Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, you often write about Angelina Jolie. Has her new movie had its premiere yet?
Well, I can only speak for Berlin, Paris, London, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo and Hollywood. I know it has premiered there because we moved photos of her at each place.
SEVEN cities? That’s very generous of Reuters, free publicity-wise. How does that compare with your coverage of the endless Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz odyssey recently to promote their new move?
So far, Jolie is one city ahead of them.
And why is it newsworthy every time she shows up in a different city to plug the same movie?
Blog Guy, I have a question. I see there is a new strip of options at the top of each blog item, offering your readers a chance to “share” it via Facebook, LinkedIn, Digg, Twitter, etc. Are you guys the first to do this?
Um, not necessarily.
Oh. Tell me about it anyway, because I don’t get out much.
Well, it’s a chance for me to reach a much wider audience. It could lift my monthly readership numbers from the dozens to say, maybe even the hundreds.
As some of you know, a string of shark sightings in recent weeks has rattled swimmers in Massachusetts, and is evoking memories of the “Jaws” movie hysteria.
Officials in the Cape Cod town of Chatham have warned beach-goers to stay close to shore after “numerous” sightings of great white sharks.
Boss! You’re not gonna believe who I just got a picture of today! I was just pointing my camera lens at a vineyard in southwestern France, and GUESS who showed up?
I’m going to take a wild guess. Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz?
Right! But what are the chances?
This month? About 100 percent. Just try taking a picture without them while they’re promoting their new movie.
Okay Lamar, we’re up against a tight deadline here if we’re going to launch Jennifer Aniston’s fragrance this week. We came to your ad agency because your team is the best in the business, so what have you got?
Well Mr. Johnson, remember Ms. Aniston turned down several of our proposals already.
Mr. Johnson, it’s me. They told me I had to show up in person at the employment office to prove I’m willing to take work. So here I am, what do you have for me?
Ah. Let’s see here, Lamar, we have several slots for workers who can put large stones into bags, lug them out into a raging river and hurl them to reinforce some dikes in a flood.
Blog Guy, I need help. I have an overwhelming fear of being bitten by a vampire. What can I do to protect myself?
You could buy this handy 19th century Vampire Killing Kit that went up for auction in London today.
Blog Guy, I always read your blog for the latest information on movies. There’s a rumor that they are remaking a 30-year-old classic. Any truth to that?
Yes, I think you’re talking about the remake of “The Blues Brothers.”