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Okay, now show your ammo to Sister Ann…

May 23, 2008

guns-face-140.jpgToday we have an extra special edition of our popular feature, Things Maybe We Should Have Explained in a Caption, but Didn’t. This actual photo caption says priests are checking firearms, as if that’s just typical.

Sir, that carry-on bag is too large! Sir!

May 17, 2008

police-2-160.jpgHandy Summer Travel Tip #42: Airlines are clamping down on carry-on luggage regulations. If you have a hanging bag for your suits, you may meet resistance in carrying it aboard the airplane. 

Now, share those grenades, Joey!

May 6, 2008

weapons-2-160.jpgQuick quiz: your kids are pestering you for the so-called “day of fun” you promised them a couple of years ago when you were half-asleep.

Rookie, where’s your pillow?

April 25, 2008

This is another in the popular series we call “Things Maybe we Should Have Explained in the Caption, but Didn’t.” Here we have a photo of a dude we’re told is a new police graduate in Iraq, demonstrating his skills by playing dead.

I guess we’re playing stud?

April 12, 2008

Blog Guy, I’ve heard there is a kind of poker played with live, gun-toting  troops.

New cargo shorts, Mr. bin Laden?

April 10, 2008

This photo from Afghanistan stopped me cold. Is the guy in the white cap wearing a Burberry scarf? Have they opened a little shop in downtown Kabul to compete with Louis Vuitton and others?

Wait here, boss, I’m going out to my car!

April 9, 2008

It turns out a “take-your-guns-to-work” law was just passed by the Florida senate, letting workers keep guns in their cars for self-protection, so road rage doesn’t need to be just an empty outburst, and then lock those guns in their cars while they go into work.

Kind of a waste of clay pigeons, no?

March 28, 2008

It turns out India’s marksmen are threatening to boycott the upcoming Olympics because they have a shortage of ammunition for training. You can read about it in Marksmen fed up with shooting blanks.

Shotgun wedding? roll out the double-barrel!

February 21, 2008

shells-this-140.jpgBlog Guy, I have a delicate problem. Our daughter is getting married next week and it’s a shotgun wedding. I’m choosing my dress, and I don’t know where I should carry my ammo for the event. 

Give me that Uzi, Susie, it’s my turn!

July 25, 2007

It’s time again for another installment of our very popular feature, “Truth, or Spoof?” in which readers have to guess whether a story is real news, or very clever satire.