[Nagnagnag] question for brits perhaps - who is this bald dude?

Nicolas Doye nic at worldofnic.org
Thu Aug 30 22:25:33 PDT 2007


No offence, but are you taking the piss? :-)

nic

On 27/08/2007, Jon Whitney <turbid at turbid.com> wrote:
> Somebody answered me on the Coil list:
>
> "His stage name was The Dodger or Dodge, his real name was Boris
> Pakula (?). He was a bit part actor, painter, photographer and
> writer. He also played in bands with ex members of Play Dead and The
> Cravats. I once had the pleasure of dragging his sorry arse out of
> The Marquee in London when he passed out after being hit on the head
> with an effects pedal which the disgruntled guitarist with Lawnmower
> Def kicked into the crowd when the soundman turned the monitors off
> because they overplayed. He was deported from the UK when he was
> caught up in a raid on a brothel near Waterloo Station.... apparently
> he was doing the washing up and was dragged off to the police station
> without his clothes. We got cards from him from Cuba and South
> America where he worked as a lorry driver for aid agencies. He last
> resided in Munich. I'd be interested to know why you are interested
> in him as he died a few months ago after falling off a motorbike in
> Pakistan and developing a blood clot (exacerbated by smoking) which
> caused a heart attack or something. More to the point WTF are you
> doing watching Frankie Goes To Hollywood videos?"
>
> I can't find his name by googling it however.
>
> On 8/27/07, Matthew Green <greec1 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > Despite the ads, my fancy iPhone won't load any of these movies. But is it Leigh Bowery?
> >
> > -Matt
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > >From: Jon Whitney <turbid at turbid.com>
> > >Sent: Aug 27, 2007 12:30 PM
> > >To: nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
> > >Subject: [Nagnagnag] question for brits perhaps - who is this bald dude?
> > >
> > >and why is he in almost every british music video from the '80s?
> > >
> > >Cabaret Voltaire:
> > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBEj7T7WYM8 (the dancing pilgrim with
> > >the big hat)
> > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zqizlkualc&mode=related&search= (the
> > >mad scientist)
> > >
> > >Frankie Goes to Hollywood:
> > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2XuVpHSpjY (dude at the end)
> > >
> > >the fixx:
> > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkL3sfs0Y18 (first guy you see)
> > >
> > >godley & creme:
> > >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9skEZHYxOo (yeah he's one of the faces)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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