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All Work And No Pay Makes Jack’s Bling Dull Bwoy: A Grillz Advertising Idea

Here’s my idea for an an advert promoting Grillz. “Grills” I hear you say, like George Foreman? Of course not silly, I’m referring to Grillz spelled with a “z”, you know, the gold teeth that used to look cool back in the ’90s but now they’re corny as f… well, never mind who wears what and how to spell it, all that matters is my … Continue reading All Work And No Pay Makes Jack’s Bling Dull Bwoy: A Grillz Advertising Idea

Jonas Blue and Tiesto hiding behind a music stand. By Oddball Times

Behind The Lyrics: Ritual By Tiësto, Jonas Blue And Rita Ora

The song “Ritual” isn’t about a ritual at all, no, it’s all about how a relationship can be paradoxically both fulfilling and demanding or rewarding and punishing. The writers chose wool to be the metaphor for love (and your lover) because it’s both warming and irritating. Just listen to the chorus once more, Rita Ora actually sings “Oh, you’ll always be my itchy wool” which … Continue reading Behind The Lyrics: Ritual By Tiësto, Jonas Blue And Rita Ora

An image of Donald Trump looking at the department of justice seal. By Oddball Times

No Justice, No Hairpiece: A Subliminal Image Of Donald Trump At The Department Of Justice

Remember when Donald Trump said he could stand on New York’s Fifth Avenue and “shoot somebody” and still not lose any voters? Unfortunately this is true. The Teflon Don can pretty much do and say whatever he wants without any repercussions. No matter how many times he lies and cheats Trump never ever faces justice, but why? Well it’s all to do with subliminal imagery … Continue reading No Justice, No Hairpiece: A Subliminal Image Of Donald Trump At The Department Of Justice

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Sylvester Stallone and Rock Hudson inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Sylvester Stallone And Rock Hudson

Over the years, The Celebrity Clone Lab have created 26 clones of Rock Hudson, the first was code-named “Rock-A” and the last one “Rock-Z”. It was however, the 25th clone “Rock-Y” that was the most successful and he also made it as a Hollywood actor. Given his success, Rock-Y was then nicknamed “Sylvester The Clone” (after his favourite cartoon show which he watched whilst gestating … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Sylvester Stallone And Rock Hudson

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Rochelle Humes and Donna Summer inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Rochelle Humes And Donna Summer

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is Rochelle Humes, who if you don’t already know, is the clone of Donna Summer, just look at the resemblance! In 1988, Donna Summer came to the UK to make an album with Stock, Aitken, and Waterman. During the recording of Another Place In Time, Summer’s DNA was taken so a duplicate singer could be created in the … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Rochelle Humes And Donna Summer

An image of actor Peter Bull alongside Mr. Mime to show their facial similarities. By Oddball Times

Pokémon Detective Pikachu: A Load Of Bull

Peter Bull never could decide which profession to focus on: he was an actor, a Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Navy, a shopkeeper, and a writer. Leap-frogging from one job to another, the one thing Bull always wanted to do was learn how to mime. So in 1984, he faked his death and honed his craft for 35 years until he was the world’s foremost mime … Continue reading Pokémon Detective Pikachu: A Load Of Bull

Lil Nas X hiding behind a music stand. By Oddball Times

Behind The Lyrics: Old Town Road By Lil Nas X

It’s not Lil Kim… it’s not Nas… and it’s not DMX… no, it’s Lil Nas X in this week’s Behind The Lyrics segment… yeah! Lil Nas X’s ditty “Old Town Road” has been a huge success but did you know that the song title is incorrect? That’s right, this title was used to cover up the true lyrics which if you don’t know are: “I’m … Continue reading Behind The Lyrics: Old Town Road By Lil Nas X

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Peter Safran and Jeff Bezos inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Jeff Bezos And Peter Safran

Way before Amazon existed, there was a mail order store called Congo owned and operated by the Celebrity Clone Lab who were located in a classified rainforest laboratory at the time. In the Congo, there was a fantastic gene recommendation system which was developed to sort all the celeb clones and if you know where to look, you can still find remnants of this directory … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Jeff Bezos And Peter Safran

A cartoon of a map showing Paisley Park and the Prince symbol. By Oddball Times

Prince: Telling Little Purple Lies

I made a trip up North and drove to Paisley in Scotland this week. I was looking forward to seeing the colourful people, the see-saw and the pier that I’d heard so much about. To my disappointment, I found Robertson Park, Kelvingrove Park, Barshaw Park, and although they were all very lovely they weren’t what I was looking for. I even found Pollok Estate and … Continue reading Prince: Telling Little Purple Lies

Elton John and Bernie Taupin hiding behind a music stand. By Oddball Times

Behind The Lyrics: Tiny Dancer By Elton John

This week in our ever-popular Behind The Lyrics segment is Elton John’s song “Tiny Dancer” from his 1971 album Madman Across The Water. The ’70s were of course a time for drug taking and music making and the genesis of this song isn’t any different. Everybody knows that cocaine was Elton John’s favourite substance back in the day, but what people don’t know is that … Continue reading Behind The Lyrics: Tiny Dancer By Elton John

