I do a variation of Simon Aronson’s “Prior Commitment.”
As the year draws to a close, I think that in terms of my performance style, 2022 will be seen as the year I finally came around on card tricks. For the longest time I thought they were beneath a proper mentalist, but now I see that’s a foolish, elitist attitude to have. Sure, they might not be as impressive as figuring out the name of someone’s first love or making an object move with your mind, but they can still entertain an audience, and in the end, that’s what really matters. Plus, as you’ll see with the ending, it can often lead to some unexpected yet impressive results.