houdini Box,"
about a boy who almost meets the great
magician. The book was published in
1991. He started getting commissions to
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jan 2008 22:15:00
Daily Telegraph - Derren Brown has
developed a "guaranteed" method for
winning on the horses. He reveals how it
works in his new Channel 4 special The
System Is Derren Brown the most
persuasive man on the planet? In his
2006 TV special The Heist , the magician
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Jan 2008 14:23:00
Secrets of Shawn Anthony's success
Baltimore Sun - Despite the recent
resurgence and popularity of street
illusionists David Blaine and Criss
Angel, Anthony has wowed large audiences
with an elaborate Houdini-esque stage
show that combines theatrical elements
(drama, music, dance and audience ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Jan 2008 16:41:00
A magic message: Local priest has been
full of tricks for 40 years (The
By CALEB SHEAFFER Staff Writer The Rev.
John Ruth realizes the surprised look he
gets when people find out his profession
and then his hobby. For some people, the
two don't really go together.
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Jan 2008 05:12:05
David Copperfield's El Paso performances
El Paso Times - The "David Copperfield:
An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion"
shows planned for March 1-2 at the Plaza
Theatre have been canceled.
Copperfield's agents sent out this
message this week: "Texas has always
been one of David Copperfield's favorite
Publ.Date : Fri, 25 Jan 2008 22:45:00
Speaker tells Chamber power of being
Pantagraph - The trick was one of many
the motivational speaker, comedian and
magician performed Saturday at the
McLean County Chamber of Commerce 2008
annual Gala: An Evening of Illusion and
Illumination. His tricks were
representative of grand illusions ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Jan 2008 20:27:00
Jillette: Education integral to
Earthtimes - NEW YORK, Jan. 27 Noted Las
Vegas magician Penn Jillette says the
key to selling skepticism is education
and a bit of craziness. The New York
Post reported Sunday that during an
interview with the newspaper, the star
of the Showtime series "Bulls**t ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Jan 2008 18:25:00
Tank scene wasn't fun, says Colin Hanks
Chicago Sun-Times - In the film, he
plays a B-level magician who refuses to
be called a magician. He thinks he's a
"mentalist" and wants to be known as a
little larger than life. 4 Who do you
play in "I Know What Boys Like," which
debuts later this year? "It's a comedy I
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Jan 2008 09:57:00
Q&A: PENN JILLETTE (New York Post)
If anyone pioneered the Art of the Rant,
so ubiquitous in these cranky,
egalitarian days of blogging and
YouTubing, it was Penn Jillette. The
self-described "larger, louder half" of
veteran magic-and-comedy team Penn and
Teller regularly airs his...
Publ.Date : Sun, 27 Jan 2008 08:50:23