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Topic: Unbelievable Video
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Feb 23, 2007 04:58PM)
I was surfin' You Tube and came across this act.....
one word...[b]Wow![/b]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d00pTfhD4Vw
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Feb 23, 2007 05:27PM)
Follow up question....does anyone know who this guy is?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d00pTfhD4Vw
Message: Posted by: Habu (Feb 23, 2007 06:15PM)
Words cannot adequately convey my emotional response to that clip.
Message: Posted by: GeneTony (Feb 24, 2007 04:45PM)
My eyes hurt.
Message: Posted by: Joe Marotta (Feb 24, 2007 08:51PM)
I just watched the video and now I have to wash my eyes out with bleach.
Message: Posted by: Steven True (Feb 24, 2007 09:57PM)
Wow.....guess they were out of clothing at the yard sale..Sorry that was way to harsh...Just not my style of performing...Maybe a nice shirt and a real pair of pants...Wow...What can you really say. Really needs some work.

Steven
Message: Posted by: The Conjuror (Feb 25, 2007 02:46PM)
Ummmm... yeah... let me try to review that video without brutally assualting the performer with insults.

CONS:

(1) That costume needs a lot of work. No, actually, that costume needs to be burned. A whole new costume is needed. No one would want him performing like that unless they were blind... which, wouldn't make much sense in the first place...

(2) Why does the soundtrack sound like an 8-bit Nintendo game? Midi files of classic rock songs?

(3) The Bin Ladin to an American Flag thing was tasteless, IMO

(4) The dancing and hypnotic jiggling was too distracting from the effects

(5) I won't even go into the lighting, production, and all other aspects of this video. I'll just pray I never see it again.

PROS:

None

Overall rating:

If there was such a thing as "negative infinity stars" this video would be the first to achieve that rating. But I'll keep this realistic and say 0 out of 5 stars.

-The Conjuror-
Message: Posted by: Steven True (Feb 26, 2007 01:57PM)
Did anyone ever figure out who the person was on the video?

Steven
Message: Posted by: Peter Loughran (Feb 26, 2007 02:46PM)
This has to be a joke. It can't be real, no way. I must say it was very very entertaining...lol

also see: http://www.myspace.com/magicdevlin
Message: Posted by: Vandy Grift (Feb 26, 2007 03:07PM)
[quote]
On 2007-02-26 15:46, Peter Loughran wrote:
This has to be a joke. It can't be real, no way. I must say it was very very entertaining...lol

also see: http://www.myspace.com/magicdevlin
[/quote]
I agree, I laughed my *** off. I don't believe that guy is serious.
Message: Posted by: BrianMillerMagic (Feb 26, 2007 03:19PM)
I love that he's using the Guitar Pro audio of Guns 'N Roses "Welcome To The Jungle." He couldn't have at least used the actual song? Oh well, that was enough entertainment for one day.
Message: Posted by: John Heggie (Feb 26, 2007 04:18PM)
Devlin's Bio:

With his combination of Magic, Rock & Roll, and social commentary, Devlin quickly developed a diverse following. Playing major gigs throughout his home state and few neighboring ones too, Devlin has honed his craft. It wasn’t long until Devlin became one of the most requested opening acts on the rock bar circuit. Soon the magic world caught wind of Devlin. Along with being
***invited to join the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California, Devlin submitted his act to F.I.S.M, the world’s most prestigious Magic competition held in Europe. *****

Closer to home, Devlin’s “Magic that Rocks” tour has just wrapped up its North American leg and there are major plans to take the show international. In the meantime Devlin is currently writing “Magicopolos,” the first ever Rock/Magic Musical about a boy torn between rock music and magic. Based loosely on his life, Devlin intends to take Magicopolos Off Broadway in the Fall of 2007. Join his freind's list to be notified when tickets go on sale and for upcoming tour dates!
Message: Posted by: Rich B. (Feb 26, 2007 04:20PM)
This has to be a joke. I believe that's why he used the ring tone type music. It was all pretty well thought out as a gag...I hope.

On his MY Space page he says he submitted this act to FISM.

Rich B.
Message: Posted by: Vandy Grift (Feb 26, 2007 04:22PM)
[quote]
On 2007-02-26 17:20, Rich B. wrote:

On his MY Space page he says he submitted this act to FISM.

[/quote]

I hope he did.
Message: Posted by: xmkazz (Feb 26, 2007 07:14PM)
Wow.

Kaz
Message: Posted by: Habu (Feb 26, 2007 09:09PM)
It gives hope to all who want to do magic. If this is the quality needed to be invited to join the magic castle, then I have nothing to worry about doing children's parties!
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Feb 26, 2007 09:11PM)
Okay, just had this sent to me from buddy in Atlantic city.........?????

Source: Society Of American Magicians: Parent Assembly #1

"Salute to Magic" the oldest continuing magic show in the U.S. celebrates its 91st annual performance on April 15, 2000 at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street in NYC at 8pm. The show originated in 1908 bringing well known as well as new magical artists to the attention of the general public. In accordance with tradition, the Parent Assembly (#1) of the Society Of American Magicians makes the presentation to its "Magician of the Year" at this show.

Magician of the Year- This year's recipient is Devlin, a young illusionist and a favorite cruise ship performer. Devlin is well known to Atlantic City audiences for his "Cabaret Tonight" magic show at the Claridge Casino and at the Copa Room of the Sands Casino with his "Hollywood Magic Review". He has appeared on TV most recently playing himself on several segments of "All My Children." Devlin, born in South America speaks several languages and calls himself the "Sicilian, Brazilian magician from Brooklyn."

Family Show: The "Salute to Magic" is a wholesome family show with comedy, audience participation and baffling illusionists from around the country. Comedy Emcee Mike Caveney is from California as is Ms. Tina Lenert who makes a dream come true onstage, Ardan James brings his hilarious act from Wisconsin, Jania Taylor of Ohio works with cards and modern manipulative magic. From Indiana the team of Jahmal Keyes & Tiphanny do remarkable illusions with music and dance sequences. New York medal winning Torkova produces money from the air.

Ticket prices are $30.00 for adults and $22.50 for children & Senior Citizens.
For advance sales phone: 210-261-6727.
Tickets at the door on Apr. 15 after 1pm: 212-346-8510.
Message: Posted by: drhackenbush (Feb 26, 2007 09:29PM)
I'm not sure what's wrong with the video - it has rock & roll, a unique personality, and dancing. I thought it was a well thought-out program that would be a winner in any venue, for all ages.
Message: Posted by: Silly Walter the Polar Bear (Feb 26, 2007 10:09PM)
To be perfectly honest, he is on par with the majority of the magicians I have seen at IBM and SAM meetings.
Message: Posted by: Justin N. Miller (Feb 26, 2007 10:38PM)
Ok you guys are going to think this guy is a hoax to but I am serious he is for real. garcia..where are you? http://www.stallionmagic.com/
Justin N. Miller
Message: Posted by: drhackenbush (Feb 26, 2007 11:28PM)
Who here dares to learn how to mix their very own STALLION scented Salves and Balms?
Message: Posted by: Gerto (Feb 27, 2007 03:32AM)
The title says it all, this really is unbelievable :)
Message: Posted by: frogstomper (Mar 1, 2007 06:00PM)
I think he's awesome!! He's trying to be bad, which makes it very entertaining to watch.
Message: Posted by: Steven True (Mar 4, 2007 08:40PM)
I know this thread should have died already but I just got on the SAM Parent assembly web site and it says nothing about this guy. The post from fingerflickin I think is also a joke. The assembly is presenting the Magic of the Year award to Howard Schwarzman. The info about the ticket price sent me looking. $30 for adults?? Not the Parent assemblies shows like this one. It is $50. What is really funny is that we all had our opinions of this video and they were mostly the same. This is a joke and I would still like to know who the guy really is. I know he has a myspace page but as we have found out with other people and things that you can put anything you want on a website, about ourself usually, and get away with it. Oh well I guess we will never find out the real mystery behind "The Man With The Red Pants"..Gotta laugh at it though. Just my thoughts.

Happy Magic
Steven
Message: Posted by: magic1178 (Mar 5, 2007 06:58PM)
Uh, WOW, confusing, hideous, nauseating, and AWESOME!

Its like one of those really ugly dogs,there so ugly, there cute.

Hes so BAD,hes GOOD.

Bravo Sir, Bravo!
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Mar 7, 2007 04:26PM)
Hey for what it's worth, I am not a joke, I have been a magician for close to 40 years, I posted it in hopes of trying to find a contact for Devlin, I have emailed him at that myspace page but have yet to hear him. The email I posted was from my friend Jack in NJ and if you notice the date, its from 2000 Not this year.
Just as bewildered and entertained as all of you.
Message: Posted by: sissy (Mar 7, 2007 08:28PM)
I love him is my hero
Message: Posted by: Torkova (Mar 7, 2007 10:38PM)
This guy is different from my friend Joe Devlin with whom I appeared with in 2000 at the SAM show.
Message: Posted by: Comet (Mar 10, 2007 02:05PM)
I can't see!!! ok that was funny no matter if it was ment to be funny or not!!
Message: Posted by: Goku (Mar 10, 2007 07:21PM)
That video was halarious but the outfit is wrong on so many levels.
Message: Posted by: Connor Scot (Mar 12, 2007 03:56PM)
That was really funny. It reminds me of an act I entered into a talent competition back in the 80s. Except I was deadly serious I'm ashamed to say.
Message: Posted by: Steven True (Mar 16, 2007 10:02PM)
Fingerflickin I am sorry if you took that as me saying you are a joke. I did not mean that at all. I am sorry if you missunderstod me. I was meaning that I thought what you put up had been sent to you as a joke. I hope that clears that up for me. I would like to hear from you if you ever do get ahold of this guy. Again I am so sorry that my words were not put different than they should have been.

