THAT’S THUMB BUSINESS THEY’VE GOT THERE

A sample flip book – played through three times – by Flipping Fun, which has opened a studio in Red Bank. 

By STACIE FANELLI

Dance a jig, kiss a lover, do the wave, perform a silent skit: with a flip book, seven seconds of nuttiness becomes a tangible memory you can riffle through again and again.

In fact, you have to.

And that’s part of the allure of flip books, “the photo booths of the 21st century,” in the words of Meredith Barrett, who with business partner Matt Selton opened Flipping Fun last month to produce them for walk-ins at a new studio on East Front Street in Red Bank.

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