Going out on a limb for readers?

March 24, 2011


Blog Guy, are you still doing those fantasy shots for your blog readers?

Yes, if they are interesting and have some artistic value. What are you looking for?

MOTOR-RACING/I’d like a shot of eight or nine chicks with long, shapely legs to die for, wearing stiletto heels.

Are you out of your mind? This isn’t that kind of blog! There would be no news justification whatsoever for a shot like that.

Oh. Well, what would it take, then?

Minimum, I’ll need to have a race car in the shot, to show reflections off the polished chassis and the intricate tire tread patterns. Then it would be artistic.

Yeah, whatever. Can you give me a mix of red and white stilettos?

Sure, I don’t see why not.

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Grid girls pose for photos at a media event for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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Sorry to burst your bubble there, Mr.B…
the girls are wearing wedges and not stilletos…

but what the heck, Shooooooooooooooooooooooooooeeeeeeesssss sssss!!!!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Sorry Shra, in my women’s shoe vocabulary there are only stupid shoes and stilettos. Not much in-between.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Spin: Grid Girls are the other reason to watch Formula One racing. :)

Seriously, they are the young women who hold the sign for the drivers so they know where to line up on the starting grid (hence, “grid girls”).

If you’re into this type of thing, you can find a gallery of grid girls on the official formula one web site (which I won’t post here, our of respect to BG). However, this is the first race of the season, so I expect to see many more grid girls going forward.

I don’t recognize the car; it might be the Virgin team’s new livery.

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

@Spin – who cares? I’d say they are models with decent legs who pose with race cars. But I’m just guessing….

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Wedges are not stupid… though when I think of wedges, they are mostly made of potatoes…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

skeres, I hope you realize what you’ve just done to yourself.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Any photo with gams like that in it is artistic in my book!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Whatsoever could you mean, BG? Have I exposed myself as a fan of Formula One racing? Guilty as charged. I like my auto racing to have both left turns and right turns. :)

Or, did I make some double-entendre about the Virgin racing team?

Hey, I’m here mostly for the humor, however it’s posted. Oh, yeah, and Kate Middleton pictures as well. 😉

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

You know, I was actually waiting for someone to take that bait…
Spin and Skeres… you are both guilty of the crime of learning and teaching respectively…
I hereby, sentence you to one mega zap.. mainly coz you should have known better…


Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Jazz… Gams? Gams? Is this 1944?

Did Shra’s taser knock us all back a half-century? Why is everything black and white?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

“a” limb?? I’ll have two of ’em, or even more 😀

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Pssst! Shra!
Fire up the Zapomatic 2000 Taser. There was an attempt at education on this blog!

Everyone else – duck and cover.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

See, that must have been quite a jolt. Nearly 30 minutes later, Nosmo doesn’t even remember anything….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Yay! Girls with actual legs instead of twigs. :)

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

BG – I just wanted to see who would know what I was referring to…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Poor Spin. Here’s a Haiku for you & Skeres:

Thou Shalt Not Question
Nor Shalt Thou Render Answers
Teacheth The Zapper

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Do Grid Girls wear Grid Locks?
Are the red things around their waists Grid Locks ~ like chastity belts, only racier.
Perhaps the Grid Locks are their hair styles.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

There is an F1 car in those pics? Where? Lemme look again…

Ooohh well I’ll be darned, so there is!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I couldnt zap only skere Spin… after all, you asked, and he answered… you are both guilty…
Just doing my very hard job of protecting you all, you know…its a thankless job…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Wait, where am I? There should have been 72 virgins…where are the rest?

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

@Malteser, these ladies are high octane. Plenty of horsepower available to keep your motor purring along. 😉

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive


I was referring to the virgin car! 😉

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

@malteser, oh yes of course. They are at the car wash getting a hot wax! 😉

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Gosh you guys… its just a few pairs of legs!!
You and your double innuendos! (rolling eyes)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

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Posted by Creepy just got creepier… | Oddly Enough Blog | Report as abusive

So cool. I was referring to the virgin car! :))
Vietnam transfer

Posted by DaveSmith | Report as abusive