Lance Burton

Lance Burton

Lance Burton has won “Best Magician” 11 years in a row from the Las Vegas Review-Journal and has performed 15,000 shows over the past 30 years. I’m personally a HUGE FAN of Mr. Burton.  I could tell his story here, but I think it’s best told on...
Houdini

Houdini

Harry Houdini is probably the most famous magician of all time. In his time, he was known as the best escape artist ever.  He could escape from shackles, from inside safes and even escaped from a prison cell (legend has it). Born March 24th, 1874 as Erik Weisz. ...
Harry Blackstone Sr.

Harry Blackstone Sr.

Harry Blackstone Sr. (Not to be confused with Harry Blackstone Jr.) was most famous for Sawing a Lady in Half, which involved an electric circular saw some three to four feet in diameter. Mr. Blackstone was also known for his amazing Vanishing Bird Cage Illusion. ...
Who was the Masked Magician?

Who was the Masked Magician?

On November 4th, 1997 a TV series began called Breaking the Magician’s Code: Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed.  It starred a guy with a mask on that would reveal the “Secrets” of magic.  His name, we now know, is Leonard Montano, a.k.a. Val...