Tony Gangi unlocks the secrets of Carny Sideshows
October 23, 2010
Don’t try this at home, folks! Tony Gangi unlocks the science and demonstrates the skills of midway magic in Carny Sideshows: Weird Wonders of the Midway (Citadel Press, ISBN 9780806531342, March 2010, $14.95). Tony attended Coney Island’s Sideshow School, where students learn to swallow swords, and eat fire, along with other useful skills. Tonight, he’ll show you some of what he’s learned from the masters, and reveal some secrets along the way. Warning: some of the material in this presentation may be too intense for small children!