Oh nos, Comic Sans is back in the news!
Three times in the past 20 years I’ve felt compelled to write about the Comic Sans font: in 2005, 2009, and 2016. And here we go again:
Of all the things people love to hate — Mondays, the Kardashians, candy corn, Nickelback — few evoke the scorn and indignation of what Mr. Connare affectionately calls “the Justin Bieber of fonts.” The depth of the internet’s distaste for Comic Sans was on full display this week, when an attorney representing two of Rudy Giuliani’s associates informed Congress that his clients wouldn’t comply with the impeachment inquiry demands, with a letter printed in that widely derided type. [links in original]
That is from today’s New York Times, in a piece by Emma Goldberg. Read the entire piece — it’s not very long — and you’ll get a 2019 take on the issue, pro and con.
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