Yes, these are (apparently) all true.
Joe was moderately successful in his career, but as he got older he was increasingly hampered by terrible headaches.
A man and his wife were having an argument about who should brew the coffee each morning.
This scene took place on a British Airways flight between Johannesburg, South Africa & London. A white woman, about 50 years old, was seated next to a black man.
A local United Way office realized that the organization had never received a donation from the town's most successful lawyer. The person in charge of contributions called him to persuade him to contribute.
Any time you feel dumb, don't worry. Check out the following excerpts from a "Wall Street Journal" article by Jim Carlton. Lots of people are dumber than you.
Subject: Membership Renewal
Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. Getting back together, they discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly Mother.
An elderly woman goes to the doctor and asks his help to revive her Husband's sex drive.