Saturday, June 4, 2011

Viral Video: 35 Years Backwards Thru Time with Sam Klemke (Time Lapse)

Sam Klemke's an interesting guy, a caricature artist who travels all over the world doing drawings for people.  Back in the 1970's Sam decided to chronicle himself each New Year after he turned 20 up to when he uploaded his video in 2011.

It's interesting to consider without YouTube few would have ever seen Sam's video that has 900,000+ views in less than two months and is even getting media coverage. See An Internet Hit 35 Years In The Making - KomoNews.com

Here's the video description:
"Time Travel backward thru the years with Sam as he grows younger with the passing decades, from a paunchy middle aged white bearded self deprecating schluby old fart, to a svelt, full haired, clean shaven, self-important, inspired but clueless 20 year old

We can all relate to the bittersweet passage of time, but thanks to the mystery of Self-Chronicling, we can now actually go Back In Time!  Put your seatbelts on and travel with Sam on the bumpy ride back into the precarious final years of the 20th Century in this Lifetime project .

Sam is a professional Caricature Artist.. For over 30 years he has been drawing faces all over the world, all 50 states, All over Canada, England, Japan..."

Sam Klemke's famous in 2011 thanks to his 35 year time travel movie.

An Internet hit 35 Years In the Making - KomoNews.com