Archive for February 3, 2013


Pyne

Alan Beresford B’Stard, MP.

B'Stard

Christopher Maurice Pyne, MP.

 

“on u.f.orb itself, ‘Towers of Dub’ began with a Victor Lewis-Smith phone prank. The posh voiced comedian calls London Weekend Television and, pretending to be Marcus Garvey, asks if Haile Salasie is waiting in reception: ‘He’s a, erm, black gentleman.’ After the hapless receptionist has shouted out for the long-dead Abyssinian monarch and Rastifarian Messiah, Lewis Smith asks him to pass on the message that ‘I’ll meet him at Babylon an’ ting.’…”

(more @ Simon Reynolds: Energy Flash)

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