A Collection of Russian Juggling Videos (Part 1)

Because most eJuggle articles are in English or Spanish, and many jugglers don’t know any Russian, it was suggested to me to curate a collection of Russian juggling videos, especially older or lesser known ones, that many readers may not have seen before. I will also try to include some of the best examples of the videos of Russian and …

Juggling Politicians

(Haz clic aquí para español.) It is quite striking and curious to see a celebrity juggle. Several famous Hollywood actors can keep three or more balls in the air. Mark Ruffalo, known, among other characters, for playing Marvel’s Hulk, can handle a giraffe unicycle. Steve Martin from The Pink Panther studied theater and juggled. Acting and juggling may have their …

Object Episodes 4

Object Episodes is the document of a 13 hour long discussion between Jay Gilligan and Erik Åberg about the past, present, and future of juggling. The recording session was done in one take and each episode brings a new chapter to the conversation. Feedback and thoughts can be sent to objectepisodes@gmail.com along with reflections, suggestions, and responses. See also Episode 1, Episode …

World Hoop day in Latin America

(Haz clic aquí para español.) October was the month of the hoop. The twists of the big ring were celebrated in Latin America, despite the social difficulties the world is going through. Hoop groups joined efforts and knowledge to pay tribute to hooping. Virtual connections were created with experts; talks, workshops, competitions, prerecorded and live presentations were held. Dozens of …

Vladimir Oskal-ool: the first juggler of Tuva

(Haz clic aquí para español.) He grew up illiterate and worked from childhood in agriculture. In the midst of vast fields, he thought about what it would be like if his country had culture. He strove to learn the language of his community, though he would still not be understandable anywhere else in the world. But still he developed an …

Ask David – November 2020

Welcome to my column for eJuggle, Ask David. In this column, you can ask me for my opinion, advice, or knowledge about anything juggling-related. In case you don’t know me and you’re wondering why you might want to know my thoughts, here’s a bit about me. I’ve been a professional juggler for 36 years and have performed over 15,000 professional …

Object Episodes 3

Object Episodes is the document of a 13 hour long discussion between Jay Gilligan and Erik Åberg about the past, present, and future of juggling. The recording session was done in one take and each episode brings a new chapter to the conversation. Feedback and thoughts can be sent to objectepisodes@gmail.com along with reflections, suggestions, and responses. See also Episode 1, Episode …

Halloween Juggling

(Haz clic aquí para español.) October: it is a month of terror and horror, a time of strange and extreme rituals, the period of the witches and the dead. The cultures of the world commemorate the month of Halloween with different events. The themes are: death, blood, deformations and all things abnormal. Creativity and innovation are given freedom through costumes …

Elimar and Eldino – German Slack Wire Jugglers

Over the years, I’ve come across photos and videos of German slack wire jugglers Elimar and Eldino and often confused the two. I recently decided to research these two performers and get my facts straight. Elimar Elimar Clemens Buschmann was born in Cologne, Germany in 1917. He was the youngest of three brothers and didn’t come from a show business …