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Thursday, August 04, 2011

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Whatever happened to Danville's giant mystery monkey?

Unfinished (monkey) business
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.
By: DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 04, 2011


Slideshow: ''Painting the American Vision'' at the Peabody Essex; ''Shifting Terrain: Landscape Video'' at the Currier Museum of Art
"Painting the American Vision": Though Nov 6, 2011 | "Shifting Terrain": Through Sep 18, 2011


Review: Jasmine Taste of Persia
A winning introduction to an underrated cuisine
Review: Posto
Top-notch Italian that's under the radar no more


Cheap places for rent
Big Fat Whale
Chimp, Hipster, or Republican?
Similar to Simians Dept.
Monkey Fancy
Do you subscribe to Monkey Fancy magazine?
PETA on primates
The animal-rights organization's case against the labs


A Family Tree of Monkey Movies
Primate directive
Review: The Future
Miranda July's shaggy kitten story
Review: Cowboys & Aliens
Favreau's pastiche of Western and sci-fi movies
Review: Life in a day
Amateur filmmakers submit snippets of their lives
Review: Life, Above All
A quietly moving coming-of-age tale
Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Better before the CGI took over
Review: Sarah's Key
A compelling interplay of tensions
Review: The Change Up
The old body-switch premise
Review: The Devil's Double
Like Scarface , but with a difference
Review: The Guard
John Michael McDonagh's cop story


Dom | Family of Love
Astralwerks (2011)

Music Continued

James Farm take jazz into songs
Plus: A Newport Jazz Fest sampler
La Big Vic | Actually
Underwater Peoples (2011)
Photos: Death Cab for Cutie at the Bank of America Pavilion
Bank of America Pavilion | August 1, 2011
Photos: Turquoise Jeep at the Good Life
"Fresh Produce" | 5 Year Anniversary Party | July 30, 2011
They Might Be Giants | Join Us
Idlewild/Rounder (2011)


A friend in need
Community comes together to support Aliza Shapiro
The debt crisis is only on hold
Plus, what does congressman Bill Keating have against Cuban families?
The Year in Monkey News
Primate dispatches from around the globe


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