Saturday, March 24, 2012

Grind Part, Slayer Part, Garbage to the End: "Typeface"

There was a punk band once (name totally escapes me; Google fails me) that had a line in a song along the lines of "Helvetica is the font of bourgeois consumption." While that's clever in a snide/superior I-reject-consumerism sense of smug self-righteousness, after watching the documentary Helvetica, I have a newfound appreciation for the elegance of the world's most ubiquitous font. If you're a fonthead, if bad kerning drives you up the wall, then perhaps you need a little "Typeface" in your life.


Perpetual Strife said...

Always dug the jumpthefuckup section of this song.

Kyle Zetts said...

The band you're thinking of is since by man. Album is called we sing the body electric.