A participant dressed as Star Wars character Boba Fett plays the accordion during Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York October 12, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) - RTR3933K
Which means, among other things, that another season of "America's Got Talent" is underway.
Among this week's contestants are a levitation performer and a child heavy metal duo.
The "Got Talent" franchise is popular all over the world, and wherever it is, the show seems to attract wacky acts.
Last year, Britain's Got Talent was won by…a dog.
In Lithuania, the contest has been won by an accordion player— An accordion player who trained in Britain, which is a shame for him, because in Britain the accordion is widely derided.
Still, he bellows the keys like Steve Vai shredding an axe.
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