The Big Read: Make it wail, mic-stand hero!

06 September 2016 - 10:32 By Tom Eaton

Listen, you've got to follow your bliss. I'm just saying, when the guy in the black trench coat snatched up a microphone stand and started miming a wailing guitar solo, it was time to leave.It wasn't the mime, per se. I have no problem, for example, with air-guitar. Writhing around as you play an imaginary electric guitar is a clear and brave commitment to fantasy, much like paying tax in South Africa and imagining that the money is going to the rural Eastern Cape rather than to a secret bank ac...

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