Blog Guy, I have a question about classic children’s literature.
Sure. I once interviewed Maurice Sendak. He was great! He told me his favorite children’s book was…
Blog Guy, there was a really bizarre bank robbery in Australia today.
From Switzerland comes news that a Hong Kong tycoon who bought a flawless blue diamond for a record $9.5 million has now named it the “Star of Josephine.”************I’m not sure why this is important. Naming jewelry is no big deal. For years, my wife has been naming the tokens of affection I’ve given her on romantic occasions.******It started with her engagement ring, an admittedly very modest ruby which she christened the Dinky Pinky.******Soon, the Dinkster was joined by a diamond named Mr. Chips, followed by a pearl she calls, well, Poor Pitiful Pearl.******These adornments now share space in her jewelry box alongside El Shrimpo, Mr. Measly and Li’l Sapphire. Last Christmas, they were joined by Pretty Boy Flawed. So take that, Josephine!***
Quick quiz: Well-to-do socialite Paris Hilton and this guy here are…
Quick quiz: Business is good, you have a lot of extra cash, so you use it to…
a) make a major donation to Doctors Without Borders
b) build a new homeless kitchen in your city
c) establish a scholarship fund for Katrina victims
d) cover your gun, your cellphone, your patio furniture and your grandma in gold and diamonds.