The PappyShow’s Boys is introduced as a ‘celebration of manhood’ which is then swiftly followed by a fight. In hindsight, it isn’t ironic, rather it’s getting a misconception or common viewpoint out of the way.
“Don’t even think in your own language. English, all the time!” says Margaret Lovatt, a volunteer researcher in a NASA-funded project to teach Peter, a dolphin how to mimic and understand English. Led by John C Lilly, a neuroscientist at the California Institute of Technology, a dolphinarium was built and communication ‘training’ started.