Oddly Enough Blog

Think we used too much gunpowder?

October 22, 2008

The actual caption for this photo below says these workers are TESTING FIRECRACKERS at a firecracker factory. I am not making this up.

You’re SURE this is the air force?

October 20, 2008

I’m embarrassed for these guys. The photo captions say they are in the Air Force, and are displaying their “skills.”

Hey, what do you think THIS button does?

October 11, 2008

soyuz-blast-140.jpgBlog Guy, you’ve been great about advising people on jobs to avoid. I just picked up a flashy brochure about the “exciting field of rocket-leading,” and I wonder what you can tell me about it. 

This isn’t as much fun as it looks like!

October 7, 2008

chopper-net-crop-180.jpgHey, Blog Guy, you give the very best career advice. I especially value your tips on how to know if we’ve made a bad career choice.

Careers: a flirtation with mutation?

September 8, 2008

freak-video-2-200.jpgBlog Guy, I just graduated from college with a degree in art history, and I can’t figure out what I want to do. Your career advice is the best!

Do I LOOK like I have a plunger?

September 7, 2008

Blog Guy, you’ve helped others with specific fashion problems, so here I go. I’m a female janitor, and my profession isn’t exactly known for high fashion. I work in a nice pre-war building in Manhattan, so I want to dress like it. I also want a more glamorous title than janitor. 

Hauling fireworks: more bang for your truck!

August 5, 2008

fireworks-200.jpgQuick quiz: If you are a professional truckdriver, a good thing to haul is…

a) jelly doughnuts
b) bunny rabbits
c) designer shoes
d) highly explosive fireworks

Floss more, and eat fewer humans…

July 18, 2008

crocodile-0716-crop-160.jpgBlog Guy, your career advice for recent grads seems to be the best available, and I just wanted up update my list of jobs to avoid before I send out my resumes. Any new scams I should know about?

Hot enough for ya, Mr. President?

June 26, 2008

barney-140-this.jpgMeet Jimmy, the First Mower. You know, the guy who cuts grass for the First Family at the White House.

Nowhere to run, baby, nowhere to slide!

June 25, 2008

pole-crop-this-180.jpgBlog Guy, I heard that in China most firefighters are women. Is that true?

Apparently, judging from some new photos. Here, you can see a number of firewomen sliding down the poles in their firehouse, heading for action.