MT: August 10 – 16, 1998

VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 224 / Monday – August 10, 1998
Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Aug. 10-16 are: Mike Rogers, Mark Jenest, Arthur Benjamin, Daryl, The Pendragons, Billy McComb, George Schindler & Nina, Christopher Hart, and Jim Skaggs. (8/10)

David Oliver, R.J. Lewis, Tom Ogden, and Torkova appear at Monday Night Magic on Aug. 10 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100. (8/10)

Amazing Jonathan on VIBE with Sinbad on Tuesday Aug. 11 on UPN-TV (US). This is a rerun of the May 11th show. Check local listings for times and stations near you.(8/10)

Magic episode of “Mad About You” revolves around Paul Reiser accidentally getting stuck in David Copperfield’s pants on Tuesday Aug. 11 at 8pm ET on NBC-TV (US).(8/10)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 225 / Tuesday – August 11, 1998
A terrific one-hour audio interview with Ricky Jay from NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross can be found by clicking: HERE. Once on the site select July 16 from the drop down menu. You will need a Real Audio plug-in to access it. (8/11)

Harry Anderson appears on “Night Stand” on Aug. 11 at 10:30pm and Aug. 12 at 1:30am ET on E!-TV (US-cable).(8/11)

Lance Burton, Max Maven, Siegfried and Roy, James Randi, Jamy Ian Swiss, Jeff McBride, Hiawatha, and the Pendragons on “The Art of Magic.” It airs on PBS in NYC on Wednesday Aug. 12 at 2:30am. Check local listings for dates, channels and times near you.(8/11)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 226 / Wednesday – August 12, 1998
Stan Allen, John Cooper, Mark Daniel, Bev Dowling, Scott Francis, David Ginn, Hiawatha, B.J. Hickman, Duane Laflin, Gary Shelton, Tom Sikorski, Samuel Patrick Smith, Glen Strange, Steve Taylor, and Timothy Wenk, appear at the International Festival of Children’s Magicians on Aug. 12-15 at the Sheraton World Hotel in Orlando, FL. For more info visit their website by clicking: HERE. (8/12)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 227 / Thursday – August 13, 1998
A Houdini collection of books and photos inscribed to his older brother Nat Weiss will be part of a magic auction at the Swann Galleries on Oct. 29. An illustrated catalog will be available around the first of Oct. for $25 postpaid anywhere in the world. You can order the catalog now, directly from: Swann Galleries, Inc., 104 East 25 Street, New York, NY 10010-2977, Phone: 212-254-4710, Fax: 212-979-1017. (8/13)

“World’s Greatest Magic” with Lance Burton, Brett Daniels and Max Maven airs on Friday Aug. 14 at 6pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cabel).(8/13)

“World’s Greatest Magic II” on Friday Aug. 14 at 9pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(8/13)

“The Great Houdinis,” the Houdini biographical movie made in 1976, starring Paul Michael Glaser as Houdini can be seen on Friday Aug. 14 at 12:36am ET on ABC-TV (US).(8/13)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 228 / Friday – August 14, 1998
On Aug. 6, Magicworks Entertainment Inc., which has been running “The Magic of David Copperfield” live shows for the past 16 years and has an exclusive international management contract with him which runs through 1999 was acquired by SFX Entertainment, Inc. for around $4 per share. The deal was valued at about $100 million. (8/14)

Penn Jillette is scheduled to appear on “Politically Incorrect” with Bill Maher on Saturday Aug. 15 at 12:05am ET on ABC-TV (US).(8/14)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 229 / Saturday – August 15, 1998
“Just Like That?” is a new play based on Tommy Cooper’s early years – it opened on Aug. 7 at the Edinburgh Festival in England and will run through the 31st. For a review click: HERE. (8/15)
VOLUME: 8 / ISSUE: 230 / Sunday – August 16, 1998
Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Aug. 17-23 are: David Regal, Daryl, Bruce Cervon, Jeff Martin, Dana Daniels, Dan Birch & Terry, and Jim Copperman. (8/16)

Hilary Chaplain, Michael Chaut, and Simon Lovell appear at Monday Night Magic on Aug. 17 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100. (8/16)

Dylan McDermott, Andy Dick, Fausto Scorpions, Gena Lee Nolin, Smash Mouth, Engelbert Humperdinck, Suli McCoullough, Todd Robbins, and Mac King appear on “Penn and Teller’s Sin City Spectacular” on Monday Aug. 17 at 9pm and will be repeated on Sunday Aug. 23 at 10pm ET on FX-TV (US-cable).(8/16)

A rerun of the “Rosie O’Donnell Show” where she embraced The Masked Magician on Monday Aug. 17 at 10am ET on ABC-TV (US).(8/16)
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