“Which is scarier? Halloween, the current election or being buried alive? That’s what I have asked myself,” says Curtis Lovell, a California-based celebrity escape artist whose role model is the great illusionist Harry Houdini.
“I can freely answer this question, since I have been buried alive, locked inside boxes of water, hung upsidedown from helicopters and even cut Paris Hilton in half,” Mr. Lovell tells Inside the Beltway. “You might think I belong in a straightjacket like the most rabid politicians.”
Well, maybe. He does have practical advice for those who feel that the shrill media, endless campaign ads and the presidential election are closing in on them.