Oddly Enough Blog

The itchy and scratchy show?

April 30, 2008

lice-300.jpg Blog Guy, I want to travel abroad this summer, but one small problem is I have head lice. Will I have trouble?

Did I eat this food once already?

April 24, 2008

crane-180.jpgWe’re starting to get more and more photos of events like this, where you eat lunch at a table that is suspended by a crane, four miles up in the air.

Name your poison? A Snake ‘n’ Shake!

March 27, 2008

snakes-mouth-140.jpgMy personal policy is I don’t drink booze with anything floating in it that I wouldn’t eat. I’ve missed out on some good tequila, but rules are rules.

Big wheel keeps on turning… Oops…

March 25, 2008

eye-vertical-120.jpgAbout 400 people were trapped for more than an hour yesterday by a “mechanical fault” on that huge Ferris wheel, The London Eye. Our story says staffers were in touch with the victims, who were stuck as high as 450 feet in the air, via intercoms.

It’s like surf ‘n’ turf in a bag!

March 19, 2008

Welcome back to Great Challenges in Advertising. A woman in South Korea says she found a rat head in some shrimp cracker snacks, and we’re wondering how they could reposition that product in the marketplace. Your suggestions so far:

Shouldn’t there be track up ahead?

March 14, 2008

roller-3-240.jpgThese folks are on a WOODEN South Korean roller coaster boasting the world’s largest drop.

Well, at least it’s not gross…

March 10, 2008

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Near the top of my list of folks not to lend my iPod to is a guy who holds the record for the longest tufts of hair growing from his ears. I’ve not seen the Guinness entry, but it may be next to the one for the biggest bucket of phlegm.

With trends like these, who needs enemas?

January 31, 2008

You know how 10-year-old boys have competitions to see who can come up with the grossest thing? Well, watch and learn, kids.

Got Haggis? Happy entrails to you…

January 23, 2008

A frequent topic here is “Stuff you Wouldn’t Put in your Mouth for a Million Dollars.” This brings us to a Reuters story about haggis, a Scottish dish which is basically a sheep’s heart, liver and lungs wrapped inside its stomach lining. In other words, sort of like a turducken gone terribly wrong.

Your whole stomach came out your mouth, huh?

January 3, 2008

“Dagnabbit! Looks like the engine’s stalled! We’re stuck here awhile.” Quick quiz: the place you least want to hear that sentence is…