Sweetness!

I’m still with Tom and Jeff and other critics of the NYTimes’ management and practice — but I have to give props to their new web interface (hat tip, Daring Fireball). Clean, functional, and if you’re using a standards-compliant browser, the headline typefaces correspond to the print edition’s.

Mont Blanc 0, Pelikan 1

(I tried to post this last week, but I couldn’t effectively copy-and-paste the YouTube link.)   All the fountain pen lovers are exuberantly tweeting and linking to this video of the Japanese Prime Minister swapping out his Mont Blanc for a Pelikan. While I like both families of fountain pens, my chagrin (for the laid-by…