Category Archives: Multimedia

Happy Birthday, Joseph Leeming

By Tom Interval Today marks what would have been Joseph Leeming’s 121st birthday. Yes, it would take some real magic to reach that age, but Leeming’s written legacy will endure much longer than that. For the younger lads not familiar … Continue reading

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Fun with Joseph Leeming

By Tom Interval One of the most mind-boggling tricks that magic author Joseph Leeming (1897–1968) has ever done is render himself invisible for the past 91 years. Sure, his books have been pretty conspicuous, infiltrating virtually every library from Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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My Split-Second Appearance on a 1990 Busch Gardens Commercial

By Tom Interval Even in 1988, $50 didn’t seem like a lot of money to be in a television commercial. But who was I to complain? I was doing what I loved for a living at a super-cool theme park … Continue reading

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Dynamite Houdini Punch-Out

By Tom Interval In my relatively small magic collection, I recently dug up this 1980 Dynamite article about Harry Houdini (1874-1926). What’s scary about this piece, besides the picture of Scott Baio on the cover, is that more than 36 years have passed since its … Continue reading

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Time-lapse Card Reveal for Magicians

By Tom Interval If you’re one of my magic students, or a magician who just happened across my website, here’s a great card reveal you can use right from your smartphone, tablet, or PC. Bookmark this 40-second YouTube video (also embedded below), … Continue reading

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Houdini Illusion Color-Changing Mug

By Tom Interval Okay, so you have to check out this mug—one of the coolest out there (see the 1 min. 49 sec. embedded video below). Yes, I’m a bit biased since I’m the one offering it on the Interval Magic CafePress … Continue reading

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Magic on Pinterest

By Tom Interval Pinterest, anyone? I just finished posting nine “boards” and adding several “pins”—130 to be exact. Although it was pretty time-consuming compiling all that stuff, it was fun because it brought back elementary school memories of putting together … Continue reading

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