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He's a Cold-Hearted Snake

by Pamie December 4, 2000
David Blaine: Frozen in Time

We flash back to when David first entered the ice. They slather David. They cut ice. They attach monitors to his body. Joan Lunden tries to get the crowd to count down with her since she's live on Good Morning America, but David's having nothing to do with it. His new Fiona, model Josie Maran, stands by and does her best Fiona impersonation. The countdown ends at "two," since David's clearly not ready to go in yet. David has his own eyes tattooed on his arm, y'all. It's hard to love a man that tattoos a part of his own body on his own body. They close the two sides of the ice around David as Joan tries to get a couple of last questions in...ooh, dis! They seal the ice. David begins shivering immediately. Several shots of people looking concerned. Lynn starts wondering how and why David would do such a stunt. He informs us that we no longer have to ask, and that they will answer these questions over the next hour. A graphic appears of a naked transparent man spinning around as a voice-over tells us the dangers of being submerged in ice. At 93° amnesia sets in. At 87° you lose the ability to recognize familiar faces and family members. At 85° you lose consciousness. And at 98° you lose all dignity.

They're chiseling and chainsawing David Blaine out of the ice. Don't worry, it'll take the full hour to do. They ask the chainsaw guy if it's dangerous. He assures us that it's very dangerous.

David is talking to a man on the street who has no fingers. He lost them all from freezing outside. He tells David that he's asking for trouble.

Flash to some gym-looking place where David is sitting on a cooler. They are filling the cooler with ice water. David says that the thermometer says 38° but he thinks it's probably colder. He gets into the water and sits down. Men pumping iron behind him think, "I'd never do that to my balls, man. No way." Someone off-camera asks David how cold is it. "It's pretty cold," he nods before closing his eyes.

Esteemed "doctors" then explain how dangerous this feat is. Dr. Ronald Runden says that David could experience muscle spasms, hypothermia, and frostbite. A crew member tells us that David can't touch the ice with his skin at all, or he'll get frostbite. David asks what will happen if he falls asleep with his face on the ice. His ice crew captain tells him that his face will stick that way and they'd have to come in and cut his face off the ice. David asks if there's a way to wake him up if he starts to fall asleep. The crew captain suggests that they just jerk on his external catheter. Hee.

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He's a Cold-Hearted Snake

by Pamie December 4, 2000
David Blaine: Frozen in Time We flash back to when David first entered the ice. They slather David. They cut ice. They attach monitors to his body. Joan Lunden tries to get the crowd to count down with her since she's live on Good Morning America, but David's having nothing to do with it. His new Fiona, model Josie Maran, stands by and does her best Fiona impersonation. The countdown ends at "two," since David's clearly not ready to go in yet. David has his own eyes tattooed on his arm, y'all. It's hard to love a man that tattoos a part of his own body on his own body. They close the two sides of the ice around David as Joan tries to get a couple of last questions in...ooh, dis! They seal the ice. David begins shivering immediately. Several shots of people looking concerned. Lynn starts wondering how and why David would do such a stunt. He informs us that we no longer have to ask, and that they will answer these questions over the next hour. A graphic appears of a naked transparent man spinning around as a voice-over tells us the dangers of being submerged in ice. At 93° amnesia sets in. At 87° you lose the ability to recognize familiar faces and family members. At 85° you lose consciousness. And at 98° you lose all dignity. They're chiseling and chainsawing David Blaine out of the ice. Don't worry, it'll take the full hour to do. They ask the chainsaw guy if it's dangerous. He assures us that it's very dangerous. David is talking to a man on the street who has no fingers. He lost them all from freezing outside. He tells David that he's asking for trouble. Flash to some gym-looking place where David is sitting on a cooler. They are filling the cooler with ice water. David says that the thermometer says 38° but he thinks it's probably colder. He gets into the water and sits down. Men pumping iron behind him think, "I'd never do that to my balls, man. No way." Someone off-camera asks David how cold is it. "It's pretty cold," he nods before closing his eyes. Esteemed "doctors" then explain how dangerous this feat is. Dr. Ronald Runden says that David could experience muscle spasms, hypothermia, and frostbite. A crew member tells us that David can't touch the ice with his skin at all, or he'll get frostbite. David asks what will happen if he falls asleep with his face on the ice. His ice crew captain tells him that his face will stick that way and they'd have to come in and cut his face off the ice. David asks if there's a way to wake him up if he starts to fall asleep. The crew captain suggests that they just jerk on his external catheter. Hee.

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