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NY Post quotes Heywood Jablome.
May 1, 2001 7:44 PM   Subscribe

NY Post quotes Heywood Jablome. Mike Hunt and Dick Hurtz were unavailable for comment.
posted by crunchland (13 comments total)

 
Um, where? Your link redirects to http://www.nypost.com/living/living.htm.
posted by pnevares at 8:19 PM on May 1, 2001


And where was Richard Smoker when you needed his insight!
posted by trox at 8:25 PM on May 1, 2001


the article was pulled earlier today. there's some info on it over at jim romenesko's medianews. (6th item down for may 1.)
posted by jimw at 8:44 PM on May 1, 2001


OK. I admit it. I own a Safeway (grocery store) savings card with Heywood Jablome on it. Every time I use it, I get a receipt with "my name" printed in big letters on the bottom. Most of the checkers send me on my way with a cheery "Thank you, Mister Jubloam. Have a nice day!"

Needless to say, I'm easily amused. I'll bet there are thousands of Mr. Jubloams roaming the aisles of Safeway...
posted by shinybeast at 9:23 PM on May 1, 2001


Just make sure you NEVER use a credit card with that Safeway card.
posted by NortonDC at 10:26 PM on May 1, 2001


I once met a woman who had an elaborate fake ID that claimed she was Ivana Kuchakokov.
posted by dfowler at 6:22 AM on May 2, 2001


Kind of reminds me of this classic airport prank.
posted by gramcracker at 6:41 AM on May 2, 2001


I'm looking for Amanda Hugginkiss! Could somebody please find me Amanda Hugginkiss?
posted by werty at 6:56 AM on May 2, 2001


Paging Mr. Paddidiot, Mr. Stu Paddidiot!
posted by briank at 7:40 AM on May 2, 2001


This is the least of the New York Post's journalism sins...
posted by ParisParamus at 8:44 AM on May 2, 2001


ooohhh, yeah. (bi-lingual, yet!)
posted by sonofsamiam at 8:47 AM on May 2, 2001


One of the Toronto-area radio shows had someone legally change their name to Heywood Jablome for a chance at $50,000 or so.
posted by cCranium at 8:57 AM on May 2, 2001


I worked in a grocery store during my teens. One slow night I called the front desk and ask for them to page "Mr. Meoff, first name Jack".

It worked, laughs for everybody.
posted by Mick at 9:45 AM on May 2, 2001


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