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Condensed Anthem Lazer Power: Frostblade NeWT

Condensed Anthem Lazer Power: Frostblade NeWT

The logotype for my new video game playing and streaming PC, Condensed Anthem Lazer Power: Frostblade NeWT, was designed using two of the greatest typefaces in the history of typography: Futura and Comic Sans.

Milton Glaser

A color drawing of a dog by his dead owner’s feet and a typewriter.
Milton Glaser’s poster for the Olivetti Valentine typewriter.

Today I called my mother in Italy and she told me she read in a newspaper there that Milton Glaser died last night, on his 91st birthday. Mom has one of Milton’s posters that he gave to me, and I gave to her. Although she never met him she was, like many, touched by his work.

It took me a while to absorb this, but tears came as I waited in line at the farmer’s market, later in the morning.

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Forest, New York City, 2020

Photo to illustrate the New Day post at Hypertexthero.

Manhattan, New York City, 2019

West Harlem, New York City, 2018

Today is Juneteenth, and I am angry at us human beings.

Antistasi Amazons, Altis, June 2020

Antistasi Amazons is a basic modification (mod) of a dynamic long-term “Capture The Island” mission called Antistasi for the video game landscape orienteering and combat simulator Arma 3. Read more at Hypertexthero.

Howard City, Michigan, 2019