i love this effect, and i've been dieing to create my own. in fact i even think i already posted a thread on it. oh well. i think i'm gonna buy the "worlds greatest magic: storytelling decks" for some ideas and false shuffles.
He was great! The push-through was a little sloppy, though. I like his take on Bill Malone's Sam the Bellhop. In Bill Malone's tapes, he says the best part of STB is when he goes away from the story, out of character, and makes some comment to an audience member. This guy didn't really do that. But, I still loved it!
i have seen this once before, and ithink its really amazing, i thought about watching him do it a few times and memorize it, but i really dont feel like memorizing that much patter for one trick at this point