Roy Horn (1944-2020)

I’m sure many of you have heard by now the sad news of the death of magician Roy Horn. Roy, of course, was part of the legendary magician duo, Siegfried & Roy.  There’s not much I can really say to add to the legacy that these two gave Las Vegas and, most importantly, magic itself….

“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…

Penn Jillette on Doug

The above article comes from the February 18, 2000 issue of “Entertainment Weekly.” It was their tribute to Doug at the time of his passing. While there arguably could have been more to it, it does feature a notable tribute from Penn Jillette of “Penn and Teller” fame. Penn, in his usual direct and to…