Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: BBC’s Weirdly Victorious Animated Olympic Promo

I really was surprised by the BBC, using this very arty and animated promo video for the upcoming Olympic Games there.

But it’s head and shoulders better than the rah-rah-agony-of-defeat ones you see in the U.S. In this case, at least, CGI is better than the real thing.

Enjoy:


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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