The Morning GIF: The New Yorker’s “Babycchino”

A GIF on the home page of the New Yorker? Clearly reblogs and salutations are in order. 

 

Lorraine Murphy

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Published Feb 24, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 8:56 pm CDT

Here at the Daily Dot, we swap GIF images with each other every morning. Now we’re looping you in. In the Morning GIF, we feature a popular—or just plain cool—GIF we found on Reddit, Canvas, or elsewhere on the Internet.

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On Friday the venerated New Yorker featured a GIF on its home page.

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Congratulations, respect, likes and reblogs are due to artist Kris Mukai, the first to break the digital class barrier on behalf of our favorite animation format. Her image of a sweet moppet popping out of a coffee cup illustrates a story on the currently fashionable “Babycchino.”

This is a trend now?

I blame Howard Schultz.

 

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*First Published: Feb 24, 2012, 12:57 pm CST