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He's a Cold-Hearted Snake

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

As the doctor explains that they have to monitor David's body at all times to make sure that he doesn't lose sensation in his body parts, we hear Jane's Addiction's "Three Days." By the way, they could have called me to make sure David didn't lose any sensations in his body parts. I'm just sayin'. David explains that he's going to have to stand the entire time. Suddenly Perry Farrell is there explaining that this is really scary. It's not Perry, just a crew member who looks exactly like him, but hearing Jane's Addiction on network television for the first time ever is throwing me off a bit. David says that he doesn't think about it or try to second-guess himself, but just assumes that he has to do this and has no choice and that makes it easier. Kinda like losing your virginity.

As Perry continues crooning and David goes into the ice water over his head, we cut to Kevin Spacey. He says, "The thing is what people don't...really...believe is that he's actually going to be in...the ice...for...the...full...three days. Three days. I mean, he's in there. And he's -- it's crazy. I mean, I was the Iceman Cometh, you know, but I only did it for four and a half hours a night. I didn't...this is taking it a little too far. This is crazy." Kevin then hauls ass right out of the screen because he can't believe that retarded joke they just made him say.

The project team is now trying to figure out the best way to cut the ice so that it will actually take the rest of the hour. They tell us that they've lost all of the monitors on David over the past few hours, and they don't know how he's doing inside the ice. He's been in there for sixty-one hours now. Skeet Ulrich is standing to the side of the ice, for some reason. I guess Skeet misses screen time. I understand, Skeet. One man slowly chisels away the front of the ice sculpture.

We cut to David's "astonishing street magic." David stands on a lava ball while Radiohead's "National Anthem" begins playing. Somewhere, fourteen thousand miles away, I hear Omar G shout, "Fucking Fuck Yes!" It's eerie. It's eerier than Blaine standing on a ball of fire and smoke. Hell, they've made Ally McBeal do that.

David tells a girl on the street to think of someone very important to her. He gets her to tell him the girl's name. He then spends some time telling her now to think just of this girl's first initial, and not the her name, but rather the initial, which is "M." He tells her to think about the letter "M" and then open up the book she's holding (or rather, has been holding just out of camera reach) to page thirty. On page thirty there is a flaming "M." The little girl standing beside her begins to cry, not because she's scared, but rather because a piece of flaming paper hit her in the eye. Sue, little girl. Sue like the wind.

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He's a Cold-Hearted Snake

by Pamie December 4, 2000
David Blaine: Frozen in Time As the doctor explains that they have to monitor David's body at all times to make sure that he doesn't lose sensation in his body parts, we hear Jane's Addiction's "Three Days." By the way, they could have called me to make sure David didn't lose any sensations in his body parts. I'm just sayin'. David explains that he's going to have to stand the entire time. Suddenly Perry Farrell is there explaining that this is really scary. It's not Perry, just a crew member who looks exactly like him, but hearing Jane's Addiction on network television for the first time ever is throwing me off a bit. David says that he doesn't think about it or try to second-guess himself, but just assumes that he has to do this and has no choice and that makes it easier. Kinda like losing your virginity. As Perry continues crooning and David goes into the ice water over his head, we cut to Kevin Spacey. He says, "The thing is what people don't...really...believe is that he's actually going to be in...the ice...for...the...full...three days. Three days. I mean, he's in there. And he's -- it's crazy. I mean, I was the Iceman Cometh, you know, but I only did it for four and a half hours a night. I didn't...this is taking it a little too far. This is crazy." Kevin then hauls ass right out of the screen because he can't believe that retarded joke they just made him say. The project team is now trying to figure out the best way to cut the ice so that it will actually take the rest of the hour. They tell us that they've lost all of the monitors on David over the past few hours, and they don't know how he's doing inside the ice. He's been in there for sixty-one hours now. Skeet Ulrich is standing to the side of the ice, for some reason. I guess Skeet misses screen time. I understand, Skeet. One man slowly chisels away the front of the ice sculpture. We cut to David's "astonishing street magic." David stands on a lava ball while Radiohead's "National Anthem" begins playing. Somewhere, fourteen thousand miles away, I hear Omar G shout, "Fucking Fuck Yes!" It's eerie. It's eerier than Blaine standing on a ball of fire and smoke. Hell, they've made Ally McBeal do that. David tells a girl on the street to think of someone very important to her. He gets her to tell him the girl's name. He then spends some time telling her now to think just of this girl's first initial, and not the her name, but rather the initial, which is "M." He tells her to think about the letter "M" and then open up the book she's holding (or rather, has been holding just out of camera reach) to page thirty. On page thirty there is a flaming "M." The little girl standing beside her begins to cry, not because she's scared, but rather because a piece of flaming paper hit her in the eye. Sue, little girl. Sue like the wind.

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