Doug’s Memorial Book: David Charvet Interview

The following is a reprint of the October 1999 “Magic” Magazine interview that David Charvet conducted with Doug shortly before his death.  Doug was so proud and happy with the interview that it was reprinted in full within his memorial booklet.  To Be Continued… Special Thanks to David Charvet

Doug’s Memorial Booklet: Part One (Revised)

Over this week I will be posting Doug’s memorial book. I had done this originally in the first months of the website. But, as I didn’t have a scanner at the time its quality was less than desirable.  Doug’s service occurred at the Bel Air Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 20, 2000. While there…

“Magic Magazine” 2000 Doug Tribute Issue: Part One

I remembered recently that I had promised some months ago to feature both tribute issues from “Genii” and “Magic” from the time of Doug’s passing. As I’m a man of my word, here is the March, 2000 issue of “Magic.” I’ve always been struck by the simplicity and elegance of this cover. By featuring Doug being…

Genii “Goodbye Doug” Tribute Issue (Jim Steinmeyer Article)

When Doug died in February, 2000 there was naturally an upsurge of emotion within the magic community. So much so, that two tribute issues were put out in “Genii” and “Magic” magazines respectively. While it’s always hard to sum up someone’s life work in article form, both did an excellent job in spotlighting his impact…