THE MAGIC OF JOE LANTIERE
THE MAGIC OF JOE LANTIERE
Updated July 1, 2013
Joe Lantiere has been doing magic for over 50 years. His first stage show was in 1969. He is a graduate of the prestigious Chevez School of Magic. He is a past-president of both local chapters of The International Brotherhood of Magicians (I.B.M. Ring # 59) and The Society of American Magicians (S.A.M. Assembly #29, which he co-founded in 1982). In 2009, he was made DEAN of Assembly # 29. In the I.B.M., he is a member of the ORDER OF MERLIN, Shield Level.
He was the first place winner of the New England Close-Up Magic Competition held in Worchester, MA in 1983, and is the recipient of many local magic awards and honors. He has given magic lectures on many topics.
He has been performing as "Joseph Potter, Colonial American Magician" since 2006.
He performed as "Mister Miracle the Wizard" for over 30 years.
He has been doing Tarot Readings for more than 25 years.
In 1991, he was one of the 4 Founding Fathers of The Inner Circle of Bizarre Magick ("ICBM"). He left the "ICBM" in 2003 and now rarely performs his Bizarre Magick act.
- Springboards of Superstition (1990)
- Witchcraft's History Outline (1990)
- The Magician's Wand: An Illustrated History (1990)
- Professional Tarot Reading Secrets (1992)
- The Journal of T.H.O.T.H. (1995)
- The Avery Memorial Association: 100 Years of History (2001)
- The Magician's Wand: A History of Mystical Rods of Power (2004)
- The Walk-Around Wizard (June 2005)
- Chromoclipmancy (July 2005)
- MA'AT - Magick And Arcane Thoughts (August 2005)
- Bizarre Magick, Sicilian Style (September 2005)
- The Colonial American Magician (2007)
- Springboards of Superstition: A Magician's Guide (April 2008)
- The Moses Avery Journals (May 2008)
- Lipmancy: Lipstick Imprint Reading for Psychic Entertainers (October 2008)
- Secrets From The Shadows (1994 - 1998)
- Magick is Strange (August 2006; he wrote, played & sang the songs)
His articles have appeared in the following magical publications:
- Arcanum (periodical)
- The Altar Flame(periodical)
- Behind the Smoke and Mirrors (periodical)
- Crypt's Quarterly Crier (periodical)
- Genii (periodical)
- The Magic Menu (periodical)
- The Mystery School (book by Jeff McBride)
- M-U-M (periodical of the Society of American Magicians)
- Jeff McBride's Secret Arts Journal (on-line periodical)
- Vibrations (periodical of the Psychic Entertainer's Association)
- The Wiccan Read (periodical)
Joe is also an accomplished musician and a Master Mason (32nd Degree). In the past, he has been a Justice of the Peace, a member of Mensa (the High-IQ Society), the Inner Circle of Bizarre Magick and the Psychic Entertainers Association. Joe has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and is a Purchasing Manager.
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