Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I know you’ve blogged about the TV series “24″. I see the two-hour season finale is coming up. Is it too late for me to start watching?
So the ship has sailed?
Nah, you can always jump into this series just for the finale, as long as you remember the unfailing “24″ rules:
Everyone you think is good is really bad
Everyone you think is dead is really alive
Everything you think Jack Bauer’s daughter knows, she doesn’t
Everyone who ever worked for CTU was a mole, but somehow they all missed seeing each other at the annual CTU Mole Christmas Party
That’s awesome! When did you figure all this out?
I guess it was in Season Five, when Mother Teresa opened fire on the U.S. President with an Uzi, but Adolf Hitler stepped up and saved him.
A reader named Kelli, in Texas, writes, “Bob, I’m starting to enter serious beauty pageants, and I’m looking for something to perform in the talent portion. I was planning to twirl a baton while whistling ‘The Yellow Rose of Texas… ‘”
Blog Guy, I read that a previously unseen George Harrison lyric, found on the floor of the Abbey Road studios and dating back to 1967, has gone on display. Amazing interest in The Beatles, huh, for a group that hasn’t been together in four decades. What does that tell you?
Hey Blog Guy, I recall that you set up fantasy photographs for your readers, bringing bizarre pairings of people together. I have the strangest request yet. I want Janet Napolitano, the Homeland Security Secretary, and Ashton Kutcher, the actor.
Here you go. The caption says he’s on the right, she’s on the left.
Thanks! It must be hard to get shots of movie stars. You know, following them in high-speed chases, bribing hotel clerks for info…
“I’m gonna need a hacksaw!”
Okay guys, for reasons that baffle me, the stupid network dropped our Police Pope! series. It’s a blow, but we’re back in the lineup this fall with something even better: Jacob’s Ladder!
Okay guys, this is your big chance tonight. We’re playing the Lakers, so Old Coach has some sage advice for you. Listen up.
You can make or break your career tonight. You know how?
What? By scoring the winning shot? Oh please, get a grip!
No! Tonight you can get your big break because Jack Nicholson will be at the game, and you can do something so dramatic that you get photographed near him! You can’t buy publicity like that!
Quick quiz: The man in this photo…
b) is a Kindle reader who just HATES the new John Grisham book!
c) is disappointed to realize he could’ve had a V8.
d) is killing flies by a method that isn’t doctor-recommended.
This item is for all you college seniors writing in to ask me about careers in the exciting field of iron sheet disposal. I can tell you from tough personal experience that it’s not as glamorous as it looks.