April 25th, 2015
It's World Penguin Day 2015!
While we usually have only the one Weekly Penguin, the placement of World Penguin Day on April 25th gave us the perfect excuse to have one extra post. And it is something completely new to the Weekly Penguin feature – Penguin anime in form of Mawaru Penguindrum. It's really all kinds of special and worth checking out!
To celebrate World Penguin Day further, here's one adorable clip from the absolutely brilliant Spy in the Huddle from BBC, as narrated by David Tennant;
Have a waddling World Penguin Day!
April 14th, 2015
400th Weekly Penguin!
Whoa! We've reached Weekly Penguin #400! What started out as a fun way to introduce Pablo and Pedro back in summer 2007 soon became a stable feature of the site – and it shows no signs of slowing down. And we celebrate the penguin greatness with a classic penguin scene;
So, here's to the first 400 Weekly Penguins!
March 26th, 2015
The Other Penguin Doctors
It's the mini-anniversary for the Best Television Show in the Universe™ – ten years ago today the regenerated version of Doctor Who got its premier with "Rose", creating a brand new generation of Whovians. While we don't have anything super-grand to showcase for this mini-anniversary, we do have something tucked deep in our sleeves.
You might remember that for the 50th anniversary of the series, in 2013, we created The Eleven Penguin Doctors wallpaper series. Well, I originally drew 13 but only had the time to colour the Main Eleven – the other two being The War Doctor (John Hurt) and the mysterious Evil Future Doctor, The Valeyard (Michael Jayston). In case you were wondering 'where is Capaldi?', remember that I drew these prior to his début. In fact I'm not even sure if his costume was revealed at that point.
Anyway, here are the Two Other Penguin Doctors. Perhaps one day, if Pablo let's me have the time off TAGAP 3, I can colour these as well!
Happy 10th Anniversary, New Who!
March 9th, 2015
Penguin rehab centre needs help
Penguin Place is wildlife reserve in New Zealand that runs a penguin hospital. Currently they are housing about 50 penguins that are suffering from wounds caused by unprecedented aggressiveness of the local barracouta fish population. At the hospital, the penguins can recuperate in peace while adding extra kilos to carry them through their moult.
The problem? According to the rehabilitators, their usual suppliers have run out of the fish the penguins need; Salmon smolt or silverside. This sadly means soon they can no longer look after our waddling friends, unless they can acquire funds to purchase the penguin food at extra cost from elsewhere.
If you have the means to donate towards helping out the poorly penguins of New Zealand, you can find the details on TVNZ news site.
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April 22nd, 2015