Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

Happy birthday, Carrie Fisher! May the farce be with you.

Mitch Teemley


 I’ve always been in love with movies. As a kid I wanted with every fiber of my being to be Gene Kelly. To sing like him. To dance like him. But most of all, to kiss girls like him. Especially like he did Debbie Reynolds in Singin’ in the Rain.

My own leap to fame came when I wrote and starred in a five minute sketch for The Sixth Grade Talent Show. I’m sure you’ve heard of it. It was huge. After that, I knew I’d have to choose my projects carefully in order to maintain my A-list status. I needed an appropriate leading lady. One I could kiss a lot.

Then one day in the public library I stumbled across a play script adapted from the movie Tammy and the Bachelor, which had starred Debbie Reynolds. That was it! My next project would be a live theatre production of

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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4 Responses to Me and Princess Leia’s Mom

  1. Mitch a great story and very well told.

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  2. bdeckard92 says:

    Very well told, Star Wars was always an influence on my need/want to be a hero. I remember when my first wife and I dressed as Luke and Leia for Halloween one year. Probably explains why we are close like brother and sister now :),

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