Riverboat Dandy: BioVlog 101 of 384

I’m with Bernelle Hansen sitting in the back row of the Lamb’s Players Theater, depressed about my five failures in a row.  Steve works his way to the back and takes a seat next to us. He heard about my contest and audition failures and says, “Rick, you have the skills and love cards, but…

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Table Talk 9

“Seated at my table again is Lori, karate Master John Douglas, stuntman Bobby Yerkes and writer-actress Kerry Jo. Can you all please share those crazy shuffling stories?”   “Yeah,” Jon, Lori says, “Growing up my brother would have me pretend to be a member of his audience. He would perform his magic tricks and card moves…

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Richard Wins on German TV

Richard on German TV

Richard Turner is a winner with the highest score voted by the audience on a German TV special called “Showdown of the World’s Greatest Magicians” hosted by the Ehrlich Brothers, Andreas and Chris.

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Texas Monthly Article on Richard Turner

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The renowned magazine of Texas culture, Texas Monthly, published an article by Andrew Roush called “Richard Turner’s Full House” in their October 2017 issue. You can read the article on their web site, too, and view the official trailer for “Dealt.” “One of the world’s greatest card sharks, true to the old legend about sharks,…

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Richard performs on Luis de Matos’s “IMPOSSIVEL”

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Richard Turner recently appeared as a guest on Luis De Matos’s television show ‘Impossivel” in Portugal, and here is the video! The program highlights the best magicians (and card mechanics) in the world. Standing in the video is Luis De Matos, and sitting to Richard’s right is Portuguese and Hollywood actor Joaquim de Almeda, and…

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“Dealt” Premiere Schedule

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The new film about Richard Turner’s life and career will be premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas, in March 2017. The film was selected from 973 feature documentary submissions in 2017. The Director is Luke Korem and the Screenwriters are Bradley Jackson and Luke Korem. Description: Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world’s…

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Richard Turner wins AMA Award

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Richard Turner has won the Close-Up Magician of the Year from The Academy of Magical Arts (AMA). The award was presented in Los Angeles on May 17, 2015. The AMA promotes the art of magic, encourages fellowship, and maintains the highest ethical standards. Their annual awards show is devoted to the promotion and development of magic, and the…

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Off-Ramp Interview with Richard Turner

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Meet Richard Turner: magician, expert card shark, and blind Off-Ramp’s Elyssa Dudley interviewed Richard last week and you can read the article, listen to the interview on KPCC 89.3 public radio, and see the great photography by Maya Sugarman in the web article. Off-Ramp is a weekly look at Southern California life covering news, arts…

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CONNED Clips

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CONNED is a spectacle of a showcase, a behind-the-scenes look into the world of con artistry provided by some of the best in the business. With a cast of four of the most world-renowned con specialists—Bob Arno, Richard Turner, Banachek and Todd Robbins—the show offers a rare glimpse into the art of the con.

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