The four-day extravaganza begins this Thursday (Sept. 1), and when organizer Franco Kossa insists its not for the faint- of-heart, hes talking about the participants as much as the spectators.
In his words, Its all dangerous...walking on glass, eating glass, shoving an icepick up your nose. I say its a tough way to make an easy living.
Kossa thinks one of the most shocking acts that will be performed is the Neon Sword Swallow when a sword made of a neon bulb is shoved down a performers throat.
Although Kossa says he likes that ...you can see it glowing inside them, he fears, If they make a mistake and that bulb breaks, its pretty much all over.
More than 10 oddball acts will perform, but the guy who will really pull his weight is The Great Nippulini, who hangs bowling balls from his nipples and slams them into each other.
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