Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Reality is Stranger Than Fiction

Here’s the plot. Work with me on this one, OK? You’ve got these three astronauts, two women and a man. One of the women gets jealous, drives 1600 miles to confront her, and gets charged with attempted murder. Great late-night movie plot, right? Oh, never mind.

All right, let’s say you’re a huge company and your product isn’t selling in Asia as well as you thought it would. What do you do: survey your potential customers to see what you could do better… or insult them?

Dang. It’s a good thing I never tried to become a novelist — you just can’t make up stuff as weird as what reality throws at you.

3 comments:

  1. That astronaut story is bizarre -- esp when I heard about the diaper bit.

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  2. I can't claim credit for this one, but here goes:

    Q. How long does it take to drive from Houston to Orlando?

    A. Depends.

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