Category Archives: Scary!

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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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 2: They’re Armed

SCARY PIX aplenty behind cut! (Sometimes a phobe has to make her point.)

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Why I Fear Them 1: They’re Nasty

Monkeys are filthy nasty creatures. You know they are. You’ve seen them dig stuff out of their nose and smear it on the zoo window, or fling poo. Know why? They get off on it. The nasty, filthy, monkeys of … Continue reading

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Florida Ambush Monkeys, Part Two

Two other reasons not to visit Florida: 2) They allow “pet” monkeys. 3) In Florida, when your “pet” monkey escapes, goes next door and chomps a neighbor’s ear, A) not only do you not have to witness your “pet’s” being … Continue reading

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Florida Ambush Monkeys, Part One

I remember hearing there was a colony of rhesus monkeys in Florida descended from some that escaped from a Tarzan movie set. I always hoped this was urban legend. The Tarzan part, maybe; the monkey part, no. Now I can … Continue reading

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A Sister Blog for Coulrophobes

I don’t like clowns either, and they ambush worse then monkeys. Then I am expected to laugh instead of run or reflexively punch a clown. They weren’t funny when I was four, and they’re not funny now. Don’t Send In … Continue reading

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