Inside SINA, the Society for Indecency to Naked Animals


This is easily the funniest and most inventive non-standup comedy LP I’ve ever heard. It’s a one-joke record, but what a joke and what a execution. It never gets old. The basic idea is that all animals ought to wear clothes, because “we’re all peeping toms of a sort” and no one should have to live with that sort of “temptation.” Not all animals, mind you, just “any dog, cat, horse, or cow that stands higher than 4 inches or is longer than 6 inches.”

This record takes you to a presentation by SINA, explaining their organization and asking you to join them in their crusade for decency, a word that gets used so much that it quickly loses all meaning. A farm by the New Jersey turnpike is declared a “moral disaster area” and Rain Jacopetti, poet laureate of SINA, treats us to her incredible ‘Ode to Decency.’ Dozens of jokes about admiring animal genitalia, bestiality, etc.

Although the hip San Francisco audience heard roaring at the deadpan delivery obviously gets the joke, it turns out that millions of Americans did not, and that the entire thing started five years earlier as an elaborate media prank by a dude named Alan Abel. To me this is comedy and protest at its best — a subversive & impassioned response to fundamentalists and moral police everywhere, cloaked in absurdity.

42 Comments

  • LOL.
    That’s a funny story. When was this released?

  • Circa 1964 I’d say…

  • The album was on Charm Records. It contained: An explanation of SINA; A history of the Prout dynasty, SINA’s emotional stability test; What animals should wear; The SINA Marching Song, “Wings of Decency”; The SiNA Clothesmobile and other material of similar interest to animal lovers. There is no date on the album, but 1964 is about right. Yours in decency, Karen

  • This reminded me of an anecdote I’d heard years ago, in the dark pre-Internet days. I searched google and found this (among other links): http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/Hoaxipedia/Society_for_Indecency_to_Naked_Animals/
    Funny stuff. As I understand, Cronkite never forgave Henry.

  • There are still a few LP’s available. Also the satire on house organ magazines, INSIDE SINA. Just send an email for info. Alan Abel http://www.abelraisescain.com

  • I simply want to tell you that I am new to blogging and definitely liked you’re web site. More than likely I’m going to bookmark your blog post . You definitely come with perfect article content. Many thanks for sharing with us your webpage.

  • I simply desire to advise you that I am new to online blogging and undeniably enjoyed your webpage. Quite possibly I am likely to store your blog post . You simply have stunning article blog posts. Delight In it for giving out with us your favorite url webpage

  • Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at http://www.faytech.us, 121 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, +1 646 205 3214

  • hello!,I love your writing very a lot! share we be in contact extra approximately your article on AOL? I need an expert on this space to unravel my problem. May be that’s you! Taking a look forward to look you.

  • MetroClick specializes in building completely interactive products like Photo Booth for rental or sale, Touch Screen Kiosks, Large Touch Screen Displays , Monitors, Digital Signages and experiences. With our own hardware production facility and in-house software development teams, we are able to achieve the highest level of customization and versatility for Photo Booths, Touch Screen Kiosks, Touch Screen Monitors and Digital Signage. Visit MetroClick at http://www.metroclick.com/ or , 121 Varick St, New York, NY 10013, +1 646-843-0888

  • Very interesting details you have remarked, thankyou for posting . “Brass bands are all very well in their place – outdoors and several miles away.” by Sir Thomas Beecham.

  • I truly appreciate this post. I’ve been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You’ve made my day! Thank you again!

  • Can be blogengine better than wp for some reason? Ought to be which is starting to be popluar as of late.

  • Simply wanna remark on few general things, The website style is perfect, the articles is real great : D.

  • I must get across my affection for your generosity giving support to people who absolutely need assistance with this important concept. Your very own commitment to passing the solution all-around was exceedingly good and has surely allowed some individuals much like me to achieve their goals. Your new warm and helpful guideline implies a great deal to me and still more to my mates. Thank you; from each one of us.

  • I love the efforts you have put in this, appreciate it for all the great content.

  • you’re actually a excellent webmaster. The website loading velocity is amazing. It kind of feels that you’re doing any distinctive trick. Furthermore, The contents are masterwork. you’ve done a excellent job in this topic!

  • I’m not sure where you’re getting your info, but great topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more. Thanks for excellent information I was looking for this information for my mission.

  • Merely wanna remark on few general things, The website design and style is perfect, the subject matter is rattling fantastic : D.

  • Merely a smiling visitor here to share the love (:, btw outstanding pattern .

  • Appreciate it for helping out, great info. “Job dissatisfaction is the number one factor in whether you survive your first heart attack.” by Anthony Robbins.

  • I like this post, enjoyed this one thanks for posting. “The universe is not hostile, nor yet is it unfriendly. It is simply indifferent.” by John Andrew Holmes.

  • There is noticeably a bundle to know about this. I consider you made some nice points in features also.

  • Magnificent site. Plenty of helpful info here. I’m sending it to some friends ans also sharing in delicious. And naturally, thank you for your sweat!

  • I was recommended this blog by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed about my problem. You are amazing! Thanks!

  • Wow! This could be one particular of the most helpful blogs We’ve ever arrive across on this subject. Basically Excellent. I am also an expert in this topic so I can understand your hard work.

  • I conceive you have mentioned some very interesting details , regards for the post.

  • MetroClick specializes in building completely interactive products like Photo Booth for rental or sale, Touch Screen Kiosks, Large Touch Screen Displays , Monitors, Digital Signages and experiences. With our own hardware production facility and in-house software development teams, we are able to achieve the highest level of customization and versatility for Photo Booths, Touch Screen Kiosks, Touch Screen Monitors and Digital Signage. Visit MetroClick at http://www.metroclick.com/ or , 121 Varick St, New York, NY 10013, +1 646-843-0888

  • Some genuinely prime articles on this site, saved to bookmarks .

  • Some truly nice and useful info on this web site, as well I conceive the style and design holds fantastic features.

  • Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at http://www.faytech.us, 121 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, +1 646 205 3214

  • Nice read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing some research on that. And he actually bought me lunch since I found it for him smile Thus let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch! “We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less.” by Laertius Diogenes.

  • Hullo there, just turned out to be conscious of your blog site through Yahoo and bing, and discovered that it’s quite good. I will take pleasure in should you carry on this.

  • I simply wish to inform you you that I am new to online blogging and pretty much valued your information. Very likely I am prone to remember your blog post . You seriously have magnificent article materials. Be Grateful For it for swapping with us your current blog document

  • Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this is great blog. A fantastic read. I will definitely be back.

  • You are my intake, I own few blogs and often run out from post :). “Yet do I fear thy nature It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.” by William Shakespeare.

  • Only wanna say that this is invaluable , Thanks for taking your time to write this.

  • Someone essentially lend a hand to make significantly articles I might state. That is the first time I frequented your website page and to this point? I amazed with the analysis you made to create this particular submit incredible. Fantastic job!

  • Awesome post.

  • Great site. Plenty of useful information here. I’m sending it to several pals ans additionally sharing in delicious. And certainly, thank you to your sweat!

  • I simply could not depart your site before suggesting that I actually loved the usual information an individual supply to your guests? Is gonna be again incessantly to check out new posts.

  • I really enjoy looking at on this site, it holds good posts. “Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.” by Demosthenes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *