Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Interview: Parko Polo.

Parko Polo is Edward McGowan's alter ego. We are unsure of which persona (Parko or Edward) is the creative drive behind his illustrations but we are sure of the fact that they are bold, geometric and fun. He was kind enough to answer our quick 10.
What is your greatest achievement?
Holding back the tears while watching White Fang. 

How would you describe your work/style to someone who hadn't seen it?
Bright, colourful, and shapey.....if thats a word? Yes....Shapey.

What piece of advice would you give your 15 year old self?
Invest in Google.
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Nicolas Cage on a book dedicated to hair pieces.

What is the worst job you have had?
Night shift Security guard Job in a run down, possibly haunted building. 
Your clip on tie, wolly jumper, flashlight and machine vendor coffee kind of job, i'm making it sound more like ghostbusters which is wasn't.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? 
Jack Nicholson or Jedward

 What is the greatest song of all time?
"Hey" by Pixies

What do you dislike most about popular culture?
The Twilight series, forced to watch every one of the films by my other half.
Infact i would tell my 15yr old self to assassinate Stephenie Meyer.

What is the greatest invention of all time? 
I have this tiny frying pan that is just for cooking eggs, has a chicken shaped handle. Hands down, the greatest thing ever.

if you didn't do what you do. What would you do?
A hard nosed detective who doesn't take any sh** from no one.

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