It’s time for another installment of our regular feature, Great Challenges in Marketing.
Oddly Enough Blog
Let’s all try to picture how this is going to go down. This oxygen bar in Belgium is featuring helium for Valentine’s Day, so couples can inhale it and say “I love you” in a high squeaky voice. I want to be there when the first guy surprises his soul mate with that one.
Shooting is underway on the long-awaited sequel to the 1984 Tom Hanks movie “Splash,” about a man who fell in love with a mermaid. Sadly, the original stars are not returning to the low-budget Hungarian-made sequel, and insiders don’t expect it to have the lustre of the original.
This bridal outfit, shown yesterday at a fashion show, is more practical than it looks. Brides like to keep their wedding dress forever, and that means a large cardboard box goes with you every time you move, year after year, until you die. By contrast, this “gown” fits in a handy ziplock sandwich bag, where it can stay until you want to wear it to renew your vows 50 years from now.
These people are at Germany’s Oktoberfest, which our caption calls “the world’s biggest folk festival.” Now there’s a wonderful euphemism. Hey, Billy, will your parents let you bring that chick with all the staples in her lip over to my place on Saturday so we can get hammered? What? They only let you go to folk festivals? No problem!
“The only thing your eyes haven’t told me is your name…” They must have told me your IQ, or I wouldn’t be using lines like these…