(And, ladies, if you're like a number of people that I work with that are madly in love with Daryl on the show, start scrolling. Because he's in the second picture below!)
Step 1. Mount up in your trusty anti-zombie vehicle and head out. Park in the next town over because parking in downtown KC is terrible. Walk briskly because it's freezing outside. And don't forget to stand in line for 20 minutes because they only have one door open to the Midland Theater.
Step 2. Find out you've actually got VIP seats complete with a hostess that takes drink orders. And your seats are on a comfy couch right by the door. Score!
Step 3. Settle in for an hour and a half of fun, sometimes not-so-family-oriented discussion. Daryl has always been my favorite character on the show but I actually found myself liking Merle (Michael Rooker) better in person. He's very personable, energetic and has a great on-stage presence . Norman Reedus (Daryl) seemed surprisingly
Anyway, it was interesting listening to them talk about their characters, behind-the-scenes stuff, etc. and they took questions from the audience as well. Greg Nicotero, renowned special effects creator and director of The Walking Dead, wouldn't give any hints as to what is going to happen during the second half of Season 3, but he did say "there's some REALLY good stuff coming." Bring it on, Greg!
Then it was time to spill out into the night and head home. Imagine our surprise when we opened the theater doors to find this:
Fresh, wet snow plopping all around us. It was a pretty mushy walk back to the car, but we made it home without losing any body parts to the zombie hordes.