Penn & Teller - Greatest Illusionists?

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  1. YPMG

    YPMG Patriot Nation

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    Caught their show in Vegas the other night and have to say it was one of the greatest performances I've seen. Not only were their illusions excellent to behold but their political humour was great! I'd never heard of them before until a Vegas local recommended their show and am now watching their show on YouTube to catch up on all I've missed. Does anyone else share my views or has had the pleasure of attending one of their shows?

    Do you think they're the greatest illusionists of our time? Or are there better shows.
     
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    SafyreSchool** Banned Banned

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    I've seen them live here in DC as well.

    They are the GOAT, period.
     
  3. mrsinister

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    I like them but Copperfield and Burton seem like better magicians to me.
     
  4. Magooglie

    Magooglie Steel Belt

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    Penn & Teller: Fool Us was an excellent show.
     
  5. YPMG

    YPMG Patriot Nation

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    I've checked out some of Copperfields illusions but stand by my comment, Penn & Teller I feel are much more entertaining. The fact they came out after their show to sign tickets and take photos was really awesome too - me and my girl were lucky enough to get these!

    I'm still in disbelief with the sleight of hand but more impressively catching the bullet in their teeth.
     
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    How old are you?
     
  7. YPMG

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    26 - but I live in Australia :(
     
  8. Bear Man

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    I always enjoy watching their stuff, even the side projects.
     
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    last gunslinga Purple Belt

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    that was an excellent show, magicians are the coolest.
     
  10. PolishHeadlock

    PolishHeadlock Putin Belt Platinum Member

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    I haven't seen them or any other illusionist live so I can't comment on that but their show Bullshit is fucking awesome if you haven't seen it before. They put to rest a lot of retarded shit people think is true.
     
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    I like their deconstruction of magic tricks.

     
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    If Penn ran for office I'd vote for him.
     
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    ralphc1 Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    They've been around since the 70s and I thought they were known worldwide but apparently not. They do a lot of the same things that other illusionists do but they do it in a more entertaining way.
     
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    they are satanist, i heard how they talked about the bible, its a disgrace

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    but seriously they were wrong about chiropractic... chiropractor fixed my shoulder in 5min
     
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    I really enjoy them.
    Never seen them live though.
    Talented couple of gents.



    LMAO
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  17. mesomorph

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    Bit too much of a libertarian hack for me. But they're great showmen for sure.
     
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    Anecdotal evidence is anecdotal.
     
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    P&T don't need camera edits and planted stooges to pull off their tricks. CA is a no-talent hack.
     
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    Sigh GunRanger You think anybody will notice?

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    I never get why people are so against chiropractors. They treat it like it's a scam. How is it any different than a firm massage?
     

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