Paul Newman's Potty Humor

People remembering Paul Newman include a reporter who once worked for a Connecticut newspaper. The managing editor got a call from a man claiming to be Paul Newman. She hung up at first, thinking it was a prank. But Newman really had a story idea. To cover that story, a reporter went to Newman's home. And he happened by a bathroom. Every sheet of toilet paper had a famous actor's face and the words, "Greetings from Robert Redford."

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Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. People remembering Paul Newman's today include a reporter who once worked for a Connecticut newspaper. The managing editor got a call from a man claiming to be Paul Newman. She hung up at first, thinking it was a prank. But Newman really had a story idea. To cover that story, reporter David Bowder(ph), went to Newman's home and happened by a bathroom. Every sheet of toilet paper had a famous actor's face and the words, Greetings from Robert Redford. You're listening to Morning Edition.

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