"To me, Clark Kent in a phone booth and Houdini in a packing crate, they were one and the same thing," he would learnedly expound at WonderCon or Angoulême or to the editor of The Comics Journal . "You weren't the same person when you came out as when you went in."
Houdini used to pull rabbits out of a hat, but he never tried to make a living out of selling them when he had pulled them out of the hattommy douglas
Form is a straitjacket in the way that a straitjacket was a straitjacket for Houdini.paul muldoon
As long as you can Houdini your way out of the Sisyphean constraints then originality happens.david mitchell
I'm a leader in an industry that misdirected your attention with the dexterity of Harry Houdini while sending hundreds of thousands of our bravest young men and women off to war without due diligence .