It’s pretty rare that you get a chance to meet your heroes. I haven’t. But years ago, when I was playing in bands, our band manager Sarah met the lead singer of our favorite band.
I couldn’t wait to hear from Sarah about her encounter, she actually interviewed him.
Needless to say, even though his music was brilliant–the man himself was severely lacking. Sarah was deflated and she learned the hard way the old cliche ‘never meet your heroes’. Part of this cliche is rooted in the fact that a person’s genius in one area of life doesn’t mean that the person is great in all areas of their life. We all know that a great actor rarely has any sort of superior wisdom over the bum on the street. As Pat Sajak noted, “Trust me, one’s view of the world isn’t any clearer from the back seat of a limo.”
Now, let’s get to some legal stuff. My apologies for the rough segue.
If you’re accused of possession of a controlled substance, there are only two ways that you can be convicted of this crime: First, the state may prove that you “actually” possessed the drug.
Meaning, the drugs were in your hand. Or, the drugs were in your pocket, sock, bra, anywhere on your person. Continue Reading