This Timelapse of Times Square and Rockefeller Center is Exhausting

It’s hardly news that Times Square and Rockefeller Center are always really crowded, especially in the summer as tourists from around the world descend on the city. But somehow this timelapse of certain Manhattan hot spots on a summer night makes this fact all the more poignant. There’s just so much. So much crowd, so much movement, so much light, so much movement. Andrew Gormley, the filmmaker, shoots a number of different angles of the tourist traps to fully capture the social-anxiety-inducing atmosphere. (My favorite shot is one of no people: at about 1:20, the camera rests on a window as ads flick across it in double time.) It’s a really neat little video. But I need a nap after watching it.