I am rendered speechless. … [Read more...] about Monkey of the day
This series of portraits is SO awesome. What's that got to do with monkeys, you ask? Why, it's portraits *of* monkeys of course! … [Read more...] about Today’s monkey of the day
Sometimes Facebook comes in handy. Like when a friend shares this gem: Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo. I will remind myself of this, as much as possible and/or needed. … [Read more...] about Keeping This in Mind
Sure, okay, so there's a mountain lion who was trying to get his gambling on in a Reno casino. But I was far more engrossed by this story of monkeys where they don't belong (via kottke). Seriously, who knew there was a pack of wild monkeys in Florida?! … [Read more...] about Monkeys on the Loose!
I LOVE me some April Fools' pranks. Even when I'm the victim, I really appreciate the April Fools efforts. When My Better Half asked me first thing this morning, "Hey, can you get me the soap out from under the kitchen sink?" I was instantly suspicious. I expected some spring-loaded something to leap out of the cabinet. That, or a badger. (Hopefully of the honey variety). I was pleasantly surprised to learn that he'd simply finished installing all the cabinet locks to keep Baby out of the base … [Read more...] about Fool Me Once
Today is the 6th birthday of my little blog. I can't believe it's actually been six years. Sure, it came off the tracks a lot during those six years. When Funky-Ass Monkey wasn't online, it was because I was grappling with being overworked, an all-time low of energy thanks to Hashimoto's hypothyroidism, and all manner of other things. Things like blog identity crisis. All I blogged about early on was how much life in PHX sucked. Well, that, and how museum work is was awful. Things that are still … [Read more...] about FAM Turns 6!
This video brightened my day. Thought I would share. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about El Kabong of the Day
Thank you, Boing Boing, for this edifying link: The Periodic Table of Swearing. … [Read more...] about Everything Sounds Better With an English Accent
The series of tubes led me down the Good URL Bad URL wormhole today. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Tube Distraction
I have always been a fan of The Soup, and watched it for its pure comedy. But it's just dawned on me that I could be using it as a tool as well. I propose an inverse relationship: The less frequently a show's clips appear on The Soup, the more frequently I should probably be watching it. … [Read more...] about In Which The Soup Informs My Reality TV Viewing