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Post-Apocalyptic Update: Apes Have Now Conquered Hollywood


Well, it turns out that the Monkey Issue was a good idea after all; Rise of the Planet of the Apes actually opened to rave...
By James Fitzpatrick  |  August 08, 2011
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Whatever happened to Danville's giant mystery monkey?

The giant monkey of Danville was my symbol, back then, of the fin-de-siècle nadir in media fluffery, thankfully obsolesced in one grim morning.
Unfinished (monkey) business
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 05, 2011
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How I learned to stop worrying and love my monkey overlords

Let me be clear: I once loved monkeys.
Hail, Caesar?
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  August 05, 2011
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Monkey Fancy

Take a peek at an upcoming cover for Monkey Fancy .
Do you subscribe to Monkey Fancy magazine?
By BUDDY DUNCAN  |  August 05, 2011
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A Family Tree of Monkey Movies

Watch how monkey movies have evolved, from Tarzan of the Apes to Rise of the Planet of the Apes .
Primate directive
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 05, 2011
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The 15 most ape-friendly grubs in the hub

Here's a guide to monkey-themed foods available about town.
Monkey chow
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 05, 2011


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The Year in Monkey News

Simian news items, compiled for your reading pleasure.
Primate dispatches from around the globe
By DAVID EISENBERG, JAMES P. FITZPATRICK, NATE HOMAN, AND KATIE LANNAN  |  August 05, 2011
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A monkey, on Chihuly

This monkey likes the Chihuly exhibit.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  August 05, 2011
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Hollywood's apes: monkey puzzle or intelligent design?

For nearly a century apes have haunted the screen, and the link between man and ape has obsessed filmmakers.
Primate directive
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011
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PETA on primates

We spoke with Justin Goodman, associate director of PETA's laboratory investigations, about the use of primates for experimentation in schools and labs around Boston, the US, and the world.
The animal-rights organization's case against the labs
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 05, 2011
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Cruelty, compassion, and a capuchin, a decade later

I had tried not to look at the monkey's tits — the result, Janet told me later, of a glandular disorder. They bounced whenever the monkey moved. If you shaved them, they would have been a pretty nice set.
The baby in the box
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  August 05, 2011


Grass Widow in the zoo

How Grass Widow came to play a concert for a small group of great apes

Gigi was in her late 30s the first time she saw a rock band play. The concert took place outside her enclosure, at 8:30 in the morning, so it wouldn't interfere with Franklin Park Zoo's usual visiting hours.
Gorilla Theater
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 05, 2011

Chimp, Hipster, or Republican?

Can you tell chimps, hipsters, and Republicans apart? Take this quiz and find out.
Similar to Simians Dept.
By THE DOPAMINE PROJECT (DOPAMINEPROJECT.ORG)  |  August 05, 2011
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Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

As I watched Caesar (Andy Serkis), the übermonkey, and his primate minions break free of their human chains en route to conquering the world, I thought: 1) there are a lot of apes in San Francisco, 2) there aren't a lot of cops, and 3) this mov
Better before the CGI took over
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011
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Sexiest video game studs of 2010

Shameless objectification. That’s what gamers like to see: toned, fit bodies performing fantastic physical stunts in skimpy outfits. Thing is, the games industry isn’t just pandering to their straight male audience these days. We’re starting to see som
A banner year for pixelated pieces of ass
By MADDY MYERS  |  December 24, 2010
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Dance, Monkey!: Ardal O'Hanlon

 Every week we put a comic in the hot seat. This week's victim: Ardal O'Hanlon.
Deep thoughts by Ardal O'Hanlon
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 25, 2009