Oddly Enough Blog

The elephant sneezed and fell on his knees…

April 13, 2010

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CUT! Okay, let me see the director RIGHT NOW!

Lamar! I gave you $160 million to make an enchanting live action children’s movie based on that enduring song, “The Animal Fair.” Then I come down here two months into the shoot, and I find this crap?

A short-sighted strategy in the bull ring?

April 7, 2010

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Blog Guy, I’ve never seen a bullfighter wearing glasses. Does that mean torturing animals to death in public is good for one’s eyesight?

Monkey cops, when it’s a jungle out there!

April 1, 2010

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Okay boys, prepare yourselves for the new smash hit series of  the fall TV season. This is the kind of high concept creativity that made network programming what it is today.

Finally, an animal sport I can enjoy?

March 25, 2010

Blog Guy, you write a lot about strange sports, but you always seem to make fun of them. Maybe you just shouldn’t be a sports writer. Is there ONE odd sport that you really enjoy watching?

All the cute you need….

March 21, 2010

Blog Guy, I’ve had a very draining week, and I need something to cheer me up.

Fashion photography, the age of aquariums?

March 17, 2010

Blog Guy, it’s me, that aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring.

Top 10 things about the blog in February

February 28, 2010

This was a very good month for the blog. I tried doing a few items in list form, and it paid off in page views. I did this for 10 reasons, but I don’t remember what they were.

ALL of you girls are named Bambi?

February 22, 2010

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Okay, Dr., uh, Smith, let me see if I understand what you’re saying here.

BRITAIN/You’re telling me that you can breed fashion models that are part human and part animal, so they can show our new designs but we don’t have to pay them? Is that it?

Uh-oh, that don’t sound like a yodel…

February 19, 2010

Blog Guy, I saw a reference in a Vancouver Olympics story to Men’s Downhill Skiing as being the most dangerous sport at the Games. Could that be true? I mean, I know accidents happen, but there are other very dangerous events.

Cutest photos of the year, so far…

February 16, 2010

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Blog Guy, what’s the most shockingly shameless thing you’ve ever done to attract reader traffic to your blog?