Colin Babb

Who are you?

Colin Babb -- cummin' straight outta Balham (South London)

What is your tie to h2so4?

An enthusiastic member of the reviews staff.

What is funny?

Ali G. -- a comic character created and performed by North London jewish comic genius Sacha Baron Cohen.

What is not funny?

Any "british comedy" film featuring Hugh Grant.

What book should I read?

Geoffrey Boycott on Cricket...by Geoffrey Boycott.

Why do you (on occasion) work for no money?

For the creative outlet and the release of anger.

What is your favorite movie? Or would you prefer to call it a "film"?

"In the Heat of the Night" (1967): film.

Your favorite quote from Evany Thomas:

There isn't one.

Your favourite quote from elsewhere:

"Fuck that shit...cos I've got to live," by Ice Cube.

What piece of writing has most influenced your life?

South East Asia on a Shoestring, by Tony Wheeler.

What person has most changed your life ("famous" or non-)?

John Peel, BBC radio disc-jockey.

So tell me, what would a person be surprised to find out about you?

I always have hand-cream on my person.

What band would you have play at your next party (yes, historically open)?

Otis Redding (if alive) or Aurlus Mabele (still alive).

Does not the war perpetuate that which it is called to make disappear, and consecrate war and its virile virtues in good conscience?

I'll get back to you after a week in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

To what are you addicted? What is addiction?

Leeds United Association Football Club.

Do you, too, love Abraham Lincoln? Why? Why not?

I've never had a longing for any head of state.

How does the cameraman compare with the painter?

The cameraman wins by a head.

Authentic being-one's-self takes the definite form of an existential modification of the "they"; and this modification must be defined existentially. What does this modification imply, and what are the ontological conditions for its possibility?

Metaphysically...it's generally and probably a bumble-bee.

Is everything popular a debasement of what it would otherwise be? Are we really looking for a salvation or meaning that only a few can access, with difficulty?

Find your salvation through Stereolab and invite everyone to the party.

Anything you would like to add?

666 + 999

Colin Babb