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Today I took another step forward in meeting rockstars in my office building. I rode the elevator with Kathy Hart of the “Eric & Kathy” morning radio show and talked to her.
It played out something like this:
At around 2:00 p.m., I ran downstairs to grab some lunch. While descending, she boarded my elevator — and it was just her and me. As I’m sure you all recall, this same thing happened a few weeks ago, and I didn’t have the nerve to say anything to her then. This time, however, I took advantage of the opportunity by blurting out, “I love your show!”
She stood there, facing forward, pretending like I wasn’t talking to her…turned her head slowly…and saw my smiley, googely-eyed face peering at her. She then instantly snapped into “radio personality mode.”
K: “Oh, we love doing it! It’s not a bad gig!”
Me: “I used to listen all the time when I worked in the suburbs!”
K (a bit confused): “…so you don’t because you work downtown?”
Her (brightly): “You can listen online — do you do that?”
K: “Well, I could, but it would be a distraction.”
A bit dejected, she looks at me with an “ah…” face
Me (interjecting awkwardly): “‘Cause you’re all so funny!!”
She winces a smile. “It’s not a bad gig. I’ll take it.”
I laugh a little too loudly and aggressively.
Some awkward moments…and then the elevator door opens, she wishes me a good day and hurries off.
So, yeah. I creeped out Kathy Hart with my fangirlness. But she was very sweet despite all that.
Just one step closer to bodyshots with rockstars, kids.
One thought on “Riding the elevator with rockstars: an update”
way to do her with more than your eyes. brava!