Happy Magic

Steven
Message: Posted by: The Conjuror (Mar 19, 2007 07:45PM)
Devlin can put on a great comedy act without even trying. All he needs is his awesome Atari rock CD and some sponge balls. I just showed my brother Devlin's Myspace video and we had a good laugh. I'm sure others would be just as entertained. Don't you think?

I plan on incorporating his signature rhymthic bobbing into my act. (Whisper) Shhhhh... don't tell anyone....
Message: Posted by: Marvello (Mar 21, 2007 11:11AM)
Two words: assless chaps
nuff saud.
Message: Posted by: AndyComic (Mar 22, 2007 08:28AM)
The mis-direction was pretty impressive (the jiggling man boobies).
Message: Posted by: Marvello (Mar 22, 2007 11:39PM)
[quote]
On 2007-03-21 12:11, Marvello wrote:
Two words: assless chaps
nuff saud.
[/quote]er - I meant said - not saud - duh - this has nothing to do with Arabs.
Message: Posted by: Mano (Mar 24, 2007 09:41PM)
That guy rocks.


peace.
Message: Posted by: phillys (Mar 25, 2007 12:14AM)
How can you guys keep a straight face while commenting on his video?

HAHAHAHAHA....

Sorry but that was so bad that it's actually good! Check out that two holes right on his butt cheeks behind his tight red...uhh... tights. You get even make out the shape of his gonads. *throws up*
Message: Posted by: pablovaldes (Mar 25, 2007 05:15PM)
Disgusting
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Apr 11, 2007 10:59AM)
Someone emailed and said he has another video floating around the web, has anyone seen it? If so please post it.
Message: Posted by: fingerflickin (Apr 12, 2007 04:52PM)
HA!!!! Found it! Now someone tell me this guy isn't trying to be legit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYGvMGUa26k
Message: Posted by: Marshall Thornside (Apr 12, 2007 08:45PM)
He just messaged me about it and I just let it
load and watched it.

yeah, say no to drugs.
interesting concept.
he needs a better wardrobe.
his pants looks like they are
ready to fall off.
Message: Posted by: Moth (Apr 12, 2007 09:31PM)
All I can say is....wow. And again, wow. And a thousand times, wow.

(pause)
(pause)

wow.

now THAT's a snowstorm!
Message: Posted by: WagsterMagic (Apr 12, 2007 09:40PM)
Was that a magic act or was that wrestlers gone wild? All I want to know is...
where can I get one of those outfits?
NOT!!!

Best
Brandon
Message: Posted by: Greg Hues (Apr 13, 2007 10:02AM)
[quote]
On 2007-02-26 23:38, jussy wrote:
Ok you guys are going to think this guy is a hoax to but I am serious he is for real. garcia..where are you? http://www.stallionmagic.com/
Justin N. Miller
[/quote]

wow... gotta learn me some Majudo, and use my I.T. reel to snare me a nice hunk of venison... hahaha
Message: Posted by: Vandy Grift (Apr 13, 2007 10:46AM)
That's one of the greatest things I've ever seen.

I love the 'tude, Dude.
Message: Posted by: ninjaduffy (Apr 13, 2007 06:52PM)
I think that's a good act...original, great comedy, ego free and up for a laugh... He would get a lot of work over here on the comedy scene and festivals. Hats off to him. Does he have any T shirts?
Message: Posted by: oso2you (Apr 13, 2007 11:34PM)
Kinda makes me think that the next thing will be "porno magicians gone wild" or something. I suppose there would be an audience for that, though. Good grief!
Message: Posted by: Blindside785 (Apr 14, 2007 12:17AM)
He do kid shows?
Message: Posted by: Futureal (Jun 16, 2007 07:00AM)
That guy is pretty funny.

But the people who posted here thinking he was legit and offering critiques of his act, now THAT's funny.
Message: Posted by: joseph (Jun 17, 2007 07:07AM)
He has guts... :) ..
Message: Posted by: damien666 (Jun 17, 2007 02:27PM)
Magic Devlin has the best Magic act I have ever seen. I hope that fism accepts him and that he wins the Grand Prix! Devlin is the modern kick in the (tight) pants that the art of illusion needs. Rock on Magic Devlin!!!
Message: Posted by: Justin Style (Jun 18, 2007 01:29PM)
[i][b]SUPERSTAR![/b][/i]