In early 2012, magician and illusion designer Franz Harary presented the début of a new version of the Standing Sawing, which he christened "Slice-Her", in a special performance in Los Angeles, attended by both magicians and the media. The illusion uses a framework very similar in appearance to that used for the Assistant's Revenge illusion, except that the upper and lower stocks used to restrain the assistant's neck, wrists and ankles are open-fronted, and the waist stock is wider and designed to accept a pair of divider blades.
Seems even award-winning pop stars aren’t safe from embarrassing parents. Taylor Swift’s mom Andrea Swift presented her daughter with a Milestone Award at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards and managed to slip a funny anecdote into her otherwise heartwarming speech.
Andrea mentioned that she and the rest of her family are sometimes the inspiration for Taylor’s songs, as was the case with a song Taylor wrote when she was just 17. “Her dad and I strongly disapproved of a certain...
Nice to meet you, where you been?
I could show you incredible things
Magic, madness, heaven sin
Saw you there and I thought
Oh my God, look at that face
You look like my next mistake
Love's a game, want to play?
New money, suit and tie
I can read you like a magazine
Ain't it funny, rumors, lie
And I know you heard about me
So hey, let's be friends
I'm dying to see how this one ends
Grab your passport and my hand