Days Without Sugar: Decamana Miribilis

It’s been surprising and fascinating how much the satisfaction of a good-looking window display helps to soothe my sweet cravings.  After ten days of a frustratingly poorly spaced kerning, the 410’s were a very welcome change: And, a bonus #11:

Days Without Sugar: Day 217

I live for these days, when the typeface spacing looks more or less evenly spaced, and from the same set of fonts.  Holy cats, I am damned happy I skipped all those desserts and treats!  My will is mighty; art is my satisfaction. Secretly, I wish I was someone’s pet, and that that person had …

Double Bill: PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES and LE DÎNER DES CONS

Two films from the modern world’s two initial republics; each is about a trim, urbane, well-dressed, successful businessman with a satisfying home life who encounters a bumbling, hefty, less attractive, unsophisticated lower class worker with a heart of gold and no one to call his own, whom he cannot get rid of and who ultimately, …