The History of Mystery

Richard Cohn has written on magic history for a variety of publications. His particular areas of expertise include conjurors involved in early cinema (Who Put the Magic in Movies?, SMPTE Journal); The Magic of Coney Island; The Magic of Brooklyn (Brooklyn Magicians in the Brooklyn Eagle Prior to 1903); and the History of Magic Shops, Manufacturers and Dealers. He has been featured in articles in The New York Times, New York Daily News, and The New York Sun.