The Wall Street Journal's Bootleg Video Coverage of the Olympics

The Homemade Highlights series recreates key stories from the Olympic Games with popsicle-stick puppets and pompoms.  

NBC shelled out over $1 billion to air the Olympic Games from London this summer, so what's a scrappy media outlet like The Wall Street Journal to do? They decided to cobble together their own coverage by recreating key moments with popsicle-stick puppets and pompoms. The series is called Homemade Highlights and it's pretty adorable.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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