Magic tricks and off-color gags that parents love to hate.. In Short A Marietta Square institution since the 1970s, Eddie's Trick Shop attracts a loyal clientele that cuts across demographics, from grade-schoolers looking for whoopee cushions to Renaissance Festival groupies renting medieval garb. Merchandise ranges from the charmingly innocent to the outright repulsive. Find ventriloquist puppets, brain-teaser puzzles, balloon-sculpting books and bloody "dismembered" arms. There's no shortage of classic gags like fake cigars, the "invisible" dog on a leash and cans of exploding snakes.