Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Yes, now and then. I find there’s very little I can’t do if I just claim I can do it.
Well, I had that classic dream. You know the one. I don’t even like to say it out loud.
William Shatner in a buckboard?
Oh God! Yes, that’s it! With that weird, twisted smile.
Let me ask you this. Was Muhammad Ali there, too?
Yes. Waving at me, from a blue convertible. I think he’s trying to pass Shatner’s buckboard.
Okay staff, we’re brainstorming Lamar’s pitch for a new one-hour weekly drama series.
Lamar, I have to tell you, we just LOVE “Miriam Does Her Chores.”
We think the public will SO fall in love with an Amish woman working on the farm, what with her colorless wardrobe and no makeup and all.
Blog Guy, I know a lot of big fashion shows are coming up, and you need to pay more attention to shoes! What about London Fashion week, which is going on right now?
You’re right, I’ve neglected shoes, but I’ll change. Here are some radical, cutting edge shoes for women bold enough to wear them. Why, in my opinion… What? Uh-oh!
Blog Guy, did you read about the problem with that brand-new rug in the Oval Office, with the great American quotes woven along the edge?
Yes, you’re talking about the embarrassing error over one of the quotes:
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,” is attributed to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the rug, but it turns out King was quoting Theodore Parker, a 19th century abolitionist and Unitarian minister.
Welcome to one of the stupider aspects of the Miss Universe Pageant. It turns out every contestant must pose in her “national costume.”
I’m sure the Pageant folks did their research, but I have to doubt the authenticity of some of these outfits, which seem more like “national stereotypes.”
Blog Guy, I’m going out to lunch. Wanna come along?
Thanks, I ate already. Spicy Peanut Chicken Kebabs with Satay Sauce, and Blue Cheese with Roasted Pecan Dip, over at Trader Joe’s.
Yummmmm! That sounds great! Trader’s has a restaurant now?
Nah, you know, they put out those itty-bitty paper cups with free samples for shoppers to try.
Blog Guy, you’ve written a lot about toilet facilities overseas, a topic of great interest to Americans planning to travel. Anything else we should be on the lookout for in foreign lands?
Yes. Some tourists may be surprised at the large number of places offering THREE kinds of restrooms instead of just two.
Blog Guy, I need some of your famous career advice. I’m a dancer looking for work. Whenever I say I’m a dancer, people think I mean stripper.
Yeah, that’s a common problem. I notice the same thing when I tell people I’m a blogger. What can I do for you?
So? We’re all waiting.
Oh, gee, sorry. I can’t keep up with every little fad.
Here goes. Let’s see. Uh, Lea Michele, that actress from “Glee,” was there.