Wednesday, July 29, 2009
"The Old Lush?"
Look what I have.
Steve Schroeder, one of the amazing performers in last Sunday's Season of Concern benefit, was in New York a few weeks ago, and he came back with a gift for me.
Yes, straight men are driven to bring me gifts from afar.
That's how good I am. At certain things.
This is one of the t-shirts available for purchase at the Broadway musical version of 9 to 5.
It's the catchphrase used by 9 to 5's lovable lush, Margaret Foster. A catchphrase that I have adopted and frequently use to encourage behavior that society might look down upon or classify as "harmful and destructive."
With the whole world becoming as interesting, festive and sterile as a hospital ward (I'm talking about YOU, Smoking Ban), it's nice to know there are still some people out there kickin' it old school.
People who actually touch the doorknob on their way out of a public bathroom. People who understand that a two martini lunch and a half-a-joint coffee break are actually GOOD for productivity. People who aren't afraid to lay in the floor and be pissed on.
These are my people. And to them, I say...