It seems that Paul Simonon, Clash bassist extraordinaire, spent some time this year as a cook on a Greenpeace ship as a cook, during which he was arrested with the rest of the crew for taking part in a protest against Arctic oil drilling, and spent 2 weeks in jail, all completely unrecognized.
This is a gentleman.
Check out the video below for the whole story, along with live performance by The Good, the Bad and the Queen.
If you missed today’s movie, there’s always next Sunday, November 20th. No movie has been picked yet, so if you’ve got a suggestion, post it in the comments.
I still believe a lot less people would be uttering things like “Oooh, I can’t drink gin – bad memories from college” or “it tastes like pine needles” if they had the opportunity to taste this. In fact, if you’re reading this, and you’ve caught yourself saying either of those phrases*, I sincerely invite you to stop by my place, and let me make you a drink with it. I think you would be tremendously, pleasantly surprised.
*And, of course, you must be over the age of 21.