Oddly Enough Blog

My blind date with Lady Death…

November 11, 2008

So, Patti, we finally meet! I must say you look different from your Internet photo, but I guess everybody touches up their picture a little, don’t they?

Putting the sass back into assassination?

October 23, 2008

Blog Guy, I know you’ve helped a lot of people with fashion requests.

Well, a bunch of us gals have formed a death squad. You know, nothing fancy, just small assassinations, some vigilante bake sales, Tupperware incursions into blue states, stuff like that.

Please, somebody! Help me take this thing off!

September 15, 2008

Quick quiz: the fashion model seen here…

has the Mother of all Toothaches.

– shows how you can make a swell hat from toilet paper.

– is just learning to tie a turban.

– has a pathological fear of being killed freakishly, like Isadora Duncan.

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fashion-headgear-300.jpgA model displays a creation from the Ralph Lauren Spring 2009 collection during Fashion Week in New York, September 12, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Who would watch a thing like that?

September 10, 2008


Blog Guy, you’ve covered just about every possible kind of fashion show. I’m not sure there’s anything new they can explore.

Undead, but not unfashionable

August 22, 2008

fashion-baires-headshots-180.jpgMemo to design staff: In looking for new demographics for our haute couture, I have exciting news. This fall we’re going after the zombie market!

Add a cup of cyanide, a pinch of arsenic, and voila!

August 4, 2008

henbane-1-160.jpgSo there’s this celebrity chef, see, and he said in a magazine article that a plant called henbane makes an excellent addition to summertime meals.

I scream, you scream, we all….

July 18, 2008

ice-cream-militia-crop-140.jpgOkay folks, you’ve been trained for your summer ice cream routes, and today you get your assignments. Herb goes to Pleasantville, Ohio. Joyce gets Maple Grove, Oregon. Earl, you’ go to Najaf, Iraq….

Señor Jiffy Pop, you’re exploding!

July 15, 2008

matador-and-woman-120.jpgOh brother, can I pick ’em or what? On the Internet, this guy seemed so normal, but then I meet him in person…

Col. Mustard, in the study, with a folding sofa!

July 9, 2008

Who knew that furniture should have warning labels sort of like the ones they put on cigarettes? We have a story about a wife who was angry at her husband for being drunk and refusing to get up from their folding couch. She kicked the handle, activating the mechanism which, well, killed him. 

Hand grenades and lemonades…

July 1, 2008


Updated with video report

Here we are in Beirut, a city that has endured far more than its fair share of war and bloodshed, and we’re going to open a fast-food restaurant. What would be a good theme for it?