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Ellusionist’s Shift – Self-Bending Fork is Exciting!

Inside Magic Image of Shift - The Self Bending Fork from Ellusionist.comEllusionist’s new effect Shift: The Self-Bending Fork is incredible.

As a rule, we never get excited about anything, ever.

As regular or irregular readers of Inside Magic are aware, we are still paying the price for unrestrained enthusiasm but this post is not to dwell on our marriage to an allegedly “good” disembodied spirit we met whilst running an illegal Ouija Board ring just outside of Tijuana, Mexico.

Suffice to say our excitement blinded us to the obvious barriers of language and physical existence ending in more than six years of monthly payments to our former spouse via one of the few attorneys in the greater Tijuana metro who handles the annulment from fantasma novia.

We did become excited, however, twice at the recent IBM Convention in Dallas, Texas.  Given our Irish Catholic heritage, we were reluctant to drive to the hotel in our open-aired limousine so we took what some have called a taxi from the DFW airport.  It was less like a taxi and more like an extended, frustrating robbery.  It turns out the DFW is pretty far from the D.

The first moment of excitement came when we stopped by the Ellusionist Booth in the Dealers’ area.  It was nice to put faces with names and to touch people’s faces as we repeated their names over and over to ensure an accurate memory.
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