Author Archives: jamesdmacdonald

Puppet Theater Magic Contest 2020

Best of Boston Magic Contest Wednesday, February 12 at the Puppet Showplace Theater 32 Station St Brookline, MA 02445 Contest starts at 7:30 pm The Contest Assembly Nine’s traditional Best of Boston Magic Contest takes place on Wednesday, February 12. … Continue reading

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Vermont Winter RenFaire 2020

@WinterRenaissanceFaire2020 So there you are in Vermont this weekend, and it’s cold, a nor’easter coming in, and you feel the need to do something evil.  Come do something Medieval at the Vermont Winter RenFaire.  I’ll be there, doing magic.  You … Continue reading

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On the Variability of Symbols

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
It’s always dangerous to assume that the meaning another person attaches to a word or a picture or a gesture is the same one that you do. Consider, for example, the hand sign…

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A Totally Disinterested Recommendation

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
(And if you believe that, I’ve got a bridge to sell you.) I just want to say that the latest episode of the No Story Is Sacred podcast — only coincidentally produced by…

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Tri-State Magic Auction

ANNUAL MAGIC AUCTION Sunday, April 19, 2020 BJ Hickman, MC and Auctioneer LOCATION-The Chill Function Hall 580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH It’s in the back of The Roundabout Restaurant and next door to the Holiday Inn Time: Sellers … Continue reading

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Dammit, CNN

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
How am I supposed to respect you as a news source if you can’t even get your grammar right? From this article: TV and film adaptations of dystopian literature has dominated recent popular…

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Somebody Else’s Train Wreck

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
As a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (a famously contentious organization that once took six months of vicious internal debate and a nonbinding poll of the membership to decide…

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Happy Holidays!

From December 25rd through January 1st all of our back-in-print E-books and stories will be half-off to free over at Smashwords.  Complete your collection!

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O Sing Unto the Lord

Music Institute Chorale Daniel Wallenberg, conductor Gergory Shifrin, pianist presents: O Sing Unto the Lord Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM $10 general admission Nicols Concert Hall 1490 Chicago Avenue Evanston, Illinois Music Institute of Chicago

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Nashua Winter Holiday Stroll

Come see the Granite State Magicians (including your handsome young friend, me) at the Holiday Stroll this Saturday, November 30th, in Nashua NH. We’re putting on a free magic show as part of the festivities at 30 Temple Street, Lower … Continue reading

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