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Long Beach Comic Con: My "7 Highlights" List

  These days, the so-called San Diego “Comic”-Con‘s main attraction is sugary TV and movie confectionery. But if you enjoy graphic novels and cartoons – and, well, scary stuff – you may have attended the recent Comic & Horror Con at Long Beach, CA’s Convention Center. While SDCC has been around for over 40...

Previously, on Obsessions…

Today, we’ll look at some followup on earlier Obsessions. Corrections, additions, expansions, that sort of thing. First: I talked about MVB Fonts’ gorgeous new Sweet Sans the other day, and reported that it’s being used in the headlines at Typographica. Unfortunately, that was a total lie (sorry). Sweet Sans is in use at Typographica,...

Today's Obsession: Penalizing Libraries

You may have heard that HarperCollins has decided to limit loaning of digital content through public libraries to 26 times before the thing turns into a pumpkin and your library has to buy a new one. This is causing no small degree of annoyance from the ALA, and here’s their official plan to bitch...