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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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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