THIS WEEK IN MICHIGAN HISTORY: A great
escape artist meets his death (Detroit
Magician Harry Houdini engaged crowds
throughout the world by freeing himself
from straitjackets, handcuffs, chain,
ropes and even jail cells. He was known
as one of the world's greatest escape
artists. But it was this month in 1926
that Houdini made his final appearance.
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Oct 2008 07:30:50
CJ--The Twin Cities' most popular
magician revealed (Minneapolis-St. Paul
Mr. Magic set to decapitate C.J. live on
FOX 9 Thursday morning. Happy Halloween!
Publ.Date : Mon, 27 Oct 2008 21:55:39
WWE Tricks & Treats For The Whole Family
The WWE Superstars and Divas of
SmackDown will put on a show full of
intense thrills and some unique costumes
in this family Halloween Fun event. The
famous Masked Magician will make a
special appearance and will surely have
a trick up his sleeve.
Publ.Date : Mon, 27 Oct 2008 23:46:39
Gothic Illusionist Ron Fitzgerald Tests
Your Mental Magic For ... -
Judyth Piazza chats with Ron Fitzgerald
on The American Perspective Radio
Program. Actor/Gothic Illusionist, Ron
Fitzgerald is a strange man and the
multi-talented Master of his Realm. Over
the past 25 years he has worked in the
Performing Arts ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 16:34:00
Dentist again stages Halloween magic
show for community (Morris Daily Herald)
CHANNAHON - Many dentists would prefer
to take a trick, rather than give a
treat, on Halloween.
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:46:31
Copperfield works his magic on the fans
- Edmonton Journal
David Copperfield has a warning for his
fans: Your money isn't all he can make
vanish. The famous illusionist says fans
themselves will ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 08:05:00
Keith Barry Interview - RTE.ie
KB: It was a mixture of both, because I
know a lot of magicians who are addicted
to magic but yet they don't perform at
all - just they perform pretty much ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:10:00
Magical Macomb - Macomb Daily Journal
"Right in the center was a poster for
Howard Thurston, one of the most famous
magicians from the 1920 and 30s. We
never knew it, but that was an original
Publ.Date : Mon, 27 Oct 2008 23:50:11
Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris Attends
Unveiling of NEW Harry ... - Broadway
This occurred exactly 25 years to the
day that the famous magicians star was
first unveiled. On October 24th, 2008,
exactly 82 years after Harry Houdini's
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 15:03:35
Gunnarson plans Halloween car-wash stunt
- Winnipeg Free Press
It sounds like a nightmare, or a scene
from a horror movie – being chained to
the roof of an SUV – spread eagle – and
driven through an automatic car wash.
It’s Winnipeg escape artist Dean
Gunnarson’s latest stunt, which he bills
as his ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 19:54:00
Powers behind illusion - Cairns Post
Having turned professional at 14, he
became a member of the International
Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM). So
quickly had he learned from and
impressed his ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Oct 2008 18:21:44
"Believe" two days from public debut
(Las Vegas Sun)
Practice has made nearly perfect for
magician Criss Angel.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:09:51
Criss Angel, Holly Madison dating rumors
swirl - Las Vegas Sun
While she says they're "just friends"
and his rep insists they're not dating,
Holly Madison and Criss Angel have done
a pretty good job at fueling the rumor
mill fires. Angel's rep has repeatedly
denied the two are dating and Madison
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:55:00
Magician mystifies students during show
Greta Fishback Magician Norman Ng began
Tuesday's "The Norman Magic Experience"
show in Dede I with a simple question.
"Do you like money?" he asked to fire up
the audience. One audience member then
became outstandingly excited. "Please
sir, keep your clothes on," Ng joked
with the audience member.
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2008 04:52:47
Joel Hodgson talks about 'Mystery
Science Theater's' cult status (The
Mystery Science Theater 3000 was spun
out of the imagination of Joel Hodgson,
a popular prop comic and magician in the
mid-'80s who took his idea for a cheap
TV show to a UHF station in
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., KTMA, in
1988. His idea was simple: riff on bad
movies. The execution of his idea was
even simpler: a man (Hodgson) and his
two robot pals, Tom Servo and Crow T.
Robot, watch the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:17:11
Magic workshop soon in Davao - Sun.Star
"There are a lot of potential magicians
in Davao, but the basic foundation is
not that established," Infiesto said.
"When I have shows abroad, ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:25:09
Workshop, show reveal how 'mentalists'
work their magic - Pittsburgh Tribune
Everybody loves magic, and the thrill of
succumbing to a well-executed illusion.
