Escape Artist Issues $1,000.00 Challenge to Catfish festivalgoers; "Do with me what you will"

Escape Artist Issues $1,000.00 Challenge to Catfish festivalgoers; "Do with me what you will"


Escape Artist Michael Griffin, star of TV’s Masters Of Illusion dares Catfish Festivalgoers to challenge him to the most impossible escapes during 1st ever appearance in Morgantown, KY July 3-4.

MORGANTOWN, KY. (MICHAEL GRIFFIN) June 30, 2015—Michael Griffin, America’s Escape Hero is coming to town for his first ever appearance and maybe disappearance at the Green River Catfish Festival taking place Friday & Saturday.  

$1,000.00 Challenge

Michael Griffin will be offering Festival goers a very unique challenge. If someone can tie him up preventing his escape he will forfeit his $1,000.00 challenge and the person will go home a bit richer. He will also be performing some of the feats that guests can see him doing on TV shows, even Howard Stern took a shot at trying to keep the “Boss of Bondage” tied and failed while appearing on America’s Got Talent. The terms of the challenge are simple – if Michael does not make good on his escape from any rational challenge, the person who issued the challenge walks away with $1,000.00  (

“Sometimes I feel like a gunfighter in the old west, never knowing what’s coming my way, but never being able to let my guard down”, says Griffin.

“My aim is to put the FU back in FUN and share it with the good people in the audience helping them to escape some of the worries that weigh them down if only for a bit, and let their imaginations soar and smiles be born”

About Michael Griffin

Performing astonishing escapes and setting records around the World for over two decades, 2-time World Magic Award Winning Master of Escape, Michael Griffin is considered the Greatest Living Escape Artist. He is the ONLY escape artist to ever survive a hanging on the back of a horse with thirteen-knot Hangman’s Noose in 52 seconds!

What’s the secret? It’s Griffin’s strong mind, conviction, heart and belief. “I do not use drugs or alcohol. I never have and I never will. I simply do not believe in their illusion, nor the illusion of negative thinking which is the toughest strait jacket we will ever face; but, if you put your mind to it, and you believe in yourself, you will always escape”. Information about Michael Griffin can be found at

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