There is a popular misconception about the appearance of the devil. In human form, he’s a lanky, greasy, goateed man. Is Mr. Lucifer a used car salesman or simply European?
Indeed, the Rebel Without a Cause version of James Dean materializes out of a cloud of cigarette smoke, donning his famous red jacket and tight Levis. He’s androgynous yet weirdly appealing.
Pike’s James Dean is a professional badass. He chain smokes more than Joe Camel, but whereas the hapless Joe Camel succumbed to lung cancer, the devil James Dean remains forever young and free to run as loose as a mongoose. He wants your immortal soul. Should you sell or are you chicken?