Oddly Enough Blog

Candy, in loo of flowers…

September 27, 2007

Quick quiz: these yummy chocolates are being served at…

a) a VIP party at the Savoy Hotel
b) a new, high-end Belgian chocolate shop on Fifth Avenue
c) a Victorian row house in posh Georgetown
d) a public toilet in Hong Kong

Guess we need to call Ghostbusters again, for Mom

August 31, 2007

Quick quiz: this model’s hair…

a) was styled by the Dairy Queen Frozen Custard All Night Hair Salon
b) helped make her Europe’s number one Marie Antoinette tribute artist
c) was swirled into this shape by the updraft from a passing gyrocopter
d) was the result of being sucked into a cotton candy machine at the Indiana State Fair

A different sort of mayo clinic…

August 13, 2007

Quick quiz: mayonnaise is a common ingredient in…

a) a margarita cocktail
b) spaghetti
c) fondue
d) pancakes

Sorry, this was sort of a trick question. We’ll accept “none of the above” if you’re a regular human being, or “all of the above” if you’re a “mayoler” – a mayonnaise-obsessed fanatic in Japan.  So, settle back, mix yourself up a very dry “mayotini,” dunk your doughnut in a family-size jar of Hellmann’s, and read Yoko Nishikawa’s report:

“Sir, I can geet you good price on ze Rolex watch…”

June 27, 2007

Quick quiz: You meet this guy at a party, and his first words are likely to be…

Playing Mao: warts and all

May 29, 2007

Quick quiz: A great compliment when a woman reaches 50 is…mao portrait 160.jpg

a) Gosh, you look just like Sharon Stone
b) Gosh, you look just like Glen Close
c) Gosh, you look just like Diane Keaton
d) Gosh, you look just like Mao Zedong

When troops don’t have access to cable TV

May 25, 2007

Quick quiz: the chief entertainment for Belarussian soldiers is…

a) Surfing the Internet for amusing Belarussian sites
b) Checking out Baywatch reruns on cable tv in the barracks
c) Smashing flaming blocks of concrete with their heads

Seizin’ of the witch…

January 16, 2007

Fearful that Helen Duncan could see the future and might disclose top-secret military plans, the British government threw her in jail for witchcraft. The year was a) 1624, b) 1628, c) 1944.

Wow, for such a trashy chick you sure are classy!

October 2, 2006

True or false?
1) It’s fine to stub your cigarette out on a used dinner plate
2) The back of a taxi is a great place for a one-night stand
3) If you want to go topless, just whip off your bikini and set an example