Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Funky Penguin CGI

Yesterday, BoomTown posted some pretty amazing CGI work for “Captain America,” which managed to make a buff dude look like a sliver of a man.

But this dancing penguin thing at the end of this movie trailer for the upcoming “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”–no, really, that’s the title and it stars, of course, Jim Carrey–really looks even better.

Then again, I am a sucker for penguins with funk.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus