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Me Tarzan, you embarrassed!

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Blog Guy, it’s a rainy Saturday where I am. Hit me with something stupid. And I mean this had better be Grade A stupid!

Okay, how about this video from a Paris exhibit all about Tarzan.

I’m a bit wary of that. How do I know I won’t learn something?

Trust me. Nobody will ever learn anything from my blog. If you want to learn something, read the story. This video just shows how you can try out your own Tarzan yell.

Tarzan yell?

 ”Or-ah-uh-ah-aaah-ah-uh-ah-uh-aah!!”

Hey, thanks, Blog Guy, that’s plenty stupid enough for me on a rainy Saturday!

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Above: Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan

Left: A visitor looks at pictures during the exhibition “Tarzan!” at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris June 16, 2009.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer 

Movie legend’s Persian version?

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Blog Guy, I know you closely follow the film industry. What’s Steven Spielberg’s next blockbuster?

Well, of course he put his movie projects on hold in recent months while he campaigned to become President of Iran. But now it looks like…

Indiana Obama and the Bail-Out of Gold!

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Mr. Spielberg, I know we didn’t plan to make any more Indiana Jones movies, but this opportunity is just too good to pass up.

Forget about Harrison Ford. We’re recasting the part with – are you ready? – President Barack Obama!

There’s something about basketball?

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Thanks for giving me an emergency session today, Doc. I think I’ve totally lost it!

You know, since I moved to LA, I’m imagining I see movie characters EVERYWHERE! It’s not funny!

The army couldn’t afford drapes? I’ll be up at the crack of dawn!

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Judy Benjamin: I think they sent me to the wrong place.
Capt. Lewis: Uh-huh.
Judy Benjamin: See, I did join the army, but I joined a *different* army.
I joined the one with the condos and the private rooms…

As a film buff, I hate lame remakes of classic movies more than anything. Well, more than anything except for dumb fashions, bullfighting, brussels sprouts, gyrocopters, clothing on dogs, Adolf Hitler

You can shoot her Tilda cows come home…

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Blog Guy, it’s me again, the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been helping. I know shooting photos of celebrities is a huge part of news photography, and I think I’m ready. Who is THE hardest celeb to photograph?

I’m thinking that would have to be Tilda.

Tilde? That squiggly punctuation mark?

No. TILDA! Swinton!

That British actress who was in…um… whatever she was in?

She’s the one.

That seems strange. Why?

Just look at all these attempts in our photo archive. I gather she moves her head up and down so you can never get a full frame, and she makes horrible faces.