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As I was pondering our inevitable destruction at the hands of the mind-menace, Derren Brown, and his ongoing invasion (and our advice to survive here and here) I thought: surely, surely all cannot be lost. There must be a champion who can save us from Derren’s psyche-groping dominance.
Look at him up there–with a devil whispering in his ear and such.
And then–the thought struck me–! The answer was staring me right in the face! Well, metaphorically anyway.
There is one man who might be able to save us. That’s right, Mr. Brown. We have somebody who hears from devils too.
Ricky Fucking Jay
That’s right. Ricky Jay vs. Derren Brown in a game of poker where the prize is THE FATE OF THE WORLD, PEOPLE.
More of my ingenious plan comes after the jump…
Here’s Ricky working the cards, just to remind you of his prowess.
However, don’t forget that Derren’s no slouch. So here’s this:
Update: The embed’s been killed, so here’s a link to the video.
Of course, if things go awry, Ricky can always fall back on Plan B–Cards as Weapons, baby:
And don’t worry about his accuracy. Check this out:
So, Ricky vs. Derren in poker! We could pay-per-view the living hell out of it. Who’s with me?
- Buy Ricky Jay stuff from Amazon.
- Buy Derren Brown stuff from Amazon UK. If you do, he might steal your mind last!