[font:Arial Black]I paid Vick a buck for his secret of having "flashing" eyes while you performed.
The illustration that accompanied the trick show a turbaned young performer on stage looking at audience members a laser-like flashing emanating from each eyeball.
Sold!, sez me.
Several weeks later I received a rather thin envelope from The House of 1000 Mysteries containing instructions on how to go about cutting out two pieces of aluminum foil and attaching one of them to each eyelid with library paste.
Now there was FISM grade material and all for the price of one frog skin. Here is my take of this "trick' in 2009 A.D.