Oddly Enough Blog

Lonnie, did YOU drop this grenade?

October 17, 2008


Okay, the actual caption on this photo says this soldier is “on patrol.”

But I have to wonder, what the frick kind of “patrol” do you go on where you need FIVE rocket-propelled grenades, unless you’re  guarding the River Styx to make sure Satan doesn’t wander into our world?

And now, Second Amendment Fashions!

October 16, 2008


Confidential note to fashion design staff:

We’re really in a jam. Over the past couple of years we’ve made designs as stupid and shocking as possible, and now we’ve got nowhere to go.  We’ve hit the bottom of the barrel, and then gone under the barrel.

Don’t fire yet, I’m not quite read…

August 11, 2008


Blog Guy, I know your career advice for recent grads is the best. I got a glossy brochure promising a great job for people who enjoy “flying, working outdoors, and being on the fast track.” Sounds pretty good, right?

Where do these bullets go?

July 29, 2008

slovenian-rifles-throw-160.jpgConfidential Pentagon Memo: As our budget gets tighter, some of you have suggested cutting the money we spend on training new recruits.

Just pull the trigger – aiming is overrated!

July 26, 2008

militant-nigeria-crop-160.jpgTop Secret Memo: For 4,000 years, armies have worked to look fierce and frightening, for that extra psychological edge over the enemy in combat. The Spartans, the Vikings, the Goths…

Segway Squad is here! Walk fast!

July 3, 2008

assault-crop-120.jpgThis is gonna be the hottest new series on TV, and we’ve got it! It’s called Segway Squad, about an elite force that fights crime using those Segway personal transporters. Is that cool, or what?

Hand grenades and lemonades…

July 1, 2008


Updated with video report

Here we are in Beirut, a city that has endured far more than its fair share of war and bloodshed, and we’re going to open a fast-food restaurant. What would be a good theme for it?

We’re gonna need a bigger gun cart!

June 27, 2008

guns-3-200.jpgWith firearms being in the news, we visited a gun shop in Texas to talk to shoppers like this raccoon-hunting 16-year-old girl. She was buying a holster for her dad, I guess so he can stop lugging his gun around in his hand and have someplace to stick it.

‘Lock and load’ means it’s safe, right?

June 7, 2008

pistol-140.jpgNote to photographers: With some major sporting events coming up involving guns, it has been brought to my attention that we need to fine-tune the way we photograph such things.  

Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you…Oh, it is?

May 23, 2008

muller-160.jpgIt’s time again for News or Spoof?, the game where I tell you something and you have to say if it’s real news, or just satire. Say I told you a car dealer is giving away a free handgun with every purchase? Yeah, that really happened. But now guess which one of these quotes the car dealer really said: