The Official Typeface of the 20th Century If you're seeking some suggestions for celebrating Helvetica's 50th birthday, might I recommend a trip to New York's Museum of Modern Art, which is presenting an exhibition devoted to the […]
The Cooking Class What sinister historical forces have converged to create the freakish
likes of Sandra Lee, Emeril Lagasse, Gordon Ramsay, and Jamie Oliver?
As with so much else in the history of dining, […]
Fair Usage In 2001, Harper’s published an essay on lexicography by David Foster Wallace (“Tense Present”) that I have come to think of as classic, though I have no idea if fans of the author or […]