Joro Spider Fun
What has eight legs, three webs, and traveled 6,800 miles to see you?
Spiders Can Be Fun
Spiders, whatever species, can be fun. Just look at all the crazy Spiderman stuff offered on Amazon.
Spiders have been long-maligned in silly monster movies. Enjoy some of the goofiest. No Joro Spider movies… yet.
Kingdom of the Spiders. RiffTrax version. Ridiculous on every level. Starring William Shatner (really!)
Arachnophobia. Arguably the best of the lot. Well-produced. John Goodman (Sully in Monsters, Inc.)
Tarantula. 1955. Giant spider takes over a city. Of course! Where’s Mothra?
Q: What did the spider want to do after college?
A: Become a web designer!
Q: What do Joro Spiders eat in Paris?
A: French flies.
A guy down the block was out for a walk and was kicked by a huge, grumpy Joro spider.
There’s a nasty bug going around.
“Son,” I said, “Get me a phone book.”
He laughed, and said, “Seriously, Dad? Just use my phone.”
I whacked it against the wall. Got the Joro Spider!
What do you call an undercover Joro Spider?
Knock knock knock knock knock knock knock knock.
A Joro Spider.
What did the Joro Spider say to the fly?
“Pleased to eat you!”
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The Nursery Rhyme
We’ve grown up with spiders, learning a little about them perhaps before any other bug. You know the nursery rhyme, Itsy Bitsy Spider. It’s history isn’t clear, but it was well-known as of 1910. It needs an update, don’t you think? Now, let us hear you. A one, and a two, and a…
The itsy bitsy (Joro) spider climbed up the waterspout.
Down came the rain
And washed the (Joro) spider out.
Out came the sun
And dried up all the rain
And the itsy bitsy (Joro) spider climbed up the spout again.