Free advice from the Blog of Death

November 29, 2007

Blog Guy, I avidly read your advice for college seniors considering careers,  and it has saved me from a number of bad decisions in areas like  homemade submarines, trolleybus electricity, and so on.  Any new career information? You should write a book!

Thank you. This photo helps make a point that I haven’t mentioned, which fools many people. These guys are driving in a “Well of Death,” and only a foolhardy belief in centrifugal force is holding them up. Generally, you should avoid jobs at places where the phrase “of death” shows up prominently in the name. 

Thus, the “Anthrax-laced Elevator of Death,” the “Fargo Wood Chipper of Death,” or even the “Cute Golden Retriever Puppy of Death,” are not career paths I currently recommend.

well-360.jpgStuntmen perform on their motorbikes and car on the walls of the “Well of Death” at a fair on the outskirts of Jammu November 28, 2007.  REUTERS/Amit Gupta  

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Where’s a spike strip when you need one?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

You know, Kelli, the same career advice applies to jobs involving the “Chi_Weenies of Death”

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Excuse my geography, but where is Jammu ?

Posted by Dean Morton | Report as abusive

I’ve never seen a pothole so deep you could centrifuge race in it.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

It’s not all that dangerous, once you understand the principals. Take the first week, when they tried painting a dashed yellow line down the center. Bad idea.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I keep imagining the guy with his arms raised as a James Brown impressionist. “GRAVITY! UMF!!”

Also, Dean? Here you go.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

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