So yesterday, thanks to rain and traffic, I ran out of audio book during my commute. I was, tragically, reduced to listening to drive-time radio. You know something’s out of whack when you voluntarily channel surf to Radio Disney because, you know, they might be playing something better.
And is it possible for a station to play a block of Tom Petty songs and NOT include Free Fallin’?
I didn’t think so. That song always makes me think of the movie Jerry McGuire (“You had me at hello.”), which makes me think of Tom Cruise. Then I think of Tom Cruise jumping all over Oprah’s couch like a maniac, like a crazy person, enthusiastically.
But I digress. One station is sponsoring a “50K every workday” contest. So, did I hear this and think:
“Wow. 50,000 dollars. That’s a lot of money.”
No. I did not. Sad to say, the first thought that crossed my mind was:
“Wha–? They’re giving away 50,000 words?”
I’m not making this up. Besides, they could give away 50,000 words. After all, there are all those NaNoWriMo novels out there.