And now with staffing next on their list, where does that leave local celebrity ticket-taker Eric "Fluffy"
According to Glover after applying online he received a phone call Friday afternoon from his once (and hopefully future) employer.
"They called me and I have an interview Monday afternoon," Glover said.
Fortunately for him, the interview will be on familiar turf as Glover said it will be happening in the theater he spent the better part of three decades in.
known as "Fluffy" or "The Ticket Taker Guy" for his
antics at the cinema, had taken tickets from people with the
now-famous cash-register noise and smile since 1993. But the Glover had
been employed at the movies in various capacities for almost 30 years,
up until the theatre was closed down in June.
“I did security at first, then
the Hyatt took over and moved us. When we first opened here back in ’87, we had
movies like Dirty Dancing. A lot of good movies back then," Glover said.
month, AMC theatres announced they would be opening a 10-screen
cinema that will replace the Bow Tie Cinemas. Interestingly, the theatre
was first an AMC before becoming a Clearview and ultimately Bow Tie
before closing. If things work out, Glover would be reuniting with his
Glover said he was excited at the prospect of getting back to work.
“I’ve had a lot
of laughs with people throughout the years. I always enjoyed coming here to
work and have fun," Glover said.
Shout out: Leave Fluffy some love and luck in the comments!