Tuesday, September 11, 2007

There is a God!

From the 21361 newsletter that arrived in my inbox only moments ago. For those of you who don't know what 21361 is it's from Henry Rollins a.k.a. the man H sometimes fears I will leave him for.

I get a lot of letters asking if there will be an opportunity to meet me after the show. I am flattered that anyone is interested. The answer is yes, of course. Postshow, I go to the bus and hang out in front of it and meet anyone who is
there, sign stuff, do photos, talk, whatever else.

Ok first thing. AAAHHHHH!!!! SQUEEE!! YES! I will be there! October 1st! I will not punk out like a wuss this time. Many moons ago, many spoken word shows ago I might add, I met Hank. I was but a young college coed who had major stars in her eyes for this Mr. Rollins. My roommate pulled some strings and I got backstage to meet him in the flesh. I was at best speechless. A complete tool with a boyfriend who just wouldn't go away. My dorky speechlessness amused Henry and he threw peanuts at me (which of course I totally let happen) while he conducted interviews across the room. Being pelted with peanuts by Rollins. Is there anything better?

So yes. I am a complete freak. Each time I go to a show I SWEAR I will nut up and meet him again for the sole purpose of getting another autograph or something equally nerdy. Each time I wuss out and slink to my car. THIS TIME I'm upping the stakes. THIS TIME I will man up times TEN and get a picture. I'll post it here too. Even if H has to drag me to the front of that bus as I say, "No, really I'm good. I don't need a picture! I'm fine, let's just go home. The babysitter is waiting."

As this blog as my witness I will do it. I will not go home with my head hanging in shame at my shyness and lack of nerve. I will get that picture. And still be a complete toolshed, but who cares.



  1. DO IT! But dont sleep with him. I know a girl who did. Apparently quite disappointing. :(

  2. Rollins is such a hottie, I would totally freak out too! Be strong, chica! You can do it!!!

  3. Do it girl, GO! Do it for all of us who have an eternal burning crush on a particular Rock star. (Mine is David Gahan from Depeche Mode.)(He makes me knees weak.)

    We can all live vicariously through you.

  4. Do it.. if not for yourself, but the many of us who won't be able to :)
    Hank is my first love. I've never been a fan of the overly muscular man, but he has always made it look good.


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