Author Archives: Snarkurchin

About Snarkurchin

I snark.

We’re All Fucked Now: Baboons Can Read

Not really. But, unlike some the human clients my friend the editrix deals with, baboons can tell whether a group of letters do or do not form a word. WARNING! DANGER! BABOON PHOTO AT LINK. I really, really, really hate … Continue reading

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Rise of The Planet of the Apes

Strange as it might sound, I love the Planet of the Apes franchise; always did. I grew up watching the movies and the TV show and the cartoon and planning how I was going to steal a close friend’s giant … Continue reading

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Oh Rob!

Rob Schmidt, of Peace Party/Blue Corn Comics fame, has started sending me terrifying monkey links (forthcoming). Thanks-I-think, and welcome to my blogroll! Newspaper Rock is a great, monkey-free blog about Native Americans in the news and popular culture. Everyone should … Continue reading

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Toy Story Three

On the whole, this movie really did it for me. I laughed and that oversized raisin in my ribcage went a bit moist. Then came the monkey. The cymbal clashing monkey. The screaming, treacherous, cymbal clashing monkey. The HISSING screaming … Continue reading

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The Fangs Are Not the Problem

“[S]ammy’s owner was sleeping in a bed with the monkey when he accidentally rolled over onto it.” I–no, you didn’t–really–sleep with…SHUDDER. Creepy white-eyelidded monkey pix at site. A vid too, but I couldn’t look. http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/pet-monkey-attacks-owner-in-bed (Apologies for the non-clickable link. … Continue reading

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Why I Fear Them 3: Zoonoses

Monkeypox and Yaba virus Measles, rabies, hepatitis, At least three kinds of shigella; Polio and klebsiella Tana pox, tuberculosis, Campylobacteriosis, If you’re not yet a believer There’s simian hemorrhagic fever And ringworm, and Marburg virus Giardia, calicivirus Ebola and erlichia, … Continue reading

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Amherst Ambush

Oh, hell no. Nonononono. A monkey. In diapers and a dress. A pink dress. TUCKED IN SOME CRAZY WOMAN’S BRA. IN A COURTHOUSE. Short of my house or, say, a daycare center, I can’t think of anywhere monkeys belong less. … Continue reading

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