Stage Magic & related

  • “Where Magic People Meet,” (article), San Francisco Examiner, June 6, 1971.
  • “Put Magic In Selling,” (article). Specialty Salesman, Dec., 1975.
  • Mental Secrets, booklet privately printed in San Francisco in edition of 500 and sold as magic show souvenir at Kaintuck Territory (amusement park), Benton, KY, summer, 1975 and 1976.
  • “Handcuff Saver Locked To Hobby,” (article). Minneapolis Star, Aug. 17, 1978.
  • “Handcuff Whiz Breaks Trade’s Code Of Silence,” (article). Milwaukee Sentinel, Aug. 18, 1978.
  • “Handcuff Collector Wary Of Kinkos,” (article). Oregon Journal, Dec. 5, 1978.
  • “Sodom In Half, Ricki Hilliard, Lost King Of The Blue Room Ventriloquists, Exquisite Corpse, #7, corpse.org, 2000. Also in New Cross-F***** Musings on a Manic Reality, Nonfiction of the Enigmatic Polygeneration, ed. Tom Bradley (Leeds, UK, Dog Horn Publishing), 2010.
  • “Hiding the Elephant,” (review of Hiding the Elephant, How Magicians Invented the Impossible, by Jim Steinmeyer), Nth Position, summer 2004, http://www.nthposition.com/hidingtheelephant.php
  • “Secrets of the Side Shows” (review of Secrets of the Sideshows by Joe Nickell), Nth Position, http://www.nthposition.com/secretsof.php, December 2005.
  • “Lords of Illusion,” interview with Jim Steinmeyer, Fortean Times, FT274, 2011.
  • Review of Born Standing Up, by Steve Martin, Nth Position, http://www.nthposition.com/bornstandingup.php, January, 2009.
  • [review] The Last Greatest Magician in the World, Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards by Jim Steinmeyer (New York, Tarcher/Penguin), Nth Position, http://www.nthposition.com/thelastgreatestmagician.phpJanuary, 2011.
  • “Above It All,” Wild River Review, Dec. 2011. http://www.wildriverreview.com/fiction-above-it-all-john-ivan-palmer
  • Necessity in the House of Illusion (memoir), Whistling Shade Literary Journal, Spring / Summer 2011.
  • Interview with Jim Steinmeyer in Fortean Times, Issue FT274, 2011.
  • “Nancy the Death Bunny,” Whistling Shade Literary Journal, Spring / Summer, 2013.