from Oddly Enough Blog:

Oh, the humanity!

August 8, 2011

Blog Guy, can you settle a bet I have with my investment manager's astrologer?

Wait. Doesn't it bother you that your investment manager HAS an astrologer?

Nah, it beats the hell out of his damned Magic 8-Ball. "Should I get out of the stock market?" "Ask again later..." Sheesh.

from Environment Forum:

Why is this Great White Shark smiling?

July 5, 2011

For this Great White Shark, it's even better now in the Bahamas.

The long-running tourist slogan has a new meaning for all 40 of the shark species around the Caribbean island chain after the Bahamian government banned all commercial shark fishing in the approximately  243,244 square miles  (630,000 square kilometers) of the country’s waters.

from Tales from the Trail:

Washington Extra – swimming with the fishes

August 19, 2010

The U.S. economy continues to swim with the fishes – weekly unemployment claims are at a nine-month high and the director of the Congressional Budget Office says the unemployment rate won’t fall to around 5 percent until 2014. Not much in the way of economic sunshine today.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Don’t poke that shark in the eye, Lamar

July 30, 2010

jaws publicity girl 490

As some of you know, a string of shark sightings in recent weeks has rattled swimmers in Massachusetts, and is evoking memories of the "Jaws" movie hysteria.

from Global Investing:

Deflation to jump the shark?

March 6, 2009

The recent spate of shark attacks on Australian beaches could mark a turning point in global deflation and signal a change in fortunes for some beleaguered emerging economies, if Nomura strategist Sean Darby is to be believed.

from Global News Journal:

Best reads of January

February 2, 2009

Gaza gets 180 minute respite to shop, bury the dead - "For 180 precious minutes, Israeli warplanes and tanks held their fire, giving 1.5 million shell-shocked residents of the coastal enclave a chance to check on family members, shop for essentials and bury their dead."

from Oddly Enough Blog:

We lose more Santas this way…

December 20, 2008

Blog Guy, I know you sometimes do fantasy photos for your readers. Do you have any money left in your 2008 budget?