MT: July 13 – 19, 1998

VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 196 / Monday – July 13, 1998
Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Jul. 13-19 are: Kirk Charles, Terry Lunceford, Jonathan Neal, Rafael Benatar, T. C. Tahoe, Andy Amyx, Voronin, and Pete McLeod.(7/13)

The 1998 S.A.M competition winners are: Douglas Brewer (close-up), Ashley Springer (junior stage), Ben Caesar (senior stage – Silver Medal and originality award), Joshua Jay and Murray Sawcituk (Kleinman Incentive Award).(7/13)

Penn and Teller make a special guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live” from the 1985-86 season on Tuesday, Jul. 14 and 15 at 11am, 3pm and midnight ET on COM-TV (US-cable). Tony Danza hosts.(7/13)
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 197 / Tuesday – July 14, 1998 
Penn and Teller make a special guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live” from the 1985-86 season on Wednesday, Jul. 15 (11am and 3pm) and Jul. 16 at (11am, 3pm and midnight) ET on COM-TV (US-cable). Catherine Oxenberg hosts.(7/14)

A Laurel Canyon property probably co-owned by Houdini and known as his estate is being offered for sale for around 1.8 million dollars. An antiques dealer spent a year restoring the property which surrounds the mansion that burned down in the ’50s. While clearing the property, he found iron gates carved with the names Walker and Houdini and the year 1919. It is being listed by Betty Sulkin of DBL Realtors, Beverly Hills, CA.(7/14)

Penn and Teller are featured on “Aspen Comedy Festival I” on Wednesday, Jul. 15 at 9pm and 3am ET on COM-TV (US-cable).(7/14)
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 198 / Wednesday – July 15, 1998
David Copperfield appears on Claudia Schiffer’s episode of “Model” on Friday Jul. 17 at 12:30pm ET on E!-TV (US-cable).(7/15)
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 199 / Thursday – July 16, 1998
“Harry Houdini: Master of illusion and escape” is an interesting article by Vivian M. Baulch which appeared in The Detroit News. Many wonderful photos of Houdini accompany the story. To read the story click: HERE.(7/16)
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 200 / Friday – July 17, 1998
Lance Burton, Juliana Chen, Carl Cloutier, Lennart Green, Tabary, appear on a rerun of “World’s Greatest Magic IV” on Saturday Jul. 18 at 8pm ET on NBC-TV (US).(7/17)
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 201 / Saturday – July 18, 1998
Greg Wilson (son of the world famous Mark Wilson) has just been added to the line-up of Tannen’s 36th annual Magic Jubilee in Monticello, NY on October 15-18. Wilson is scheduled to do most of the Saturday night show. Friday night will be an all French show. Herb Zarrow will receive the 1998 “Louie Award.” For more information phone Tannen’s at: 212-929-4500 or e-mail:
VOLUME: 7 / ISSUE: 202 / Sunday – July 19, 1998
Tom Durnin, Peter Kougasian, Simon Lovell, Torkova, and Jeff Moche appear at Monday Night Magic on Jul. 20 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(7/19)

Roger Klause will do a 6-hour (5-11pm) intensive magic workshop on Monday, Jul. 20 in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center Building C, Room 210.(7/19)
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