How deadly your taste buds, my sweet

Some people will go to amazing lengths for the chance to savour a flawless white truffle

By Woody Allen   136

The snob value of the rare white truffle hit new heights in London on Sunday with a 2.6-pound specimen selling at auction for $110,000. It went to an unidentified buyer in Hong Kong.

The New York Times, 15th November 2005

As a private eye I’m willing to take a bullet for my clients, but it’ll cost you five hundred Benjamins per hour plus expenses, which usually means all the Johnnie Walker I can knock back. Still, when a cupcake like April Fleshpot totes her pheromones into my office and requests servicing, the work can magically become pro bono.

“I need…

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