Had a great conversation with WBAL TV ABC2 reporter Ron Snyder just before the recent David Blaine TV special.
LAUREL, Md. - Eric Henning’s fascination with magic dates back more than 40 years when as a youth he accidentally came across a book on famed magician Harry Houdini.
To Henning, Houdini wasn’t just a magician; he was an artist who told a story, inspired people and gave them an emotional boost.
“A great magician transports you to a place where you believe anything is possible,” said Henning, a Laurel resident who has performed in various capacities for four decades and owns Eric Henning’s Old-Fashioned Magic.
Henning said Houdini’s impact and influence on art and magic remains strong even 87 years after his death. He added that Houdini became an inspiration for many of today’s comic book super heroes and laid the foundation for magicians of today.
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