Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth “Simply put, are some typefaces more believable than others?” I USED TO WRITE ALL OF MY MANUSCRIPTS IN BEMBO. NOW I WRITE THEM IN BASKERVILLE. —Errol Morris “The answer is yes. Baskerville, a 250-year-old serif originally designed by John Baskerville, was statistically more likely to influence […]

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth “Simply put, are some typefaces more believable than others?” I USED TO WRITE ALL OF MY MANUSCRIPTS IN BEMBO. NOW I WRITE THEM IN BASKERVILLE. —Errol Morris “The answer is yes. Baskerville, a 250-year-old serif originally designed by John Baskerville, was statistically more likely to influence […]

The review uncovered examples of work that do not meet WIRED editorial standards. (List of posts with confirmed issues to date below.) Although Frontal Cortex posts were not edited or fact checked, we expect those whose work appears on our site to follow basic good journalism practices. Lehrer’s failure to meet WIRED editorial standards leaves […]

I’m a journalism professor and science journalist, and though I’ve written for Wired once or twice (and I happen to know and like Wired’s editor, Chris Anderson), I was a relatively neutral, outside party who could check Lehrer’s blog for journalistic malfeasance. So Wired.com asked me to take a look. My task was not to […]

Bob Dylan on his songwriting process

Bob Dylan on his songwriting process austinkleon: The master thief on his theft: “Well, you have to understand that I’m not a melodist,” he says. “My songs are either based on old Protestant hymns or Carter Family songs or variations of the blues form. “What happens is, I’ll take a song I know and simply […]

Bob Dylan on his songwriting process

Bob Dylan on his songwriting process austinkleon: The master thief on his theft: “Well, you have to understand that I’m not a melodist,” he says. “My songs are either based on old Protestant hymns or Carter Family songs or variations of the blues form. “What happens is, I’ll take a song I know and simply […]

The number of hip-hop hits penned by someone other than the person rapping them doesn’t even need to be mentioned at this point. And we’re all well aware that rappers are not so much diarists as storytellers, bigger-than-life characters, and ciphers for their neighborhood or region, all at once. Fact, fiction, and fantasy are merged […]

The number of hip-hop hits penned by someone other than the person rapping them doesn’t even need to be mentioned at this point. And we’re all well aware that rappers are not so much diarists as storytellers, bigger-than-life characters, and ciphers for their neighborhood or region, all at once. Fact, fiction, and fantasy are merged […]