David Frost (1939-2013)
Monday 2 September 2013, 11.12am HKT
David Frost, 1939–2013, aged 74
“Don’t be rude!” — Frost to President Nixon during live TV interview, 1977
Boy, I remembered that TV interview really well. I thought Frostbite got real balls to interview Tricky Dick the way he did. I honestly thought the pair of them would literally have it out in front of the cameras — in Frost’s signature red socks.
(And whatever may have been said about Robot Nixon, he as president of a world superpower got real balls to let anyone interview him the way it turned out and let it carried on.)
Srsly, they don’t make people like the pair of them anymore.
Sir David Frost died of a heart attack on board the cruise ship M.S. Queen Elizabeth on
Sunday Saturday, 31 Aug 2013.
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