Oddly Enough Blog

Never the Twains shall meet?

February 12, 2008

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Blog Guy, I was so very interested in your recent Clone on the Throne? debate over whether the first  Queen Elizabeth may have a clone who is alive today.

Robots and gas? What could go wrong?

February 5, 2008

robot-mirror-180.jpgA Reuters story says they’ve unveiled this robot that will pump your gas while you stay in your car.

Something’s not Wright about flying in this!

January 28, 2008

plane-2-160.jpgSometimes we write stories about the “world’s oldest living person.” It’s not a title to covet, since it doesn’t last long for obvious reasons.  

Wow, radical new hair style, Tiffany!

January 8, 2008

tasers-close-160.jpgI collect carefully chosen signs of the coming apocalypse, as you know from past postings like The photo they didn’t want us to see… and Tight security for fancy potato heads…

This bathroom door is just painted on!

January 4, 2008

I hate to say I told you so, but it was just two months ago that a reader was tempted by glossy brochures about jobs in the exciting world of drug-smuggling homemade submarines. I advised him against it in a post called “Gosh, this sub really dives fast!”

“Wait! This gig offers dental, right?”

November 26, 2007

I’m getting a stream of e-mails from college seniors, frantic over what kind of career to choose in just a few months. Okay, write this down: if there is a job opportunity in which you are expected to hold an apple in your mouth while a dude the color of a Smurf slices into it with a chainsaw, that is not a career for you, even if it pays $8.20 an hour and is sort of show business.

Gosh, this sub really dives fast!

November 20, 2007

Blog Guy, you’re always saying to be careful in choosing a career. I just got a brochure inviting me to check out the world of homemade submarines, and I just don’t see the downside.

Skirting the urban enemy…

November 9, 2007

It is late, you’re a woman alone, and bad guys are chasing you. You round a corner and whip up your skirt. Instantly, you’re camouflaged as a vending machine, and the attackers keep going. Maybe this urban ploy will work, but you should consider:

You call it an accessory, I call it a hanger

October 18, 2007

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“Okay folks, we’re all professional fashion people, and I expect us to act like it! You know, I’m responsible for all this backstage property, and that includes these expensive new clothes hangers for our designer creations.

Doc Jocks: what’s wrong with YOU?

October 2, 2007

What you see here is a medical breakthrough – lingerie which can instantly identify and diagnose hundreds of maladies. This young woman probably had no idea she was crazy, until she paraded in front of gawking crowds of spectators in her undies.