REPO! Road Tour Diary: Cincinnati
Today we are losing Alexa Vega. She's been a real trooper, braving the REPO Road Tour for the past 3 nights, putting up with us, the REPO! Boys, and our REPO! Boy antics. I'm sad to see her go. Alexa's been a real source of light on the tour—for us, and the fans—and because of her role in REPO! (Shilo), I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for Ms. Vega. Hell, in person I almost always refer to her as Shilo. And sometimes, just sometimes, she responds back to me as Mister GraveRobber. I hope that 30 years from now we're still doing this.
January 18th, 2009. We have a 2:00pm flight out of Baltimore today en route to our 6th stop on REPO Road Tour 3: Cincinnati, Ohio.
We board the plane. Spooky Dan, our Goth-clad tour manager, is seated at the front of the aircraft next to this little, old, blue-haired lady. I so want to stand up and take a picture of this comical pairing, but I refrain; my diabolical intentions would be way too obvious to the other passengers in this confined space, and considering that I'm a hostage aboard this plane for the next 2 hours, I want to avoid 120-minutes of dirty looks, and the inevitable interrogations that will follow: "Why did you steal grandmother's clothes?" Growling, "Because I wanted Red." - read the rest of this entry
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