The additions to the base script are in bold.
“Take a card, and don’t let me see it.”
“And you’re going to grab one, don’t let me see it.”
“On the count of three say your card out loud. If you say the same thing, that’s amazing and it means you’re married in Uruguay. Ready…One, Two Three.”
“We’re going to make it a little bit harder. We’re going to cut the cards”
“I learned to do rip a deck when I was younger. One of my roomates was a circus strongman. He could do things like rip a phone book in half, take a cast iron frying pan and roll it up like a burrito, open a pickle jar on the first try “
“The wrist strength to do this is common in every circus strongman and teenage boy.“
“You’re going to take a card and you’re going to take a card. Hopefully your cards will match each other and my card.”
“ Like two turtles, your cards match on the back …”
“The odds of them matching the first time were one in fifty two. Now that there are double the cards, it’s one in fifty two times fifty two. Or one in two thousand, seven hundred and four. There’s also a one hundred percent odd that my math is wrong. ”
“On the front…They match about as much as my mom and my ex-step dad”
“Oh, wait. I put my card here, hopefully it matches one of your cards.”
“Like a half Hawaiian, half pepperoni pizza, this end perfectly!”
The ripping routine is now off to a start. It’s brand new, so it’s not the best routine that it can be yet. There is still a lot of work, audience testing and workshopping it.