Oddly Enough Blog

Grandma, here’s your pail of BlackBerries!

April 23, 2008

handheld-120.jpgOnce upon a time, Grandma sent her three grandchildren into the woods to gather blackberries, so she could make a fine dessert for dinner.

Certs is a breath mint! No! It’s a candy mint!

April 15, 2008

These folks throwing punches at each other are:

    Hillary Clinton supporters whomping on elitists South Korean lawmakers, in session Battlestar Gallactica fans arguing over the fifth Cylon Spectators at a Davis Cup tennis match

Yeah, I was shocked by this one, but it is indeed tennis fans. Their scuffle was  possibly the most unexpected violence since that outburst at the Boston Pops.  What started it? A dispute over the proper length of a Bloody Mary celery stalk.

One burger to a customer, pal!

April 14, 2008

burgers-120.jpgHey blog guy, I’m planning my wedding for June, and I’m on a tight budget. I know you’ve been a professional event planner. Can you give me some money-saving some tips?

Sauna non grata?

April 7, 2008

Time for another edition of Life without cable TV… Some guy in Russia has built a sauna in a four wheel-drive vehicle, so it can go just about anywhere, and now they are charging customers.

Wanna hold my pet rat, honey?

April 4, 2008

snake-2-180.jpgLadies, you’ve all been there. An evening out, and you want something to defend yourself, but tasers and mace just don’t seem, you know, festive enough.

The night I made Paris yawn…

March 31, 2008

hilton-yawn-160.jpgHey Blog Guy, I read in a gossip column that you went on a date with Paris Hilton! Come on, spill!

Name your poison? A Snake ‘n’ Shake!

March 27, 2008

snakes-mouth-140.jpgMy personal policy is I don’t drink booze with anything floating in it that I wouldn’t eat. I’ve missed out on some good tequila, but rules are rules.

Got Haggis? Happy entrails to you…

January 23, 2008

A frequent topic here is “Stuff you Wouldn’t Put in your Mouth for a Million Dollars.” This brings us to a Reuters story about haggis, a Scottish dish which is basically a sheep’s heart, liver and lungs wrapped inside its stomach lining. In other words, sort of like a turducken gone terribly wrong.

When gravity becomes the bad news…

September 25, 2007

waitress-140.jpgSometimes you see something and you just know it’s not a good idea, and you wonder why it wasn’t obvious to everybody else.

Open a refreshing, frosty can of…what?

June 13, 2007

Okay, folks, it wasn’t that tough an assignment. The photographer was supposed to get cute pictures of a famous kid, her dolly and a cola. But here we sit, on deadline, with umpteen magazine-quality portraits of the girl, the Dalai Lama, and a koala.