Oddly Enough Blog

Yumpin’ Yemeni, his pants are off!

July 15, 2008

trousers-2-160.jpgIt’s time again for Things Maybe We Should Have Explained in a Caption, but Didn’t. Today, we see a photo of a lawyer holding a news conference in Yemen, except wait! He’s taking off his clothes!

Forget it Blog Guy, it’s Chinatown

July 9, 2008

chinatown-still-140.jpgReaders of this blog know I worry a lot about a recent tendency to do unnecessary remakes of great movies. I just don’t see why we need a new version of  The Great EscapeThe Birds and other true classics.  

Segway Squad is here! Walk fast!

July 3, 2008

assault-crop-120.jpgThis is gonna be the hottest new series on TV, and we’ve got it! It’s called Segway Squad, about an elite force that fights crime using those Segway personal transporters. Is that cool, or what?

Decoy or doofus? You decide…

July 2, 2008

decoy-this-crop-160.jpgRegular readers know this is my favorite time of year, when the big designers let us see what well-dressed police decoys will be wearing soon.

Who made your sub, Bub?

June 30, 2008

Quick quiz: which of these are really great homemade?

sub-160.jpga) fresh peach ice cream
b) blueberry pie
c) buttermilk biscuits
d) submarines

Manure bomb chick falls into feces, flees naked!

June 27, 2008

manure-crop-160.jpgThis is the feel-good story of the month. It seems this woman trying to make “manure bombs” slipped into a tank of dung and fled the crime scene, naked. Police found her clothing in a field.

I just wanna see how this looks in a taxi. I’ll be back…

June 17, 2008

rings-160.jpgThis isn’t the kind of jewelry heist where they use the word “mastermind” a lot. The robber didn’t work too hard on a plan, and luckily he found a shop that didn’t try too hard to foil him, either.

Look! Is that Brad and Angelina?

June 10, 2008

gang-3-160.jpgBlog Guy, I have very poor vision, but my life’s dream is to join a motorcycle gang. Do you know of any that would make an allowance for bad eyesight?

Open the safe, Mozart, this is a stick-up!

May 22, 2008

drawing.JPGI did a very popular item about a phrase book for folks  going to Austria for Euro 2008, to help get by in the local dialect. The guide is REALLY useful if you get a bit creative. Say you decide to rob a convenience store. By mixing up actual phrases from various pages, you can say:

Sir, that carry-on bag is too large! Sir!

May 17, 2008

police-2-160.jpgHandy Summer Travel Tip #42: Airlines are clamping down on carry-on luggage regulations. If you have a hanging bag for your suits, you may meet resistance in carrying it aboard the airplane.