"TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

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"TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Q. Kumber » March 27th, 2015, 11:20 am

It may not be apparent to non-UK readers of this forum but this is the funniest thing I've seen in ages.

http://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/celeb ... 38337.html

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 27th, 2015, 11:37 am

From that article "When people watch magic now, because of their cynicism, everyone wants to see it live. It’s all about giving people the opportunity to witness the magic in front of their faces." I think he's got it right.

Was hoping there'd be a "yeah and you killed it" response though.
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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Brad Henderson » March 27th, 2015, 12:06 pm

from talking with people who worked with Dynamo on his special, he is incapable of replicating most
of the magic he features on TV in a live setting, no retakes.

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby mrgoat » March 27th, 2015, 12:09 pm

Q. Kumber wrote:It may not be apparent to non-UK readers of this forum but this is the funniest thing I've seen in ages.

http://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/celeb ... 38337.html


That's hilarious.

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Q. Kumber » March 27th, 2015, 12:56 pm

The best comment I've seen on Facebook comes from Chris Piercy: "Regardless of the article, that is a desperately poor card spring."

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Aaron Sterling » March 27th, 2015, 5:06 pm

Didn't Mind Games perform well? I haven't seen it, but the reviews I've read have been positive.

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 27th, 2015, 6:03 pm

What a silly comment about the springing of the cards. That's entirely due to the second at which the photo was taken. If you have a problem with Dynamo's springing of the card, talk to the photographer!
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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Q. Kumber » March 27th, 2015, 9:01 pm

The most relevant Facebook comment comes from Dwayne Andrew: "As a street performer, I love these shows, I have never seen one but they have definitely made me a lot if money."

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Leo Garet » March 28th, 2015, 9:39 am

Must be me, it usually is, but I thought the card spring comment was amusing.
In my experience, which is not vast, jokes are usually a little bit silly. And often don't make much sense if they're analysed. ;)

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Brad Jeffers » March 28th, 2015, 3:47 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:What a silly comment about the springing of the cards. That's entirely due to the second at which the photo was taken. If you have a problem with Dynamo's springing of the card, talk to the photographer!


I'm surprised that - in order to ensure getting a good photo - he didn't resort to using one of these ...

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby mrgoat » March 28th, 2015, 6:52 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:What a silly comment about the springing of the cards. That's entirely due to the second at which the photo was taken. If you have a problem with Dynamo's springing of the card, talk to the photographer!


Did you see the picture?

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Postby Richard Kaufman » March 28th, 2015, 9:02 pm

Yes, I would not have commented on the photo without seeing it.
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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Matthew Field » March 29th, 2015, 3:29 am

I've met Dynamo, and like him. But his comment is a defensive one, to explain why he's moving from TV to the stage.

He has helped make magic in the UK a hot item, and for this he deserves our gratitude.

Remember, he's basically just a kid.

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Re: "TV Magic is Dead," declares Dynamo

Postby Brad Henderson » March 29th, 2015, 11:17 am

it seems he is blaming the public for his Inability to convey that his magic does not rely on camera tricks and stooges.


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