The Morning GIF: Modern history

GIF artist dvdp gives 2013 a pulse.


Lorraine Murphy


Published Jan 2, 2013   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 4:27 am CDT

Here at the Daily Dot, we swap GIF images with each other every morning. Now we’re looping you in. In the Morning GIF, we feature a popular—or just plain cool—GIF we found on Reddit, Canvas, or elsewhere on the Internet.

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It’s a mod, mod, mod, mod world. Let’s face it, once synthetic drugs went mainstream and André Courrèges invented white go-go boots, the world couldn’t help but bend to the irresistible force and become a little more mod and a lot more fabulous. Just ask Austin Powers.

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And at the turn of 2013, nothing is more contemporary than vintage, if it’s the right year. Clearly, GIF artist dvdp has his finger on the digital pulse with this brash black and white work, earning more than 61,200 notes in the first 24 hours of 2013. For at least that one Tumblr, it’s already a very good year.

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*First Published: Jan 2, 2013, 9:26 am CST