From New York, original humor writing & commentary by Brian Sack. Subject to all the flexible quality standards of internet self-publishing.


Penn Jillette Mention

A reader informed me that Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller – entertainers I really enjoy – mentioned my practical joke Your New Monkey on the October 3 “Monkey Tuesday” segment of his radio show.
Apparently we share a mutual appreciation for monkey humor.

Amazing how quickly stuff gets around the inter-net these days.
Penn Jillette website.
Penn & Teller’s very enjoyable TV series Bullshit.
Banterist: Why Our SWAT Team Needs A Monkey


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