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Topic: Eating Fire on Bourbon Street
Message: Posted by: Starrpower (Jul 25, 2015 12:01PM)
It's been a few years since I did fire eating. But this week I was on Bourbon Street in New Orleans and felt an irresistible pull. I went back to my hotel and put together a set of torches. No hat, just for the fun of it. I thought I'd share a few pics:


I love the first image. It's an optical illusion; you are really seeing the the path of the flame of the torch closest to you as it is moving, it was nowhere near my face.
Message: Posted by: Starrpower (Jul 26, 2015 05:09AM)
Update: I take it back. Upon looking at other photos I just realized that in the first photo I was doing a tongue transfer. But movement of the flame is responsible for the more dangerous appearance. It was fun to get back in the saddle!
Message: Posted by: chappelly (Aug 27, 2015 06:03AM)
Looks really good Starrpower. You've got the crowd in.
Message: Posted by: Steve_Mollett (Oct 31, 2015 12:03PM)
Good show.

I used to eat fire at SCA events--now I have a beard. :)
Message: Posted by: pulpscrypt (May 26, 2021 12:42PM)
Looks great! At least it probably covered up that unique "urinal smell" so ever presenton Bourbon Street!