What many magicians forget when they hear about David Blaine's latest stunts is the fact that he doesn't do those things for sake of doing them. He's not the magic equivalent of Sir Edmund Hillary. He's a showman. He's using the stunt to get free press so he can sell something. He sells television specials to networks. They sell commercials to advertisers. David Blaine spends 40 days in a box so you'll go out and buy Tide detergent. There's no reason why you can't just cut out all the middlemen yourself. If you've thought about doing some kind of endurance stunt (over a period of time), forget about pitching it to ABC. Go to a local business and pitch it to them. How much is worth it to them to have you spend 3 days in a box with a bunch of rabid raccoons? How much is having hundreds (thousands?) of people coming to their location to see the mad magician? It could be worth lots.
Pick a stunt that won't kill you. Understand that your goal is to get people to come see you, and to bring business to your sponsor. There's no need to think to grandiose. Keep it simple - and scary.
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