Oddly Enough Blog

Poochie and Gucci?

October 1, 2007

Excuse me please, there seems to be a dog on the catwalk.

This turns out to be something of a mystery. It didn’t just walk in from the outside, because I’m pretty sure they deadbolt the exits at these shows. Otherwise, why would anybody stay to watch them?

Ed, did you find my shoes? Ed? Ed?

September 11, 2007

cobra300.jpgWe have a video report that raises sort of a theological question. Who has done more good for mankind – the person who produced shoes festooned with precious gems to sell for $134,000 a pair, or the one who thought of guarding those shoes with a live cobra?

Employee of the Month will NOT be going to…

September 5, 2007

Regular readers know I enjoy a good euphemism as much as the next person. I had high praise for less-chisled to describe those of us who are slightly out of shape, and I loved vertical workstation, which described an office desk fitted over a treadmill.

Watch out for that rex, Becks!

August 22, 2007

Remember when you were a kid, arguing about who would win in a fight between Wonder Woman and Batman, and stuff like that? Well, hold on to your hat, because scientists have just revealed that the Tyrannosaurus rex could outrun today’s athletes. I’m not making this up.

Dummies in court: ewe be the judge…

July 26, 2007

Hey Blog Guy, a friend told me about a court system someplace where you can’t address the judge directly, and you have to speak to stuffed animals, instead. Could this be true?

Snakes and hyenas and children! Oh my!

July 11, 2007

hyenas300.jpgDear Blog Guy,
Recently you posted an item about some guy who lets hyenas live in his house, with his family. Do you have any more information about them?

“You said let’s visit Spain and meet chicks, Floyd!”

July 11, 2007

“Well, Mr. Know-It-All, this is a fine mess. You said, let’s run down this alley, and they’ll go for that dude standing in the doorway! How does that seem to be workin’ for us so far?

Cover girl for “Modern Wheelbarrow” magazine?

June 22, 2007

Did you hear the one about the Bavarian farmer’s daughter who posed for a calendar? No, really, she did. Every year a bunch of farm chicksĀ pose for a Young Farmers’ calendar, which is an immediate sell-out.

Open a refreshing, frosty can of…what?

June 13, 2007

Okay, folks, it wasn’t that tough an assignment. The photographer was supposed to get cute pictures of a famous kid, her dolly and a cola. But here we sit, on deadline, with umpteen magazine-quality portraits of the girl, the Dalai Lama, and a koala.

Okay, these yellow bags have been cleared

June 11, 2007

I guess maybe there’s just no substitute for good breeding. Mok and Lai are two street mutts in Thailand who became ace sniffer dogs at an airport near the notorious Golden Triangle opium-producing region. They were plucked from obscurity under a program initiated by the king, to turn strays into police dogs.