Broken Wand

Memorial LISTINGS For Deceased MemberS of The I.B.M.

 

05 Apr

Dennis Anyone? On Writing Obituaries

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Dr. C. Dennis Schick has been editor of the Broken Wand in The Linking Ring for a dozen years, and here he recalls some of the harder obituaries he has had to write. It is rather routine to write obituaries for people you don’t know. But it is something else to hear that a famous magician has died or someone you know or have met, and then to have to write an obituary for them. Read More

27 Mar

Brodien, Thompson in April Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Marshall Brodien and Johnny Thompson are two of the celebrity magicians whose obituaries are included in the Broken Wand in the April issue of The Linking Ring. Interestingly, both were 84. An In Memoriam to Johnny Thompson is also in the April issue, with tributes and personal stories from a dozen other magicians. There will be an In Memoriam for Marshall Brodiem in the May issue. (If you have a Marshall Brodien story to be considered, e-mail it to Dennis Schick at crylds@att.net before April 15. Read More

28 Feb

11 People Honored n March Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Eleven people are honored with obituaries in the Broken Wand in the March issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. This brings to thirty-two the number of obituaries that have been published so far in 2019. Read More

29 Jan

10 Magicians Honored in February Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

The February issue of The Linking Ring will honor ten magicians who have died, They are included in the February Broken Wand. Read More

27 Nov

7 People Honored in December 2018 Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Seven people are included in the Broken Wand in the December 2018 issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Among them are Ricky Jay, a long-time visible magician, actor, and author, and Moi-Yo Miller, one of the best magic assistants of all time. Read More

09 Sep

11 Magicians Remembered in September Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the September 2018 issue of The Linking Ring, eleven people are remembered in the Broken Wand. Among the eleven is David Linsell, who was the convention photographer for the I.B.M. Annual Convention held in Dallas, Texas, in 2011. Read More

22 Jul

August Broken Wand Honors 11 Magicians

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

The August issue of The Linking Ring pays tribute to eleven magicians with obituaries. Several of them are shockers to the magic community, namely Brian Gillis, June Horowitz, and Leeman Parker. Read More

24 Apr

11 People Honored in May Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

There are eleven obituaries in the May 2018 issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. One is for Past International President James Nagel, and another is for actor Harry Anderson. Read More

04 Apr

14 People Honored in April Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Fourteen people are honored in obituaries in the Broken Wand in the April issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (I.B.M.). Read More

25 Feb

10 Magicians Honored in March Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the Broken Wand in the March issue of The Linking Ring, ten magicians are honored for their many years of bringing smiles and laughter to thousands of people.This brings the total to thirty for the year 2018. Read More