When All Else Fails... Mic Check.
The morality of TV magic's infamous method
Even I feel a bit odd writing this… when all else fails, mic check.
Many years ago, we were shooting on location with a magician who had never performed on TV. About one minute into their performance to three contributors within a busier location, the magician dropped the gimmick onto the floor. They were seemingly unaware, and I instantly knew we could…