There is a publicity photo for a planned remake of the movie “The Night of the Living Dead.” Oh, I’m sorry; that was a picture of 87-year old Hugh Hefner with his 27-year old wife. He had just bought a $5 million house for her. It’s equipped with a railing, ramp and an emergency supply of embalming fluid.... Technology raises all kinds of new issues involving etiquette. For example, is it good form to ask if the funeral home has wi-fi?
… There was a sign in downtown San Jose, Calif., with a poster about a “kidney walk.” I didn't know they had feet. … The restaurant at the San Jose Hilton had a very nice crepe called "The Summer’s Day" with strawberries, bananas, walnuts, rum sauce and cinnamon It was apparently less in demand under its original name "The Summer’s Eve" crepe. … I have known for some time that San Jose is a major city with nearly 1 million people. However, the real measurement as an urban area came when I ran into my first crazy street person. He was appropriately standing on the street corner near “Psycho Donuts”. I guess those are donuts you don’t dare eat in the shower. … I keep getting emails for something called the Female Seduction Secrets video. I can’t figure out if that means I learn how to seduce them or they figure out how to seduce me. At my age, if they don’t make the first move, nothing is going to happen. … One reseller on the show floor at NetSuite's SuiteWorld conference told me that "everybody reads your newsletter." "Yeah, but not everybody pays for it." "Oh, we want to keep you humble." "Well, there are a bunch of people who would say that's not possible; primarily my wife and daughter.” ... Breaking news: the allegedly injured Aflac duck is being investigated for possible insurance fraud for faking his injury.
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