Freak of the Week: Herzog Reads Curious George

by Tony Nigro

Werner Herzog speaks English like no one else — not like a native English speaker, nor like any native German speaker I’ve known. This impression is spot-on in terms of cadence and accent as well as the director’s flair for hyperbole, which resides somewhere in that uncomfortable demilitarized zone between Amazing Fact and Utter Bullshit.

In other primate news, BBC Two aired a film shot entirely by chimpanzees. There goes my career.

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