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May 5, 2011

Okay staff, we’ve been hired by the anti-government faction over in Yemen to get some publicity for their cause.

It seems that what with Bahrain and Egypt and Libya and all, nobody is even paying attention to the poor protesters in Yemen.

So, let’s brainstorm this thing. Who’s got some ideas? Lamar?

Yeah, Boss. I was thinking, what if they were to goof it up a little in their protests?

You know, bring in some really weird people, to get the media to notice them.

How goofy would it have to get, Lamar?

I’m just thinking out loud here, Boss, but if they could do stuff like have protesters make bug-eyed funny faces at the camera.

I think it would have to be a little goofier than that, Lamar, this is 2011, and Donald Trump may be running for president.

Okay, well, what if some of them scotch-taped big loaves of bread to their ears?

Now THAT’S goofy, Lamar! I like it! That could even get us into that moronic Odd Blog you’re always reading. What else have you got?

Uh, they could give big knives to small children.

That’s brilliant! Kids with daggers! Who wouldn’t love to see that? This is great stuff, Lamar! You’ve outdone yourself!

Jeez, thanks, Boss, but I haven’t even got to the part about the snake-biters yet….

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Top: A boy holds a dagger during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sanaa April 25, 2011.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Right: Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sanaa April 26, 2011. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Left: An opposition supporter with pieces of bread taped onto his head shouts slogans during an anti-government protest in Sanaa February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Right: A protester bites a snake during a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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Now what did that poor snake do to deserve getting bitten? Ah, the cruelty. So Lamar is advocating a night of the long/young knives?

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

Quite like the dagger, just dont want it in kids’ hands…
And why on earth would you want to bite into a snake???

Unless, the snake symbolises the current government and the protestor biting into it symbolises the desire to prey on it?
Jeez, I need more doughnuts!!!!!! Stat!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

4th Picture, that’s another creation by Kazhakstan’s Kenje designer…
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/05/02/a-sure-way-to-get-their-attenti on/

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive
 

“Ohhhh look at all the pieces of cake I can cut with this thing! I like cake!”

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Wow, Shra, I think you need to zap yourself! Symbolism? In the Oddly Enough blog? Really? I’m so confused…

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive
 

This spaceship ride is a rip-off. We’re going to Pluto. That’s not even a planet anymore.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

The fourth picture is actually Harry Potter fifty years from now. As you can see, he’s a little bonkers, and has unintentionally turned that doobie he was smoking into a wicked-scary snake.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive
 

Children with daggers
Just another OE blog
with Lamar in charge

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

@Sara: Nice one!

Let’s see: Knives, hot dog buns, snakes… Maybe they’re all getting together for the annual snake BBQ? They’ve got all the fixings!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

Hope you brought your thermal-insulated towel then Mr. B. or you are gonna experience some major shrinkage. Pluto is coooooold.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Next week is National Doughnut Week in the UK…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Quickly alert PESTO!
(People for ethical snake treatment Organization) for
un-sanitary conditons in that guys mouth geesh it looks like he came from BG’s space training.

Posted by Wheelz2 | Report as abusive
 

Thanks for the heads-up CG… donuts for breakfast every morning…. ummmm

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

@Crowgirl – does this mean we can look forward to all manner of Kate and Wills-themed doughnutty treats?

How about the Olympic rings all done in doughnuts? With sprinkles in the appropriate colours on top?

Or maybe someone could come up with the English equivalent of the Luther Burger, and create a Full English Breakfast Burger? The Full Monty Burger.

One can but dream.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Nosmo and Crow: Would the Full Monty Burger come with nice buns?

Reminder to self to stop at one glass of wine…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

Uh oh… glad One wasnt in Sanaa when on wine.. that man with the buns may not have been safe. :D

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Nosmo, Olympic donuts have got to be better than the 2012 Olympic logo, which looks like Lisa Simpspn doing something that Mr Spam Filter would consider unmentionable…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Haha! That’s hilarious! Nothing makes me laugh harder than the members of a backward ideology flaunting their poor judgement and lack of parenting skills.

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