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What Happened To The Encyclopedia Britannica Kid?

encyclopedia-britannica-kid.pngI had no idea the kid in these commercials, Donavan Freberg, was the son of Stan Freberg, nor that Stan Freberg himself came up with and was the voice on these great commercials. Unfortunately, the twits at Gizmodo won’t allow this video to be embedded, so you’ll have to go to Gizmodo and see it yourself. Maybe it’s because the editors are now getting paid by the page view. It’s not about page views, guys, it’s about whether or not you’ve got an audience that participates.


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