Category Archives: Podcasts

Blogcast #6: Houdini Optical Illusion on National Geographic Brain Games

By Tom Interval In 2013, National Geographic’s Brain Games commissioned artist Pete Fecteau to create a Rubik’s Cube mosaic of the Houdini two-face optical illusion I made that year. I wrote about it at the time, and that’s the subject … Continue reading

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First Five Houdini and Magic Blogcasts

By Tom Interval I had to redo the intro music on the first five blogcasts I produced. If you’re a magician or magic enthusiast—or even if you’re not—I think you’ll enjoy them. Please have a listen. While you’re there, please … Continue reading

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Blogcast #4: Meeting Harry Blackstone Jr.

By Tom Interval If you’re a fan of famed classical illusionist Harry Blackstone, Jr., the son of The Great Blackstone, you’ll love Blogcast #4: Meeting Harry Blackstone Jr. On June 4, 1981, I was fortunate enough to meet him and … Continue reading

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Blogcast #1: Harry Houdini’s Dad Fired for Not Speaking English?

By Tom Interval Last June I wrote an article on my Harry Houdini blog asserting that Houdini’s father, Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weiss, was not fired by his congregation simply because he couldn’t speak English. I’ve decided to make that blog … Continue reading

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