Oddly Enough Blog

Nice job! What’s it pay?

March 15, 2009

I’m always amazed at the number of queries I get about careers in the exciting field of rattlesnakes.

Hey kid, welcome to Stupidville!

February 25, 2009

I know a lot of you young readers come here for tips on jobs, and I have just become aware of a new career path which I simply cannot recommend.

What’s that on your forehead, Lonnie?

February 11, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m a U.S. businessman who wants to outsource jobs to China. First, I need to build a big factory and office over there. Do you know a good building firm?

Does ma know you’re doin’ this?

February 10, 2009

A reader in Brooklyn writes, “I’m looking for a change of career, Bob. How can I enter the exciting world of having firecrackers thrown at my bare skin?”

Climbing the career ladder one slice at a time

January 30, 2009

I’m getting e-mails from recent grads asking for career advice. They should start with my previous posts, but I do have some new tips, as well.

My ticket out of this dump?

January 13, 2009

Blog Guy, I hear your readership is getting huge. I guess we can look forward to your Oddly Enough blog for some time, huh?

Junior! Speak of the Devil!

January 12, 2009

Say, Roy, you got any kids?

Yeah, three. My daughter’s a professor at NYU, my son’s an economist, and my other son’s studying to be Satan. We’re real proud of…

Gimme another swab, Bob!

January 4, 2009

Blog Guy, you give great career advice. Can you suggest one for me?

I’ll try. What do you like to do?

I really enjoy cleaning my ears with cotton swabs. It gives me hours of enjoyment.

Send your kid to Cruel School!

January 2, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m very worried. Our teenage son seems to enjoy torturing animals, especially when lots of people are watching. Should we send him to a psychiatrist?

Hold still! Everybody say China!

November 6, 2008

Blog Guy, now that the election is over I hope you’re not going to stop your advice for those of us who want to break into news photography. I’ve memorized your stuff on shooting luggage, shoes, handshakes and  stairs, but I’m wondering when we’ll get to the REALLY dramatic stuff.