Monday, August 16, 2010

Gone Hollywood

"They're gonna put me in the movies..."

Yours truly will be an extra for filming tonight, one of about three thousand filling the stands. The call went out this morning on WOOD to go sign up with JR Galactic Talent - the first 500 people receiving $75 to appear. Thought "what the heck, I'd love to try this, just in case it goes to another state if the Republicans get their way, and... Barry Sanders, man. Barry Sanders."

So I signed up. Cost $10 (grumble), but it's worth it. Sent my info, sent a picture, and I just got the instructions for my film debut - I'll be playing the part of "football fan" with a whole bunch of other folks. The real fun part? This takes place in October of 1991, a championship game at night, dress accordingly. That means heavy clothes on a day where the heat index is in the mid-90s. Whee. But Barry Sanders, man...

Will let you know how it goes. Since they didn't have digital cameras or smart phones in 1991, I don't know if I'll be able to snap some shots or not, but I'll tell you all about the process. I imagine it's going to be a lot of wait, wait, wait... cheer real loud!... and then wait some more.

Oh, and Nancy? $75 bucks, which I guarantee you I will promptly put back in the Michigan economy. So, I do believe you can BITE ME now.

This should be fun.