Review of “Extreme Brain Damage” by Andrew Mayne

When I first saw this, it reminded me of a cross between the classic  sword box and Mac King’s “Vanishing Head” effect he does in his comedy magic show. And I was right, Andrew credits the sword box as his intial inspiration.

It is a very practical illusion and like all of Andrew’s illusions; are vey easy to put together and affordable. A picture says a thousand words, so the effect can be sumed up in the graphic on the DVD.

I don’t know what else there is to say except, it is a typical of Andrew Mayne’s designs – practical, affordable and decent in effect but not ground breaking spectacular. It will not get you booked into a top casino showroom or corporate event but will be a great addition for a mall, community or college show. I would not recommend to do this for exclusively kids shows as they might go home and try to imitate the illusion with bad results.

His thinking behind the illusion is sound. His use of the paper bag and umbrellas are common items that the audience can identify with. The umbrellas themselves are used because they look like they take up more space than they actually do. This same thinking was applied to his “Voodoo Box” illusion previously released.

Recommeded if you like Andrew Mayne’s stuff and are a budding illusionist. 4 out of 5 stars

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