Oddly Enough Blog

News, but not the serious kind

Kind of a Daffy vocational move?

November 5, 2007

As some of you know, one purpose of this blog is to offer career counseling. If I can help recent grads make informed decisions about male belly dancing, contortionism, snake handling, voluntary mutilation and other exciting fields, then I’m a lucky guy.

Now, look at this dude. He’s just shooting a cheap remake of the last scene in Dr. Strangelove, but here’s a tip: if at any time you find yourself, jobwise, atop a rocket-shaped tube like the one that carries Wile E. Coyote into a dynamite factory, then you’ve made a bad career move.

Quit the Looney Tunes Temp Agency at once, and do not listen to your inner duck. Of course, if it’s a choice between riding the red rocket or a gyrocopter

flugtag-360.jpgA competitor jumps into the sea in an attempt to fly his homemade craft in the Red Bull Flugtag competition in Kuwait November 2, 2007. REUTERS/Tariq AlAli

More stories from the Oddly Enough Blog

Comments

Now, in a gyrocopter …

 

Flap, Jr. Birdman, FLAP!!!

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive
 

No one notices the dude in the background, having a heart attack…

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

They’ll meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when…

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive
 

And here I was, guessing “Garbage truck.”

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Need a lite?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

They asked the guy to do it again and he re-fused.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Elton John takes himself entirely too seriously.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

Some people got the advice from the jury to jump before landing.

I made a fun comment on my blog and got a prompt explanation from one of the team members ;)

Didn’t catch them flying, oh well ;):

http://www.ipernity.com/doc/nicoleb/9318 86

 

Post Your Comment

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/