Born: 1948 November 7 in Prague, Czech Republic
Biography: Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Šimek escaped the country during the so-called Prague Spring of 1968. He eventually settled in The Netherlands. After college, he became a succesful tennis coach. He later became a radio and television presenter, specializing in an idiosyncratic way of interviewing.
Under the pseudonym AnoNe (the words 'yes' and 'no' in Czech) he publishes black-and-white cartoons, especially in De Groene Amsterdammer.