Oddly Enough Blog

Care to check your shoulders, Ma’am?

February 14, 2008

hannibal-eyes-140.jpgQuick quiz:

You’re the maitre d’ at an elegant restaurant, and this model walks through the door. You say to her…

You never saw a guy pulled apart before?

February 11, 2008

Quick quiz: this picture shows…

    A dude paying the price for not knowing this is the “Year of the Rat.” His guess, “Year of the Miniature Schnauzer,” was just plain stupid.  A grotesque version of our wishbone tradition. One of the rope-pullers will get his wish, but the victim certainly won’t. A performer who tours as “The Human Hammock.” Sadly, this is the extent of his act, which has been described as “pathetic.”

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“Sluggo, is that Aunt Fritzi I hear?”

January 16, 2008

Quick quiz: this model is….

a) the co-star of an off-Broadway “Nancy & Sluggo Tribute Show
b) not exactly a shoo-in for PETA’s Humane Achievement Awards this year
c) Just grateful he wasn’t with this same designer’s Milan show last year, covered here as Taking a shine to men’s fashion…, or the one the year before that, posted as Unveiling the veil…

And the rockets’ red glare, I smell gas in the air…

January 14, 2008

fireworks-2-140.jpgBlog Guy, in the past you’ve given great tips to help dudes like me figure out whether we made good career choices. Is there any single litmus test that works?

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…

Ewwwww! Buddy, get a hanky!

November 28, 2007

Quick quiz: the guy in this newsphoto…

a) should have had that growth on his face looked at long ago
b) needs to learn to use a handkerchief in public
c) believes this ugly thing will earn more than $200,000 at an auction

So you want kebabs for dinner again?

November 19, 2007

Quick quiz: The woman in this photo…

    is a professional hustler in high-stakes apple-bobbing tournaments  is part of Apple’s very, very edgy new ad campaign stars in a new rock opera about the William Tell story, “Pardon my Overture” would love to meet you online, if only she could type

fashion-apples-300-this.jpgA model presents a creation by Belarussian designer Elena Iushkevich during the International Festival of Vanguard Art, Mammoth in Minsk November 16, 2007.  REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

How ARE they smuggling in Christmas Trees?

November 6, 2007

Quick quiz: the last words this model will ever hear are…

    “Folks, stay away from the panda’s cage, he LOVES stealing ice cream!” “You should’ve had this growth looked at sooner. It may be too late alrea…” “Honey, bring me an hors d’oeuvre from over there under that ceiling fan…”

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Do not make eye contact with the models

October 22, 2007

Quick quiz: the model in this fashion photograph…

a) isn’t likely to wait long to meet the teachers at Parents’ Night
b) is wondering if she should have chosen a simple black dress and pearls
c) is boldly concealing a massive zit on her forehead
d) is seen in her one-woman play about a Hostess Twinkie riddled with angst

Hey, these questions are stupid!

October 19, 2007

dog-200.jpgHey, Blog Guy – I go to this college, and they said if I took some of your quizzes and passed them,  they could count as my midterm exams. Okay, it isn’t a very good school.  If you could repost some of those tests today, I’ll have all weekend to work on them.