Archive for the 'Escape' Category

The Wizard Of Odd Meets The Washing Machine Man

Posted by Michael on September 6th, 2018

Wizard of Odd TV, a web series focusing on some of the world’s more unique performers, turned their attention to Rick Maisel, the only escape artist around who pits himself versus a full functioning front loading washing machine. He is, by the way, also a multiple world record holder and we think he currently has the highest upside down straightjacket escape record David DaVinci is planning to challenge soon.

Christian Wedoy Holds His Breath For How Long?

Posted by Michael on August 28th, 2018

Okay, here’s a fun little challenge to end the day. One, two, three… HOLD YOUR BREATH! Norway’s Christian Wedoy is going to hold his for almost eight minutes! How long can you last?

We’ve featured Christian in the past, but only holding his breath for a measly four minutes.

Scott Xavier Escapes Straight Jacket Over Paradise Lake

Posted by Michael on August 23rd, 2018

Scott Xavier posted this new video of his straight jacket escape while on a small floating platform in the middle of Paradise Lake at Idlewild, Michigan.

Will Lord Nil Escape To The Next Round Of AGT?

Posted by Michael on August 15th, 2018

Lord Nil returned to the America’s Got Talent stage last night in the first of the live shows. Continuing with his use of animals, he this time combined a water tank with a separate escape as his fiancĂ© dangled over rattlesnakes. Tune in to NBC tonight to see if he, and fellow magician Shin Lim, continue to the next round.

AGT Leaked Video: Lord Nil Escape Act

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2018

Once again the officially “leaked” video from this week’s America’s Got Talent features magic. Lord Nil performs a dangerous escape act with alligators! Tune in Tuesday night on NBC to see if he goes on to the live shows.

Dorothy Dietrich With Tom Snyder

Posted by Michael on June 20th, 2018

We mentioned Dorothy Dietrich earlier today because she inspired a new young adult novel… But here is a look at Dorothy on Tom Snyder’s Tomorrow back sometime between ’73 and ’82 when that was NBC’s late night programming.

Christian Wedoy’s Breath Holding Stunt

Posted by Michael on June 18th, 2018

We are going to close the day with a little escape artistry… or is it escapistry? I am not sure. I am sure, though, this is Christian Wedoy. He’s an illusionist, escape artist and free diver from Norway, so it should not come as any surprise he is going to hold is breath for about four solid minutes during this clip!