Posts Tagged pressure
OK, so I wanted to name this post with just one word, but I guess I’m not creative or clever enough. It is really funny though to see the current trend of people naming tricks they publish using just one word.
So what do we have? Pressure. Thread. Stigmata. Sinful… Look no further than those who have work on Theory11. It seems to be an epidemic that’s effected everyone including even the likes of Jay Sankey! “Poor guy” has tricks called Insider, Lockdown, Descendant, Dough and Earplugs. All. One. Word. Each.
I wonder what it is. It does seem to create a feeling of mystery and intrigue, both very interesting traits to a magician. Could we be helpless against their power? I know that I own more than a few of these one-word-tricks.
Perhaps you’re not cool enough if you haven’t put one of these out. Better yet, your coolness factor goes up a notch if you release more than one! Look at Wayne Houchin and Danny Garcia. They have multiple ones out and look how cool they are! I guess the race is on to see who can turn their coolness up to T11. Wayne and Danny are head-to-head with Mr. Sankey hot on their heels! Go! Go! Go! (My money is on Wayne.)
Now if only I could come up with that one-word-title for this post…
I’d like to add a little magician humor to my blog just to keep things light and fun every once in a while. Thus begins “Stuff Magicians Like.” In the advent of this new humorous category, I thought it would be appropriate to make the first post about bandwagons.
Magicians like bandwagons. It could be anything. If one magician comes up with a great idea, there will be at least a baker’s dozen lining up to join in. Look at some of the tricks that have come out recently. The following tricks currently have a nice bandwagon going on: Pressure, Extreme Burn, and !Warning.
I have to admit that I, myself, am guilty of jumping on some of the existing bandwagons. I’m not saying that they’re a bad thing. After all, I’m sure that certain genres of magic have come about because of a bandwagon or two. Rubber band magic comes to mind for some reason. (No pun intended.)
So, whatever your preference, either go find one to jump on or sit on the sidelines and watch others jump on and have fun!
Look at me, I jumped on the “Stuff [Interchangable Subject] Like” bandwagon!