Oddly Enough Blog

Stand up, Mr. Spector. Oh, sorry!

June 11, 2009

Well, Madison Avenue gets screwed again!

Below, you can see photos of music legend Phil Spector released by corrections officials, without any of his numerous wigs, as he begins a sentence of 19 years to life for the 2003 murder of an actress.

Hey, it’s a brand-new freedom!

June 9, 2009

A guy has been sentenced to five months in jail for snatching the toupee off the head of a politician. Five months, and I’m not making that up.

I’ll take the Old Testament for $500, Alex!

June 3, 2009

Okay, so they’ve appointed this new crime czar over in the West African nation of Guinea, to oversee the fight against drugs and serious crime.

What year is this again?

May 29, 2009

Occasionally I do an item here having nothing remotely to do with humor, if it fits into a theme I call “Remind me what year this is, please?”

Is that Officer Roy firing at us?

May 20, 2009

For those of you still placing bets on the arrival of the Apocalypse, hurry up. It’s almost here.

You won’t talk? Maybe Mandy can change your mind!

May 12, 2009

Blog Guy, there is a lot of discussion about torture these days, you know?

And you want to add your thoughtful opinion to the debate?

No, I want to get me some torture stuff! Where can I do that?

Ah. Implements of torture are widely available. Many CD shops sell Barry Manilow music over-the-counter. And some disreputable groceries will even sell you brussels sprouts.

April bests: why are you smiling?

May 2, 2009

My blog’s traffic stats have been tabulated for April, and I’m proud of the results.

Who was that masked man? And where’s my Rolex?

April 27, 2009

Hello, police? I need to report a robbery. My department store was robbed today. They took a bunch of wristwatches from our jewelry department.

Harry Potter and the murder rap?

April 23, 2009

Quick quiz: These smiling, fresh-faced kids…

a) Have been cast to star in a new Harry Potter movie.

b) Were accepted to the leafy New England college of their choice.

c) Are going to the senior prom together.

d) Seem to really be enjoying their murder trial.

If you guessed the murder trial you win, although the reason for the smiles is a mystery to me.

Miracle bras: hooters and shooters?

April 22, 2009

You may have seen that story about a Detroit woman whose bra  deflected a bullet shot at her as she witnessed a burglary, saving her from more serious injury.