There’s just one Slash who looks good in public, and he’s in Guns ’n’ Roses. (The Guns ’N’ Roses axeman, real name Virgule Hudson, first acquired the nickname by which he later became world-famous, on account of his over-use of the virgule in his freshman year at Stamford Law School).
Odd spot: the charming American Gothic church in the November Rain video, right, was a fake, made out of the cardboard on the day. It is therefore quite easy to recreate this shot, in your local park. All you need is some cardboard, sticky tape, a silly wig and hat, and a drone with a go-pro (or in my case, an obedient child with an cameraphone on a bicycle).
- The false reference was too good to pass up. But assiduous readers will realise this is not comedy. It is tragedy. The correct reference is, of course, King Leer, II, ii.
- Like so much in this ridiculous wiki, this is not true.