Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I’ve noticed something odd. Several of your recent posts – three bodybuilding items, that prison census piece, even the famous bride and groom shot – all came from a city called Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia. What gives?
I knew I couldn’t keep that a secret forever.
Yes, Krasnoyarsk is the goofiest spot on earth. It is the mother lode of wacky stuff.
Wow! You should organize a Krasnoyarsk trip for your blog readers. So I guess this raises an obvious question.
Blog Guy, you run the popular Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop, just a few blocks from the White House, yet President Obama doesn’t seem to give you the time of day. Why doesn’t he ever come by?
He does! He was just in here a couple days ago, stuffing his face with our glazed doughnuts. He loves them. Look, you can see Becky, our Greasy Foods Nutritionist, watching him from behind. Becky said later that…
Boss! What are you doing here? You NEVER come to the Oddly Enough Blog office!
Just keeping the staff on their toes, Lamar, auditing the books.
Sure, Boss! Sit down. Somebody bring Blog Guy a doughnut! No, a CLEAN one!
Lamar, it’s almost the end of the month, and I see a stack of goofy photos we’ve paid for but haven’t used. What a waste of my goofy photo budget!
You know how it is, Boss, some of ‘em look real goofy so we buy ‘em, but then the writers can’t think of anything funny to say.
Blog Guy, you’re something of a wordsmith, right?
Well, I do know my way around a phone book or whatever you call those thick things.
I heard a colorful expression yesterday and I can’t seem to find out what it means. It was, “As lucky as a short cat in Kathmandu.”
Considering what they say, that you can’t choose your own family, I guess I’ve been pretty lucky with mine.
I’m talking about my blog family, the coterie of far-flung readers who have grown close around my Oddly Enough Blog over the past three years.
Blog Guy, you haven’t updated us on your Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop in Washington, DC, for some time. Last we heard, it was poised to take off. So what’s new there?
Lots! HUGE stuff! Our expensive marketing consultant wants us to change Doughnut Shop to Doughnut Shoppe in the name, to make it classier.
Blog Guy, as the curator of the very popular Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop in the nation’s capital, can you tell us a little about what makes a truly goofy picture? It all starts with a goofy face, right?
Not always. The photo above is wonderfully goofy, but nobody’s making a face.
Blog Guy, I took my family to the Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop during our visit to Washington, and we loved it! But I wondered why you didn’t have any pictures of Sarah Palin on display. Are you anti-Republican?
Far from it. Surely you noticed our prominent exhibit on Palin’s old running mate, Senator John McCain. The coffee mugs and t-shirts with McCain’s face are the best-selling items in our gift shop.