Oddly Enough Blog

Shermanize me another burger, honey!

April 12, 2011

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Blog Guy, I’ve been a real fan of Williams-Sonoma, that shop for pretentious foodies, ever since I first read about it here. Is their Summer Cookout Catalog out yet?

The very, very best of March…

April 3, 2011

BRITAIN-WEDDING/BELFAST

It’s time to reveal this blog’s 10 most popular items for the month of March.

Learn touch typing the fun way?

March 28, 2011

COLOMBIA/

Okay designers, you know the problem. Despite the incredible popularity of computers, a high percentage of men aren’t learning to use a keyboard properly.

The worst car feature ever invented?

March 3, 2011

GERMANY/

Every so often an idea comes along that is so awful it deserves a place in the Bad Idea Hall of Fame. Like there was the toilet timer that made sure workers don’t spend too much time in the bathroom, and of course there was that hotel bed-warming service.

A most alarming little gadget…

February 10, 2011

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Blog Guy, I’m a high school student doing a report, and I need your help.

Oh sure, I’m always eager to help with homework assignments. Do you want it single-spaced or double-spaced? You want me to misspell some words to make it look real?

Three great inventions we really need…

February 8, 2011

THAILAND

Blog Guy, apart from writing textbooks and making airplanes, what do you do with your time?

Come to the border for a fling?

January 28, 2011

I love this story. It seems some Mexican smugglers were planning to hurl drugs across the border, using an actual catapult. The Mexican military seized 45 pounds of marijuana and a metal-framed catapult, just south of the Arizona border.

Lamar, the crash test dummy…

January 19, 2011

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Lamar! Why am I talking to you on your cell phone instead of in person? I put you in charge of delivering our new electric car here at the auto show! It’s missing, and so are you!

And the trunk is roomy enough for a…

January 12, 2011

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Blog Guy, have you been over to the auto show to see the new models?

detroit combo 340You bet, and this year they’re great, especially the Audi. I actually bought one!

Look Ma, it’s like we’re really THERE!

December 6, 2010

Staff, this holiday season we’re going for broke. We’ve jammed our store full of flat-screen TVs of all sizes, wall-to-wall, and now we need to make shoppers think they can’t live without owning one.