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Sugar/Smack
I’m one of those people who really don’t have many childhood memories to speak of. The years just blur together, bound by images, places, feelings. But the memories I do have—the clear ones—are about candy. by Kristina Halvorson
Sugar/Smack
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Pixy Stix
Our house edged a woods. We said the lady who lived there was a witch by Jeffrey Zeldman
Pixy Stix
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Retrick/Retreat
If you wish to see a maniacally enraged, completely unhinged seven-year-old, ask him to dress up, promise him candy, have him come to your door step, and then give him school supplies. By Frank Chimero
Retrick/Retreat
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Announcing A Book Apart
I’m very pleased to present A Book Apart, a new publisher of brief books for people who make websites, founded by Jeffrey Zeldman, Mandy Brown, and myself.
Announcing A Book Apart
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To Sweet Hereafter
To Sweet Hereafter, a poem By Jim Coudal
To Sweet Hereafter
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Mathematics of the Tootsie Pop
Nothing was more contested in our neighborhood than how many licks it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. By Liz Danzico
Mathematics of the Tootsie Pop
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All Things Nice
I remember the candy cigarettes most fondly, not because they tasted better, but because they were grown-up. By Mandy Brown
All Things Nice
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Make Yourself Presentable
My first time speaking professionally in public was back in 2005 at the first An Event Apart in Philadelphia. Let’s just say it could have gone better.
Make Yourself Presentable
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Royal
I enjoy slowing things down and reflecting on past methods of creation and how they’ve brought about our modern means.
Royal
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Deadlines
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they go by.
Deadlines
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The Death Throes of Print?
With print publications ailing, is this finally the time mainstream publishing to take the web seriously?
The Death Throes of Print?
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Cultivating Conversations
Is there a way to make comment threads more useful, and more usable?
Cultivating Conversations
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Haunted
Happy Halloween!
Haunted
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Meat & Cheese Combo Proves Edible
On September 27th, a group of intrepid explorers sought one goal on the streets of New York City, to find a decent cheesesteak. This is their story.
Meat & Cheese Combo Proves Edible
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Change of Heart
Quotes from Jan Tschichold, master typographer, designer, writer and infamous design flip-flopper.
Change of Heart
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Oh, Snap
Shortly before writing my Polaroid post, I got the itch to buy one of the original cameras. Thanks to the modern convenience of eBay, I quickly found a great deal on a near mint condition Polaroid SX-70.
Oh, Snap
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Explain Yourself
Contemplations on the utility of “graphic” in the title “graphic designer” for someone who designs websites.
Explain Yourself
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