2.person who is in favor of something awesome
3.PROBABLY comes from being "in (politician)`s column" which means you favor them and/or vote for them
2.Mike is only 12 years old, but he bought every Beastie Boys album, thus putting him in the awesome column
3.Judging by his name, I would guess that Bradford Charleston is in the Bush Column. On the other hand Mad Man Johnson is probably in the Kerry column.