Day: September 13, 2011

A Page from the Nice Guy’s Playbook

Where were we?  Right: Monday night, last week.  It’s three days before my show and having just completed a marathon rehearsal with my co-producer, I’m in the mood to let loose.  Date #6 has been obliging enough to accompany me to the official Fringe Festival Bar in Northern Liberties and I’m several drinks in. To explain what happens next, I need to borrow a page from the Nice Guy’s Playbook.  How do I know that this playbook exists?  Well, let’s just say I’ve seen this particular move before—and it works. Date #6 offers to drive me home and since my parents are out of town, I invite him in for a drink.  I should note that I’ve been puttin’ the moves on all evening, and that I’ve been thinking about puttin’ the moves on for some the better part of the summer but on account of Date #7, I’ve resisted.  Plus, I always end up drinking with Date #6, so I never trust my judgment and the last thing I want to do is hook …