Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine


  • Ljubljana

    Ljubljana is one of Europe's coolest capital cities, famed for its castle, beautiful bridges, vibran
  • The Cellar’s Reckoning

     The Cellar’s Reckoning I. Where the broad, brick picket of chimney noses into the cellar dirt, a hemlock post spans from joist to shale slab and bears its share of the house’s weight, but also t
  • Kate Mosse, novelist, in interview with TMO

    History, place and the novelist: Kate Mosse in Interview

    Patience and place are two key components to Kate Mosse‘s approach to writing. For Mosse, the best-selling author of the Languedoc trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre, and Citadel), as well as the nov
  • Be Cool

    You’ve got to be cool When you walk in And your head spins And your tongue wriggles Like a fish out of water And all the faces Are doors to strange Unknown lands You need a cigarette In your hands Y
  • The Night Porpoise - A poem by Malcolm MacClancy

    The Night Porpoise

    The giant porpoise of the sky Swims over the village after dark. Moon irradiation renders it invisible But I can feel the down-draft from its tail-fin Even on the stillest night. Every darkness when i
  • Arkells interview

    High Noon with Arkells

    Arkells, for many people – particularly outside Canada, may be a new band, but they come fully formed off the back of three surprisingly well-crafted albums, Jackson Square, Michigan Left, and t
  • The problem with U2's songs of innocence

    U2’s Songs of Innocence – the real problem

    “Here, perhaps the frightful expression ‘consumption of music’ really does apply after all. For perhaps this continuous tinkle, regardless of whether anyone wants to hear it or not…will le
  • Snapshots – Lake Street Dive talk Bad Self Portraits

    Lake Street Dive, the four piece band formed ten years ago whilst students in the New England Conservatory of Music, take their name from a street of dive bars in Minneapolis. A strange combination &#
  • James Brown as the Time Traveler

    How do you begin to describe the soul and funk legend that was / is James Brown? Well, if you’re Rolling Stone you choose one of America’s best contemporary novelists, Jonathan Lethem, and
  • Who the hell are Young Fathers?

    Young Fathers, who won the 2014 Mercury Music Prize, were formed in 2008 in Edinburgh. Alloysious Massaquoi, Kayus Bankole and ‘G’ Hastings met at the Yard MCs’ under-18 hip hop night Li