“Fallen Wand” Chicago Sun-Times Obit: February 9, 2000

I usually don’t focus on Doug’s passing very much, as it’s not the purpose of the website really. However, in going through things people have sent me this obituary recently popped up.  It’s nothing really groundbreaking, or information we don’t know. But, I guess what strikes me about it is even in a time of…

Doug Henning Magic You Can Do Kit: Detailed Photos

Today’s post is a continuation of ones that I’ve done over the past several years. Other than the Wonder Whims, one of Doug’ s only forays into the toy world was his 1980s partnership with Tenyo on the “Doug Henning Magic You Can Do” kit.  It’s become an extremely rare magic kit, and only a…

Caesars Palace Button on eBay

The above promotional item is currently for sale on eBay, and could be yours right now for the pretty price of $48.00. Clearly from Doug’s time spent time performing at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, this item isn’t seen very often compared to other buttons he produced. I’ve never seen one for starters. So, if…

Doug Henning Toronto Street Pole Art

Every now and then a nice piece of Doug Henning related street art pops up online. This particular example showed up on King Street East in, appropriately enough, Doug’s old stomping ground of Toronto.  I love how someone out there took the time to make an old image of Doug somehow hip, current, and vintage…

The Doug Henning Magic Fan Club Newsletter-Spring 1982

Today’s post is something never seen before on “The Doug Henning Project.” It’s Doug’s Official Fan Club newsletter.  Appearing, once or twice a year, the newsletter kept rapt members updated on the comings and goings of Doug’s career. This one in particular details his appearance on “Night of 100 Stars,” and also something called “Merlin.”…

“Telescope 1972”- Rings Illusion in Full

Just a quick note, that Doug’s voice oddly speeds up at the end of this segment. This was on the copy that I have, and may have been on the original broadcast.  Originally Broadcast: November 23, 1972 Special Thanks to Stuart MacLeod at: stuartmac.com

Cort Theater Renaming

In bitter sweet, but also happy news, comes word last week that Broadway’s “Cort Theater” will be getting a rename in the near future. During COVID, the theater has been undergoing an extensive and long overdue renovation and expansion. However, once the construction is completed, the theater will be renamed for legendary actor, James Earl…

10 Questions with Carisa Hendrix

Today ‘s special guest is renowned magician Carisa Hendrix. Along with her alter ego, Lucy Darling, Hendrix has taken the magic world by storm over the last ten years. Awarded the 2019 Stage Magician of the Year by the AMA, Hendrix continues to breathe new life into magic through innovation and comedy. If that weren’t…