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The Houdini Seance Live on the Internet PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeffrey Wagg   

quest_for_houdini_sm-thumb2This Halloween, The James Randi Educational Foundation and WeirdThings.com present a never-before-attempted experiment. In front of a live internet audience, a group of prominent skeptics and magicians will try to make contact with the spirit of Harry Houdini, the world's most famous magician and challenger of the supernatural.

What makes this attempt unique is that it's being conducted by skeptics and magicians in the hopes that if contact from beyond the grave is possible, Houdini would prefer to make it with skeptics and magicians like himself.

World famous magician and skeptic James Randi will oversee the seance and will help supervise the attempt to communicate.

The seance will be conducted by magician and publisher of WeirdThings.com Andrew Mayne, WeirdThings.com editor-in-chief Justin Robert Young and magician and Scam School star Brian Brushwood.

The seance will consist of several tests for attempted communication.  Words and images provided by prominent magicians and skeptics and held by James Randi will be attempted to be divined through various supernatural means including Ouija boards, automatic writing and  spirit photography.

Rehearsals for the event will be held on Friday October 30th at 1 PM and Saturday at 2 PM at the Isaac Asimov Memorial Library.  For press access contact Justin at 954-892-5665


Contact information

WeirdThings.com:

Andrew Mayne: Phone: (323) 743-3466 Email: andrew@andrewmayne.com

Justin Robert Young: Phone: (954) 892-5665 Email: JustinRobertYoung@gmail.com

James Randi and a spokesperson for the James Randi Educational Foundation are available for interview upon request.
Phone: 954-467-1112 Email: Brandon@Randi.org