For every bathroom in America!

December 6, 2008

Blog Guy, I’m stumped about what to get for my boyfriend for Christmas. He loves good literature.

Look no further. I recommend a book called Oddly Enough, edited by Robert Basler. It’s a collection of absurd but true odd news stories, with illustrations you’ll treasure for years to come.

The book came out several years ago so you may have to scramble a bit for copies, but it is the perfect gift for everyone you know, and heck, even for complete strangers!

This is the gift that keeps on giving, at least to me. Here’s a link to get you started.

Blog Guy, are you proud of such pathetic self-promotion?

No. Would you be?

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Ya know, Bob, I thought for sure you would send me a signed copy last year for Christmas. But, alas, no. Somehow I just don’t think you value our friendship.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Really Robert, this is beneath you. Then again, having read this blog for quite a while, maybe nothing is beneath you.;)

Posted by Tim Z | Report as abusive

I can attest to the coffee-table nature of this book. My friends were amazed. I obtained a copy by winning the first prize in a raffle. Second prize was two copies.

Wait, I just remembered. That was MY book, not Bob’s. Hey!

I would love to read it , to possess it.
Wow!
Happy Early Christmas!!!

Do I really need a book? I’ve got wireless, I can always haul my laptop into the bathroom and read about all of the current weird stuff.

That’s true enough, Ken, but a book like this in your bookcase or on your coffee table sets you apart, tells the world you’re an intellectual.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

By coffee-table book you mean that it helps prop up rickety ones?

Posted by M | Report as abusive