“I’m still very surprised by the amount of filthy words people shout up. Which is fine by me – I can do knob jokes all night”
difficult. I don’t have that much material on Xerxes The Great.
“I only called the show Lockipedia because it sort of rhymed and the idea behind it allowed me to be a bit random. It’s not like I’m an internet geek or anything – I’m of an age where the internet is not the first thing I think of when I need to find something out. And it’s not like Wikipedia will be suing me for taking their idea.”
The one aspect of modern media you don’t mention to Lock is Twitter. “It seems like every comic is on it – I can’t understand the need to have to communicate so immediately with a bunch of people you don’t know,” he says. “I still have difficulties texting – so it’s really not for me, plus it’s full of ridiculous meaningless waffle.”
There is, however, a quite prolific Sean Lock on Twitter. “It’s not me, I have no idea who that person is,” he says. “He has all these jokes and everything; it’s really quite strange. The management people I have said to me they could get it stopped if I wanted, but that sounded a bit sinister so I just left it. Why on earth someone would go on Twitter and pretend they’re me is beyond me.
“But then I’m the one doing the show called Lockipedia . . .”.