Popular font designers Frere-Jones and Hoefler split, with one claiming the other was his "employee".
"For 15 years, Frere-Jones and Hoefler seemed charmed. They made typefaces that rendered the stock charts in the Wall Street Journal readable and helped Martha Stewart sell cookbooks. They created an alphabet for the New York Jets, based on the team’s logo. And they saw their lettering chiseled into stone as part of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. Last year, the duo won the AIGA Medal, the profession’s highest award. It seemed to be one of those rare situations whereby two successful soloists had combined to make an even better supergroup. Hoefler was asked if there were any troubles in their working relationship for a video produced for the AIGA in 2013. “We do have a longstanding disagreement over the height of the lower case t,” he said. “That is the only point of contention.”
An interesting story about a business partnership of supposed equals - or were they? - going very, very sour.
is out for the Playstation 3, and as Penny Arcade has observed
, it really is "nothing more than a cumbersome menu, a rampart over which you must hoist yourself to accomplish the most basic tasks
." But it's not a complete waste of time. Where else can you have the joy of observing someone being Quincyed? Here's a video of Quincying in action
. Observe the quick change, the expedient retreat of the male suitors, the provocative pelvic motion. Here's how to master the art of the Quincy
, should you be so inclined.
Caring for Your Introvert
An amusingly succinct essay about the "habits and needs of a little-understood group"
As any parent knows, kids are heavily into anarchy. It seems that some parents are, too.
Personally, I like to keep my anarchy where it belongs: fairytales
(which are also the only places it works.)