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June 2, 2008

Love, Lust, and a Giant Killer Turtle

Love, LustSeveral years ago, Neal Holman pitched an idea for the Spider Monkey show. It would be an entire episode set in a summer camp, with kids and counselors, romance and comedy, and a giant, killer turtle. Naturally, we rolled our eyes and moved on to making sketches about time traveling robots and holiday monster attacks, but Neal never let his summer camp idea die. With artist Chad Hurd, Neal has created a comic book called "Love, Lust, and a Giant Killer Turtle." It's available for free-viewing on the next generation comic site Zuda Comics.

It's also part of a competition. If it gets the most votes of June's ten competitors then Zuda will pick it up as a regular feature and Neal and Chad will produce a new issue every month! I've seen Neal's outline for future issues, and it's definitely something I want to see come to life. It takes less than a minute to sign in and vote.

Read the comic and vote HERE!


Cover painted by Daniel Cox.

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May 23, 2008

Good Work, Angie.

A big announcement.

Well done.

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May 9, 2008

Think Different

MolestingOur friend Heather made this video with Kevin Allison from "The State."

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May 7, 2008

The 13th Story

SnozcarTake a dark, mysterious journey into the unknown. Starring Ed Mundy, Adam Newman, Trevor Williams, and Travis Emmett. Shot by Travis and Vanessa Londono. As seen on Channel 101.

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April 9, 2008


delicious cupcake

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March 9, 2008

New Video Roundup

Here's Shelly in a new video promoting her live sketch show "We Kate Shelly."

And here's Ed in another Channel 101 top failed pilot: "A Jack of All Trades."

Our very own Nora Smith hosts a behind the scenes look at Adult Swim's "Lucy, Daughter of the Devil."

And finally, Ed made this video for a "parmesan party." Everyone who came had to make a one-minute video involving parmesan cheese. Ed's entry took about 90 minutes to shoot and edit. Roommates Adam and Trevor helped. The result, I'm sure you will agree, is mind-blowing.

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January 15, 2008

Mack was stabbed: An eyewitness account from Neal Holman.

At the January 12th CD release show for Attractive Eighties Women, Mack was the victim of an unusual attack. A glass thrown on stage cut his arm wide open, covering the stage with blood, and leading to a dramatic end to the show. Luckily, fellow Spider Monkey Neal Holman was on the front row and on the case:

The scene goes more or less like this:

I’m at the debut album release party for Attractive Eighties Women inside the smoke filled Earl. I’m a few drinks deep, a light buzz, but functional. The night has only started, as the band is just four songs into their set. They’ve never sounded better. They’ve never had a bigger or better crowd. The night is going exceedingly, shockingly well, for them, for me, for that girl with the giant fake boobs in the white sweater, everybody. And just as I’m having the epiphany “Wow, my friends are actually in a ‘real’ band. This is kind of--

There’s a flash of blonde hair, a glass shatters nearby, and three feet in front of me, AEW’s charismatic front man Mack Williams is clutching his wrist as what can only be described as “a gooshing river of blood” … gooshed forth, to his and everyone else’s dismay.

Continue reading "Mack was stabbed: An eyewitness account from Neal Holman."

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January 14, 2008


Shelly plays an inconsiderate asshole who gets what's coming to her.Despite recently stripping naked for Sugar in the Raw, the all-time most popular Shelly-centric commercial is decidedly last year's T-Mobile Telegram spot. We recently took a look at the youtube page for this commercial and were surprised to see it had been viewed 67,000 times and had over 70 comments! The comments include the expected descriptions of Shelly as "hot" and "adorable," a startling accusation that the singer is a "looser," and a lengthy debate between Shelly's fans and a protective "relative" who refused to give up Shelly's name to the masses. Our favorite comments include:

nedlogamerica: "He he ... lol... guy in the suit is a looser"

Jaxster03: "omg. i thought that guy was a hamster, but my boyfriend told me that he was a bear. I felt so retarded. I think that a singing hamster is funnier than a singing bear[:"

BrooklynGangsta4865: "omg that's such a bad reason to break up
They look old enough why don't they live together???"

SterlingSolomon: "Stamp Out? Male-Bashing! END MISANDRY NOW!"

And for those of you who do not understand the commercial, we have this excellent explanation from Nekrochik12:
"thats so freakin funny lol
she was all excited and it wasnt wut she expected lol"

But best of all, Rachel, Shay, and "Counter" created their own amazing version of the commercial. Who needs balloons and a bear suit when you have a plastic rooster and no lights?

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January 3, 2008

Shelly: Naked

One day they're sitting in their crib, making wholesome sketch comedy, and the next, they're running down the beach, throwing their bikini to the ground, and skinny-dipping on national television, all for the sake of unprocessed sugar.

New commercial starring Shelly.

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November 7, 2007


ArmsstrongArmsstrong is a cartoon co-production with Written by Ed Mundy & Stephen Levinson, starring Shek Baker & Shelly Stover, with music by Joel Levinson, drawings by Andrew Lin, and animation by Ed.


Armsstrong at Channel 101
Armsstrong at Channel 102

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