Monthly Archives: June 2011

Things that are completely unknown to you. Part I.

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The evolutionary usefulness of shyness.

So far this weekend: I taught some of our volunteers on Saturday about the joy and wonder of handset type. Letterpress is all about controlling chaos, I explained, demonstrating how to keep small pieces of metal from flying into the … Continue reading

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Wish come true

Raise your hand if this was your wish. I need to know who was responsible.

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impulse

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you live in brooklyn, right?

Yesterday while walking away from the Hudson along Chambers street, a nice young man came up to me and announced that he’d been given a deformed avocado by a pair of Turks and he thought it was a bad omen, … Continue reading

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On the pleasure of hating.

I almost bought this today, in honor of my brother, who Must Rise Above It, unfortunately. It’s one of Penguin’s Great Ideas series, which all have these fake letterpress covers, which I’m a little mystified by. You can read the … Continue reading

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polly apfelbaum

I love it when people enjoy themselves.  http://www.pollyapfelbaum.com/

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