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19 Nov

Blaneys Have Special Relationship With Famous Doctor

Category: News   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Both world-famous magician Walter "Zaney" Blaney and his magician-daughter, Becky, had a special and personal interest in the news Friday, November 18, that another celebrity -- Dr. Denton Cooley -- had died at age 96. It seems that world-famous heart doctor Cooley saved Becky's life when she was a teenager. The story is both well-told by Walter, and is inspirational. It is reprinted here with his permission. Read More

11 Nov

Lance Burton & Mac King Honored at Convention

Category: Convention   Written by: SIMONE MARRON

Famous Las Vegas magicians Lance Burton and Mac King have been designated as the honorees of the July 2017 I.B.M.-S.A.M. COMBINED CONVENTION in their home town of Louisville Kentucky. The convention also hosts the F.I.S.M. North American Championships of Magic. Read More

01 Nov

New Houdini Book Coming in March 2017

Category: Blog   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

The Linking Ring has received a news release regarding the publication of a new book about the most famous magician of all time -- Harry Houdini. Since the author is looking for any story, anecdote, fact, etc. he can find, we publish the news release in full, so that anyone interested may respond. Read More


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