The Convincer

It wasn’t easy convincing Jill Y to go out with me on our first date. I pulled out all the stops. I done the magic trick where I made a rabbit into a stew. I done the magic trick where I sawed my sense of humor in half and I even done the magic trick where I didn’t put in earplugs when a Bon Jovi song came on the radio. To my utter astonishment, none of this impressed her in the slightest. I was at my wit’s end and my wit is as famous as Cherry Coke. We were talking about our favorite songs and I told her that my favorite song was the Edgar Allen Poe song in Wayne’s World when Wayne, Garth, Stacy and Cassandra are in the car and they start head-banging. Jill Y said that she never heard the Edgar Allen Poe song before. I went on the internet, produced this and she agreed there and then to go on a date with me:


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4 thoughts on “The Convincer”

  1. That would have won me over too, because I’m not conned by generic come-ons. I once went on a date with a guy who asked me if I wanted to see a ghost in his haunted house. He then convinced me that one of the people sitting at the table was a ghost. For some reason, though, it didn’t work for a second date.

    1. The second date was a little easier and involved the fundamentals of being a soldier, combat techniques and the proper way to address a superior!

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