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E.L. Doctorow, an elder statesman of American letters, whose best-known works weaved historical figures such as Harry Houdini, Emma Goldman and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg into imaginative retellings of a distinctly American tale of class, race and fragile truths, died Tuesday in New York City....
It's been almost a month since a handcuffed prisoner escaped NYPD custody — and the mother of the ex-con he allegedly shot still can’t understand how he pulled off the Houdini act.
Nominations for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are here. The ceremony will be held Sunday, September 20 and will be hosted by SNL alumn Andy Samberg. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series: Adrien Brody, Houdini Ricky Gervais, Derek Timoth… The post The 2015 Primetime Emmy Nominations Are Here! – FULL LIST appeared first on Towleroad.
- Houdini has nothing on Serena Williams.
In a speech on the Senate floor and written statement, Ted Cruz used some interesting language to describe his opposition to the Supreme Court's ruling that upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. "Robed Houdinis" to describe the justices, who "hide their prevarication in legalese." The cloaked illusionists, as Cruz called them, "transmogrified a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz attacked Chief Justice John Roberts and other members of the Supreme Court in unusually harsh terms Thursday, referring to them as "rogue justices" and "robed Houdinis" after...Show More Summary
Democrats celebrated the Supreme Court win for the Obama administration's health care subsidies and called for an end to attempts to repeal the law. Republican leadership on Capitol Hill largely refrained from stridently criticizing the Supreme Court's health-care ruling Thursday as some in the party made more aggressive statements denouncing the... Show More Summary
The friendship and animosity between escapist Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the stuff of modern legend. Houdini, the talented performer who aggressively campaigned against the junk mysticism of the...Show More Summary
One is an accomplished escape artist, the other created Sherlock Holmes: together they solve crime! (I’ve always wanted to use that line!) Houdini & Doyle will star Michael Weston (House, Burn Notice) and Stephen Mangan (Episodes,Show More Summary
Michael Weston (“House,” “Six Feet Under”) and Stephen Mangan (“Episodes”) have been cast in the lead roles of HOUDINI & DOYLE, a mystery adventure drama series scheduled to debut in Spring 2016 on ITV Encore and in 2016 on FOX.
Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan will play the title roles in the drama from David Shore, with Rebecca Liddiard also joining the cast. read more
House alum Michael Weston and Episodes co-star Stephen Mangan have been cast in the title roles on Houdini & Doyle, a 10-episode straight-to-series supernatural adventure drama for Fox, the UK's ITV Encore and Canada's Shaw Media. Also...Show More Summary
Jessica Sterling, a 23-year-old Greenwood, Arkansas, woman, is being compared to Houdini tonight after video surfaced of her stealing a police cruiser against some pretty stacked odds. As you can see above, Greenwood Police had the suspect hog-tied, except for using ropes, officers used the added security of handcuffs, leg irons, and a hobble. Show More Summary
Since I first saw the Houdini biopic and read his biography as a kid, I've wanted to see Houdini's famous Chinese Water Torture escape performed live, and I finally got that opportunity last night at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. The...Show More Summary
By SAURABH JHA, MD I recall a talk on imaging biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). “Take this with a pinch of salt. I have a financial conflict of interest (COI) in the success of these markers,” the speaker warned. I glanced at the audience – MDs and PhDs with a cumulative IQ higher than the
Harry Houdini and David Copperfield try to make each other disappear with fresh rhymes in a recent episode of Epic Rap Battles of History. Houdini is played by EpicLLOYD, and Nice Peter plays Copperfield. There is also a brief appearance by Dante Cimadamore as Criss Angel.
Watching these two ducklings swim for the first time will leave you quacking with joy. The post Rescued Ducklings Harry and Houdini Escape to Magical New Life appeared first on PETA.
We have been collecting issues of Haldeman-Julius Monthly for several years, but one issue was particularly elusive: The October 1925 number featuring an interview with Harry Houdini, written by Marcet Haldeman-Julius, which was published a year before his death and … Continue reading ?
Two houses that make up the so-called Harry Houdini Estate in Hollywood Hills are for lease at $7,500 and $16,500 a month.