She: Poof on Dr. Pepper. Poof on
Coca-Cola . . .
He: Why is nothing done in France? She: They're poofed out.
The people at the expensive ringside table arched their eyebrows. Was this what they were paying for? It certainly was. The haphazard comedy of balding Clarinetist Phil Ford, 39, and his burbling, bouncy wife, Mimi Hines, 25, was the main attraction at the Empire Room of Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria last week. Next, they are heading for Los Angeles' Coconut Grove, a stint on the BBC in London and a $3,500-a-week contract with the Tropicana in Las Vegas. Less than two years...