For all you Firesign Theater fans…

One of the backstage duties at the Sausalito Art Festival is to guard the various entrances to the dressing rooms and backstage area, which are, oddly, not contiguous. (The dressing rooms back to the garbage. No kidding.) Other jobs include moving equipment and getting provisions for the artists, so people don’t really hang around the dressing rooms all that much.

At one point, when I was guarding one of the dressing room gates, some came up and asked to see a volunteer, named Dave. I went back to the ‘office’, which is part of the same tent as the dressing rooms, and  — no Dave. So I went out to see the requester, and I got to say, very legitimately,

“Dave’s not here!”

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