Paul Shaffer

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So, I got a new follower on Twitter today.Paul Shaffer! Yes...after careful examination (resulting from shocked disbelief)...it was indeed the real Paul fromTheLateShowwithDavidLetterman Shaffer!

Now how cool is that?

So with this great new Twitter fortune, I had to make sure that all of those close to me were aware...my wife, son, co-workers, friends, the lady at the convenience store, the pizza delivery guy...

Everyone's first response was the same, "Wow, that's really cool".

Unfortunately, so was the second, "Why would Paul Shaffer follow you".

Feeling slightly injured by the second response, each time my answer was the same, "Well because...uh...well...um...I'm...Chris Tyler! That's why!"

My wife, son, co-workers, friends, the lady at the convenience store, the pizza delivery guy...none of them bought that one.