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Thread by Wayne Houchin - DVD
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From magician Wayne Houchin - a founding member of Theory 11 and creator of Sinful (Quarter Through Soda Can), Stigmata, Indecent, Ultragaff and Control - comes THREAD, an effect during which a length of thread is seemingly pulled through the performer's mouth and out of his eye.

In 2000, Wayne Houchin created an effect that would become his opener for the better part of the next decade. The concept was strange yet exciting. Raw, visual, and striking in its simplicity. Four years later, WH was brought in to consult on a groundbreaking new project: the first weekly magic television series in 40 years. A&E's Mindfreak went on to become a worldwide success and WH's THREAD has become one of the most talked about and sought after effects from the series.

THREAD is intended for the serious performer only. On this DVD WH performs and reveals The Geek Method - the exact method and presentation he has used to open his performances for almost a decade. He then teaches The Sleight Method, which is based entirely in sleight of hand and can be performed safely.

* Featuring The Geek Method + The Sleight Method

* Learn the classic Gypsy Broken And Restored Thread

* Live Performances | Special Features | Interviews | Director's Cut

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3 of 4 magicians found the following review helpful:
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 17th, 2015
(This review is for Card Warp: A Twisted Experience)
THIS IS FOR CARD WARP. This is a Magic Makers version of the 2 folded cards where the inside card somehow suddenly shows both the face and back at the same time. There are no warped cards(as in the picture, requires regular cards) and no "upside down" or "every which way" or "travel through the time machine" or even any warping and I think their false claims for this trick are sickening. I have been doing this trick for many years and think the handling shown in this DVD is awkward, dirty and not as mysterious as it should be and the routine is just boring. This can be a good trick but not from this DVD.
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2 of 3 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 22nd, 2011
There are 2 methods that Wayne reveals.
The sleight method
The geek method

The geek version is probably how you think it would be done, but it is EXTREMELY uncomfortable. Perhaps, I just have to small of an eye pocket. The geek method almost damaged my eye, and I was always in pain pulling it out of my eye.

The sleight method is nice, but I am the kind of guy who likes close-up magic with no one trying to examine everything.

For me, this trick was not worth the money, but to others it may be worth is since he does do a "cut and restore" of a thread as well as the main trick, but I was confused on the "cut and restore." It wasn't clear TO ME, but it could be to you. I would say buying this is a risk to your wallet. I also never write reviews so that should tell you something.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 22nd, 2012
I've been performing the geek method of this for quite some time now and it is nothing short of astonishing for any audience. Takes some chutzbah to do, but once you get used to the sensation, it's really not that bad.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 1st, 2012
I love all of Wayne Houchin's effects. I picked this dvd up at one of his lectures here and I gotta say, I am a huge fan of the trick! It's gross and awesome at the same time!

You learn what is called the "geek method" in which you really do pull the thread out of your eye, this will take some practice as it will feel uncomfortable and even painful at times but with practice, the pain goes away and feels normal.

You also learn a sleight of hand method which creates the illusion that you are pulling it out but you're really not, no pain in this one.

As well as that, you learn the classic broken and restored Gypsy thread effect! Great trick by the way!

If you like this kind of gross magic, get this, you will not be disappointing!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 26th, 2013
Because of my genetics, I could not perform the geek method because of the way my eyelid is. The sleight method is not as convincing in my opinion. If you have the correct genetics for this, I highly recommend it!
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