Oddly Enough Blog

No man is an island, at least not this one…

February 22, 2007

It’s time for another installment of our regular feature, Great Challenges in Marketing.

Barely squeaking by on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2007

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.

Cruising the bars for romance?

February 13, 2007

If you go looking for romance online, there’s always a chance the person you choose may be a dangerous criminal, guilty of Lord-knows-what heinous crimes.

Viagra over the counter – what could possibly go wrong?

February 12, 2007

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
And so are these pills
That I’m getting for you

New dating show: not just another pretty face

January 24, 2007

Signs of the coming apocalpyse are increasing. For those keeping track, we recently had a Mr. Potato Head that needed security guards, and then there was the whole O.J. Simpson If I Did It book and TV show thing.

What’s the matter, honey? You’re such a cold fish tonight!

December 14, 2006

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.

No wonder the bride is blushing…

November 28, 2006

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.  bride300.jpg 

Looking for love in all the right lunchrooms?

November 1, 2006

If this catches on, the hot new pickup line could be “You gonna eat that pickle?”

If you folk, don’t drive…

September 22, 2006

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!friday october 360.jpg

Hey, I’m trying to pick you up! What’s the barf bag for?

July 11, 2006

“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…