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A recent comment by Razorback sparked an idea for this discussion: have you had any brushes with fame? I always find it fascinating to hear anecdotes about people finding themselves interacting with famous people and realizing, at the end of the day, they're more normal than we think.
For example, one time I had the opportunity to hang out with Jack Johnson before a sold out show in Kansas City. I was friend's with the drummer's cousin, and she got us backstage to hang with the band beforehand. Anyway, Jack was (unsurprisingly) the most down to earth and friendly guy you'll ever meet. We got to hang out and chat with him for a little over an hour, get a tour of the bus, and watch them warmup. It was a formative experience for my 18-year old self.
The show was held at a venue in Kansas City that happened to be on the Missouri side. During the show Jack said something to the effect of "how's it going Kansas?" and got booed (in a friendly way). This happens all the time to musicians, as the city straddles both states.
After the show he walked offstage directly to where we were watching the show, looked at me in a dark way and said, "Hey, thanks for letting me know we're actually in Missouri, Glen". I stood there frozen, partially because he remembered my name and partially because one of my musical idols had just reprimanded me. Jack busts into laughter and slaps me on the back. "Just playin', man. Let's go hit the after party."