For Today

Beware lest thou do like mad and foolish people who want to set themselves up to investigate and judge the deeds and habits of the servants of God. He who does this is entirely worthy of severe rebuke. Know that it would not be different from setting a law and rule to the Holy Spirit…

Like This

I’m not in a position to equip an office with typefaces at the moment — but if I were, I’d look very closely at Canada Type’s handsome revival of Ronaldson. For a modest $120 (Canadian, so USians will have to pay more, by a factor depending on the election campaign, Ben Bernanke’s ulcer, and the…

Out, Performing, In, Processing

I read Dave Pollard’s report of Meg Tilly’s dismaying experience at the Northern Voice blogging conference with tremendous interest and sympathy. Among the many important dimensions of the situation, two particular constellations of points stand out to me.   First, neither the presenter nor Dave Pollard had the vaguest idea that someone was actually being…

No Suspense?

The Onion’s video segment on Diebold accidentally releasing the results of the 2008 election includes many terrific lines. “This country is based on the fantasy that the government is the voice of the people. Going through the motions of voting and keeping the kingmakers’ dealings secret are central to our culture.” “We at Diebold will…