Author Archives: David Byron

Top searches on the night of the Houdini movie

Here are the top search terms and phrases, from the night of “History” Channel’s Houdini biopic, that led to this site: houdini images of houdini and daisy white houdini was an arrogant little bastard Heh. Of related interest: http://www.baroquepotion.com/2014/03/houdini-now-and-then-caught-on-the-web/ http://www.baroquepotion.com/2012/09/sidney-hollis-radner-1919-2011-a-personal-remembrance/

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The Hand of Isaac Fawkes: Quicker than Hogarth’s Eye?

This article originally appeared in The Mandala Magazine (2:1), July 2011 The Hand of Isaac Fawkes: Quicker than Hogarth’s Eye? Isaac Fawkes is the earliest professional magician about whom we know anything substantial, and the sparse historical record is top-heavy with praise. He … Continue reading

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Houdini Now and Then – Caught on the Web

This article originally appeared in The Mandala Magazine (2:5), April 2012 Houdini Now and Then: Caught on the Web It’s tough being a fan of the Great Houdini. Your non-magician friends quickly grow tired of hearing you say “Watch me … Continue reading

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