This has been down the tube a few times, but I still find it quite noteworthy that neither the El País theatre critic Javier Vallejo nor the Madrid Círculo de Bellas Artes, hosting the show, manage to copy the name of Heinrich von Kleist’s protagonist correctly. Anyone would think they don’t give a monkey’s. Maybe the after-show drinks are the main item.
Espléndidos delirios de grandeza extremadamente modesta.
- Monkey anis
(I once met a Tangier man who claimed to own a Barbary ape called Lisa, but let’s not go there, or here either.)
Copywriters have moved on since Darwin was alleged to have said, “It’s the best, science says so and I’m not lying”:
I use the sweet version of Anis del Mono in pastry …
- I am the Crippled Demon, Hell’s fleas, the inventor of puppets
A half-translation of a list of minor torments by Luis Vélez de Guevara for a day on which the Christian Devil triumphed.
- Small organ made from a cannibalised harmonica
Step-By-Step guide showing how to build a small Monkey style Crank Organ using a set of reed plates from a harmonica. The organ is made out of 1/4″ gray PVC plastic. Canvas coated with silicone rubber replaces expensive leather bellows. The organ can be made using materials found almost everywhere. The organ can be build …