The inventor of Mr. Coffee, the home automatic coffee machine, has died. I don’t drink that beverage, and never have, so the only way I know about it is from the commercials that Joe DiMaggio used to do. Ironically, the baseball legend rarely drank coffee because he had ulcers, but in one of the spots he claimed, “It’s the best I’ve ever tasted.” Which led to this classic line by the comedian Gallagher: “Come on, Joe. You were married to Marilyn Monroe!”