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Two Awesome Things

October 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

I’m not properly back just yet, but since I might forget, two worthwhile things:

(1) If you haven’t seen the show Dexter yet, watch the show Dexter. Worth it for the opening sequence alone.

(2) Even if you think a documentary about a typeface sounds like something preposterous The Onion made up to lampoon the proliferation of documentaries, go see Helvetica if it’s playing anywhere near you. I actually left this thinking: “I want to learn more about fonts!”

Tags: Art & Culture



3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Amber // Oct 2, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    Dexter is good? I was part of a focus group for it and was bored silly when I wasn’t cringing at the dialogue.

  • 2 Julian Sanchez // Oct 2, 2007 at 5:06 pm

    It finds its legs a few episodes in, though the dialogue does often leave something to be desired. It’s no “Wire,” but I think it’s worth a look.

  • 3 Greg N. // Oct 3, 2007 at 9:21 pm

    I love the show so much I named my new pug after the title character.

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