Oddly Enough Blog

And the Sportsman of the Century was…

July 27, 2011

It’s a vintage Rolls Royce convertible, bristling with firepower. A mounted machine gun, a Lantaka swivel cannon, a double-barrel high-caliber Howdah pistol. And it used to belong to James Bond, right?

No, wait! I wanted the FUN seats!

July 21, 2011

Blog Guy, I’m a faithful reader of your blog and I’m hoping you can use your influence to get me tickets to the Copa America soccer matches now underway in Argentina.

Big trouble when the chips are down?

June 12, 2011

Oh Dear Lord, tell me this isn’t happening!

I just wanted to watch some tennis, so I called the boss on our busiest day of the year and said I was sick with projectile vomiting, impacted wisdom teeth, temporary insanity and a fever of 106…

Could you resist the temptation?

June 11, 2011

Blog Guy, you seem to be dropping the ball on Stupid Sports, which used to be one of your main coverage areas. Come on, there must be SOMETHING goofy going on among the world’s athletes!

There’s a HoJo’s at 20,000 feet…

May 16, 2011

Blog Guy, I see you’re finally back from vacation. So now can you tell us where you really went?

Maybe they’re just grimacing in pain?

April 19, 2011

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People, we know why we’re here. Our public relations firm has been hired by a bodybuilding association to improve their image, since focus groups tend to describe bodybuilders asĀ  freakish, grotesque, disgusting and hideous.

Shooting through a glass, darkly…

April 11, 2011

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Johnson, get your butt into my office! You call yourself a news photographer?

girlfriend 4 side 220Jeez, Boss, I thought I was doing better. What’s wrong?

I send you out to cover Formula One racing over the weekend, and you come back with shots of cars?

Is that chewing tobacco on my carpet?

April 1, 2011

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Sit down, Joe, I need to have a little talk with you.

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I’ve heard reports that some of our lookalikes are fraternizing with the cutouts. I think you know we have a strict policy against that.

Different spokes for different folks?

March 26, 2011

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Blog Guy, I have a question about bicycle racing. I saw pictures recently where it looked like the tires the racers were using didn’t even have any spokes. Is that possible?

Going out on a limb for readers?

March 24, 2011

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Blog Guy, are you still doing those fantasy shots for your blog readers?

Yes, if they are interesting and have some artistic value. What are you looking for?