then why dont we bash Blaine, or Cyril, or Allan Ackerman, or Paul Harris, or any of those magicians who are better?
Blaine does get bashed. All the time. People were beginning to bash Cyril not too long ago. Ackerman and Paul Harris aren't on tv or in the public eye. People have a tendency to turn on anything or anyone that makes it big. Blaine is a decent magician, nothing more, and gained a huge following after his first special. After that, the novelty wore off and people, usually online, began bashing unmercifully. Cyril is only well known to people that go looking for him online. Which means only magicians. Since no one is coming to magicians mentioning Cyril, he's still the magicians' secret treasure, so to speak. If Cyril was on tv in America, I guarantee everyone would be screaming camera tricks. I guarantee it, because I have no idea how he pushes a hamburger into a picture. That's why. Cyril does some amazing stuff that many here could only explain as camera tricks. He would get the same heat for making it harder for average magicians to do the bigger stuff. Ackerman and Paul Harris? Who are they, oh wait, they're the guys that have never been in the public eye. No one knows who they are outside of the magician scene. That's like me mentioning Earnie Earick to many of you. Most of you don't know who he is. Try this example. Go to your next magic meeting and mention "Exodus." Unless they're on here, no one knows who I am. It's the same thing.