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Twitter, One Direction, The Walking Dead and Art

#Art was trending last night on Twitter, along with #1Dmemories, #TheWalkingDead and #TheBible (eclectic company). I suppose it could have been trending for some guy named #Art, but I was overcome with enthusiasm and an incredible tingling knowing that millions were indeed using the hashtag #Art and I, through @Printmag, could influence these interested...

Breaking News and Making Money: Susie Cagle and Ted Rall on Print vs. Online Publishing

This is the second part of my two-part interview with the graphic journalist Susie Cagle. In part one, based on one of her San Diego Comic-Con panels, Cagle touched upon print versus online methods of content distribution. Here, she discusses her second SDCC session, Publisher’s Weekly‘s “Serious Pictures: Comics and Journalism in the New...

Today's Obsession: Colorcubic vs. Lubalin

I am all out of insight into the implications and deeper meanings of our latest technological developments for this week. Sorry. I’ve been working out a new design for House of Pretty’s site, banging my head against Typekit (more about that later), and generally being frustrated with the state of typography on the web....

Remembering Harvey Pekar

Back in 2003, Print profiled Harvey Pekar in its July/August issue to coincide with the film version of American Splendor. Here’s an excerpt from the article, written by PictureBox publisher Dan Nadel: Pekar grew up in working-class Cleveland after World War II, the only son of Polish-Jewish immigrants. Yiddish culture and far-left politics were...