Oddly Enough Blog

News, but not the serious kind

Maybe you can believe it, if it helps you to sleep…

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Blog Guy, I think I’m going mad! I woke up this morning and the radio was saying something about a “U.S. President Taylor.” Who the hell is that?

president taylor 300Where have you been for the last two years, buddy? They were talking about President James Taylor.

The singer? But this can’t be!

Look, for my money he’s doing a much better job than any of the other singing presidents did.

Do you want to return to the days of President Streisand or President Dylan? And don’t even get me started on President Garfunkel.

And now, for you smarty-pants kids…

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Okay, publishing staff, I’ll tell you why we called this meeting.

Children’s books aren’t selling as well as they used to. We need to retool them a bit for today’s more sophisticated kids, and for the the dads who do the bedtime reading.

ITALY-FASHION/You know, maybe even a tad risqué.

Now, Lamar has been brainstorming this, and he has some ideas for us. Lamar, fill us in….

The Fall of the House of Ushers?

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Blog Guy, what’s wrong? You’re looking very puzzled. Disoriented. Confused. Perplexed. Dumbstruck. Flustered. Even more than usual.

usher vertical 180Yes, I’m very bothered by this top photo. The caption says these are ushers at the Royal Opera House, in London.