Oddly Enough Blog

Which end of the snake goes in my mouth?

April 2, 2007

I’m talking to you college seniors now, who are about to graduate and are looking around for that all-important first job. Two words for you: snake handling.

See honey, it’s not a big deal!

April 2, 2007

The Odd Blog Quote of the Month has been chosen, but first, a little background.

On Saturday, sex workers in Amsterdam offered a free look at the city’s famed red-light district. Wide-eyed gawkers got to pose for pictures and snoop behind the scenes. Organizers planned the event to help combat what they considered “bad publicity.”

A matador career? Are you out of your gored?

March 15, 2007

Kids, I know lots of you are graduating from high school soon and looking for a career.

The safest doughnuts on Earth…

February 15, 2007

I love this photo. Hey you! London Fashion Week is in full swing, and I need you to run out for doughnuts for all the models. Let’s see, there are more than a hundred models here, so four doughnuts should be fine…

Well, the money is nice, and the clothes, and the food…

January 30, 2007

Even if you’re tired of endless surveys, this one is worth a look. According to a new one in South Korea, gangsters get more satisfaction from their line of work than the police do.

And I don’t even get to smoke on the job?

December 27, 2006

Dear Blog Guy,
Sometimes I have second thoughts about my career. How can I tell if I’m spending my life doing what’s right for me?
Hard Worker

“So? What do you do for a living?”

July 15, 2006

Who could have guessed that the next big trend would be nun-matador bars? But here they are, wildly successful – at least, you know,  in cities that have both nuns and matadors.  Of course, you may have different ideas about what’s going on in this photo. Try your hand at a clever caption, and send it our way via Post a Comment.nuns300.jpg 

The worst job in the world?

June 14, 2006

It turns out live sex shows of bulls mounting a simulated cow have become a big attraction at an agricultural exhibition in New Zealand. The fake ‘cow’ — a small go-kart with natural cowhide on its roof — was developed to collect semen from bulls. .

“Blah blah blah blah blah… Hi, I’ll be your hangman…”

June 1, 2006

So it turns out, back when there were hangmen, not just anybody could qualify to be one. Who knew?

I made SUCH a bad choice on Career Day!

April 21, 2006


Spanish matador Uceda Leal stands with a banderilla pinned from the bull in his thigh after perfoming a pass during a bullfight in the Maestranza bull-ring in Seville April 18, 2006. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo