Tag Archives: The Optimist Audio Radio Things

Radio essays that aired on WHMP‘s Liberal Oasis show in 2009-2010.

Art Talk: Typography

In which the author sprains a ligature while superscripting this story – Have you ever wondered why people like me cringe when you show off your lousy inkjet-printed party invitation? The answer is TYPOGRAPHY! Learn to Kern! Become the Sheriff of Serifs! Behold the… uh, phallics of Italics. Maybe? Errr… ANYWAY, here is this instructive, uh, thing. (3:55)

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Listen to the audio-only version of this piece (and other dumb stuff) here: The Optimist Audio Radio Things.