Oddly Enough Blog

You’re SURE we’re supposed to throw these?

September 22, 2008


Recently, I ranted here about the sad state of today’s political protesters.

And now, more evidence that protest isn’t what it used to be. Note this caption informing us that these protesters are throwing “cobblestones, Molotov cocktails and shoes” at riot police.

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?

Women in the news: thinking on their feet

September 12, 2008

Blog Guy, I’ve seen some recent pictures of Sarah Palin’s shoes. My impression is that readers are very interested in the shoes of important women. Do you agree?

This is a sandal scandal!

June 22, 2008

versace-120.jpgI know everybody is influenced by everybody else in the fashion industry, but… Our photo caption on this Fashion Week shot from Milan calls this a Versace “creation.”

I got the blues in my shoes…

February 5, 2008

smurf-160.jpgYou seem to have close connections to the fashion world, Blog Boy, so I’ll be blunt. I’m a Smurf, and as far as short, troll-like blue creatures are concerned, haute couture ain’t makin’ it!

Minty-fresh feet for the well-heeled…

January 23, 2008

feet.jpgAre your feet so stinky you can empty a room just by taking your shoes off? This is a problem in Japan, where it’s common to remove shoes in homes and restaurants.

I’d like two miles of shoelaces, please

September 26, 2007

Just yesterday, we had a look at an impractical pair of high-fashion boots – see Something drastic in plastic. Now, the designers at Milan’s fashion week have given us a pair of shoes that make those boots look positively utilitarian.

Ed, did you find my shoes? Ed? Ed?

September 11, 2007

cobra300.jpgWe have a video report that raises sort of a theological question. Who has done more good for mankind – the person who produced shoes festooned with precious gems to sell for $134,000 a pair, or the one who thought of guarding those shoes with a live cobra?