“Pain proof” is a classic sideshow term for acts and performers that demonstrate excruciating feats of mind over matter. Examples of pain proof acts include bed of nails, human pincushion, blade ladder, human dartboard, and glass walking. The idea is to convince the audience that the performer is impervious to pain or alternatively that the … Read morePain Proof Provocateur: Do I feel pain?
I’m excited to announce that I am a featured performer for the 4th annual Rubber Ball USA, April 26th & 27th in Minneapolis. “Rubber Ball USA is an unrepentant celebration of fetish culture featuring internationally-renowned performers, models, and fashion designers. Debauchery meets elegance as we fill the Historic Concord Exchange with the most provocative fetish … Read moreRubber Ball USA
Approx. 2,000 B.C. – Sword swallowing was developed in India by fakirs and holy men as a display of their seemingly super human abilities and spiritual endowments. At this time, the Middle Kingdom was being established in Egypt, the elephant was being tamed in the Indus civilization, and horses, bronze, & alcohol arrived to Britain. … Read moreSword Swallowing: The Deadliest Art
This Valentine weekend you can catch me in Tulsa, OK for the Starbird Car Show! I will be sword swallowing and performing fire shows Friday 2/15 through Sunday 2/17. Additional festivities for the car show include live music, an action arena with flamethrowers, burn outs, and indoor “hooning”, mini bike drag races, soap box derbies, … Read moreStarbird Car Show
2018 has been a fantastic year full of growth and fun surprises. 2019 shows no signs of slowing down with performances at Starbird Car Show (Tulsa, OK), Steampunk Weekend (Hannibal, MO), Rubber Ball USA (Minneapolis, MN), Lupulin Carnival (St. Louis), and Motoblot (Chicago) all with in the 1st half of the year. In addition to … Read moreNo Resolutions Necessary
Behind the scenes with Upstop Media at Motoworks Chicago. Shot by Megan Blackmon Check out my new fire and angle grinder promo video, featuring the song “(She Is) Made of Fire ” by Control Alt Deus. Cinematography by Scott Schaffer of Upstop Media. Edited by Jason Kaplan. Creative assistance and behind the scenes photos by Megan Blackmon with fire safety provided by Colin … Read moreNEW Fire Promo: She Is Made of Fire!