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Herb, we need you to spearhead the project

July 13, 2007

Dear Blog Guy,
I know you’ve helped other recent graduates with career counseling. What are some signs I can watch for that might indicate how my career is going?

I find it’s often wise to check your mouth. For instance, if your job involves cramming snakes in your cake-hole, eating glass, having a nail pounded into your tongue or swallowing your own fist, it’s just possible you’re not on the CEO fast-track.

Another thing. If you opted for a career in the clergy, but you find yourself balancing on the sharp point of a spear, maybe you should try the next church up the road, instead. This is especially true if, like the dude in this photo, you’re being asked to smile at the same time.

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A Shaolin monk balances his body on a spearhead during a martial arts performance in Elista, the capital of the southern Russian region of Kalmykia July 7, 2007. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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I am SOOoooo sick of Orbit gum ads.

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[thought bubble] I’ve got to get one of them American pogo sticks.

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The priest’s name? Hi Prong.

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Bad bird. Don’t land on me. Ow. Very bad bird.

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Overacheiver!

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I hate to burst your bubble but Hey! I didn’t.

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TOP OF THE SPEAR, MA!

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you know what really sticks in my craw…?

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Dude. The Mall. Belly button piercing is cheap, not very painful and sterile. Check it out.

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Stick a fork in him, he’s done.

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Fork you!

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Look Ma, no hands!

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Too bad Chi Yung Le didn’t get the part when he auditioned for the new Superman movie. Instead, he created his own super hero, Super-smiley-gut-of-steel-man!

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Man, that “7 minute abs” workout tape was worth the money!

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Do I have something in my teeth?

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Not to worry ladies and gentlemen, he’s a professional!

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Trust me, its the only way to get rid of that ugly “outty”.

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Say cheese! CHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESE!

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Guess which hand I have the secret magic marble in?

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Tao Le hurry! Take the picture!

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The third world tribes of New Guinnea were thrilled about and very much welcomed the new Chinese take out.

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I’m a skeptic….

I don’t believe that the feat was naturally accomplished…

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