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News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I’m a recent college graduate who needs career advice. I picked up a colorful brochure entitled “The Exciting Field of Refurbishing Rocket-Propelled Grenades,” and I wondered if I should look into that.
Kids, I know the brochures make it seem really glamorous, but I just can’t recommend this career path.
Sure, the black rubber gloves look cool, but you have to ask yourself why this man’s boss has located his office behind 450 massive truck tires.
Okay sir, we hired your consulting firm, flew you over here from the U.S. in first class, and bought you a big steak dinner.
It’s time to share your military expertise. For example, at this crucial road checkpoint here, what should we be doing, Mr. – I’m sorry, please remind me of your name?
Blog Guy, you know that city in Siberia that you like to call Wackytown?
Yes, Krasnoyarsk. It is the goofiest spot on earth.
I was wondering, do they have a space program?
Indeed they do, and it’s a strange one.
No! Why doesn’t that surprise me?
The folks there wanted to be the first to shoot a guitar into space, and yesterday they succeeded.
A guitar? What’s the name of this program?
“Stairway to Heaven,” I believe.
Hmm. And where did the guitar launch director sit?
At the instrument panel, of course.
Did they have their own launch pad?
You bet, the Stratocaster.
Okay, even you couldn’t make up stuff this stupid. Is rock music getting popular in Krasnoyarsk?