Oddly Enough Blog

What’s this-here doohickey for?

October 27, 2011

Blog Guy, I could use some of your famous career advice.

My mom gave me a glossy brochure entitled, “The Glamorous Field of Dismantling Old Nuclear Bombs,” and I signed up for their training course.

Roscoe’s House of WHAT, Mr. President?

October 26, 2011

Hey Blog Guy, a couple of days ago you illustrated your piece on high-cholesterol foods with a lot of photos of President Barack Obama with junk food, and you said, “If I want to know what foods I should avoid…I’ll just follow the presidential motorcade.” You were just joking, right?

Bear number four, step up and growl…

October 26, 2011

Here’s something  you don’t find every day. My Washington Post tells me a guy drove his car off a road and into a canal here in the nation’s capital. The man, who was charged with driving under the influence, told police he had seen a bear.

Stir that succotash, will ya, Newt?

October 25, 2011

Excuse me, I hate to complain and everything, but…

Yes, what is it, Governor Gingrich?

Well, I’m not a governor. I used to be the Speaker of the House of Representatives. I’m running for the Republican nomination, and I was wondering, how come I have to eat in the kitchen, standing up?

Taking Siri out for a spin?

October 25, 2011

Blog Guy, I gather from your recent posts that you’re a big fan of Siri, the personal assistant on the new iPhone 4S who carries on conversations with users?

To goofinity, and beyond!

October 24, 2011

I try very hard to invent high-quality fantasy stuff for my blog, but sometimes I just can’t compete with reality. For instance, I could never make up anything like this actual science story:

All aboard for the Lipitor City Express!

October 24, 2011

Readers of this blog know I have little patience with “stories” that not only state the obvious, but find it necessary to deliver the information in list form, for folks who are intimidated by paragraphs.

Catching bayonets, what could go wrong?

October 23, 2011

It’s not that I don’t think you know what you’re doing, but we hired you to spiff up our military honor guard with some great new moves, and I’m just not sure about your plan.

WARNING: avert your gaze!

October 22, 2011

Blog Guy, as the proprietor of a very visual blog, can you tell me the easiest way to get people to look at a photograph?

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Mr. President!

October 21, 2011

Do you believe this, Michelle?

What’s that, Barack?

I’m the president, and I’m pulling my own pumpkins!

Pulling your pumpkins from the patch to the plane?

Precisely.

Where’s the presidential pumpkin puller?

In Pacific Palisades.

Presidential Pumpkin Puller Peter Piper is in Pacific Palisades?

Positively.

Poop! That explains why I had to pick my own peck of pickled peppers!

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Top and right: President Barack Obama pulls a cart loaded with pumpkins that he and first lady Michelle Obama picked for Halloween at Wood’s Orchard in Hampton, Virginia October 19, 2011.