It's OK to be fooled. Just make sure
you're aware that you're being fooled,
says magician and "mentalist" Jamy Ian
Swiss. Swiss, who calls himself "the
honest liar ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 04:06:00
Slipping the bonds of death - Newark
Harry Houdini escaped from countless
handcuffs, once with a possible assist
by a wife who slipped a key into his
mouth as she kissed him. He escaped from
an oversized milk can that was locked
inside a wooden chest, and from his
famed Chinese Water ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 04:41:00
Criss Angel's Strip debut, Paris
Hilton's latest video - Las Vegas Sun
Criss Angel with Lucky the Rabbit. *
Thousands of Criss Angel "loyals" and
fans are expected to jam-pack the Luxor
on Friday as the world's media gathers
with showbiz stars from Vegas and across
the country for the glittering gala
premiere of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Oct 2008 00:54:00
MultiVu Video Feed: BLACK CARPET
PREMIERE OF CRISS ANGEL(R) BELIEVE(TM
... - PR Newswire
Cirque du Soleil and Luxor celebrate the
gala premiere of CRISS ANGEL Believe The
black carpet premiere of the new Cirque
du Soleil show CRISS ANGEL Believe was
timed to mark the anniversary of the
passing of legendary magician and escape
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Nov 2008 03:57:00
Angel hopes to bless cursed magic show
in Vegas - Chicago Sun-Times
LAS VEGAS -- Magician-escape artist
Criss Angel hopes he can work a whole
lot of magic Halloween night here at the
Luxor Hotel and Casino. That's because
it's the official opening of his
long-awaited and controversy-plagued
magic extravaganza ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 16:16:00
Magician, Miss Tennessee bring anti-drug
message to school (The Jackson Sun)
Bemis Intermediate sixth-grader Terry
Springfield didn't mind a little teasing
from comedian and magician Stephen
Bargatze Thursday morning.
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 10:31:58
Other Vegas magicians backing Angel’s
‘Believe’ - Las Vegas Sun
The city’s magicians are coming out to
support Las Vegas’ resident bad-boy
illusionist Criss Angel as his Cirque du
Soleil show prepares ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 08:38:42
Dynamic FX becomes Magicians.co.uk -
ames Freedman, Director of Magicians .co.uk.
As well as magical entertainment,
Magicians.co.uk also delivers magic
presentations, branded magic, ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 15:01:49
Local magicians share their magical
upbringings on National Magic Day - The
Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
For magicians around the country, it's
the final day of National Magic Week,
when magicians are encouraged to promote
the art of magic in their communities.
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Oct 2008 04:20:35
Illusion is elusive in Angel's "Believe"
- Las Vegas Sun
Cirque du Soleil spent a reported $100
million on "Criss Angel: Believe" and
signed the magician to a 10-year run in
the specially built theater at the Luxor.
No wonder. That -- among its many, more
obvious failings -- is the fatal flaw at
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Nov 2008 13:08:00
SHOW REVIEW: "Criss Angel Believe" - Las
Vegas Review Journal
Midway through his new show, Criss Angel
turns and asks his audience the night's
big question: "Are you still there?" He
probably meant it as, are the fans he
made with his slam-bang "Mindfreak"
stunt-magic hanging on for this new
career left turn; a ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Nov 2008 08:58:00
'Criss Angel: Believe' - Los Angeles
Reporting from Las Vegas -- If Criss
Angel were blindfolded, straitjacketed,
run over by a steamroller, locked in a
steel box and dumped from a helicopter
into the Pacific Ocean, he still might
be easier to salvage from disaster than
"Criss Angel ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 02 Nov 2008 22:54:00
Reporter turns scaredy-cat when handed
leash of magic show tiger (Las Vegas
Reporter Corey Levitan attempts to walk
a white tiger named Sabrina, one of
magician Dirk Arthur's 13 big cats.
Photos by John Gurzinski. Dirk Arthur,
left, tries unsuccessfully to ease
Levitan's nerves before putting the
reporter's nonexistent tiger-handling
skills to the test.
Publ.Date : Sun, 02 Nov 2008 11:10:37
Young magician wins Cromer talent show -
Eastern Daily Press
A teenage magician is the pride of the
county after he won the Norfolk Search
for a Star talent contest at Cromer Pier
last night. Luke Cook dazzled the judges
with his mind boggling sleight of hand
tricks and cunning tricks as he beat off
11 other ...
Publ.Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:13:00 GMT
Magician Curtis Lovell performs escape
for Grand Terrace Halloween ... -
Riverside Press Enterprise
Last Halloween the folks in Grand
Terrace pulled a rabbit out of a hat.
This Halloween they pulled an escape
artist out of a coffin. At least they
were prepared to. Story continues below
Matt Brabant / The Press-Enterprise Long
Beach escape artist ...
Publ.Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2008 15:24:00 GMT