From Cretin to Genius

In the 1920s, Doctor Serge Voronoff famously decided that grafting monkey glands onto the testicles of human males would rejuvenate the recipients. His ludicrous failed experiments provided the punchlines for innumerable jokes thereafter.

But what I did not realize was that twenty years later, Voronoff was still at it. Now he claimed, in his book FROM CRETIN TO GENIUS, that transplanting monkey glands would alter the intelligence of the subjects. Below is the start of a review from 1943.


Below: the Doc and Missus.

     Posted By: Paul - Mon Feb 15, 2016
     Category: Animals | Eccentrics | Mad Scientists, Evil Geniuses, Insane Villains | Sexuality | 1920s | 1940s | Genitals

I'd heard about the guy that got a baby elephant's trunk to replace his severed johnson but never heard anything about monkey nuts.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/15/16 at 10:39 AM
Judging by the photo of his wife, perhaps the good doctor's claims about a miracle, rejuvenation elixir might have some basis in truth!
Posted by MuddyValley on 02/15/16 at 12:10 PM
Hopefully, that's part of the wall sconce behind his wife. Otherwise, he grafted a parabolic antenna to her head.
Posted by Virtual on 02/15/16 at 02:06 PM
The dumbing down of society is already well established without his help.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 02/15/16 at 05:00 PM
There's no stoppin' the cretins from hoppin'
You gotta keep it beatin' for all the hoppin' cretins

Cretin, cretin!
Posted by KDP on 02/15/16 at 05:02 PM
If he can't accomplish something positive then he shouldn't monkey around with it.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/15/16 at 05:34 PM
Making millionaires smart as monkeys. He got rich on it.
Posted by Harvey on 02/15/16 at 09:40 PM
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