Dennis Watkins visited the WGN studios yesterday morning with some actors from Fist Fight and does an effect I am on record as hating… but I know the people love it! If you are in the Chicago area any time soon, you can catch Dennis Friday and Saturday nights at the House Theatre of Chicago.

Forbes posted a new interview with David Copperfield yesterday that focuses on his keys to success; read it on their website.

The people at Fine Books spoke with Gabe Fajuri after the record setting sale of a Houdini poster from the recent Norm Nielsen collection auctions. $114,000 for a rare water torture cell print from 1912.

The Children’s Home of Lubbock have announced an April fundraiser featuring a magic performance by Jon Dorenbos. Get all of the details on the Lubbock Journal-Avalanche site.

The Kansas City Star profiled Keith Leff, local performer and IBM Ring 129′s 2016 Close Up Magician of the Year. If you are in the area, he performs two Fridays a month at Old Shawnee Mission Pizza. Once I finally finish moving I see they have gluten free pizza (it is a medical condition, not a lifestyle choice… nobody sane chooses to be gluten free) so I’ll drop in and see Keith work as soon as I can!

Finally, The Newberg Graphic takes a look at the career of Stan “the Great” Kramien, who passed away back in 2015 and is buried in Newberg.