Pop quiz

Q. How can you turn $55 into $80 without trying?

A. Buy tickets through Ticketmaster.com.

I’ll spare the usual rant, but just FYI: A pair of $27.50 concert tickets are going to cost me $40 apiece (before shipping costs) when I buy them later today. Who’da thought I’d long for the days of the $3.50 convenience charge?

Ten bucks

At the dinner reception for the Orthodox Jewish wedding, Amy leaned over as we were being served the main course.

“I dare you to ask for the kosher meal.”