Wednesday, October 13, 2010
"Never Say Goodbye" was just on the radio. I heart Bon Jovi. They are the musical equivalent to my first boyfriend in high school. They were my first concert, my first teen idols. The first poster that adorned my wall was one similar to this. (My heart's aflutter just thinking about it!) Sigh. The nostalgia conjured up by listening to that song gave me goosebumps and made me giggle like a school girl.
My husband mocks them (even though he owns some of their albums) and says Jon's gay (his response to every guy I have on my "laminated" list). I know he does it just to torment me. I tell him whatever, Jon married his high school sweetheart, Dorothea (does it get any more romantic!), and even though they didn't actually go to prom (like in the song), they're still together, and they have 4 kids. And his last name is really spelled Bongiovi, and he's from Sayreville, NJ (which I made my parents drive past the sign to when we did our roadtrip back East) and his first movie role was a cameo in Young Guns II (which I pointed out to DH when it was on TV a couple of weeks ago). Ok, yes, I was a little obsessed. First teen idols, remember? How is that worse than you knowing a baseball player's stats? Besides, he's also known for his charitable works (not quite on Bono's scale mind you - ah, Bono, another of my loves for a later post), and for that, I can forgive him for being a Democrat.