In the early days of the World Wide Web, when life was simpler, hours could be spent in a pub evaluating what famous person (no internet celebrities here) you or your mates looked like…

In January 1997, MUZIK magazine took this to the next level with a ‘Double Egg Special’; a collection of 20 lookalikes from the dance music world and their celebrity doppelgängers.

Some of these are bang on the money: Plus 8 Records founder John Acquaviva is a dead ringer for Elvis Costello, Keith Flint of The Prodigy is Krusty the Clown in human form, and it’s strangely convenient that you never see Jeremy Healy and Olympic athlete Sally Gunnell in the same room at the same time.

In other cases, MUZIK appears to be clutching at straws: Allister Whitehead and golfer Bernhard Langer? Derrick May and footballer Michael Thomas? Really?

Pity poor Nicky Holloway as well, we’re not sure what he might have done to piss off the editorial team, but comparing him to a troll is most unfair (if a little hilarious)…

[From MUZIK magazine, January 1997]

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