Oddly Enough Blog

Dude! How could you forget to check the law! Oh…right…

November 22, 2006

Some guys in Amsterdam had planned to roll and smoke the world’s largest joint, but they cancelled at the last minute because they realized they might be breaking the law.

Play it again and again and again, Sam…

November 20, 2006

Okay, you’re a carpenter in India. You steal a million bucks worth of diamonds from a jewelry shop you’re working on, and the last thing you want to do is attract suspicion.

Honey, get the tax money, those dancing eunuchs are back!

November 10, 2006

If you were a deadbeat businessman, behind in paying your taxes, which of these methods do you think would be more effective in getting you to pay up?

Doc enlarges breasts, but left holding the bag…

October 4, 2006

As wanted posters go, these are fairly unusual. A German plastic surgeon who was cheated out of payment by several women whose breasts he enlarged has given pictures of the results to police, in the hope that the photos will help trace them.

The strangest story you will read this month…

September 6, 2006

It turns out three men who have been charged with attempting to rob a grave were doing so because one of them had seen the dead woman’s obit photo and wanted to have sex with her body, according to a story in the Wisconsin State Journal. 

For beggars, less is more…

August 1, 2006

This could be the most shocking story of the year. We can only hope. The “We’re not in Kansas anymore” award goes to India, where a sting operation found doctors apparently agreeing to amputate the healthy limbs of beggars, so they would be more sympathetic.

“I was speeding? Prove it! Oh…”

July 18, 2006

Everybody’s big fear, with every leap of technology, is that Big Brother will spy on all that we do.  But it turns out, for the really dumb people, he won’t even have to bother.

Yeah, people DO say I look kind of familiar…

June 30, 2006

Regular readers know we just love stories about dimwitted criminals, and this is one of my favorites. This guy has been arrested for trying to fleece a money exchanger, by using an ID card bearing somebody else’s photo.  Oh yeah — did I mention that the guy, who is Jordanian, used a picture of Brad Pitt?

Wouldn’t it be more humane just to shoot them?

June 5, 2006

This is great stuff.  A neighborhood in Sydney is fighting to take its streets back from hoods and low-lifes by using the one thing they fear most: Barry Manilow music.