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Redneck Matinee

Aug 20, 2019

Jackie and Dunlap on Clint Eastwood’s monkey movies Every Which Way But Loose and Any Which Way You Can. Geoffrey Lewis! Ruth Gordon! Sondra Locke! Toilet Cats! Palimony suits! Ratboy! Mel Tillis! Wild clams! Orangutan sex! Problematic bikers! And stay tuned to the end for the gross, troubling story of the Clydes.

Theme by William Sherry Jr. Art by @stephenmullinax

Any Which Way You Can and Every Which Way But Loose are available for rent on the major streaming services.

Every Which Way But Loose trailer:

Any Which Way You Can trailer:

Ruth Gordon Oscar Win:

Sondra Locke

One Too Many Women:

I Seek The Night:

Vanity Fair obituary:

LA Times Articles:

Eastwood Undermined Locke’s Directing Career, Attorney Says:

Eastwood Settles Fraud Suit with Ex-Lover Locke:

Washington Post Sharon Waxman article 20 Nov 1997:

Reviews of Sondra Locke’s memoir The Good The Bad and the Very Ugly:

Ratboy trailer:

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood: A Biography by Richard Schickel:

Clint: A Retrospective by Richard Schickel:

Clint Eastwood at 2012 Republican Convention:

Gran Torino  theme:

Clint Eastwood and Ray Charles sing Beers to You:

Manis, Buddha, & CJ

Bobby Berosini scandal:

Clip of Bobby Berosini abusing orangutans backstage:

LA Times piece by Rachel Ambramowitz 27 08 2008:

Telegraph UK 07 Jul 2017:

Mother Jones Feb 1997:

Clint Eastwood boards: Interview with Makeup Effects Artist and Author William Munns:

Kenneth Decroo:

Gentle Jungle headlines of other mishaps

Visions of Caliban: On Chimpanzees and People:

CJ and the Bare:

Eastwood Upstaged:

Really Big Star:


Chantek, Chattanooga Escaped Orangutan

Sibu the Orangutan fields prank calls