Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Hole in the Head Review

For centuries rumors have blossomed: tales of gurus, shamans, mystics and the secret powers of the mysterious "Third Eye" have fascinated the populous. But, can the myth's reality actually be demonstrated? Now, Ben Harris brings this fantastic mystery to life—creating a unique, freaky and visually-arresting effect—one slick enough for even the most savvy of today's street-wise performers.

HOLE IN THE HEAD has been one of the art’s most closely guarded secrets of recent times—it has fooled, amused and delighted some of magic’s biggest names. Using no mirrors or reflective devices and no stooges, HOLE IN THE HEAD is a radical and visual NEW PLOT—an exciting piece of street-theatre that simply MUST be experienced live! What’s more, it’s 100% practical! This is a one person—do anywhere—illusion.

In effect, the performer gathers a crowd around himself in a brightly lit, sunny spot. Discussing the amazing legend, he offers to open his own “Third Eye” allowing the sun to shine right through his head. As this would be too dangerous to observe directly, he suggests that everyone focus attention on his shadow. After some concerted effort, a small blob of light appears in the centre of his shadow head. Amazingly, this blob of light then grows larger at his command. To prove that it is no mere optical illusion and that the light does indeed pass through his head, a spectator is asked to wave her hand behind the performer’s cranium. Incredibly, when she does this, the actions are reciprocated in the shadow head—her fingers are clearly visible in the shadow hole! THE CONCLUSION IS INESCAPABLE—THE SUN IS INDEED SHINING STRAIGHT THROUGH A HOLE IN THE PERFORMER’S HEAD! The process is now reversed and the hole slowly closed. YOU CAN PERFORM THIS STUNNER VIRTUALLY ANYWHERE THE SUN SHINES. Complete with bonus handlings and clever ideas by Paul Harris and Michael Weber. YOU CAN EVEN OPEN A SPECTATOR’S OWN “THIRD EYE”!

"Bravo! Mind expanding magic, in every sense of the word!” - MICHAEL AMMAR

"The rumors are true: Ben Harris does have a hole in his head. And it's surrounded by a brain filled with clever ideas, of which this one is delight." - MAX MAVEN

“Truly a wonderful thing... a totally original breakthrough plot.” - PAUL HARRIS

“...situational, astonishing and a devilishly clever piece of magic —the best effect I’ve seen in a long time!” - JOSHUA JAY

“Something that’s never been done before using a method that’s never been used before —very cool!” - RICHARD KAUFMAN

“Fooled me... you could probably start a religion with this!" - GARY KOSNITZKY

"Just remarkable, I love it!” - RICHARD OSTERLIND

Open your “Third Eye” and let the sun shine through!

Comes complete with 12 page booklet, DVD, and Optional Performance Prop.


The only thing that I find true of the above is that Michael Ammar, Max Maven, Paul Harris, Joshua Jay, Richard Kaufman, Gary Kosnitzky, and Richard Osterlind have already undergone lobotomies; this is nothing but a pure, unmitigated, and steaming heap of green, maggot-filled dogshit. Use your $20.00 and buy a hooker. You'll have better luck and more satisfaction.



Blogger Intensely Magic said...

Can you still find a $20 hooker?


7:50 PM  
Blogger MagicMafia said...


11:32 PM  
Blogger The Magic Utopian said...

Let me guess....this is being marketed to all of the street, street performers I mean.

10:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"have fascinated the populous"

That should be "have fascinated the populace"

11:02 AM  
Blogger MagicMafia said...

Thanks. I corrected the latter but am keeping this on in as it is the original text from the creator.

11:48 AM  
Blogger The Smiling Mule said...

I feel sorry for you that you just don`t appreciate the brilliance of this creation.

This is an effect for the SOPHISTICATED MAGICIAN.

I feel criticism is bad in magic.

Just some thoughts.



12:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Open your third eye?

More like "brown eye".

2:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's what I call the now classic Magic Crappe 'hype,sell and run' ploy. Hype it up on the boards prior to release, sell shitloads to all the gullible cone heads and then run like fuck when the bad reviews start coming out.

6:01 AM  

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