5:00 PM -- I thought I'd just pass this press party invitation along, just so you can see what kind of tempting/looney offers we get while doing the noble work of running a news operation:
Sushi anyone? Wrestling perhaps?
You’re invited to join us for an Asian celebration of "Sumo & Sushi" on Sept. 12th in Los Angeles!
MobileFocus takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 12th, the first night of the CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment show, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
We'll have all of the leading wireless and entertainment companies in one room, including names like AOL, GoTV, Microsoft, MobiTV, Nokia, Palm, Panasonic, RIM, and many more!
And when you're not sampling our sushi smorgasbord, you can step into one of our (comfortably padded) sumo suits for some not-so-mobile competition.
Come early! The first 100 people to attend will receive an authentic, four-piece Japanese sushi set.
Just curious: What would these party planners do for an India-themed celebration? Curry and outsourcing? The mind boggles.
— Phil Harvey, Stereotype Editor,
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