is up for DAY 19 of The #CharacterADay Project. His plane just touched down and he’s ready to meet up with those guys he knows at the conference.
I’ve long wanted to do an impression of those ridiculous people who stand in the aisle as soon as the plane lands. This guy was originally going to be called “King of the Conference.” I like “Mr. Popular” more because it opens the door to his game. I could see him:
• Getting up to give a best-man style toast at a wedding, where it’s clear that no one really knows who he is.
• Inviting the other dads at the little league game to bring their kids over to his son’s birthday party. Of course no one knows his son.
• Flipping 30 burgers on a grill in the park. He’s set out a sumptuous spread. He is waiting on all the folks from the office whom he invited to come to his cookout. No one comes.
Whatever the case, I just love the idea of a loser who is very confident.