Gorillas have been getting the shit end of the stick from humans for a very, very long time. Let’s remember one beautiful creature, John Daniel, who was raised to believe he was a little boy, drinking tea and eating flowers.
Late yesterday, Bruno Mars released the new video for his track "Gorilla," which features the romantic and evocative lyrics, "you and me baby making love like gorillas." The clip features actor Luis Guzman as a strip club employee. And Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto plays a stripper.
Rachel Zoe's signature line of faux fur vests has made quite the mark on this year's trends. Fashion's latest darling, the Cincinnati Zoo's new baby gorilla named Gladys, has come to embrace Zoe's classic fashion piece... literally.
[Australia, January 25: Baby Kipenzi, who was born on January 15, sits in her mother Kriba's arms at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Western lowland Gorillas are on the critically endangered list. Image via Getty.]
• Romanian parents are up in arms about a cartoon, "Stories from Magyar Folklore," that depicts a (presumably Hungarian) princess flashing her bare bottom. The show has become a cult hit among teenagers. •
Nerve contributor and freelance writer Steve Almond is asking whether McCain's real problem this election season is his startling misogyny — and whether Sarah Palin's nomination wasn't part and parcel of that. It's an interesting question, given McCain's lack of support for reproductive rights, pay equity legislation,…