Oddly Enough Blog

Hey, where’s that tear gas coming from?

October 7, 2010

Blog Guy, it must be tough covering news in hostile situations. How do you keep track of all the different weapons they use?

The world’s most dangerous sport?

September 25, 2010

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Blog Guy, can you please settle a bet with my haberdasher’s chimney sweep?

Would sober guys wear these hats?

September 18, 2010

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Hello Boss, sorry to bother you at home. It’s me, Gretchen. You hired me as a bartender, remember?

Okay, the next round’s on me!

September 8, 2010

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Quick quiz: The troops in this photograph, clearly nervous and struggling, are…

Run for cover, boys, they’re shootin’ blanks!

September 1, 2010

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I’m just not positive what’s going on here.

This caption says a trainer is firing blanks as a soldier jumps off a platform during an obstacle course at an Iraqi military base, while U.S. soldiers take shelter from the scorching summer sun and watch the Iraqis train. Let’s watch and learn…

The best job title on earth?

August 27, 2010

Boss? How come you’re in the office reading crime reports on such a nice day?

How drunk do you have to BE, Lamar?

August 25, 2010

So Doc, tell me. How did the operation go to remove that cyst? I feel great!

ODD-GERMANY/BULLETWell Lamar, surprisingly it wasn’t a cyst at all. It was a bullet, lodged right there in your head, I’d say for five or six years. You’ve been carrying it around all this time.

It’s quiet, the Death Panel must be reloading

June 15, 2010

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Blog Guy, I’ve appreciated your items on those Government Death Panels that came with the health care reform package. You’re the only one who tells it like it is. I mean, just you and Fox News.

It only comes with a license to injure?

June 3, 2010

Blog Guy, I saw a story saying the famous Aston Martin that James Bond used in “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball” is going up for auction.

“Hurt Locker” soccer?

May 24, 2010

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Blog Guy, I don’t know how I’m going to get through all this World Cup stuff. I’m already so bored by soccer. How about you?