Oddly Enough Blog

News, but not the serious kind

Your 40,000 comments are important to us…

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Blog Guy, I see in the trade publications that your blog just hit a new milestone.

We have trade publications? Yes, I hit TWO milestones last week. I got my 30,000th follower on my Facebook Blog Network, and incredibly, I got my 40,000th reader comment, more than any of our other blogs.

You’ve had 40,000  comments? That’s amazing! Do you know your regular commenters personally?

No, I believe most of them are being held in secure locations for the good of society.

Baby, you said a mouthful!

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Blog Guy, can you please settle a bet with my nephew’s archery instructor?

Okay, these wagers with members of unlikely professions are getting out of hand. What are you betting on this time? Something really stupid, I imagine.

The prestigious Zippo Award goes to…

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Blog Guy, why don’t you actually go to Cannes to cover that annual Film Festival?

Oh, I don’t smoke.

So?

From the looks of our coverage every year Cannes is just one big ashtray, a throwback to the 1950s when nobody worried much about lungs.

She’s armed with a good quote…

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Quick quiz: The tattoo on the arm of actress Emily Browning, seen here at the Cannes Film Festival, says…

a) I’d like to thank my agent and manager…

b) When I’m 80, this will be a flabby, blurry smear…

c) If you can read this, you’re too close….

d) Note to self: never drink ouzo again…

e) A blessed unrest that keeps us marching…

Yeah, sorry about that, I wish it could have been wackier, but it’s the last choice.