Oddly Enough Blog
News, but not the serious kind
Blog Guy, I’m looking to join a rugby team. I saw your item about Naked Rugby, but I seem to recall there are two different kinds of rugby. Is that right?
Right! Traditional Old-Fashioned, that’s the one I want. I’m in! Tell me about it.
Well, you smoke a pipe and wear a top hat and frock coat, and zip around on your Segway, as you…
Blog Guy, I need your advice on my dating life. I’ve tried everything, but can’t seem to get guys to notice me.
Smoking? Gosh, so many people do that, nobody would even care if I did it.
No, not smoking. Have you tried jamming the tobacco right up your nose? That’s a very chic, very sophisticated look.
Quick quiz: Speaker of the House John Boehner is puffing on a cigarette…
b) in Ohio or someplace like that.
c) in an airplane lavatory after invoking his Congressional Smoke Detector Disabling Privileges.
d) at a White House picnic.
You’re not going to believe this, but he is indeed at a White House family picnic, complete with foot-long hot dogs, a pie-throwing contest, and impressionable children.
Lamar, get in my office! Are you the one who approved the permit for those people to hold a huge Global Marijuana March in the streets here over the weekend?
Quick quiz: The politician puffing away in this photo is…
a) 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.
Blog Guy, I’m tired of striking out with the chicks. What do those big Hollywood stars have that I don’t have? Can you let us in on some of their secrets?
Sorry, I’m not supposed to reveal any of them.
Come on. It’s not like anybody else will see it here in your blog.
Okay. It’s mostly their hair. You take a big star like Sean Penn, he pays fifteen, maybe twenty bucks for a haircut, plus a tip.