// July 4th, 2016 // News
Polish illusionist Marcin Poloniewicz, a semi-finalist on Poland’s Got Talent television show, appeared live on Polish national TV’s Saturday morning show Pytanie Na Sniadanie (i.e. Question for Breakfast) where he demonstrated his latest magic trick to viewers across Poland. Unfortunately, his trick went tragically wrong.
First, Poloniewicz made sure show host Marzena Rogalska knew that the 6-inch nail used in the magic trick was indeed real.
She touched the tip of the nail (yes, it was real). Then Poloniewicz asked her, “Hey, how would you like to risk impaling your hand on a nail?” She reluctantly agreed.
The trick involved placing the nail through a small piece of wood to ensure the nail would stand upright. Then nail was then placed in a paper bag and the paper bag sealed.
The bag was placed with three empty bags and all were shuffled.
Then Poloniewicz showed how the trick was *supposed* to work. He chose a “random” bag and smashed it with full force. He was unharmed.