Friday, May 21, 2010

AwesomeCloud and the ZOMBIE INVASION!!!

Local news today:

A four-car pile-up on the Bourne Bridge slows traffic coming onto and off of the Cape for most of the morning...

The driver who struck and killed a woman in a wheelchair has been identified as an 18-year-old girl...

The proposed Wampanoag casino might end up in Fall River instead of Middleboro...


Or you can take a cue from AwesomeCloud and watch with mild curiosity as they groan and flail at you on camera, and giggle and joke when you put the camera away.

Bystanders remarked that AwesomeCloud was astonishingly mellow and unafraid of all the zombies surrounding him. I remarked, "Oh, this is nothing. One time, he walked right up to Boba Fett."

We enjoyed our photo op, and as we headed back to the stroller, a gentleman waved at me and asked, "So, did you take him to a science fiction thing or something, when he met Boba Fett?"

"It was Free Comic Book Day, actually," I replied.

"Ah," said the man. "I'm a reporter for the Cape Cod Times. May I ask you your names?"

So, yeah. Not only did we witness a newsworthy event, but now we may even be mentioned in the newspaper. (Or not. The article will primarily be about the participants, and they'll be roaming the streets till 4:00 PM, so maybe he'll collect better bystander reactions than ours.)

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