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

Jon Whitney turbid at turbid.com
Thu Aug 30 17:39:10 PDT 2007


oh come on, you should know when i'm taking the piss outta you brits!



On 8/30/07, Nicolas Doye <nic at worldofnic.org> wrote:
>
> 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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