Death of a Pressman

A remembrance of Tom Trumble, letterpress pressman, and a meditation on preservation and nostalgia        “In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and …

Ink on Plastic

Small-town politics wrestles with the branding revolution ushered in by the Obama campaign.     In 2008 the political class of this country spent $5.3 billion on campaigns. One billion dollars of that went to the presidential contest alone. These …