Alternative Title: Don’t You Eyeball Me Boy
The news of a diaper-wearing monkey running amok on the streets of Orlando led me to do a bit of digging on the subject of monkeys. Of course that inevitably threw up a few YouTube clips, but back to the story.
The poor little critter seems to have escaped from the home of its owner while they were away on a work-related trip. I reckon the monkey was more frightened than deliberately aggressive.
After growling at passers-by and jumping on the back of Sharon Beverly, it was finally contained by animal control. Read more
So on to the selected clip. I can’t embed at the moment, because I changed the layout style of the blog a couple of weeks ago and the left-hand column is no longer wide enough for that. In fact, some of the older posts don’t display properly now. I’ll try to fix that later.
Back to the news. A January article from Environmental Graffiti about a monkey in North Carolina that had used its mind to control a robot in Japan. The little darling’s name is Idoya, and you may find this ridiculous but I think I can feel her reaching out to me over the ether trying to control my arm. Yes, definitely I can feel it start to happen as my arm and hand move inexplicably towards my can of extra-strong lager. Read story
And last but not least, I thought that this was worth another airing.
My spoof last year on a Sheryl Crow story.