Entertainment Interrobang at Scratch

My latest article, “Entertainment Interrobang,” has been posted on Jarrett Fuller’s Scratching the Surface web site of podcast and publishing. The essay proposes that graphic design belongs in the genre of entertainment.

“Mother Tongue” on Scratching the Surface

Scratching the Surface web page with Mother Tongue article

My first article since 2019 has been published on the “Scratch/Stories” section of the Scratching the Surface web site. The essay answers my question, “Was the birth cry of graphic design a commercial jingle?” with a hard no, arguing that graphic design as we know it grew our of progressive, political speech.