One thing you need to know about me is that I love visiting obscure tourist attractions. I always have. I've seen big balls of string, Mystery Spots and odd museums from coast to coast. Yes, I'm the kind of guy who actually stops to read those historical markers on the side of the road. Performing at libraries across the Midwest gives me a chance to see some remarkable things that just make me giddy. Corn Palace? Been there. Wall Drug? Wouldn't miss it. Carhenge? Definitely!
Wow! You librarians don't mess around! I'm getting several calls and e-mails and it's not even the end of November! Just today, I put Mason City, Iowa on my calendar and yesterday I added Columbus, Nebraska. Both of those libraries have had me several years in a row and now everytime I visit it's like visiting dear friends. Columbus and Mason City join Fremont, Papillion, Lincoln, Syracuse, Weeping Water and one Omaha Branch on my calendar so far. This year I performed a
I've been developing the "Fizz, Boom, Read" Summer Reading Program show for over a year now and I'm starting to put the finishing touches on it. There is one element of one trick that kind of bothered me, so I sat down and wrestled with it. Then I asked some of my magician friends what they thought about it, and I got a wide range of opinions. Let me tell you about my dilemma and then I'll tell you what I've decided to do...and why. In my science-themed "Fizz, Boom, Read"