There's a new rat on the block. Apparently Walt Disney came back from the dead to reveal the existence of several new species in the Himalayan Hinterlands. The details wouldn't normally concern us here at Vermin HQ, except they have discovered a new species of vermin, which they have dubbed the Yeti Jumping Mouse because of the distinctive “Y” mark on its chest:
This is ironic because a new species of fighting rodent of the luchalibre genus was recently discovered in Chinatown, and we're pretty sure it can tear those yeti meeces to pieces:
Don't believe me? Well you'll have to come to the 2nd Annual Swink-Vermin Tag Team: A Night of No-Holds-Barred Readings with with Cecil Castellucci (The Queen of Cool), Ron Currie (God Is Dead), Neale Desousa (Swink), Ben Ehrenreich (The Suitors), Lisa Glatt (The Apple's Bruise), Alexis Orgera (Swink), Salvador Plascencia (People of Paper), and Steve Rinella (The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine) on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at 7 PM.
Watch this space for more details about the readers in the coming weeks. In the meantime, maybe the yeti rat can find work at the Northern Arizona Book Festival.
No it's not another seedy strip club by the airport (I wish). It's a profile of a Nude Mouse, which apparently have all kinds of scientific uses. Alas, not nude but very hot, is a profile of the renowned San Diego scientist and artist Nuvia Crisol Guerra by Melissa Bell.