Tag Archives: History

A Brief Flipbook of Everything

Say what you will about the revisionist history (Birds immediately after The Asteroid hits? Really?) but this is certainly painstaking and clever:

Question: Estimates of how many pieces of paper that required?  800?

1989

The award for best Berlin Wall package this week goes to the New York Times, with its series of before and after photos:

Picture 1

It’s cooler than that screenshot makes it look. If you must read and look at more, I’d recommend Esquire on the art of the wall; George Packer on the wall’s replacement (gay clubs, among other things); Magnum Photos on East Germany well before the wall’s fall.