1983 Ilsington Squatter Punk Documentary
June 25, 2009 2:40 PM   Subscribe

 
Those wacky punks!
posted by Huck500 at 2:52 PM on June 25, 2009 [1 favorite]


Very nice manners, unlike the back-stabbing interviewer.
posted by Abiezer at 2:55 PM on June 25, 2009


Yeah, the infectious disease crack was a cheap shot. Ha ha, get it? You see, it's a rat.

I have seen pics of these same exact guys years ago, running the tourist picture gig. Can't blame 'em for doing a bit of honest work.

One of my favorite movies of all time is Dogs In Space, it's Australian. Another favorite is SLC Punk. Both are well worth watching.
posted by Xoebe at 4:06 PM on June 25, 2009


RIP Michael. Ooops, wrong thread. Ah well ... you might enjoy this clip from UK/DK.
posted by doublesix at 4:11 PM on June 25, 2009


I liked the mockumentary Hard Core Logo.

"What's the category?"
"Bad Canadian band names."
"SnowHammer!"
"Faster, Leonard Cohen, Kill Kill!"
"MacArthur Parka!"

posted by BitterOldPunk at 4:37 PM on June 25, 2009 [1 favorite]


Where on earth is Ilsington? Somewhere in North Korea, perhaps? Kim Il-Sington?
posted by PeterMcDermott at 4:38 PM on June 25, 2009


Sled Dog Afterbirth
posted by ODiV at 4:40 PM on June 25, 2009 [1 favorite]


Weird Al should do a tribute song.
Perhaps "Man doll in the wind".
posted by ...possums at 4:41 PM on June 25, 2009


I wonder if the current owners of that house, which would now be worth a fortune, have any idea of its colourful history? I lived in Islington for a while (in an £800/month hovel mind you), and that looks a lot like my old street (although admittedly, a lot of them look like that!)
I know Peter McD was being sarcastic, but Islington's a town in near- North London (N1 & N7). Apparently though these guys would commute a long way down to King's Road in Chelsea to hang out. I guess that's where the scene was back then - it sure isn't these days!
posted by Flashman at 5:11 PM on June 25, 2009


2000 Dirty Squatters
posted by horsemuth at 5:14 PM on June 25, 2009


D'oh. I just noticed that Il typo! Who's bad?
posted by Flashman at 5:16 PM on June 25, 2009


I stayed in a squat once, near the Manor House stop. It was interesting, to say the least.
posted by HopperFan at 6:04 PM on June 25, 2009


During the "Cyril is a glue man" bit, I think the guy behind him is starting to play "Alternative Ulster".
posted by bendybendy at 9:23 PM on June 25, 2009


I'd really like to see some kind of "Where Are They Now" update on these kids, too.
posted by HopperFan at 8:16 AM on June 26, 2009


Or, in true anarcho-nihilist style, "Where Aren't They Now"
posted by Dr.Pill at 5:25 PM on June 28, 2009 [1 favorite]


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