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Tag Archive for ‘politics & history’

Nineteen Eighty-Four at LibraryThing

Airstrip One

Could a new, virulent brand of totalitarianism have already emerged in the West? And how will we fare with the 44th President of the United States?

Let Us Marry by David Friedman

A One-Picture-Story of Anger and Sadness

A photograph taken by David Friedman: “Please Let My Son Marry” in New York after the antigay marriage in Arizona and Florida had passed, and California next.

Headline History

History in Pica

Today’s headline “Obama” is only the fifth time that the New York Times used 96 pt. type for its frontpage headline.

The 44th President of the United States

We Just Made History, At This Very Moment

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.

Presidential Election 2008

Two Different Kinds of Stories

Yes we can 2008: Barrack Obama and John McCain music videos.

Presidential Election 2008

Storytelling: Eight Years in Two Clips

Change: The original Whassup? Budweiser commercial and the Wassup 2008 clip, both written and directed by Charles Stone III.

Presidential Election 2008

The History of the U.S. Presidential Tickets 2008 in Four Clever Pictures (With Slideshow)

The best “Presidential Tickets 2008″ variations from the Fark thread on the “Election Trains” theme.

Presidential Election 2008

The History of the U.S. Presidential Election 2008 in Two Easy Pictures

The History of the U.S. Presidential Election 2008 in Two Easy Pictures

Tickets 2008: Typography

Presidential Tickets 2008: Typography

Presidential Tickets 2008 ” Typography,” modeled after bkitu42’s “Election Trains” theme.

The Semicolonial State of San Serriffe

San Serriffe (LOL!) & the UK Guardian

Typographic fun and sarcastic columns in the British Guardian—I count this newspaper among the best in the world.

Domestic Violence

Ogilvy & Mather Canada: The “Domestic Violence” Spots That Didn’t Air

The Domestic Violence spots that didn’t air, but opened up the circles of hell. What is it with men that makes them go horribly wrong so often?