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Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 08-01-05, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,502
Posted By Todd
I perform a (sort of) contortion bit on a...

I perform a (sort of) contortion bit on a renegade rolling globe. When I was learing the globe, I filled it with sand to slow it down, and it worked great. It give a solid center of gravity. It works...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 07-23-05, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,391
Posted By Todd
I've been there over the last three years( the...

I've been there over the last three years( the Daring Devilinis), and quite frankly we NEVER perfrom in the park by the fountan. We always work the area in front of Bath and Body works. We act nice...
Forum: ITEMS WANTED 04-03-03, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,184
Posted By Todd
Post Buy Hovey Burgess's book circus techniques. There...

Buy Hovey Burgess's book circus techniques. There is a great section on static trap. Then got to Hope Depot and but the stuff. You can get evrything you need to put one together yourself there. If...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 04-03-03, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,783
Posted By Todd
Post There may be other ideas out there, but I think...

There may be other ideas out there, but I think Peters is the best.
The mid show hat propt as well as any humor you can get out of getting and using the money is great.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 03-15-03, 12:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,051
Posted By Todd
Post Wow Scot and Butterflyman, those kid lines at the...

Wow Scot and Butterflyman, those kid lines at the top of this thread are great!
Very funny stuff. Thanks for posting so many.
One thing I've seen done by a performer I know is if one kid is being...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 11-16-02, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,804
Posted By Todd
Post Sorry for the heated tone of my last post. I...

Sorry for the heated tone of my last post. I started to write it in reaction to Jims comment of

"Neither one has any business doing the other."
I looked at his post again and realized he's...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 11-16-02, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,804
Posted By Todd
Post Why not do both. I'm an actor who juggles, and...

Why not do both.
I'm an actor who juggles, and does diabolo, and walks a tight wire and eats fire, and a bunch of other stuff, as well as some busking and ren fests.
Just because you do one...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-29-02, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Todd
Post I dont know if this will help at all, but I think...

I dont know if this will help at all, but I think it is a good way to get the brain moving to coming up with something that fits you and what you want to do. This is not original to me, but it was...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 06-11-02, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,578
Posted By Todd
Post I've tried the clock idea, and it really works...

I've tried the clock idea, and it really works well in a place that is set up, or freindly to street performers. Places where people can expect to see a street act. Church Street when it still...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 06-10-02, 06:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,578
Posted By Todd
Post I like to start by yelling "Hey all you...

I like to start by yelling
"Hey all you suck-holes drag your trailer park asses over here. Drop your plastic silver-wear, put your false teeth in and see a show!!!!"
Never really works well though....
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 05-22-02, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,559
Posted By Todd
Post I saw you and you looked great man. Good for you....

I saw you and you looked great man. Good for you. After you was Natily Portman (totally mis-spelled. the chick for the new Star Wars movie) she said she thought you were cute. Honest. Then they cut...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-22-02, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,633
Posted By Todd
Post I've been doing a couple of one foot rolla bolla...

I've been doing a couple of one foot rolla bolla tricks for a few years, and what I find helpfull is riding the board like was said earlyer, with the foot over the tube, but I turn sideways so I'm...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-18-02, 09:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Post Hey, I have not see Jeff in 2 years. Our...

Hey,

I have not see Jeff in 2 years. Our paths (shows) have not crossed in a while. Your best bet would be to call the office of whatever show he is currently doing and have them pass off a...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-18-02, 07:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Post Actually Fire-girl, you should talk to Frack...

Actually Fire-girl, you should talk to Frack about the sword-swallowing thing. I've had some great discussions with him on the topic and he has a great method for learning the stunt. You really...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-17-02, 12:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Post I've learned alot from Steve Rigatz on the nature...

I've learned alot from Steve Rigatz on the nature of Net forums, and so I usually limit myself to 2 replies to a given topic, but I just had to ring in one last time.

Hive Queen, nicely said.
...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-15-02, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Post Martin rocks. On the other side of this, Eric,...

Martin rocks.
On the other side of this, Eric, I'm not mad.
What I do want to point out is that because this is a forum the ideas that get posted here are, for the most part, an informal debate....
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-15-02, 01:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Ass Ok Eric, first off if you dont mean to offend,...

Ok Eric, first off if you dont mean to offend, then a little lesson in net kindness, dont start off your post with "bunch of hooey".

Sure you take hurts etc, in doing danger stunts, but...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-14-02, 07:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,574
Posted By Todd
Post Ok, here is the best advice I've ever gotten on...

Ok, here is the best advice I've ever gotten on the whole walking on glass thing.
(Pyros advice dovetails very well with this)
I got it form Jerry "Ras Poppa" who has been a...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 05-07-02, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,942
Posted By Todd
Post Good for you Jim. Sure love your audience, but...

Good for you Jim.
Sure love your audience, but if you deeply feel they are ugly, don't lie to them and tell them "You are a great group." Audiences can smell the stink of the lie. Be real, heck it's...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 05-06-02, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,898
Posted By Todd
Post With the greatest of respect Sean, my post was to...

With the greatest of respect Sean, my post was to counter the miss information of your first post on this subject.I find that statements such as "the most deadly of sideshow skills" and "if you muck...
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 05-02-02, 12:25 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 121,285
Posted By Todd
Post Martin, does she go by the name Miss Behave? I...

Martin, does she go by the name Miss Behave? I had a breif email exchange with a Miss Behave. I was trying to hook her up with a sword maker here in the states that I know does good work and has...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 05-02-02, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,194
Posted By Todd
Post Call SHadowbox today. I think they still have...

Call SHadowbox today.
I think they still have some weekends open. I'll be doing a weekend or two for them this summer. Martin is right, its not a bad gig and they pay well. I did the gig the first...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 04-30-02, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,898
Posted By Todd
Post A couple of things I have found with this trick. ...

A couple of things I have found with this trick.
First off I have to totally disagree with Sean. You cant muck this one up. Either you slide it into your sinus or you dont. There are no two ways...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 04-27-02, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,176
Posted By Todd
Post Thanks Eric. Actually your great post gave me the...

Thanks Eric. Actually your great post gave me the impulse to write a follow-up. I'm actually just a busy body who can't resist putting my nose into everything.

Todd
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 04-26-02, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,176
Posted By Todd
Post I also have to repectfully dissagree with the...

I also have to repectfully dissagree with the good Dr. While he may be right in thinking that longer sets get you into deminishing returns, I find that when you foucus on the cash/hats/bottom-line,...
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