...The videos — a 12-tape lesson plan, along with the entire collection of the Heaven’s Gate suicide videography — which Rio believes were censored by the media, can in fact be checked out from the social-science stacks downtown. When I asked the reference librarian how these materials got on the shelves, he looked them up in the computer and said, “Someone from the public ordered them. You would be surprised the requests we get.” Later, I walked by another librarian as he got a call from someone looking for reference materials on comparative alien digestive tracts. “We don’t have information like that,” he explained with admirable composure. “No one on Earth does.”
Fun talk by Sara Soskolne down at Cooper about the maximally fiddly bits of designing Gotham and Quarto.
A nice long essay full of typography found on Broadway: http://www.hopesandfears.com/hopes/culture/design/216855-typography-of-broadway-from-a-to-z
More stuff happened: Tried to find a typisch deutsche döner kebap, but we only came across an outdoor stand with no real seating to speak of,…