People who have known me for any length of time know that I would run across a crowded freeway for a bratwurst, I made my first million by creating and trademarking the term “Adult Super Store”, I actively search out and chronicle travel filth, and I’ll fight anyone who disagrees with me that “The Rockford Files” was the best damn TV show ever.
In fact, my Freshman year in college was in Los Angeles and on Day One, I borrowed a car from someone in the dorm to drive out to Paradise Cove and see the Rockford trailer. And…it was gone. Filming had cancelled before it was begun because of a contract dispute. I was crushed. Much like Angel when his Caddy, Lucille, was firebombed by the mob.
Oh. Yeah. I had a point.
In the movie “The Great Escape”, James Garner’s role was ‘the scrounger’. The person in the camp who was good at getting you what was needed. Stolen ID’s. Digging tools. Travel documents. He stole or permanently borrowed whatever he could scrounge for the escapers.
Great stations usually have a scrounger. That person on the staff who is so stupidly connected that they can get you whatever you need. Read more…