It’s a pretty common joke that you would never play poker with a card magician. But in the case of Nash Fung, you probably wouldn’t want to square off with him across the Jenga table. The Seattle magician recently shared a video where he assembles a gravity-defying sculpture creation from a few playing cards, a straw, and a Coke bottle. You know, just an average sight inside a professional magician’s kitchen.
Fung is a skilled performer, equally able to charm the likes of Penn and Teller as to blow the little minds of children. He guested on a video for Hiho Kids giving a few adorable youngsters their first experience of magic tricks. The reactions are just as priceless as you think they will be.
Hiho Kids does a series of videos where kids are put into a new situation, like trying snacks from Israel or describing their parents to an illustrator. In the above clip, they meet magician Nash Fung, who talks to them a little about magic in between showing them tricks. Their reactions are pure delight and will no doubt remind you of the very first time you saw magic. Skip to 3:24 for the reason every magician puts the hours and hours and hours of research and practice into honing their craft.