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Jeremy Dyson and Peter Sutcliffe the Yorkshire Ripper inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Peter Sutcliffe And Jeremy Dyson

Today in the Celebrity Clone Lab is screenwriter and writer Jeremy Dyson. If you don’t know, he’s the clone of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe! You simply need to look at the pair’s thick, black, wavy hair to see that they are genetically linked but if you want more evidence we have it here… Before being locked up for life for killing thirteen women, Peter Sutcliffe … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Peter Sutcliffe And Jeremy Dyson

A parody billboard advertisement for Gorilla Tape. By Oddball Times

In A Sticky Situation: Gorilla Tape Advertising Idea

I’ve come up with another great idea for an advert! This one’s for Gorilla Tape, an adhesive tape manufactured by Gorilla Glue Inc. The concept of my ad is simple; ever noticed how serial killers, rapists, kidnappers and other assorted wrongdoers always use Duck Tape to tie-up their victims? Whether it’s in the news or in the movies, you never see a murderer sticking a … Continue reading In A Sticky Situation: Gorilla Tape Advertising Idea

YXNG Bane hiding behind a music stand. By Oddball Times

Behind The Lyrics: Needed Time By YXNG Bane

“Needed Time” is a very unique song by R&B singer YXNG Bane. The song, which is an ode to all things doughy, is from the perspective of a pâtissier. If you’ve ever baked yourself, you’ll know that sometimes your cake batter can split and YXNG Bane tackles this subject without any fear. The track features these lyrics in which Bane talks to his curdling batter: … Continue reading Behind The Lyrics: Needed Time By YXNG Bane

A bottle of Yakult and some flavoured dental dams placed over the Japanese flag. By Oddball Times

Gaining Carnal Knowledge: The Art Of Seduction In Japan With The Help Of Yakult

I’ve always wanted to visit Japan; for the food, the sites, the technology, but more specifically the gorgeous women. Unfortunately I don’t speak Japanese but after watching the idents by Yakult which air on the Food Network, I think I have all the phrases I’ll require in the event of a sexual encounter (especially of an oral nature)… The Yakult advertisements begin with this rather … Continue reading Gaining Carnal Knowledge: The Art Of Seduction In Japan With The Help Of Yakult

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Ted Bundy and George Hebert Walker Bush inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Ted Bundy And George H. W. Bush

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is George H. W. Bush and Ted Bundy, just look at the uncanny resemblance! The interesting thing about this pair is that one was programmed to go into politics and the other was supposed to become a mass murderer. Unfortunately, even as a Republican, Ted Bundy failed to become a politician but thankfully George Herbert Walker Bush became … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Ted Bundy And George H. W. Bush

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Ice-T and Peter Dinklage inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Ice-T And Peter Dinklage

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is actor Peter Hayden Dinklage, who if you don’t know, is the clone of rapper Tracy Lauren Marrow (aka Ice-T) just look at the resemblance! Before living in Crenshaw, Los Angeles, Ice-T was born and raised in New Jersey and that’s where a swab of his DNA was first taken as a precaution. As you may know, becoming … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Ice-T And Peter Dinklage

A cartoon of a Christmas tree felling. By Oddball Times

My Annual Tree: A Christmas Tradition

I am lucky enough to have a substantial garden inherited from my first wife Audrey. This allows me to choose my desired tree from within my own property. I use my newly-acquired 500W Scorpion Handsaw to chop down the magnificent tree. I then tie the branches with 4mm strong utility nylon rope to make sure I have enough purchase on the tree to move it … Continue reading My Annual Tree: A Christmas Tradition

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Paul O'Grady and Tim Cook inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Tim Cook And Paul O’Grady

I’m sure you’ll agree that there’s little to no originality at Apple since Steve Jobs passed in 2011. There’s no more innovation, no more creativity, no more design risks being taken, in fact it’s plain to everybody that Apple has lost its mojo. This may have something to do with the company’s CEO Tim Cook who if you don’t know, is the clone of comedian … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Tim Cook And Paul O’Grady

Kodak Black hiding behind a music stand. By Oddball Times

Behind The Lyrics: ZEZE By Kodak Black

In Kodak Black’s latest track featuring Travis Scott and Offset, he reveals that he enjoys comic books, that he’s had sex with comedian and presenter Stephen Fry, that he’s a fan of comedian Peter Kay, plus he watches Indian satellite channels and he may even be Jewish! (at least that’s we think he’s saying). But don’t take our word for it, just listen to the … Continue reading Behind The Lyrics: ZEZE By Kodak Black

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Colin Powell and Lewis Black inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Colin Powell And Lewis Black

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is comedian Lewis Black. If you don’t know, he’s the clone of retired four-star general and ex-secretary of state Colin Powell! Colin Powell, if you don’t remember, was the bloke who gave that remarkable presentation to the U.N. in 2003. Colin was confident that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, in fact he stated that he was “absolutely … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Colin Powell And Lewis Black

A cartoon illustration of a pumpkin with a carving knife and blood on the floor to signify Halloween. By Oddball Times

