A Whale Floats in Brooklyn* A Squib On a Whale**

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Photo: AP

As it turns out, "there's a whale in the Gowanus Canal" sounds much more exciting than it looks.

* We were trying to go with a Squid and the Whale reference, but nothing worked. Feel free to e-mail better suggestions.

** And the winner is the inimitable Adam Sternbergh, who, whether highbrow or low, is always brilliant.