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The Napoleons

Where can a magician practice the basics of our art without worrying the inevitable exposure of the unpracticed tricks to human audiences? We used to say that we didn?t know. 

Then the Edmonton Sun?s Steve Tilley reviewed the latest television shows in Japan.  Just as we are unable to get the latest and greatest computer products for a year after they debut in Japan, non-Japanese magicians are denied access to the type of practice audiences they deserve.

Magician Versus Monkeys, Happy Happy Fun! – Well, this seems perfectly obvious: a show where a magician goes to a zoo and fools monkeys with sleight-of-hand tricks. Like putting a grape in his fist, and then when the hungry little capuchin pries the guy’s hand open – it’s gone! Oh no, look who’s the monkey now, you, uh, monkey!

Just in case I didn’t make it perfectly clear, let’s say it again: He’s fooling MONKEYS with his magic tricks. How low on the magician’s scale do you have to slide before you get the job as the guy who GOES TO THE ZOO AND DOES MAGIC TRICKS FOR MONKEYS? “Yeah, the birthday party thing wasn’t working out because the six-year-olds kept on figuring out that the rabbit was actually in a box beneath the hat. But wait’ll you see my NEW gig!”

Read the full article here.

 

The Napoleons

Where can a magician practice the basics of our art without worrying the inevitable exposure of the unpracticed tricks to human audiences? We used to say that we didn?t know. 

Then the Edmonton Sun?s Steve Tilley reviewed the latest television shows in Japan.  Just as we are unable to get the latest and greatest computer products for a year after they debut in Japan, non-Japanese magicians are denied access to the type of practice audiences they deserve.

Magician Versus Monkeys, Happy Happy Fun! – Well, this seems perfectly obvious: a show where a magician goes to a zoo and fools monkeys with sleight-of-hand tricks. Like putting a grape in his fist, and then when the hungry little capuchin pries the guy’s hand open – it’s gone! Oh no, look who’s the monkey now, you, uh, monkey!

Just in case I didn’t make it perfectly clear, let’s say it again: He’s fooling MONKEYS with his magic tricks. How low on the magician’s scale do you have to slide before you get the job as the guy who GOES TO THE ZOO AND DOES MAGIC TRICKS FOR MONKEYS? “Yeah, the birthday party thing wasn’t working out because the six-year-olds kept on figuring out that the rabbit was actually in a box beneath the hat. But wait’ll you see my NEW gig!”

Read the full article here.

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