Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nim Chimpksy Has a Movie.

At Sundance. Critically reblah blah blah blah. I ain’t watchin.’ I have compassion for my fellow homininae. It’s not their fault they scare me to fucking death. (It’s the baboons’ fault when you get down to it, but that is … Continue reading

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Memphis Zoo Ambush Monkeys Revisited

Yeah, I went there. I thought I would see if I could walk through the Primate section. I couldn’t, but I took careful note of the ambush monkeys. 1) The Cat House Cafe ambush monkeys are white-cheeked gibbons, not siamangs. … Continue reading

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Really, Florida, ENOUGH!

Hm, Miami….they have a Motel 6? Cool! Even I might be able to afford to vis–no NO no NO no NO NOOO! Seems there are four species of monkey at large in Florida, and nobody’s sure how they got there. … Continue reading

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Sequel, with Monkey

Having seen the original, I didn’t need another reason not to watch The Hangover 2, but I have one now.

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Bicycle Safety for Monkeys, circa 1963

I tried to hand this one off to the fearless SotA yesterday because I was Monkeyed Out (details never forthcoming), but in the light of a new day, “One Got Fat” is really not that bad. Right? Wrong. The monkey … Continue reading

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Monkey Arms Race in Delhi

I understand resorting to extremes, what with the deputy mayor having been killed by monkeys a few years back (I’m pretty sure they jumped on him). But if Cold War history teaches us anything–and it hasn’t–it teaches us this sort … Continue reading

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