NEMCON 39 HONOREE
If you need some information about magic you can’t find, Joe Lantiere is the guy to ask, he is like an encyclopedia of magic knowledge and always willing to help anyone anytime.
Joe Lantiere has been doing magic for over 60 years. His first stage show was in 1969. He is a graduate of the prestigious Chavez School of Magic and he was a first-place winner of the New England Close-Up Magic Competition in 1981. A recipient of many local magic awards and honors, he is a past president of both IBM Ring # 59 and SAM Assembly #29, which he co-founded in 1981 and currently serves as its Dean.
Joe had a weekly television show in 1981, "Mister Miracle's World of Magic" on a local access station. He was also the owner of Olde World Magick, a mail order company for magician's books & supplies.
Joe has an encyclopedic knowledge of magic and its allied arts and has given lectures on stage lighting,
close-up magic, ventriloquism, escape magic, tarot reading, and many other topics.
A published author, books Joe has written include Springboards of Superstition, The Magician's Wand:
An Illustrated History, Professional Tarot Reading Secrets, among others.
We are proud to have Joe Lantiere as the NEMCON 39 Honoree.