Typography Tuesday 005: Helvetica, Not Helvetica, and TypeCon2007

Mostly link-slinging this week, but I have to post something on Tuesdays or Typo Tuesday is typeless.

Illustration Friday – Red

Not enough time for fancypants composition on this one, but here’s this week’s scribbling for Illustration Friday.

I Love Cake

For the past ten years, Kenny G at WFMU has been playing a rant by Todd Colby called Cake each week on his show.

Typography Tuesday 004: Why Your Holiday Newsletter Sucks

Before you get all huffy about the inflammatory headline, I’m not saying the uh, fascinating details of your family’s life suck. Nor does this apply solely to your yuletide publishing...

The Amish Love Full Throttle Fury

I was just at a convenience store up the street where I saw two honest-to-Jeebus Amish fellas were loading up on <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Full_Throttle_%28drink%29” title “WikiPedia entry for Full Throttle”>Full Throttle...

Portland’s Free Wi-Fi Network Goes Live Tuesday

Tuesday morning (12/5), the pipe is opening on a portion of the citywide wireless network going in across Portland. The whole shebang is privately funded by a CA company called...

Make Your Snail Mail Web Based

We’ve taken another little step toward living in the Jetson’s age. Not pneumatic elevator tubes, but almost as good. Your own personal mailroom to be the front line in dealing...

‘Beta’ Is Not an Excuse

The always delightfully snarky John Gruber of Daring Fireball has posted a very good rant regarding the use of the ‘beta’ label as an excuse for releasing buggy software.

9 great old punk videos (Plus a few more)

Mark Frauenfelder over at Boing Boing has done the heavy lifting and searched through YouTube for this list of 9 great old punk videos. The Sonic Reducer footage is amazing....

The Segway x2 Golf: Making Golf Even Less Strenous

It was just a matter of time. The x2 Golf is soon to be appearing on golf courses everywhere. I don’t golf near as much as I used to, but...

Did You Vote?

We can vote by mail in Oregon, but I still walked my ass down to cast my vote at the public library. It just seemed a little anticlimactic to mail...

Typography Tuesday 003: Where Did Letter Cases Come from?

I’ve been doing quite a lot of reading and research this week. Three reasons;

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