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Magician, Actor Ricky Jay (Boogie Nights, Deadwood) Passes Away at 70
The world of magic is a little less magical – the lights of Hollywood a little less brighter – with the news that magician/actor Ricky Jay has passed away at the age of 70 Jay was known professionally as both a world-class magician and actor in films such as Boogie Nights and House of Games, and[...]
ABC's Deception: Ilfenesh Hadera Talks Magic, #MeToo, and More
From the creative minds of writer/executive producer Chris Fedak (Chuck) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, and Sarah Schechter, Deception takes one of those righteously cool concepts you sometimes find yourself debating friends over in a diner at 2 a.m.: start using magicians and escape artists as "special consultants" to law enforcement to help them[...]
David Copperfield Files Trademark For "DC" Comics
David Copperfield, internationally famous magician (and not the Dickens novel) has filed to register "DC" with this logo for, amongst others; paper goods, namely, calendars, notebooks, posters and stickers; photograph albums, autograph books, binders, bookends, series of fiction books, memo pads, comic books, comic strips, cartoon strips, children activity books, story books, coloring books, comic books,[...]
And Finally… Okay, So This Must Be The First Mainstream Gay Kiss In Comics…
Can anyone beat this? From Zatara The Magician by Gardner Fox and Fred Guardineer, in Action Comics #12 from 1939, courtesy of Comic Book Tit Bits… Zatara, as some may mention, was essentially of the ilk of Mandrake the Magician.  Wearing a top hat and tuxedo he would perform various astounding feats, aided by his manservant, Tong. [...]