David Halberstam 1934 - 2007 David Halberstam [wikipedia] was an American journalist and author . He wrote about sports and politics [nytimes]. He had some masterfull things to say about the role of journalists and how they may not be living up to that now. He died [nytimes] yesterday at the age of 74. more inside
Beatboxing has been covered here before but all of the links are dead. It has been called the fifth element of hip hop. It is old skool, it is new skool. It is performed by clowns, the Dutch, the French, and the New York Philharmonic (wait for it 1:30 in to the video).
I can has cheezeburger? will fulfill all your lolcatz needs.
Learn To Speak Body [youtube] will teach you how to understand people at a party without words. more inside
Geostationary Banana Over Texas apparently us monkeys need to go to Texas after Aug. 2008.
Rubes So we've talked a little about Rube Goldberg [flash] and his cartoons which have inspired the young, and older, the French, and the Japanese. They've even been used in advertising, but I think this one most exemplifies Rube's style.
World Press Freedom Index The association Reporters Without Borders just released its 2006 Worldwide Press Freedom Index. The UK is 27th and the US is 53rd. more inside
Monkey Music Its been a while since the Monkey Filter last.fm group was brought up. Here are the top artists for monkey filter for the week prior to July 2: more inside
Curious George: Name my friends bar So my friend is opening a sports lounge bar in a basement space and they need an awesome catchy name. Any monkeys have sugestions? more inside
Man, I had forgotten how good Pete Seeger is. One thing I never knew though, was he had his own TV show. Luckily youtube has our back: The Weavers (he was a member) Mississippi John Hurt: part 1, part 2, and himself with Johnny and June Carter Cash. (For a little variety Pete on the Johnny Cash show.) more inside
DMC is the World DJ championship. Not like "DJs" or "DJs" but turntablists. Champions: 2004-2005, 2003, team champions 2003, 2002, team champions 2002, 2001, 1998-2000 . [warning: wikipedia and youtube] more inside
Eternal Sunset follows the sunset around the world with webcams. Windows users could also use Desktop Earth to follow the sun on its path from inside your dark cold house or cubical.
Curious George: Louisville, KY. So I’m going to be in Louisville next week for the USITT conference and I was wondering if any monkeys could tell me about that fair city. Things to do, places to eat, and places to get drunk would be great. Thanks more inside
The Gorillaz Live. Yes the cartoon band performed live at the MTV Europe Music awards. (link to Quicktime) more inside
Curious George: Adware? "Messenger Service" keeps poping up with an obvious adware. more inside
Japanese Medley is a nice interpretation of some classic Japanese songs by Redefined a jazz group from University of Wisconsin – Madison.