Here's a pretty funny Freddie biography http://www.cracked.com/funny-1666-freddie-mercury
it's mostly harmless, very humble, but above all... laugh out loud funny:
2 quotes worth highlighting:
Freddie Mercury died of AIDS only hours after even admitting he had the disease, likely because that's the amount of time he needed to think of a cause of death other than "implosion due to awesomeness."
It was a simpler time, where a man could wear leather S&M gear on stage while bull-whipping another man and still be considered absolutely into girls.