Drinking in bed, in an ocean of red…

April 9, 2011


Blog Guy, what happened? You kind of left us hanging. You were about to crown a new Queen of the Entire World a couple of weeks ago, and it was down to two candidates.

queen new vertical 240Remember? One was in a giant feathered headdress and the other was just back from the longest Ash Wednesday service in history.

Yes, I do remember. We interviewed both of them and it turned out they didn’t have the three things we look for in a Queen of the Entire World.

Really? What are they?

Red satin sheets, red bikini, red wine.

Maybe it would help if you made those assets clear to all the contestants.

Heck, I didn’t even know about them myself until a few minutes ago. Here you go, the new queen of the entire world, all hail, blah blah blah.

A very nice choice, Blog Guy. How long do you suppose this one will hold the title?

Until the wine runs out.

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A model holds a glass of red wine during the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona, April 8, 2011. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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BG: I am so glad you clarified (or would it be claret-fied for the new queen?) the assets. I was thinking the three things would involve salmon bars; but the bikini covers that!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Nice photo of Cam’s sister. The poor girl should pass on the satin sheets, though. They are horribly slippery and if she slides off, she’ll spill her glass of wine!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

I’ll drink to that! Well, I would….

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

BG, did you really mean to include the tag “beauty” to your entry? “Inferno” is the first substitute that crosses my mind.

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Posted by uncarastus | Report as abusive

I’m not a guy and maybe that’s the problem: those shots just aren’t inviting. The sheets look more like wet plastic than satin. But maybe it’s a bed-wetter’s dream. I dunno. Any bed-wetters out there to confirm this?

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Sorry ladylala, Lamar is off today….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

@Unca, thank you, I was trying to figure out who she reminded me of!

Nice bunch o’grapes tattoo.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

That’s one heck of a skirt she’s wearing. Better warn her not to go near Paloma during the bull running.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Kudos for making the Alpert connection, Spin. I can still picture that cover…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Blatantly plagiarized and reformatted as a haiku: (Thanks, UB40 for coming up with this one. Please don’t sue me!)

Red red wine you make
me feel so fine you keep me
rocking all the time

She can be the bedspread in my Wine-a-bago anytime!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

@ Jazz and Spin:Listen up, young’uns. Us old folks know that Neil Diamond sang “Red, Red Wine” long before UB40. In fact, I think he wrote it. (I realize I could check my facts first but this blog is very forgiving that way.)

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Actually, Ladylala, if you quoted real facts in this blog you could be in trouble.

Except that I happen to know Shra is currently traveling in the city of my ancestors, Basel, Switzerland, and probably doesn’t have her taser with her.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Actually RB, I did know that, but you have to (OK, not HAVE to, but should) admit that it was UB40 that brought this song to the masses. Besides, the Neil Diamond version wasn’t that good, IMAO…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Oi! no facts here… get it? Now that I am back, the taser is recharged after the weekend… double zaps for anyone teaching!
BG, Basel was pretty!!! 😀

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Lady, agree with that bed-wetting comment… 😛

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Italian Beauty (apologies to the American version).

(Ditch the rose petals and bring on the wine & silk!)

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Hey Mr. B! You could move back to that city and start a herb-growing business.
Imagine it – Basler’s Basel Basil, by the bagful.

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