Sunday morning penguins

And why not?

First, there’s this quirky little trailer for “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” which has suddenly catapulted to the top of my “must-see” list this summer.  (Some of this was filmed around the neighborhood where I was working in Brooklyn, but I don’t recall seeing any penguins — or Jim Carrey — on the street.)

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And if that weren’t enough, how about this delightful bit of whimsy from the BBC, which broadcast this video on April Fool’s Day a few years ago…

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  1. That was one of my favorite books as a kid! I hope Jim Carrey does it justice. Looks like they’ve taken some significant liberties to update the story. Wasn’t Mr. Popper a house painter? And, where’s Mrs. Popper?

  2. Richard Kuebbing says:


    btw one of our in house apps at work uses a dancing penguin as a “waiting” symbol

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