Junior! Speak of the Devil!

January 12, 2009

Say, Roy, you got any kids?

Yeah, three. My daughter’s a professor at NYU, my son’s an economist, and my other son’s studying to be Satan. We’re real proud of…

Excuse me, Roy. Did you say Satan?

Yeah, they got a School for Satan over there someplace. It’s sort of like a Santa Claus deal – Satan has a lot of little helpers.

We’re talking about The Antichrist? Beelzebub? The Prince of Darkness?

Yeah, once they graduate they get jobs right away. The pay’s pretty good. Plus, they got a 666k retirement plan.

I had no idea. Did you get to see him over Christmas?

Nah, Christmas isn’t a big holiday for him. Plus, it’s hard for him to get through airport security. Turns out the name Satan is on a lot of lists, and what with that trident through his face and all…

I understand. And where did you say this school is?

You wouldn’t be familiar with it – it’s way out in the Styx.

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A man with syringes and a spike inserted through his skin performs during a show at a nightclub in Singapore, January 8, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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Well, now there’s someone who needs to be careful when says he needs something ‘like he needs another hole in the head’…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

It would be my guess that he’s mad at his dad.

You know, I’d love to see this guy walk into an west Texas bar on a busy night and see what would eventually happen?

Posted by buffalobob | Report as abusive

Let me guess, Bob, is your son named Pierce?

Posted by Tim | Report as abusive

It seems like it would be difficult for him to chew…or drink without dribbling out his cheeks.

Posted by Daquiri | Report as abusive

Congrats, Daquiri, you’ve spotted the one downside to this guy’s appearance….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

This guy is going to be sorry one day. Hardly what I’d call ehtertaining. Yuk!

Posted by Carolyn | Report as abusive

Deviled head Kabob’s! Mmmmmm, mmmmmm!

He thinks he looks cool now, but imagine what he’ll look like in 20-40 years. I’m thinking of a red prune pin cushion.

Posted by buffalobob | Report as abusive

And he wonders why he was turned down for that bank teller’s position…

Posted by Jeff | Report as abusive

Put him in a raccoon coat and he’d be a furry with a syringe on top.

Posted by MobyD | Report as abusive

Very nice, Moby. You rarely find people quoting from Oklahoma anymore….

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

I imagine he could learn to knit himself a very usable scarf just by furrowing his brow.

Posted by naz | Report as abusive