It’s not funny but grudgingly engaging.

I’ve never laughed at the “antics” of Noel Edmunds, Jeremy Beadle and all the other Candid Camera cunning stunts. Antics are all very well when it’s Tom and Jerry or other cartoons but i’ve always felt very uncomfortable with any smug twat who thinks he’s clever cos he can hoodwink the public. I think my view of is a bit like this:

“I have always hated magic,” he says. “I have always hated the basic undercurrent of magic which Jerry Seinfeld put best when he said: ‘All magic is “Here’s a quarter, now it’s gone. You’re a jerk. Now it’s back. You’re an idiot. Show’s over”
– Penn Jillette via Boing Boing

Nevertheless, I have to grudgingly concede that this trick played with twin twins is quite good:

via Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted).

About caspar

Caspar is just one monkey among billions. Battering his keyboard without expectations even of peanuts, let alone of aping the Immortal Bard. By day he is an infantologist at Birkbeck Babylab, by night he runs BabyLaughter.net
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