New York City actress and performer Melody Yang of the Gazillion Bubble Show and her family hold numerous world records for their bubble making skills. WIRED met up with the Yang to find out how she creates her incredible, mind-blowing bubbles.
When the lights come up at the Gazillion Bubbles Show, it quickly becomes clear what’s going on. Powerful fans blow tiny soap bubbles into the audience by the thousands. Little kids giggle; bigger kids scream. And like a magician, 27-year-old Melody Yang pulls out her wands.
She uses water-based vapor (she calls it “smoke”) to create bubbles that erupt like volcanoes, and some that launch into the air like rockets. She brings kids on stage and makes huge, tubular bubbles that can encase five of them inside. (read more)