May Contain Nutjobs: The Origins Of Halloween

After eating an entire packet of Nerds, two packets of popping candy, and spending a whopping four minutes on the internet, I’ve discovered the following about Halloween and its origins… Pumpkin Carving: This tradition dates back to Britain when a 3 year old boy named Sam Hain decided that he hated eating his vegetables, in particular pumpkins, and took his revenge by removing the insides … Continue reading May Contain Nutjobs: The Origins Of Halloween

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Daisy Ridley and Rhys James inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Daisy Ridley And Rhys James

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is actor Daisy Ridley. If you don’t already know, she’s the clone of comedian Rhys James. Now of course, the mainstream media will tell you that Daisy Ridley is a descendant of landed gentry, the great-niece of a Dad’s Army actor, and the daughter of a banker and a photographer but all that’s a lie. The truth is … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Daisy Ridley And Rhys James

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Stacey Dooley and Jane Asher inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Stacey Dooley And Jane Asher

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is TV presenter Stacey Dooley. If you don’t know, she’s the clone of actor Jane Asher! Now you may say that Dooley isn’t a perfect copy of Asher and you’d be right. Records indicate that the Celebrity Clone Lab intended to create a perfect clone of Jane but due to renovation work, they had to relocate to a … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Stacey Dooley And Jane Asher

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The Great British Mix-Up: Paul Hollywood’s Long Lost Brothers

Did you know that Paul Hollywood, celebrity chef and judge of The Great British Bake Off, is one of a septuplet? Well it’s true! Paul’s father John who was a bakery proprietor, attempted to inseminate his wife with a baker’s dozen but unfortunately, his multiple birth fell short of its target. In the end, Paul’s mother gave birth to only seven babies but after a … Continue reading The Great British Mix-Up: Paul Hollywood’s Long Lost Brothers

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Phil Lynott and Craig David inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Phil Lynott and Craig David

After the phenomenally successful career of Phil Lynott (with and without Thin Lizzy) the scientists at the Celebrity Clone Lab stored Phil’s cells for later use, with the hopes of perhaps creating a similarly successful artist for the noughties’ generation. The laboratory was very careful with the precious cells as they set about creating the clone. The scientists told us: “The experiment started on Monday … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Phil Lynott and Craig David

A parody movie poster for an Andy Serkis biopic. By Oddball Times

Greenlit: A Big-Budget Andy Serkis Biopic

The life of Andy Serkis is to be told as a big-budget Hollywood movie sources tell us. The story of a young lad from Ruislip Manor going on to college, studying theatre and eventually becoming the foremost Motion Capture performer, has been green-lit for production. Studio executives have said that because of the popularity of CGI films and Motion-Capture performances, Serkis’ biopic will be entirely … Continue reading Greenlit: A Big-Budget Andy Serkis Biopic

A cartoon of a Petri dish with Sandra Bullock and Michael Jackson inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Sandra Bullock And Michael Jackson

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is Sandra Bullock, if you haven’t already realised, she’s a clone of Michael Jackson. Just look at the resemblance! When or where this cloning took place is a mystery but maybe Sandra’s father John Bullock being a contractor for The Pentagon or her grandfather being a German rocket scientist is an indication that she has secretive military and … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Sandra Bullock And Michael Jackson

A cartoon image of a pig with the gammon section being interviewed by a reporter. By Oddball Times

Gammon: Getting To The Bottom Of Things

The farm I visited today had a couple of unhappy pigs, not because they were being intensively farmed, were living in bad conditions, being fed non-organic swill, and not because they were going to slaughter very soon. Their gripe was about something altogether different. They said that even though they would prefer not to have their backsides cured, turned to gammon and placed on a … Continue reading Gammon: Getting To The Bottom Of Things

A parody of the Build-A-Bear Workshop logo with masonic symbolism. By Oddball Times

If You Go Down In The Woods Today: En Route To The Bilderberg Group

What the masonic hell is going on?! I made all the necessary preparations to infiltrate this year’s Bilderberg Group Meeting, I took my camera, my placard saying “I’m with Alex Jones“ (I was planning on getting her autograph later, love The One Show on the BBC), I also took some sandwiches and a flask of tea. It took me bloodlines-forever to find the place although … Continue reading If You Go Down In The Woods Today: En Route To The Bilderberg Group

A cartoon of a petri dish with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Harry Hill inside. By Oddball Times

Celebrity Clone Lab: Harry Hill And Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab is TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. If you don’t already know, he’s the clone of slap-head comedian Harry Hill. Harry Hill’s breakout 90’s BBC Radio 4 show was called “Harry Hill’s Fruit Corner” and his follow-up TV show for BBC Two was called “Fruit Fancies”. Then in the 00’s, Harry Hill did a voiceover for a Branston Pickle advert … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Harry Hill And Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Christopher Wallace Is Trying To Out-Fox Us All

The other day my TV broke, so in a frenzy, I walked over to my neighbour’s house, a Friend Of Mine and Kicked Down The Door. My neighbour was watching a programme called Fox News Sunday presented by none other than Christopher Wallace. I did a double take, Christopher Wallace on Fox News? Unbelievable! Now I’m not the best person to ask about popular history, … Continue reading Christopher Wallace Is Trying To Out-Fox Us All