Oddly Enough Blog

Getting down with ducks?

April 22, 2011

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Citizens, you all know why we’re here. We need to do something about these killer ducks that have been preying on humans. Look, here’s a grisly photo of their latest victim.

Learn touch typing the fun way?

March 28, 2011

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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.

That’s quite an accent you have there…

March 24, 2011

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Blog Guy, I need some of your job-hunting advice. I was working on a résumé, but then I stopped.

Cleopatra? Who died and made YOU queen?

March 9, 2011

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Blog Guy, I see there’s a very popular new biography of Cleopatra. Have you read it?

Welcome back to Stupidville

March 2, 2011

Blog Guy, you’ve written about your brother Basil, who used to be an expat export expert and now plays mandolin in Mandalay. But do you have any other siblings?

Egrets, I’ve had a few…

February 23, 2011

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An egret stands among anemone flowers…

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egrets this 240Honey, you can stop cooking, it looks like the Hendersons can’t make our dinner party after all!

The Fall of the House of Ushers?

February 20, 2011

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Blog Guy, what’s wrong? You’re looking very puzzled. Disoriented. Confused. Perplexed. Dumbstruck. Flustered. Even more than usual.

Flouting the health warnings?

February 15, 2011

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Blog Guy, congratulate me. I just enlisted in the military. I’m a flute player, so I’m guaranteed a gig in a marching band.

It’s like they always say…

January 17, 2011

Hey Blog Guy, I just saw some new pictures of Jean-Marie Le Pen, that extreme right-wing French politician who once called the Holocaust a detail of history.

How did this fruitcake get a blog?

January 12, 2011

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Hey Blog Guy, I came by your house this morning but you weren’t at home.

No, sorry, I had a craving for navel oranges and went to the market.

ARGENTINA-FARMERSAh. Was it a fruitful trip?

No. Sadly, my quest for oranges was fruitless.

Why are oranges in short supply?

I believe there’s a navel blockade.

You mean a naval blockade, don’t you?

No, they’re blockading navel oranges on the highways, not on the waterways, so it’s not a naval navel blockade.