Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/7/12
Act Like Clowns? If you are like me, you struggle with making small talk in awkward social situations.  So I have compiled a small list that I call my cheat sheet to get me through some of these difficult moments. Instead of asking someone what they do for work and have to sit and listen to them tell me about them drone on and on about a job that I don’t understand or care about understanding, instead I’ll ask them what their preferred superhero power would be. I get a lot of blank stares, but then I know the people that can’t answer that question are not people that are worth my time anyway. Of course, a good superhero conversation also has to include a discussion of their kryptonite. I think my kryptonite would be clowns.  Clowns are scary.  Not because they are wearing oversized clothes and red foamy noses but because clowns are overweight middle aged men who like to spend time with little children while wearing oversized clothes and make up. Clowns are ok from a distance, like ...
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