The Development Of The Juggling Club (Part 3)

So far in this series, I’ve discussed six completely different types of juggling clubs, including those that were first used in the 1890s to those that were developed in the 1950s. In Part 1, I discussed hollow wooden clubs, basket clubs, and upholstered clubs. In Part 2, skeleton clubs, cork clubs, and hollow plastic clubs were examined. Now we’ll learn …

Be Funnier with Scotty Meltzer: Mixing In Action

Comedy Fish

Last month I wrote about the three most common types of mix jokes: Mixes that apply attributes of one thing onto another Mixes that combine two familiar things to create something new Mixes that use one thing to talk about another I also presented the classic two-list method for writing these types of jokes: Find two subjects you have a …

The Development Of The Juggling Club (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed the transition from solid Indian clubs to hollow wooden clubs, followed by basket clubs and upholstered clubs. In this article, I’ll discuss skeleton clubs, cork clubs, and hollow plastic clubs. Skeleton Clubs A little known, but very important type of clubs are what I call skeleton clubs. This term refers to clubs …

The Development Of The Juggling Club (Part 1)

I’ve made it one of my endeavors in life to put together the best and most thorough collection of rare and innovative juggling clubs in the world. I believe I’ve been successful in doing so. Therefore, I want to share a history of this most iconic of juggling props. My discussion will only briefly touch on Indian clubs, which were …

Updates Of David Cain’s Past Articles

In the weeks and months that follow each article I write for eJuggle, I often learn more information about the article’s subject. This article is my way of pointing readers back to articles they may have missed and adding new information to those articles for past and new readers alike. I would encourage readers to click on the titles of …

Be Funnier with Scotty Meltzer: Mixing it up

Comedy Fish

One of the most important tools in a comic’s kitchen is their mixer, and not just because we’re all bitter alcoholics. Mix jokes are a staple of the comedy diet, yet most variety performers try to survive on totally mix-free fare. In this month’s article, I’m going to help you expand your comedy palette to include some mixes on the …

Felix Adanos – Gentleman Juggler

Gentleman juggler Felix Adanos was born Felix Hanus in 1905 in Laibach, Austria.  After traveling for much of his early childhood, his family settled in Berlin, Germany. Enthralled by the circus and variety theater at a very young age, he learned to juggle at the age of 12 but didn’t start seriously practicing until he was 16. His new found …

2013 Juggling Year in Review

Haga clic aquí para ver el artículo en español… 2013 has come to a close. There were many notable happenings in the world of juggling that transpired this past year. Like every year, records were broken, memorable festivals took place, and some jugglers left their mark in history. 2013 also saw some interesting juggling coverage in the media, as well …

The Greatest Juggling Tricks Of All Time (Part 3)

In the first two parts of this article, I examined many of the greatest tricks done by solo jugglers of the past. While this final segment will include more of these, I also want to look at team accomplishments and some more modern tricks that stand above the rest. I in no way intend for these articles to be all …