January 3, 2007

Sock Monkeys

Sock Monkey Ideas?
After last year's stroke of brilliance with the gay sock monkey cowboys, I'm having difficulty coming up with a concept for this year's Oscar contest prize. None of the movies seem as iconic or ripe for parody, you know? So I'm opening it up to you guys. Any suggestions? If I use your idea, I'll make an extra monkey and send it to you.


Jay and Silent Bob sock monkeys?
» crumpet on January 3, 2007

(I don't actually know what's been nominated, but Clerks II was one of my favourite films of the year, and the actor who played Elias totally should be nominated for an oscar...)
» crumpet on January 3, 2007

Hmmm. How to craft a "fat chronic blunt" out of socks...? :)
» Kris on January 3, 2007

Hmmm...a sock monkey with a giant afro & mustache a la Borat. If only you could find an old PeeWee Herman doll & use the suit. :)
» Jenny on January 3, 2007

what about a sock monkey with either a knitted piece of cake or a rather large hair doo.. a la le movie last nuit
» madam de la guilotinne on January 3, 2007

If you dare to venture into the world of foreign movies, Volve (Spanish) I think Penelope Cruz would make a brilliant sock monkey, or if you see the movie, the close family friend Agustine.
» Sally on January 3, 2007

Little Miss Sunshine! If you haven't seen it, you should. You could do a monkey with velcro pants or something.
» miftik on January 4, 2007

i have a few suggestions: - pirates of the caribbean... i know you'd have a great time making a jack sparrow monkey. - bond, james bond. you could have a bow tie and a little sock gun and everything! - the queen. how cute would that monkey be? ok, not so much cute as funny. - v for vendetta.
» Kel on January 4, 2007

Mr Crumpet suggested Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones last night as well...
» crumpet on January 4, 2007

Hmmm. Jack Sparrow has definite possibilities... (Davy Jones? Is he trying to KILL ME?!)
» Kris on January 4, 2007

Uh, does anybody have a still from the final dance scene in Little Miss Sunshine? I had another idea. :)
» Kris on January 4, 2007

Borat or Jack Sparrow. Though I woould love to see a sock monkey Borat in that lime-green speedo/swimsuit that he wears - would be too funny!
» Bex on January 4, 2007

Do you want stills of Olive? I can probably do a screen grab in the morning.
» miftik on January 4, 2007

I'm just amused by the idea of making a sock monkey with a fake pot belly. :)

But I'm leaning more and more towards the Pirates...
» Kris on January 4, 2007

Perhaps you could do Marie Antoinette.

Or Kenny.

I'm having Way Too Much Fun with this...
» crumpet on January 4, 2007

If you should need it, I put a grab at http://www.miftik.com/images/lms.jpg
» miftik on January 4, 2007

Excellent! Thanks for that.
» Kris on January 4, 2007

Roger Ebert. He could have 1 thumb up and 1 thumb down.
» Tricia on January 5, 2007

just a thought. What about an actual Oscar monkey, all gold and what not.
» Amy on January 5, 2007

Hmm. Sourcing gold metallic socks, though? (I do still have that paint from the Harry Potter coins...)
» Kris on January 5, 2007

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