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  • Inside/Out with Mark Oi, electric samurai and the best thing since potato chips (Electric guitarist with the band Publish the Quest)
    May 11, 2011

    Describe yourself in five words?
    Warm, fuzzy, easily excitable, orange.

    What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
    Ooh - I got it today: If you're gonna do something you gotta love doing it, because if you're doing it for money or fame it's probably not gonna work out.

    What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
    I went rafting through a diversion tunnel.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My family.

    What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
    Not liking the things I'm doing.

    Do you have any strange hobbies?
    My whole lifestyle is strange.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    Me worrying about it.

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    Food. If you are what you eat I'm not gonna eat crap.

    What is your greatest fear?
    Being afraid.

    What have you got in your pockets right now?
    A copy of my passport, a present for Jamie, a sketchbook and five sharpies. I have a rock and three Euros and seven cents.

    What is your favourite journey?
    Oh, Zimbabwe has been one of my favourites, definitely, for sure. It's definitely in the top two or three.

    Who are your heroes in real life?
    John Tchicai - saxophone player - my mentor.

    When and where were you happiest?
    Probably like, right after I was born, probably. I could shit my pants and nobody cared.

    What's your biggest vice?

    What were you like at school?

    What are you doing next?
    Rocking out.

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