Old Medium Meets New in Second Life


You know we're in the midst of an era-shifting marketing mashup when one of the oldest media out there, flip books, gets into bed with over-hyped medium du jour Second Life. That's right, my friends. Flippies, the company that turned that old medium into something new again for marketers has created a Museum of Flip Animation in Second Life.

At the Museum, visitors can check out the early history of animation, play with a flip book machine and check out Flippies' latest creations. "As a long-time collector, being the curator of a museum dedicated to the art of flip animation has always been a dream. Second Life has made it possible for that dream to now become reality." said Flippes President Jeffrey Kay.

You can check out some images of the Second Life installation here.

by Steve Hall    Nov-28-06   Click to Comment   
Topic: Online, Social, Specialty   

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Yup. I have the press release and stuff over here as well: http://www.knowprose.com/node/16862

It's pretty cool, especially since there is nothing for sale within SecondLife itself.

More pictures available here:


Posted by: Taran Rampersad on November 28, 2006 3:53 PM


This is far, far, far from the first time things have been for sale in Second Life. The place has its own currency and commerce has been going from SL's early days.

Posted by: Steve Hall on November 28, 2006 4:48 PM

Somedays, I feel like stabbing my eyes out if I have to see another post about Second Life...

Posted by: ariel on November 28, 2006 5:49 PM


Did you hear that the US government wants to start taxing second life credits....
isn't that exciting! OMGWTFBBQWOOT!

Posted by: Bastard on November 28, 2006 7:36 PM