May 12, 2007
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The Ents

Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 09:53 PM

Alas, if you haven't read The Lord of the Rings, Sunday's joke will be leave you staring blank-faced at the screen. But if you have -- pow! zam! That's the kind of cutting edge nerd humor we serve up around here. Pow! Ents jokes! Bam!

Next week: jokes about the Riders of Rohan! Pow!

Sidenote thought for Tolkien fans: Do milk jugs in the Entwood feature "HAVE YOU SEEN ME?" pictures of the Entwives?

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Helvetica - The Film

Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 01:48 PM

The always funny Ryan North tipped me off to a documentary that I'm now very interested to see: Helvectica.

After working for 8 years in consumer packaging, I developed sort of an odd interest in typography -- and this looks right up my alley.

Graphic Designers! Nerd party at my house when this baby comes out on DVD!

In the meantime, it looks like it's worth checking out at your local arthouse cinema....

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