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Viral Video: Larry and Sergey Buzz You Up, While Zuckerberg Is Board

How in the world did BoomTown miss these very funny new puppets from 1938 Media of Google (GOOG) co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook?

In the first one, below, the search giant twins are channeling the terrific old “Pumping Up with Hans & Franz” television skit on “Saturday Night Live,” while needling Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs over the Wi-Fi troubles at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco earlier this week.

And in the second, Zuckerberg talks privacy as played by a two-by-four with a curly perm, doing a little bit from “Rainman.”

Enjoy:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work