Oddly Enough Blog

Do we get a snack on this flight, or what?

October 20, 2011

Quick quiz: You realize your job may sort of suck if you…

a) find yourself on a flight from Malta to Tripoli

b) notice the card by your seat describes you only as the “Senior Leader-in-Transit”

What could be insaner than to smoke like Speaker Boehner?

June 20, 2011

Quick quiz: Speaker of the House John Boehner is puffing on a cigarette…

a) in his own back yard.

b) in Ohio or someplace like that.

c) in an airplane lavatory after invoking his Congressional Smoke Detector Disabling Privileges.

How do you get corn to stay on this thing?

May 31, 2011

 

Quick quiz: the politician in this photo is…

a) Just noticing they have strange microphones in Iowa.

b) Wondering why these people attach corn to a stick before they eat it.

c) Wishing he’d brought some toilet paper with him to take to the outhouse.

d) Thinking of beating himself to death to get away from all these farmers.

This was an easy one. I’ll accept any of the above answers because I’m so happy to have another goofy person entering the 2012 presidential race.

She’s armed with a good quote…

May 14, 2011

Quick quiz: The tattoo on the arm of actress Emily Browning, seen here at the Cannes Film Festival, says…

The cigarettes are in the cabinet?

February 21, 2011

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Quick quiz: The politician puffing away in this photo is…

smoking canadian 260a) Going to be grounded if her mom catches her smoking again…

b) Not likely to be the first stop on “Take Your Child to Parliament Day”

c) The star of a one-woman stage tribute to legendary musician Roy Orbison

d) A senior Canadian cabinet minister

Congratulations if you guessed d). She is the International Cooperation Minister for Canada. Really.

I say! I did not see you there, mon!

February 13, 2011

IRISH/

Quick quiz: These photos show Britain’s Prince Charles

IRISH/a) giving a soldier a fatherly lecture on the need to wash his hair more than once a year.

Maybe you just shouldn’t be watching

February 1, 2011

BRITAIN/

Quick quiz: The visibly upset folks in these photos are…

TENNIS-OPEN/a) Trying to watch the Angelina Jolie/Johnny Depp movie, “The Tourist”

b) Avoiding eye contact with a waitress bringing the check

c) Discovering after four hours at the bar that today isn’t a snow day, after all

“I thought I’d die laughing!”

January 18, 2011

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Quick quiz: These photos show President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughing their butts off at…

THAT’S my security guy?

November 8, 2010

NEW-ZEALAND/

Quick quiz: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seen here in New Zealand…

NEW-ZEALAND/a) Watching a local baseball game.

b) Thinking maybe she should have gone to a better college.

c) Wondering, “Why can’t they do anything about the streakers down here?”

d) Praying this guy doesn’t turn out to be, you know, the prime minister or whatever.

Let’s see..Three letters, begins with a G?

October 1, 2010

Blog Guy, where did that expression “Is the pope Catholic?” come from?

It’s interesting you should ask that. Judging from a survey released this week, it’s reasonable to wonder how many Americans know the answer.