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Films and programs which refer to dummies that are alive and frighteni...

wikipedia - 21 Sep 2017
Films and programs which refer to dummies that are alive and frightening include Magic, Dead of Night, The Twilight Zone, Poltergeist, Devil Doll, Dead Silence, Child's Play, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Goosebumps, Seinfeld (the episode "The Chicken Roaster"), ALF (the episode "I'm Your Puppet"), and Doctor Who in different episodes. Literary examples of frightening ventriloquist dummies include Gerald Kersh's The Horrible Dummy and the story "The Glass Eye" by John Keir Cross.
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Ventriloquism: Can you read my lips?

Times of India - 10 Nov 2018
The artiste got introduced to ventriloquism 23 years ago. “When I moved to the US, we used to often watch ventriloquists on TV and I got intrigued. As a teenager, I used to perform hand shadow art and magic on stage, with my dad C K Menon, and I was ...
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Ventriloquist Satyan Achath to perform tomorrow

The New Indian Express - 08 Nov 2018
Ventriloquism is a stage performance in which a person changes his or her voice so that it seems to come from a puppet held by the performer.Satyan has staged numerous performances internationally in the last 20 years and his stagecraft has capitvated ...
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Ventriloquist Satyan Achath threw his voice with passion

The New Indian Express - 08 Nov 2018
KOCHI: After two decades entertaining thousands in the US, World Bank employee and ventriloquist Satyan Achath found himself in a fix whilst performing in Kerala. The audience just wouldn't believe in his art. The fact that he was lending voice to his ...
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One of Horror's Most Terrifying Love Stories: 'Magic' Turns 40!

Bloody Disgusting - 08 Nov 2018
Written by William Goldman (The Stepford Wives, The Princess Bride), adapted from the novel he also wrote, Magic revolves around a ventriloquist seeking to renew a relationship with his former high school sweetheart. The only problem is that his dummy ...
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Ventriloquist Terry Fator to perform at Hawaii Theatre

KHON2 - 17 Oct 2018
HONOLULU (KHON2) - A little bit of Las Vegas is coming to the islands. Ventriloquist Terry Fator will be performing at the Hawaii Theatre for one night only on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m.. Tickets start at $60, which is about the same price for his shows ...
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Ventriloquist Sylvia Fletcher returns to Big Tupper Brewing

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise - 25 Oct 2018
With influences like ventriloquist Paul Winchell, “Saturday Night Live,” Nick at Night and the Cartoon Network, Sylvia Fletcher used her talents to become a comedy actress and ventriloquist. Besides her husband Chris, Sylvia has a trunk full of ...
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'The Funniest Night' with Todd Oliver comes to Newton

Newton Daily News - 09 Nov 2018
Todd Oliver, comedian, ventriloquist, musician, brings his friend Irving, Todd's talking dog; and Pops, Miss Lilly and Joey, Todd's suitcase family, to the stage at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Newton High School auditorium to perform “The Funniest Night” a ...
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Todd Oliver presents 'The Funniest Night'

Park Rapids Enterprise - 27 Oct 2018
Oliver leads the audience through a range of hilarity — from canine conversations with Irving to the amazing ventriloquism of Pops, Miss Lilly and Joey, his lively suitcase family. Oliver grew up loving dogs, ventriloquism and rock n' roll music. As a ...
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'Nunsense': Five Sisters put on a rollicking show at CCA

Hood River News - 07 Nov 2018
One of the sisters sings a song and does dialogue with a ventriloquist dummy created for the show by April Sampson of White Salmon, an artist as well as an actor, most recently seen in “Chicago: the Musical.” #The “Peanuts” set pieces are there ...
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How Ventriloquism Tricks the Brain

JSTOR Daily - 11 Jul 2018
Ventriloquism, when we perceive sound coming from an object that is in fact silent, is one example. The classic example of this illusion is a performer on a stage with a puppet sitting on their knee. The performer talks while moving their lips as ...
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What Do 525 Ventriloquists Do at a Convention? Ask Their Dummies

New York Times - 31 Jul 2018
ERLANGER, Ky. — For years ventriloquism has held a reputation as being dorky at best, sinister at worst. Even now it summons up horror movies about a homicidal dummy, or a homicidal ventriloquist, or both. We are far from the golden age of the 1930s ...
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Review: Meshell Ndegeocello, 'Ventriloquism'

NPR - 08 Mar 2018
With her latest body of work, Ventriloquism, out March 16, she splits the difference — stitching together a wide swath of songs that reflect what we remember, and even regret, of the era in which her own artistic sensibilities were taking root ...
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Studying the Mechanics of Comedy With 525 Ventriloquists

New York Times - 31 Jul 2018
We were at the hotel for the Vent Haven International Ventriloquist Convention, which takes place every year in a corner of northern Kentucky by the Ohio border. Mr. Dunham has missed only one of the conventions since he was 13, whereas it was my first ...

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