That poster

Art, Effluvia, Television

In case you were wondering, that poster on the wall in the background at the end of this season's premier when Levitt was talking to Houston was an 1899 production by Strobridge Lithographic featuring the minor magician Zan Zig:

Zan Zig, courtesy of trialsanderrors

Zan Zig, courtesy of trialsanderrors

Last 5 posts by David



  1. James Pollock  •  Feb 5, 2013 @10:49 pm

    Huh? Is there a missing paragraph that explains what the heck this article is about?

  2. Grifter  •  Feb 6, 2013 @1:24 am

    I believe it's a TV show called Smash? But I used teh googles, so I might be wrong; I've never seen the show.

  3. David  •  Feb 6, 2013 @7:49 am

    Relax. Nothing wrong with a bit of mystery in life. ;)

  4. Dan Weber  •  Feb 6, 2013 @9:00 am

    Usually when I'm confused by a Popehat post and it feels like I walked into Act III of a play, it's authored by Patrick, and I just assume that it's part of the show.

  5. Bearman  •  Feb 6, 2013 @12:00 pm

    What show are we talking about?

  6. JB  •  Feb 6, 2013 @5:02 pm

    Zeppo pulled a rabbit out of a tiara?

  7. Pete  •  Feb 14, 2013 @5:35 pm

    Shoot. I guessed it was Blue Oyster Cult's Agents of Fortune album cover art from 1976.Öyster+Cult/Agents+of+Fortune