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2019

Quote of the Day

If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier than other + more

Poetry Break

MID-MOUNTAIN DIALOGUE Li Po you ask my purpose roosting in jade peaks smiling yet without reply heart at self ease + more

A Melodrama of Money

The headline of Matthew Shaer’s article over at Vulture says it all. “The Invention of the ‘Salvator Mundi’: Or, How + more

What’s Another Word for Thesaurus?

“Occasionally one makes use of [Roget’s Thesaurus],” wrote Simon Winchester back in 2001. “But one never, never relies on it + more

Big Announcement

With the recent release of Helvetica® Now, some of you have been wondering what this means for helveticka. Glad you + more

“I feel the need…the need for speed!”

I don’t get particularly vexed over politics. I don’t complain about the weather. And even though millennials should all be + more

Waxing Nostalgic

Several years ago, Pitchfork ranked the top 100 albums of the 1980s. Overall, I thought it was a pretty good + more

Miscellany

Over at the New Yorker, Douglas Preston writes about a young paleontologist who “may have discovered a record of the + more

Sports!

Larry Silverberg, a dynamicist at North Carolina State University – and an expert in the modeling of physical phenomena – + more

Abandon all hope…

“Hell,” Jean-Paul Sartre famously said, “is other people.” I think he may have been on to something. But is it? + more

Miscellany

It took Estelle Betzold Doheny nearly 40 years to acquire a Gutenberg Bible. Yet when it finally arrives, “she resists + more

Music Monday

Been listening to some new-ish stuff I picked up in Portland a couple of weeks ago. David Torn’s Sun of + more

Now and Then

In January 2014 helveticka moved to its current location – a 1930 building that’s housed a number of tenants over + more

Poetry Break

SEPARATIONW. S. Merwin* Your absence has gone through meLike thread through a needle.Everything I do is stitched with its color. + more

Megathrust!

Planning a summer vacation on the Oregon coast? Maybe you should have a Plan B. “Roughly 100 miles off the + more

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