Posts Tagged
“illusion”

The Cruelest of Words

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

The other day I was at a strolling engagement. If you’re not familiar with strolling magic, it’s where the magician mingles with the crowd and performs small illusions that happen in the spectators hands.

I just finished one of my favorite pieces. Jaws dropped and eyes popped. It’s one of those moments where everyone is too stunned to speak for a couple seconds because they can’t believe what just happened!

Afterward one woman turned to a young child and said “It’s just a trick. There’s no real magic in the world!”

That statement broke my heart.
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Fushigi Ball Secrets Revealed!

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Image of woman contact juggling. Commonly known a Fushigi Ball.
Image by pamramsey licensed under Creative Commons.

Recently there’s been a lot of buzz about the Fushigi Ball. It’s a super hot Christmas item. Since we’re in the most expensive season of the year, I figured I’d do my part to help out.

The Fushigi ball is not a scam, but I do feel it’s a bit misrepresented. My goal here is to help you understand what you’re buying before making a decision.

The commercial is filled with people talking about how easy it is to do! You’d be forgiven for believing that the ball is somehow doing all the work for you. This is definitely not the case…
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