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News, but not the serious kind

Why are these bikini models romping?

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Quick quiz: These three perky Victoria’s Secret models are celebrating because…

USA/a) It’s the 15th anniversary of the Victoria’s Secret swim catalog.

b) It’s the 50th anniversary of blowing air kisses for no apparent reason whatsoever.

c) It’s official! Romping is going to be a Summer Olympics sport!

d) Allessandra has reached a weight of 60 pounds, and is only two sizes below being a Size Zero.

e) They found out their hotel has ice machines on EVERY floor.

f) Candice just powered up her new iPhone for the very first time, and 10 seconds later got a text message I can’t print here.

Why, it was so cold that….

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Blog Guy, you seem irritated today. What’s up?

kissing couple prague crop 200Well, it’s here again, that time of year for those photos I hate, of bozos going swimming in icy bodies of water amid sub-zero temperatures and snowstorms.

We take thousand of those shots every winter, showing folks with chattering teeth, blue lips and pointy frozen snot-cicles hanging from their noses.

A holiday gift from Shameless to Nameless

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Blog Guy, I have a complaint. Back in the old days you used to run photos of Victoria’s Secret models to make the point that they were getting too much news coverage.

victoria new vertical wave 140But now, you seem to go out of your way to use as many as you can, for no apparent reason. It seems like you’ve lost your satirical edge, and just joined the enemy. I hope I’m wrong.

The Steamy Lingerie Models who Saved Christmas!

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I got nothing and I’m in big trouble.

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My publisher gave me a hefty advance to write a feel-good new Christmas story for children, to take its place up there with “The Polar Express” and such-like.

victoria christmas 6 140I’m required to use the phrase “Steamy Lingerie Models” in the title because it seems research shows that dads do 80 percent of the holiday book shopping for their kids.

A very special holiday time at the blog

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Blog Guy, do you have anything special coming up in your blog for the holidays?

Do I!

Do you?

Yes, that’s what I meant by “Do I! “

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Traditionally the end of the year is a time of lists and recognition, and I’m starting off tomorrow with the closely-watched Goofiest Photos of the Year announcement.

Then comes the Top Ten Blog Items of the Year as measured by reader page views, followed by my personal list of favorite posts for the year. And of course the annual Oddly Enough Blog staff photo, some thank-yous, etc.

Steamy ski hostesses shower on the slopes!

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I don’t know. I just can’t figure out what’s happening here. The caption just tells us we’re seeing “hostesses” simulating a shower during a “promotional event for a dating Website.”

Well crap, I’ve been skiing and I haven’t seen women showering at the top of the mountain. Can I get my money back? This must be the place where Hef skis.

Hey, look at the balconies on those chicks!

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Blog Guy, I’m back again. It’s me, the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been mentoring.

How do you keep finding me? I’ve had my death notice put in several newspapers!

Hottest new gift gadget for guys this season…

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Blog Guy, I need Christmas gift shopping advice for my boyfriend. I want something really special. Help!

How about a new Beamer?

No, he already drives a Lexus and loves it.

Not a Bemer, a BEAMER! The hot new gadget this season is the Bikini Beamer 3000, which beams bikini-clad models right to his bachelor pad, in minutes.

Throngs in thongs, what went wrong?

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Okay, I have the winner of the coveted title of “Worst Organizer in the Entire History of the Galaxy.”

It’s the person who tried to put together the largest bikini parade ever, in Sydney, in an attempt today to break a world record.

NONE of you brought bullets?

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Blog Guy, you’re an expert on police operations around the world, right?

Okay.

So I was wondering, what are the very best and very worst police departments? I’m counting on you.

The worst may be these police in Mumbai.

Check out this photo. Looks like all of them are groping for bullets while balancing their rifles between their knees, with the barrels pointed up towards their faces.