Monthly Archives: October 2022

In Memory of Harry Houdini on His Deathday

By Tom Interval 96 years ago today—Sunday, Oct. 31, 1926, 1:26 p.m.—escapology pioneer, magician, and worldwide icon Harry Houdini died of diffuse peritonitis (streptococci). In memory of the man who deeply understood that audience perception is more important than reality.

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Houdini Jack-o’-Lantern 2022

By Tom Interval It’s unbelievable another year has gone by since last Halloween, but here we are. Each year I carve a Houdini jack-o’-lantern, and it’s time to share 2022’s edition with you: a young Houdini. For the source image, … Continue reading


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