Oddly Enough Blog

Fireballs: not just for the apocalypse anymore

September 4, 2007

fireballs.jpgYoung men douse rags in gasoline and hurl fireballs in a blazing night-time inferno. You are watching:

Give me that Uzi, Susie, it’s my turn!

July 25, 2007

It’s time again for another installment of our very popular feature, “Truth, or Spoof?” in which readers have to guess whether a story is real news, or very clever satire.

Let’s celebrate Father’s Day! Not so fast, Emma!

May 24, 2007

Well, they buried Raymond Cornell on Monday, but his daughter Emma wasn’t able to be at the funeral. It’s not that she’s in prison or aboard the Space Shuttle or anything like that. It’s just that she’s a contestant on a TV reality show, and telling her that Dad is dead would have disrupted her shot at stardom.

New dating show: not just another pretty face

January 24, 2007

Signs of the coming apocalpyse are increasing. For those keeping track, we recently had a Mr. Potato Head that needed security guards, and then there was the whole O.J. Simpson If I Did It book and TV show thing.

The photo they didn’t want us to see…

December 15, 2006

Quick quiz: Which of these are signs of the Apocalypse?

a) pestilence
b) wars
c) floods
d) dressing little bitty dogs in Christmas outfits and playing Mariachi music for them

Excuse me, are you vaguely important?

May 25, 2006

I want to be part of the jet set crowd. I want to be a VIP

— Claudia, a teenager

Wow.  Sort of brings to mind the quote from Leo Bloom, the character in “The Producers,” who confesses, “I want everything I’ve ever seen in the movies!”  Welcome to Cannes, where Paris Hilton can be a role model.  If you only read one story today, it should be this one:paris300.jpg