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All About Zippers

June 27, 2011 Leave a comment

This post began with a link to the CBS ZipperStop interview that Pat sent me. I remembered the ZipperStop article in the New York Times, then around the same time, I saw a video about zippers & fasteners featured on Yahoo. Which brings us to a grand total of two videos and one article about zippers — enjoy!

CBS ZipperStop interview with Eddie and Jeff Feibusch (video)

Behind this unremarkable storefront is an unforgettable father-and-son institution.

For Eddie Feibusch, a Life in Zippers (article)

Eddie Feibusch, a prewar refugee from Vienna, is now among the last of the big New York zipper men.

Zippers & Fasteners (video)

Why does your zipper say Y.K.K.? The secrets of everyday fasteners — including who invented the shoelace, how Velcro got its name, and what zippers were called before they got a name with more zip.

Animated zipper

Did you know the graphics in these posts are also links?
Click the one above to go to zipperstop.com.

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