Support Local Journalism. Donate to San Antonio Current.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

proof of the New Hope era! FOR REAL THIS TIME

Posted on Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 4:37 PM

Proof of the New Hope era!

FROM THE CURBLOG MINNEAPOLIS BUREAU

You didn't know we had a Minneapolis Bureau, did you?

While I am, of course, first and foremost interested in all things local, I also keep an eye out for interesting goings-on in the para-San Anto world. To this end, I got friends Up North, such as comic/writer Lori Mocha. She often brings interesting things to my attention, such a story of hope and heroism and the human spirit and shit. Go ahead and read itâ??it'll take you, like, three minutes ⎯ then come right back here.

I'll wait.

READ IT.

â?¦FANTASTIC, NO??

Last week, my hero was this lady at the Firestone on Broadway, who took a nap right there in public while they replaced her tires:

But this week, it's Kent Fenske for a valiantly unmacho fearlessnessâ?¦and, also, Mr. Brown, for resisting his worst impulses. You don't always have to listen to those voices in your head, people.

Here's what Lori had to say about it:

Lori: “Who are you?”

“I am your worst nightmare.”

I don't know why, but that cracked me up. Then the victim offers him some tea.

Me: Like "okay, crazy burglar, lemme try treating you as a human being."

Lori: Then the gunman hugged him goodbye! Omg! Then the perp came back and said he was upset about the guy contacting the cops. The story is absurd: “Thanks for the tea, but did you have to call the cops? I thought we were friends!”

Me: But then he managed to talk him down AGAIN!

Lori: I know! I would be a basket case if "my worst nightmare" kept visiting.

Me: I HATE IT WHEN MY WORST NIGHTMARE COMES TO MY HOUSE. I **NEVER** GIVE HIM TEA, AND HE NEVER HUGS ME.

Lori: Hey it's me again, your worst nightmare, can I have some tea and call my mom?

Me: Anyway, that story is fucking genius, thanks.

Lori: Yeah, I saw it on the news tonite. Good stuff.

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years.

It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.

If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 25, 2020

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation