Fugitive Magician Sought

Declan McManus – Wanted

No, not the Declan McManus a/k/a Elvis
Costello.  The other Declan McManus.  The Declan McManus Jackson Hole
authorities are still trying to find. 

According to the police, this Declan McManus posed as a magician of
Irish heritage and swindled 237 people out of more than $100,000,
before vanishing last month. The police say he is “a reputed impostor,
fugitive and heartless grifter at work for more than a decade.”

We checked out his web site — really just a sparse Blogger .Com
page — to read more about the magician some call Declan McManus.

According to his own posting under the pseudonym “Spoonbender,” he
is beloved by the hoi-polloi around the world.  Most suspect to us was
a quote attributed to our hero Wolfman Jack.

We worked in radio for years and worshipped The Wolfman.  We
consider July 1, 1995 a solemn date marking the day Mr. Jack died of a
heart attack.

Continue reading “Have You Seen Declan McManus?” on Today’s Magic News ?

A Tip of the Fez to Jack Straw and Tim Ellis for the lead.

 

Declan McManus – Wanted

No, not the Declan McManus a/k/a Elvis
Costello.  The other Declan McManus.  The Declan McManus Jackson Hole
authorities are still trying to find. 

According to the police, this Declan McManus posed as a magician of
Irish heritage and swindled 237 people out of more than $100,000,
before vanishing last month. The police say he is “a reputed impostor,
fugitive and heartless grifter at work for more than a decade.”

We checked out his web site — really just a sparse Blogger .Com
page — to read more about the magician some call Declan McManus.

According to his own posting under the pseudonym “Spoonbender,” he
is beloved by the hoi-polloi around the world.  Most suspect to us was
a quote attributed to our hero Wolfman Jack.

We worked in radio for years and worshipped The Wolfman.  We
consider July 1, 1995 a solemn date marking the day Mr. Jack died of a
heart attack.

Continue reading “Have You Seen Declan McManus?” on Today’s Magic News ?

A Tip of the Fez to Jack Straw and Tim Ellis for the lead.

 

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