Actually quite a few words. At times I seem to be in the throes of some seriously run-on sentences. I was a tad nervous. George seems like a really nice guy. Somehow he finds a way to connect with his guests and ask questions that are both challenging and friendly. That friendliness — what seemed like authentic warmth — made me feel less like a dork than I might have. I’ve always found it damn disconcerting to talk about the nasty things I did, on the air, especially on TV, where there’s really nowhere to hide. And there were a lot of cameras and lights, and real live people in the audience. So yeah, I was kind of nervous, especially at first.
For my readers outside of Canada, the Strombo show is our version of The Tonight Show…laid back chatty interviews with a very charismatic host, on national TV. When we taped this segment, way back in October, I was in awe of him. I guess I still am.
Here’s the interview, as posted on YouTube. Thanks to Sharon, a reader — no, not that Sharon! — who either posted it our found it there.