LEWISTON, Idaho – Chad Taylor, known as Mad Chad, “The Evil Knievel of Comedy,” will perform at Lewis-Clark State College’s Silverthorne Theatre on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of the college’s Homecoming festivities.
The 90-minute performance is free and open to the public.
Taylor is a daredevil and his performances have included juggling flaming tennis balls and running chainsaws. He set the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest chainsaw juggle (3 chainsaws and 78 consecutive throws). He has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and numerous TV shows. He also has appeared in the movie “Spider-Man III” and taught actor Dustin Hoffman to juggle for his role in “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.”
Taylor also is skilled on a skateboard and will do juggling acts while riding, including juggling knives.
His performance is sponsored by the Warrior Entertainment Board at LCSC.