I’ve got a t-shirt from years ago with the title of today’s blog entry on it. For those of you born after 1980… After Elvis died in 1977, and for years afterward, there was a near constant stream of Elvis sightings. He was retired and living in Bolivia. He was Goofy at Disneyworld. After plastic surgery, he became George Wendt and played Norm on Cheers. Etc.
My favorite (that I made up) is that he became an Elvis impersonator. I’ve got a a movie pitch about Elvis still alive, hits hard times and has to impersonate himself to make ends meet (©2010 Michael Fry). It opens on a corporate event. An Elvis impersonator (Elvis) takes the stage. Someone in the audience says, “He’s pretty good, but he’s no Elvis.”