Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Shoppers, what’s the best way to save money on shoes? By not even being tempted to buy any.
Here are five examples of footwear from major fashion shows in the past month. I think most folks would rather wear flip-flops.
I mean, top left, I’m pretty sure this one is inspired by the “Mad Max” movie wardrobe, and it’s only going to appeal to chicks who get invited to parties in unheated caves.
Next to that is what might be a nice shoe if it weren’t enveloped by clear plastic that was intended to carry goldfish home from the pet shop.
It has been a week since the first snowflakes fell in the little town I like to call Washington, DC. It kept coming, as that depressing Christmas song says, “snow on snow on snow.”
An ordeal like this changes people. After a few days of whiteout, your mood turns dark. You begin noticing weird things, and then you start numbering them:
Readers often say to me, “Bob, in your line of work you must meet lots of interesting people,” and I say to them, “No, not really.”
In fact, I tend to keep an up-to-date list of folks I DON’T want to meet, under any circumstances. It changes often, but right now these are the LAST five people on earth I want to see.
Today, I present my own list of personal favorites, the ones that cracked me up when I did them, and still do.
Readers often say to me, “Bob, your blog is so freaking lame, how the hell do you get folks to click on it?”
The answer, of course, is headlines.
I shouldn’t be giving away trade secrets, but journalists know that a funny, clever, or downright misleading headline can often trick people into reading something, no matter how bad it is.
As years go, 2009 was a fairly moronic one.
And you, dear readers, voted with your eyeballs to choose the top ten posts in this blog.