JUST OVERHEARD at John's Grill : an Italian couple from Fremont: "You know, honey, that Lee Housekeeper guy is such an asshole!"
*The Berkeley chapter of Hillel is having a luncheon next Monday with special guest, Jan Wahl. Jan will speak for 4 hours straight on why the Barbara Streisand film, "Yentl", was very underrated.
*Nathan Plotkin checks in from Marin with news that Marsha Pipka, of the Humane Society, will be donating the contents of her garage to be auctioned off. For details, call Heshie Borsht, 555-555-5555.
*THIS IS EXCITING: KQED's Michael Krasny just celebrated his 100,000th interview with Philip Roth. To celebrate the occasion, KQED will have a special Forum Show, this Friday. Michael will interview special guest, Philip Roth!
*Dr. Frieda Meeskite, a renowned gynecologist who lives in Ross, will be the keynote speaker next Wednesday at the Commonwealth Club. Meeskite will touch upon issues of women's oral hygiene, flossing after intercourse, and the Giants 2016 prospects.
*OVERHEARD AT BALBOA CAFE: 30-someting girlfriend to 50-something man (with ring on): "You are so totally amazing, I'm lucky to have you."
*Baldy McFuckface sends me an e-mail from the Belvedere Men's club: "Dear Leah, why do women's hair cuts cost 100 bucks and men's only 10?" Because, Baldy, we are special. So, so special.
*LARRY BAER and the GIANTS are having a special lunch at AT&T Park, April 1, to commemorate the 50 anniversary of Zodiac; a statue will be unveiled next to McCovey Cove. Cost is $5000 per ticket to the Giants community fund.
*Berkeley Rep's Tonda Shumalasky calls me with this cute nugget: "My son, Bugsy La Pinsky is having his bar-mitzvah at the Rep next Saturday. Please feel free to stop by and blow the shofar.
*Laura Pendleton e-mails from Pleasanton that a giant lizard invaded her bathroom and left an ungodly stench. Authorities were called in and arrested a suspect, Chip Franklin, who was later released and recorded a commercial to celebrate his innocence.
*BREAKING NEWS: Will Durst will be the subject of a new documentary from Marin director, Joe Esterhaus, titled "How did I become the unfunniest comedian in the Bay Area?"
*The Eastbay Anal Women's Society of Toastmasters will have their annual Easter luncheon on March 20 at the Buttafusco Club. Emcee is Liam Mayclam.