Tour Diary: Larkin Poe Gets A “Surprise Call” From Conan
There was a knock on the door of our dressing room. Actually, less of a knock and more of a metallic rapping, loud enough to make us startle. Hauling the door open, there was a moment of confusion in which E.C. was revealed on the threshold, his beringed knuckle still in mid-motion, a canary-eating smile curling on his face. He was on the phone, simultaneously talking into it himself and half-offering it to me. The next few moments established that it was “Conan” on the phone (meaning, Conan’s “people”) and would Larkin Poe be interested in appearing on Conan the next evening?