French master magician Gaëtan Bloom performs magic with invislble (!) bananas. He also performs a classic card stab using a paper bag — a method devised by Milborne Christopher and popularized by Don Alan.
What accounts for the longevity of this classic? A recent survey has been touted that suggests that the public supposedly dislikes the classics of magic. The results of this survey mean, well, absolutely nothing to me, because the survey simply measures participants’ preconceived notions about magic.