Let’s face it, octopuses are just going to be our cephalopod overlords. They have 8 arms, 3 hearts, Moms eat their own babies so the others can survive and they put Houdini to shame with their escape artistry. And now let’s just add to the list that they are way better at crawling than we will ever […]
It's Fun Friday -- time for some fun for the weekend. Enjoy today's post and I'll see you back here on Monday with more philatelic news and notes. United States, 2002 (Scott #3651) It is the epitome of fame when one can be identified solely by one name. Show More Summary
I guess it beats Brazilian lemonade. Remember when Luke Rockhold kicked Constantinos Philippou in the stomach and "Costas" folded like a dinner napkin? Lyoto Machida is ready for said kick. Not by doing that Houdini thing and holding...Show More Summary
Four Weeks In (and I’m really hungry) At the time of this publication I have made it to Erwin TN, where I’m splitting a small cabin seven ways with Brightside, Rolling Thunder, Banana Boat, Houdini, Clif, and Roadside. Lots of milestones have passed in the last couple of days: my first 20+ mile day, crossing......
Harry Houdini in “The Grim Game.” Long considered mostly lost, Harry Houdini’s second film, “The Grim Game,” re-premieres in its entirety Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the TCM Classic Film Festival, 96 years after it was released. A suspense … Continue reading ?
Prior to last night’s screening of The Grim Game at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, Harry Houdini’s 1919 silent feature hadn’t been publicly shared in decades. Larry Weeks, a devoted Brooklyn-based Houdini fan who passed...Show More Summary
It's the kind of magical reappearance that Houdini himself would have appreciated.
Florida's "prison Houdini" Mark DeFriest will finally see freedom decades after his non-violent offense spiraled into a lifetime sentence. DeFriest's unbelievable story, which is documented in Gabriel London's "The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest," began when his father died in 1979 and left him a set of tools in his will. Show More Summary
Dark Side of the Moon was released 42 years ago today. Additionally it is Harry Houdini’s birthday and International Turberculosis Day. Do what you will with that information, on to the Morning Reads! Strong Dollar Hammers Profits at U.S. Show More Summary
Deadline recently reported that FOX has picked up Houdini and Doyle, a brand new period drama that pairs the great illusionist Harry Houdini and the legendary Sir Arthur Conan Doyle together to investigate supernatural mysteries of their own time. The 10-episode series was developed by Sony Pictures and created by David Titcher with director David […]
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Fox is exploring the relationship between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, reports TVLine. The network has bought, and sent straight to series, the 10-episode supernatural crime drama “Houdini and Doyle”. The project is inspired by the real-life friendship between the illusionist and the author famous for bringing life to Sherlock Holmes. In the […]
Illusionist Harry Houdini and author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will soon be putting their heads together for a set of fictional adventures in a new TV series simply called Houdini and Doyle. No, this isn?t something that Adult Swim has cooked up for their late night lineups.Click To Continue Reading
Yep, it's official: the creators of The Librarian and House are joining forces for a 10-episode series about "the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini." And the two iconic figures will be solving crimes of the supernatural variety. Read more...
Sherlock Holmes Creator & Harry Houdini Team Up To Fight Supernatural Crime!! Fox Orders 10 Episodes of HOUDINI & DOYLE!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Apparently Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were great friends...Show More Summary
FOX has acquired ten episodes of the scripted series Houdini & Doyle, per Deadline. The Sony international co-production will air on ITV in the United Kingdom and Shaw Media in Canada. Co-created by David Shore, the creator of FOX's long-running hit House, the series imagines magician Harry Houdini and writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who […]
EXCLUSIVE: Supernatural crime drama inspired by the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini is headed to the small screen in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. I’ve learned...Show More Summary
It's so cute how they don't have bones. The Scottish fold is a cat breed know for its expressive round face, its forward-folded ears, and being made of liquid metal like the Terminator in T2. This video is a real roller coaster of emotions. Show More Summary
The great escape artist Harry Houdini starred in five silent films in the early 20th century, but one considered among his best was long considered lost — until now.
Raphael Orlove of Jalopnik proposes that this woman is the reincarnation of escape artist Harry Houdini. This dashcam footage from Taiwan shows a bicyclist crossing a street. A car hits the front of her bike. She's within a few inches of getting hit herself. But she neatly steps off the bicycle with perfect poise. (Video Link)