Oddly Enough Blog

Hold still! Everybody say China!

November 6, 2008

Blog Guy, now that the election is over I hope you’re not going to stop your advice for those of us who want to break into news photography. I’ve memorized your stuff on shooting luggage, shoes, handshakes andĀ  stairs, but I’m wondering when we’ll get to the REALLY dramatic stuff.

Weren’t you a princess or something?

October 28, 2008

Blog Guy, I collect photos of very unlikely matchings of people. Last year you arranged for a picture of comedian Jimmie Walker and columnist Ann Coulter.

Campaign’s emotional baggage

October 27, 2008

Blog Guy, your recent posts about political coverage have been a virtual textbook for aspiring photojournalists, what with pieces on shooting shoes, handshakes, stair-climbing and what-not. What else makes for a great photo?

At this time, we will board all candidates…

October 20, 2008

Blog Guy, I love the way your blog offers tips to aspiring photojournalists. I’ve memorized your advice on shooting handshakes and shoes. What other elements make for a great political photo?

Look! It’s old Maverick-Face!

October 14, 2008

Blog Guy, does Republican candidate John McCain seem distracted these days?


Yes, he has other stuff on his mind. He’s auditioning for a spot in the the Oddly Enough Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop. He’s getting close, but isn’t quite there yet.

Fashion? That’s right up my alley!

October 13, 2008

Confidential memo to fashion show staff: I hate to say it, but some of our creations for the upcoming show are kind of, well, to use the technical term, crappy.

Call ’em the Blues Brothers?

September 30, 2008


Blog Guy, I keep readingĀ political stories from England that talk about a “shadow government.” As I understand it, this is sort of an opposition party team in the wings?

Reflecting on the candidates

September 25, 2008

I was a bit startled to read that right under plans for the economy, a huge number of voters say they will make their presidential choice based on how the candidates look reflected in sunglasses.

It’s time to give the oath of office to your shoes…

September 16, 2008


Blog Guy, a couple of days ago you showed pictures of Sarah Palin’s shoes, and said that was an important part of covering prominent women. That was just a joke, right?