News About Richard

Richard Becomes Sixth Degree Black Belt

By Richard | December 3, 2009

In November 2009, under Grand Master John Murphy and Senior Master John Douglas, Richard Turner received his Master ranking Sixth Degree Black Belt in the Wa Do Kai system, a Japanese hard style karate. In the martial arts world. Mister Turner is now Master Turner.

Re-Deal Available on Bookshare

By Richard | November 17, 2009

Bookshare provides digital versions of print books for people with visual impairments, physical disabilities, and/or learning disabilities. Richard is pleased to make Re-Deal: A Time-Travel Thriller available on Bookshare so anyone with print disabilities can enjoy his story using text-to-speech or other adaptive technology.

Supporting Our Troops with Free Books: Operation EBook Drop

By Richard | October 27, 2009

I’m a big supporter of our troops, so when I heard about Operation EBook Drop, I signed up to be part of the project. When author Ed Patterson met a deployed soldier online, he learned that the soldier couldn’t download books from Amazon to his Kindle because the Whispernet service doesn’t work in Iraq. Ed gave the soldier…

John Walton Faro World Record

By Richard | September 2, 2009

John Walton is my friend and partner in producing the Gold Seal Bicycle Playing Cards. On August 14, 2009, at the Magic Castle, using the Gold Seal Bikes, John broke the Guinness world’s record of perfect faro shuffles in a row.  If you miss you’re done—you can’t start over. This adds pressure and requires unbelievable concentration. The old…

Listen to Richard’s Interview

By Richard | August 27, 2009

Richard was interviewed by Telluride Inside … and Out in advance of his performance at the Sheridan Opera House in Telluride. Listen to the podcast of the interview: Card Expert Richard Turner Performs Live at Sheridan Opera House interviewed by Eileen Burns

It’s a Car, It’s a Boat … It’s Amphi-Car!

By Richard | May 27, 2009

Friend John Walton takes Kim and Richard Turner for a spin on the water in his amphi-car.

Miss Guided and Richard Turner Interviewed

By Richard | March 31, 2009

Miss Guided was interviewed recently at A Writer’s Words, An Editor’s Eye. She shared a little about the characters in Re-Deal: A Time-Travel Thriller and explained what it means to travel out of time. Then she got so excited when responding to a comment that she drug Richard Turner along with her to carry on a…

Photo Gallery from Doug Gorman

By Richard | January 18, 2009

Richard’s fellow magician, friend, and biographer Doug Gorman shared the following photos:

Richard with Dai Vernon

By Richard | January 12, 2009

Richard with Juan Tamariz in Madrid

By Richard | January 1, 2009

Richard and Asa Spades Turner enjoyed time in Madrid with Juan Tamariz in March 2008. Enjoy the experience in the photos below.