Remember when you told me about your going out with the guy who worked on "Camp"? and how cool it was? I thought that was cute. I'm not been one to be all starstruck for long. But I had to reconsider it all a weekend ago when I went to see Eric Himan during Pride Weekend in Cleveland.
That man left me totally infatuated. I've heard of him and have listened to some of his songs. He's kind of a folk/indie quasi-celebrity in the community. He's been profiled in the gay rags and praised for his songwriting ability. I am even his 'friend' on MySpace (where according to you everybody becomes 'friends' at last). I thought he was cute and talented and that was about it.
Then I saw him in person. Man, is that an experience! When the object of one of your crushes/infatuations/fantasies becomes flesh and bone it's a powerful experience.
He was very charming and fun and all that during his set. He's shorter than I thought but as handsome. Not that it did anything to reduce his attractiveness. I have a thing for shorter men, you know.
But he's delicious. Besides his eyes, his mouth is a work of art. Luscious lips under green eyes. Totally yummy. Strong arms, and that chest! And don't get me started with the whole tattoo thing: awesomely hot sleeves made just hotter by the little preppy-ish shirts he wears. And that smile! Did I mention the man has an awesome mouth?
And he can sing. He sung his own songs and managed to pepper them with Fleetwood Mac and New Order. Totally hot. Then I got to talk to him. Oh, yeah. The usual 'let's sign CDs' artists do after their sets. But this was quite the experience. As I told you, it's one thing to look at this talented and handsome man on the cover of a CD or a maganize and other to see him in person and feel the power or his charm. I was somehow speechless. And you know it takes some doing for that.
I guess it has to do with some weird power trip and/or role-play that goes on between the famous part of the dyad and the admiring part. Some kind of electric chemistry, very hot. And not like I did get to go out with him like you did with the actor. I just stood there for some time and chatted and talked about the performance and bought a CD and all that. He signed it, talked about his next gig and that was about it. But it felft good. I guess he usually does that. And should be more than used to be admired on and off stage. He's a very handsome man.
But the experience per se was very illuminating. I understood all the Monica Lewinskis of the world, all the students who get tangled up with their professors, the secretaries with their bosses, all the groupies and the rock stars, all those unequal but hot relatioinships doomed from the start.
Now I have a better idea of the man when I listen to his songs, and a schoolgirl crush on a musician. Never pegged me for a groupie, though. Guess anybody could qualify.