Category Archives: magic history

The Greenhouse Effect: David Kotkin’s Early Magic Exposure and Performances

By Tom Interval With temperatures a bit below average for a February evening in Metuchen, New Jersey, frigid weather was probably the last thing on nine-year-old David Kotkin’s mind. David, a member of Metuchen Cub Scout Pack 70, received an … Continue reading

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Houdini‚Äôs Birth: 1986 Blurb Incorrectly Corrects Me

By Tom Interval For those who know anything about Harry Houdini, the stats of his birth are not controversial. The master showman and mystifier was born Erik Weisz in Budapest, Hungary, on March 24, 1874. After he and his family … Continue reading

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