The guests who come to Miracles at Midnight always dazzle me. The show has been running for less than two years, but has apparently been whispered about into the right people’s ears. Russian oligarchs, Saudi royals, tech billionaires, and philanthropists have all visited me for an unforgettable night of magic. The Miracles at Midnight audience is limited to only twenty guests. And for that reason, they get to know each other well during the evening. The show has transformed into a networking opportunity for high net-worth individuals.
Guests to Miracles at Midnight usually dress to the hilt, and that extends to their jewelry. If you know me, you know I’m a watch fanatic. Last weekend I was impressed by a very handsome watch worn by a gentleman in the front row. Since we were in such close proximity, I could see the watch peeking out from his sleeve cuff. After the show he allowed me to examine it – an A. Lange & Sohne Zeitwork. I’ve long been an admirer of this German watchmaker, but had never seen a watch quite like this.
The famous French magician Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin started out as a clockmaker, and became a magician. I think I’m going in the opposite direction. At Chamber Magic last weekend, a lovely couple sat in the front row, and the husband was wearing this wristwatch. I actually stopped the show for a moment so I could […]
I love watches. Especially unusual ones. The first quirky watch I acquired has only one hand, yet you could always tell the exact time. (The entire watch dial rotated in the rear to indicate the hour, while the single hand pointed to the minute.) Over time, I’ve become a watch fanatic, and now have a […]