Thursday 14th June 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Wells Fargo Center
Bono: "Desire... greed... show-offiness... desire, lust... vanity – all the essentials for a performer – for the showman, for the showgirl. And of course... a licence... to just look... in the mirror." [approaches tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]
MacPhisto: "Oh! Very revealing."
Crowd: [cheers and laughter]
MacPhisto: "Please allow me to introduce myself. I'm a man of wealth and... taste. Been around for many a long year... stole many a man's soul... to waste. I was there at Charlottesville, when the KKK Sieg Heiled!" [gives Nazi salute] "...together. Ha ha ha ha ha. Made damn sure... the President's hands... were full with 'Stormy' weather." [evil laugh] "You can't make this shit up!"
MacPhisto: "Shh! ...I was there when your mighty Eagles got too big for their football boots!"
MacPhisto: "It was me that cancelled the invitation!" [chuckles]
Crowd: [laughter and applause]
MacPhisto: "People get so hung up on the truth!" [evil laugh] "Pleased to meet you! Hope you guess my name. My name is Mr MacPhisto... actually. I sometimes dress up as Mick Jagger!" [laughs]
Crowd: [cheers and applause]
MacPhisto: [clears throat] "Excuse me, Philadelphia. On a serious note... it's when you don't believe that I exist – 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 enemyyy! AH! Haaa!"
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