Psycomedia Episode 48 – Animals Part II – The Real Squirrel Shady (Squirrelex Remix)

Psycomedia Episode 48 – Animals Part II – The Real Squirrel Shady (Squirrelex Remix)

Wondering where Animals Part I is? Look here, we did it a long time ago!


  • JILL M. MATEO & ROBERT E. JOHNSTON, Retention of social recognition after hibernation in
    Belding’s ground squirrels, ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2000, 59, 491–499
  • Itai Roffman, Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Elizabeth Rubert-Pugh, Avraham Ronen, and Eviatar Nevo, Stone tool production and utilization by Bonobo-chimpanzees (Pan paniscus), PNAS, September 4, 2012 vol. 109 no. 36 14500-14503

This is a member of the much derided ‘skinny’ subculture of pugs:

A rock-climbing treadmill:

The Laughing Sole – a safe place for comedy


Media of the Week:

Festival of the Spoken Nerd (its podcast is called Extra Time for Questions) featuring Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker. Helen’s amazing Final Countdown song can be seen here:

Clutch – Blast Tyrant

It’s me, your cousin, Marvin Skrillex:

And following a dubstep segue, a tit-tyrant:

The article Dan Antopolski tweeted me

These are Belding’s Ground Squirrels or Picket-Pins:

The above pic looks very meme-worthy.

The brilliant Wikipedia article describing the species is worth a read:’s_ground_squirrel

This is a picture of a squirrel with possibly dyed fur:

Meanwhile, we discover squirrel freshers:

Turns out Squirrelex was already a thing:

And he’s remixing a track by the Real Squirrel Shady:

Bonobos and tools:

One Bonobo’s solution:

The iPhone as the Monolith:

A monkey with a flintlock:

This guy looks like a good guy to do psychological research, right?


2 Responses to Psycomedia Episode 48 – Animals Part II – The Real Squirrel Shady (Squirrelex Remix)

  1. Amanda says:

    You guys were just talking about musk and you don’t know what patchouli is? It’s perfume, and apparently hippies like it…

    About the many uses of the Ron Jeremy song a couple podcasts ago, I laughed my ass off when I heard that and I don’t think my mom’s that up to date yet, so I can see her listening to it a year from now and not even realizing who Ben was talking about haha

    Also, notice I’m writing this comment here! On the psycomedia website! Cause apparently you guys aren’t internet famous yet, so, you know, just trying to help…

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