Is the Elevator Ride a “Zombie Moment” No More?

In the recent Vanity Fair article “Behind Closing Doors,” James Wolcott calls 2014 “the year of the elevator video.” Beginning with a short history of elevator-riding observation in popular culture, he soon delves into the drama that has been surveilled elevator rides this year.

Photograph from Getty Images; photo illustration by Vanity Fair.

You won’t find many of the cases the article mentions in the pages of ELEVATOR WORLD, ELENET or on our website. That’s because we generally don’t report on things that happen in an elevator that could happen anywhere. However, we’d like to stress that much more happiness takes place in our industry’s cabins than sad stories like these suggest.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.