(this post by non-MGK author Dan Solomon)
Yesterday in Seattle, a man drove his pickup truck onto his friend’s roof because "he got a wild hair".
I know some of y’all might be quick to judge the man in question because, okay, that’s really stupid, but I want to hang out with him, like, twice a month. I want to go watch cover bands with him and drive thru Taco Cabana at 3am. He’s like a real-life Jim Anchower, and America needs more like him. I bet he’s the most fun uncle ever.
Also, it’s often said that the key to good journalism is detail. The fact that this guy was listening to the Spin Doctors as he drove onto the roof makes me love him entirely. Do you think he was air guitar-ing or playing the drums on the steering wheel as he went? Was it Pocketful of Kryptonite or is he the sort of fan who keeps a copy of 2005’s comeback album, Nice Talking To Me, in the cab at all times?
Also, how is none of this on YouTube? If he’s half as good on camera as he sounds on paper, we need to give him his own reality show.