I interviewed Carson Kressley for an article in the paper. He's speaking tonight on campus and I'm looking forward to it.
Not included in my article was a brief exchange that went off the track of discussing his upcoming movie role (read the article for the details on that).
Me: Are you being yourself? Or is it like an acting role?
CK: It's an acting role. I play a bartender named Lance. Although, some people were like 'oh are you going to prepare for the role?' No. I haven't been a bartender but I've been to many many bars so I think I'll be okay.
Me: Now are you wearing a shirt at this bar?
CK: Um yes absolutely, not to worry.
Me: Cause you know, depending on what bar you're at…
CK: Yeah. I love bars where they don't wear shirts, that's fun, that's good times, that's entertainment.
Me: When you come to town we'll have to go out because there's bars where they don't wear shirts here.
CK: (interested) Oh really?
CK: (shocked) In Austin?!
CK: (not quite believing, but wanting to) Stop it!
Me: This is a very gay town, I don't know if you know that.
CK: Oh my gawd I'm way more excited than I thought.
Me: There's not one neighborhood like Dallas or Houston, everyone's spread out.
CK: The whole place is gay, oh my gawd it's like New York only warmer.
Me: Right. There's something like 5 bars downtown including a country-themed one.
CK: I'm going to go to each and every one. Just so I don't miss anyone.
Me: We've had eight straight days of rain here, some flooding issues, but is should be dry by the time you get here.
CK: OK. I'll wear my rubbers. Screw the rain.