“The government can tolerate the blockade of three or four or five areas and see how the demonstrations go, so the only way the demonstrators can go is to escalate it — spread it to more places, and then they cannot sustain it — or they will become violent,” said a person who is deeply involved in the Hong Kong government’s decision-making.City Planners.
Oddly, digital fonts based on early twentieth century metal type are appreciated as “typographic revival,” while fonts reminiscent of hand-lettered Fillmore concert posters are dismissed as “retro.” Go figure.Party At My House.
We like to keep the club night as scuzzy as possible, while we’re as baller as we can beDear Mike.
Botstein’s reaction to bureaucracy could best be described as allergic, or perhaps even adolescent. His attention span is gnat-short, and he appears physically pained when confronted with procedure. He is agonized by time’s nasty habit of protracting itself in moments of anguish or tedium. At assemblies he has been known to wrap his arms around himself and hunch over until almost in a fetal position.Back To School.
These are not definitive boundaries, for even the most knowledgeable phreaks occasionally revert to primitive tactics.Are You A Phreak?
Satire is harder now; a Muppet can’t bang his head on a piano in frustration. Now they do more pop-culture parodies, like a “Mad Men” about angry ad men, and an upside-down “Downton Abbey.”Satire Is Harder Now.
“Kiel, what’s your spirit animal?” asked Howes.
“Bear,” Reijnen replied. “Bears are going to get me through the world championships.”
“If you could be two animals combined into one super animal, what would you be?” asked Howes, with no hint of irony.
“Eagle bear,” Reijnen said without hesitation. “And that’s a golden eagle bear to be specific.”
“How would that work?”
“I’d be the size of a bear, but I’d have wings. I’d hibernate like a bear, but be able to fly to my nest high up in a giant sequoia tree.”