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163: The podcast of illusion
October 05, 2016 Steve Davis

The Podcast of Illusion is all about the great traditions of circus entertainment. Why do most of us love illusion? I think it is because most of us don't believe it is possible and enjoy being surprised, again and again, as master illusionists play to our weaknesses and trick us time after time. I know I was expecting to crack the code of illusion at the Circus Of Illusion, but I didn't. The man behind the illusion is Michael Boyd, illusionist, and he joins us now ... well, he was here a second ago ... We also meet, Daniel Gorski (juggler), Duban Nickol (visual, comic clown), Elissa Cadwell (Aerialist), and Stephan Le Forestier (mime artist). We discuss The brashness of the name, Circus of ILLUSION Take home magic The history of illusion Two ways of watching magic Patience, persistance and precision - secret to juggling and life Steve's definition of mime: The art where the curtain is pulled back from the heart Also appearing in the podcast of illusion episode Michael Boyd and the Circus Of Illusion crew We hear about Gorge Road and the passing of Dave Flanagan In the musical pilgrimage, there are Secrets Up Our Sleeves The SA Drink Of The Week is a Teusner. In IS IT NEWS, Nigel tests us on And please consider becoming part of our podcast by joining our Inner Circle. It's an email list. Join it and you might get an email on a Sunday or Monday seeking question ideas, guest ideas and requests for other bits of feedback about YOUR podcast, The Adelaide Show. Email us directly and we'll add you to the list: podcast@theadelaideshow.com.au If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review in iTunes or other podcast sites. We'd greatly appreciate it.

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