Saturday 12th May 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Bono: "Ahahaha. Ahahahaha!" [plays harmonica] "Desire... greed... show-offiness... deceit... lust... vanity – all the essentials for a showman like myself. Guilty of all! And of course... a licence... to just look... in the mirror." [approaches iPad on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]
Crowd: [screams and cheers]
MacPhisto: "Ohhh, very revealing!" [mock gasp] "Please allow me to introduce myself. I'm a man of wealth and taste. I been around for many a year... stole many a man's soul to waste."
MacPhisto: [evil laugh] "I was there in Charlottesville, when the KKK Sieg Heiled together. Made damn sure the President's hands were full... with 'Stormy' weather." [evil laughter] "Who could make this shit up?!"
MacPhisto: "Seriously!" [evil laugh] "Pleased to meet you! Hope you guess my... name."
Crowd: [whoops and applause]
MacPhisto: "The name is MacPhisto, actually. I sometimes dress up as Mick Jagger." [hysterical laughter] "Oh... excuse me. Las Vegas? Just one thing. When you think I don't exist – when you don't believe in me – that's when I do... my best work."
MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can feel the enemy! Haaa!" [raises and waves his arms]
|[ Back to MacPhisto transcripts ]|