Bad Fortune Cookies
I love cracking open a fortune cookie at the end of a meal. But I don't like fortunes that are vague or, even worse, portend bad news. Now I really have something to worry about with these new Wonton Foods fortune cookies. And yet all is not lost -- I believe that the only way a fortune takes hold of you is if you eat some of the cookie. So if you don't like your fortune, just toss out the cookie and then try again.
When Fortune Knocks, It's Not Always Good News!
Wonton Food, the largest fortune cookie maker in the country, recently decided to update their catalog of 10,000 fortunes. They wanted to add new, more contemporary items and customers had been requesting more fortunes with actual predictions rather than cryptic sayings. And so the writers came up with new messages, like: "Today is a disastrous day. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em." As you can imagine, they have had mixed reactions to these "bad" fortunes. You can read more in the New York Times article.
One way to avoid an unpleasant surprise is to write your own fortune and order custom cookies. Contact me and I'll write a personal fortune just for you.
If this whets your appetite: buy La Choy Fortune cookies.
And, read "The First Book of Tasteless Fortune Cookie Fortunes" for inspiration for creating your own fortunes: buy this book.