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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.

Enjoy:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald