Q&A: Harry Mitchell


Who would you most like to see embarrass themselves? Republicans. Make a prediction for the future. ‘Aliens’ (insert history channel guy here). Where in Europe would you like to be magically transported? Turkey. What country has the best flag? Bhutan’s is pretty gnarly. What will replace humans? Ask David Icke. Your favorite painter? Rothko. Name something that you would be willing to shorten your life by ten years to receive right now. Peace of mind. What was the last crime you witnessed? My attempted murder by a guy in a BMW earlier. Are pets actually prisoners? If they are, mine are too lazy to escape. How would you survive in prison? Bribery. You can no longer speak english, pick a new language. Mandarin. What is the next book you want to read? Drinking the Sea at Gaza by Amira Hass.

Create the name for a virus that will decimate the population. Tiroxis. Would you still take photos if you could only take them in nightclubs? Probably. Cameras and nightclubs are usually an interesting combination. On a scale of one to ten, how much do you trust your closest friends? 9. How would you dress if you were suddenly an elderly man? Classy. Do you believe in world peace? Course not. What is the worst thing to happen to a man? Women. If you had to align yourself with a leader in history, who would it be? Vaclev Havel. Who would you never work for, no matter how much they offered to pay? Bashar Al-Assad. Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Neuroscience. I’d like to understand the chemicals behind some of the things we do.

Describe a cheap thrill. Jumping turnstiles. Do you have a passion for fashion? Nah. Is hesitation a kind of weakness? Only if it’s misplaced. Could you own a gun? Probably. Which religion seems most tempting? None of them. Ultimate camera? Cliched, but whatever’s with you at the time. Which living person do you most admire? People with the right kind of guts. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? At the moment, it’s Don Draper. Addicted to Mad Men this week. Last words before death? Ok, I admit it.

Harry Mitchell – From the series Drsti.