Oddly Enough Blog

News, but not the serious kind

So you guys work out, or what?

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RUSSIA/

Say, you guys are kinda cute! You come here often?

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I see. Yeah, I’ve heard this is a bodybuilder bar, is that what you boys do?

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

Well, you have real sweet smiles, both of you. No wonder the girls all love this place. Some of those other bars are so stuffy, making guys wear shirts and pants!

What are your names? Ah, I’m guessing Forty-Two and Thirty-Two, right? Same last name! You’re the Two brothers?

Whooooop…Whooooop…Whooooop…Whooooop!

bodybuilding face 2 200Is that right? You’re SO adorable when you laugh! Not creepy or weird or repugnant at all!

Handlebars are for weenies…

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Blog Guy, as an avid fan of stupid sports, I loved your recent item on that Big Honking Barbell Catch. But tell us, what’s going on with Stupid Motorcycling?

MOTORCYCLING-PRIX/Good question. Of course it’s that time of year for Hands-Free Motorcycle Racing, a 150-mph thrill-fest that makes riders who actually grip their handlebars seem like total crybabies.

Checkered days, long knights shooting chess

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SPAIN

Boss? BOSS! Are you okay? Oh, I thought you were dead, all slumped over like that.

Yeah, I just fell asleep looking at your chess photos, Johnson. This was the best you could do?

We stayed in the Bridle Suite, and…

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Hi Debbie, thanks for stopping by. Bill and I are looking at snapshots from our summer vacation out in horse country. We just got ‘em back from the drugstore.

You still take film to the drugstore, Susie?

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Heck yes, Deb, those snapshots aren’t gonna develop themselves, are they?  Anyway, our family went  from place to place, horseback-riding every day. It was great!

Kids, don’t try this at home…

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Blog Guy, you used to do a lot more stuff on stupid sports. You filled us in on Appliance Golf, Tear Gas Tennis, the “Pedal Pathétique” bike race…  So what’s new in the  Wide World of Stupid Sports?

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I’m glad you asked.

Down at those Commonwealth Games in India, they just had the finals of the “Big Honking Barbell Catch.” Here’s a shot of the gold medal winner in action.

Captain’s log: Nightmare on Helm Street?

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Blog Guy, somebody told me that in addition to giving travel and career and fashion advice, you dabble in psychiatry as well…

Yes, now and then. I find there’s very little I can’t do if I just claim I can do it.

The world’s most dangerous sport?

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CHINA/

Blog Guy, can you please settle a bet with my haberdasher’s chimney sweep?

That’s why I’m here, to settle stupid bets. What is it this time?

hokey pokey vertical 220What is the most dangerous game in the world? I say it’s Floppy Clown Shoe Minefield Parachuting, but the chimney sweep thinks it’s Lightning Storm Aluminum Pacemaker Pole Vaulting. Who’s right?

Shoppe ’til you droppe?

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Blog Guy, you haven’t updated us on your  Goofy Face Museum and Doughnut Shop in Washington, DC, for some time. Last we heard, it was poised to take off. So what’s new there?

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Lots! HUGE stuff! Our expensive marketing consultant wants us to change Doughnut Shop to Doughnut Shoppe in the name, to make it classier.

What are you boys doing in this dive?

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Blog Guy, I’m a woman with a question about human nature. How dumb are guys?

Excuse me?

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You know, I mean how really, really stupid are they? Will they do absolutely anything if they think it will impress a pretty woman?

Putting the pull back in polo?

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WATER POLO

Today we have what may be the mother of all editions of our popular regular feature, “Stuff Maybe We Should Have Mentioned in the Photo Caption, but didn’t.”

WATER POLO/What you’re seeing here are photos from our coverage of the recent European Water Polo Championships in Zagreb.