If Youtube views count for anything, then ‘jandrews1983’ is the most popular contact juggler on his internet. His black and white contact juggling video simply titled ‘Contact juggling: beans…’ has been the number one search result for contact juggling for almost a year now, and currently ranks with nearly 350,000 views (far more than any other contact juggling video on youtube)
Ministry: Where do you live?
Beans: Atlanta, Ga. Specifically, Tucker.
Ministry: Is there a community of contact jugglers where you are?
Beans: Negative. But we do have the Atlanta Jugglers Association
Ministry: How would you describe contact juggling?
Beans: Illusion in motion.
Ministry: Why do you contact juggle?
Beans: It’s fun to feel special. Not many people have seen contact juggling as opposed to toss juggling, so they are instantly intrigued. And it still looks cool to me.
Ministry: What is the best piece of contact juggling that you’ve ever seen?
Beans: Michael Moschen. In his PBS special.
Ministry: What is the future of contact juggling?
Beans: I’m working on combining handbalancing and breakdancing with cjing. Whatever moves I can come up with.
Ministry: What do you think about when you are contact juggling?
Beans: Smooth, romantic, every move is a performance not just my tricks.
Ministry: Anything else you’d like to say to our MoM audience?
Beans: Keep practicing!!