Card Tricks to Celebrate Houdini

Local magician Travis Nye explains another reason to celebrate the Halloween holiday

October 31 is not only Halloween, it is also the culmination of National Magic Week in the United States, in honor of legendary magician Harry Houdini. Houdini died Harry died of peritonitis, secondary to a ruptured appendix, on October 31, 1926 in Detroit’s Grace Hospital at the age of 52. In honor of his life and his mark on the trade, local magician Travis Nye joined us in the KDLT studio for a pretty amazing card trick and thoughts on how he got started in magic. Nye has an optical illusion sheet for kids wanting to learn more about magic, themselves. It is available for download here.

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