New York Times on the Chinese animation underground

The New York Times covers the dangerous politics of making back-bedroom online animations in China: “Where an Internet Joke Is Not Just a Joke“…

“With a few clicks, he sent “Crack Sunflower Seeds” into cyberspace, posting it onto China’s top video Web sites. In just a few hours, a million or more netizens watched the animation online. Then the video began disappearing from Chinese Web sites one by one…”