Effect: The magician walks out with a plastic grocery bag in one hand and a travel tumbler, filled with cola, in the other. Setting the cola down for a moment he reaches into the grocery bag and pulls out a bag of cheddar cheese goldfish crackers. Showing the bag to the audience he reaches in and begins to eat a few of the crackers. Realizing that they are making him thirsty he picks up his cola and begins to suck on the straw. But wait, there’s a problem. He is sucking the straw, but no soda is coming through it. He unscrews the lid of the tumbler and removes the straw. Upon looking into the end of the
straw he realizes the problem. It’s clogged. Gesturing to the audience of the problem he blows real hard into the end of the straw and a goldfish cracker comes forth. After showing the clogged goldfish cracker to the audience he pops it into his mouth and begins to chew it. As he is chewing he grabs the tumbler of cola and the plastic grocery bag. He places the bag over top of the cola and holds it high in the air. As he does this he points to his mouth and the goldfish that he is still chewing. In a simulated spitting motion toward the bag and covered cola he looks at the audience as if to indicate the magic just happened. And indeed it has! He looks up under the bag, glances at the audience, and then and quickly pulls bag off the tumbler and crumbles it into a ball. Now in place of the cola is totally CLEAR water with a live goldfish swimming around inside of the tumbler. APPLAUSE!