Joy of Books video

On the Lighter Side

(Originally published on the Windscape Book Company blog.)

Just for the fun of it, I’m posting two links to highlight the innovative side of bookselling.

This first video boggles my mind.  I can’t even begin to guess the amount of time it would have taken to sort and stack these books once this video had been filmed.  Even if it was shot in pieces over an extended period of time, can you imagine how much effort and care was involved in setting up each scene?  And, then, what if a second or, even, a third take was needed?  As much as I get a kick out of the video and appreciate the idea, I sure wouldn’t want to be on the crew.

Here’s Bookmans Does Book Dominoes:

This next video, The Joy of Books, is another amazing display of creativity.  Be sure to click on the Show More button under it to count the number of volunteers used to ‘move the books’ and don’t forget to listen to the original score:

Youtube is a breeding ground for the bizarre as well as the truly inspired.  It’s also a heck of a lot of fun.

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