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…Nicholas White hates elevators?

Elevator

The New Yorker has a rather interesting article on the lives of elevators, called Up And Then Down.

Part of the story focuses on Nicholas White, a man who spent 41 hours trapped in an elevator after it came to an unexpected stop and decided to not start again:

What would you do?

[The New Yorker – Up And Then Down]

…Disney’s advertising is magical?

Beyonce Alice

Disney hired Annie Leibovitz for their Year of a Million Dreams campaign, and the results are simply stunning. Rather than relying on the usual cartoon character theme that Disney is famous for, Leibovitz opted for a little more upscale approach. The ads, to be shown in mags such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ and The New Yorker, feature celebrities dressed up as classic Disney characters, with a definite eye towards the magical. Current images include Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, Beyonce as Alice in Wonderland, and David Beckham as Sleeping Beauty’s Prince, with 10 to 12 more waiting to be shot. It’s an interesting approach for Disney, but one that will probably work well for convincing parents that it’s again time to visit the happiest place on Earth.

Beckham Prince

Johansson Sleeping Beauty

[USA Today – Disney’s Dazzling Dreams]

[Via: Luxist]