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We wonder what this monkey is typing on his MacBook Pro

How soon before he starts to win awards?


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Posted on May 27, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 5:12 pm CDT

The next online masterpiece may not come from a human.

Meet MonkeyBoo, a 5-year-old black-capped capuchin who has gained a devoted social-media following. Like any good influencer, he spends a lot of time typing out messages to his fans on his MacBook Pro. Even though it’s most likely incoherent, it probably makes more sense than a good portion of what’s already online.

MonkeyBoo might type out the complete works of Shakespeare if given infinite time, but for now, tweeting his followers will do.

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*First Published: May 27, 2016, 9:01 am CDT