During the off-season, a vendor at Yankee Stadium works the comedy clubs in neighboring states. Steve Lazarus is serious about his stadium shtick. Here’s a sample: “Our oldest vendor is 83 and he got suspended. He tested positive for Maalox.” ... Peanuts! Popcorn! Cold beer!
Do you do Xocai? Me neither. Pronounced show-SIGH, it is to chocolate what floor polish is to Amway. Devotees take Tupperware to a new level. Ladies who live in NY penthouses peddle the stuff. Probiotic. Low cal. Slimming. Healthy. Want some?
There’s a fairly new train between Beijing, China, and Lhasa in Tibet that is damned interesting. For one thing, it’s the highest railroad in the world. At 16,640 feet, the pass is higher than light aircraft fly. Oxygen is pumped into passenger cars. Now you know why. To offset problems caused when tracks shift as the permafrost melts, engineers devised systems to keep the ground beneath fast frozen.
We have 18 – count ‘em —18 wireless gizmos at work in our house. Plus a few more in the van. Amazing. That’s a lot of “1’s” and “0’s” swirling around our recliners. No wonder I can’t think straight. Our newest technology is the device on the nightstand which monitors my pacemaker overnight and transmits a data stream to technicians somewhere. Hmmm. Do they have a reading for frisky?