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  • Archive for February 26th, 2008

    More Fortune Cookie Memoir: from Bill Stephens

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

    I’ve become quite the magnet for fortune cookie tales both real and fictional. Bet you didn’t know there was a whole genre of fortune cookie writing, but there is. Bill Stephens sent me an excerpt, chapter 25, for book proposal, ‘Uncorking & Forking: It’s Been a Good Life.’” Uncorking & Forking: It’s Been a […]

    A meta-fortune cookie fortune

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

    Barbara Brown sent this photo to me and a message: “Heard your intrview on NPR yesterday and wanted to share my favorite fortune ever. After a birthday dinner one year I opened my fortune cookie and read, ‘Ignore previous fortunes.’ I’ve never met anyone else who has gotten that fortune, nor do I want to. […]