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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Coprophobia: Fear of Crap

Ever wanted to know what the fear of magic is called? Well, now you know: it's rhabdophobia. (You can check out the Wiktionary definition here).

Plus, if you want to be treated for a phobia that significantly impacts both your personal and business life, click here - you'll find out how to treat this horrible disease!

Here are other real phobias I think you should be on the look out for:

Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Asymmetriphobia- Fear of asymmetrical things.
Aulophobia- Fear of flutes.
Bolshephobia- Fear of Bolsheviks.
Chronophobia- Fear of time.
Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks.
Dutchphobia- Fear of the Dutch.
Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers.
Genuphobia- Fear of knees.
Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables.
Lutraphobia- Fear of otters.
Octophobia - Fear of the figure 8.
Optophobia- Fear of opening one's eyes.
Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat.

(These all come from The Phobia List, which only lists phobias found in actual dictionaries or reference books.)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

New Video Clip: Fire Crap

Like Snakes on a Plane (which I can't wait for!!!), the title of this video tells you all about what's in it while still compelling you to watch it:

Wannabe Magician Sets His Face On Fire

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

America's Got Crap... No, Really

So, despite having started out as a means for "finding the next Siegfried and Roy" (to quote Simon Cowell, who helped create the show) the two magicians in the competition who made it to the semi-final round - Elliot Zimet and Nathan Burton - were both eliminated and will not make it to the final round.

If you'd like to see the video clips though, click here and scroll down to the third week.