Wandering Thoughts

June 23, 2010

Comic Sans Strikes Back!

Filed under: Ramblings and Musings — terence @ 11:07 am
Tags:

As far as fonts go, Comic Sans has it tough. Generally decried as tacky, unsophisticated and ugly, its the subject of jokes and derision. There is a campaign to ban it. And even its creator has disowned it.

However, finally, the font is fighting back, with a column in McSweeney’s.

Here’s an excerpt:

Listen up. I know the shit you’ve been saying behind my back. You think I’m stupid. You think I’m immature. You think I’m a malformed, pathetic excuse for a font. Well think again, nerdhole, because I’m Comic Sans, and I’m the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes fucking Gutenberg.

Read the rest.

HT (who else): Chris Blattman.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: