29 October 2018

David Johnston in The Chronicle Herald

From the October 19th article "Halifax magician meets childhood hero, the man behind Big Bird" by Tim Arsenault in The ChronicleHerald:
David Johnston, a full-time Halifax-based magician, discovered last weekend that he had more in common with a childhood idol than he imagined.

Johnston, who performs as the Amazing Mr. J., made a road trip to Ontario for the chance to meet puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who has played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street from its inception in 1969.

Spinney was a guest at Hamilton Comic Con for what was billed as his final appearance in Canada, and Johnston said he got to spend some quality time with the performer.

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