By cool I mean someone cool I didn’t already know. I’m not talking about that dude who promises 5,000 Twitter followers for $50. No, I mean a singer or an athlete or an actress or a comedienne. That would be Erica Rhodes.
I took one look at the one-liners, the inward-facing zings and self-deprecation and knew I’d connected with someone cut from the same downtrodden cloth.
The radio volume is up, the song plays, the lyrics get belted out… Everybody have fun tonight – everybody Wang Chung tonight! Or, She’s a brick – house. She’s mighty-mighty. Letting it all hang out!
Take it … to the limit … take it … to the limit. Take it. To the limit. One more tiiiiiiiiime …
It’s our thing, to guess who sings the song on the radio. It’s evolved. My girls know the songs. They know the lyrics. They know I’m going to ask, “Who sings this, girls?” They’re starting to remember now, though.