OK, so I’m not sure if laughing at the idea of green space monkeys with fire coming out of their butts is too mature but it has certainly improved my evening. Escape Pod comes up trumps again with one of the funniest stories I’ve heard for quite some time. Head on over to the Escape Pod site and listen to Astromonkeys! by Tony Frazier if you have a few minutes to spend chuckling.
Published by Damien Walter
Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Director of creative writing at UoL, published with OUP and Cambridge. Currently travelling the world and writing a book. View more posts