From AA Gill to ZZ Hill
some double initial people and things we like (or have desperately searched for on google)
AA Gill – the thinking man’s Clarkson
‘Some time ago, I made a cheap and frankly unnecessary joke about Clare Balding looking like a big lesbian. And afterwards somebody tugged my sleeve to point out that she is a big lesbian, and I felt foolish and guilty.
‘So I’d like to take this opportunity to apologise. Sorry. Now back to the dyke on a bike, puffing up the nooks and crannies at the bottom end of the nation.
‘So we followed Clare’s muscular backside towards Ilfracombe, stopping on the way for an exhaustive look at a waterpowered lift and some views of a disaster.
‘I warm to Clare as a presenter. Away from sport she has a comfortable, no-nonsense enthusiasm; when every other girl on television is winsome and coquettish, it’s a relief to be talked to by someone who isn’t flirting down the lens. Though I’m not sure this is much of a format.
‘I’d like to see her as a sturdier Judith Chalmers, possibly in lederhosen. I wonder if the production team noticed that, even through three layers of Viyella and Gore-Tex, Clare has heroically assertive nipples
BB King – aul blues bore
Ce Ce Rogers – Someday
Dee Dee Sharp
EE Cummings – dead poet
FF – Bangladeshi Freedom Fighters
GG Allin – hardcore punk divvy
HH Holmes – wacky serial killer
II Capn – Beefheart lid!
JJ Cale – Cocaine
KK Partizan – boss basketball bodz
LL Cool J – whopper rapper’s Jack The Ripper
MM Design – Paris
NN – Norfolk and Norwich’s top Festival
OO – the OO Sound on CBeebies – trippy maaaaan!
PP Arnold – still the queen of Mod
QQ Plots – serious maths shit
RR.com – roadrunner
TT Races – smellies getting squashed on the Isle Of Man
UU – UNO – climate change freaks.
WW Norton – Publishers
Xx – neo retro electro minimalists
YY (why Delilah?)
ZZ Hill – deep soul brother