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with Comrade Fatso, protest poet
April 05, 2011
Full interview with Comrade Fatso - Read
yourself in five words?
Umm. Not sure. Sarcastic. Maybe?
the best piece of advice you've ever received?
Never interview a sarcastic poet.
the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Protest poetry in Zimbabwe.
is your most treasured possession?
My wit. Sorry, is that arrogant?
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
have any strange hobbies?
Democracy. And Crocodile Fishing.
do you dislike most about your appearance?
Sadza stains on my jeans after lunch.
is your greatest extravagance?
have you got in your fridge?
is your greatest fear?
have you got in your pockets right now?
Alco... Hold on. Umm.. Is this a security check?
is your favourite journey?
One that entails a car, a road, no road blocks, no motorcades and
a destination with water. And alcohol.
are your heroes in real life?
Dambudzo Marechera, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mbuya Nehanda, Fela Kuti.
You really gotta be dead to be my hero in real life. But I make
and where were you happiest?
2am on Saturday. In my mind.
your biggest vice?
were you like at school?
Like I am now but younger, broker and wearing a crappy red blazer.
are you doing next?
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