Michael Jackson's evolving hedcuts

Article: Michael Jackson's evolving hedcuts

Its editorial voice aside, the distinguished Wall Street Journal is noted for its usage of rather distinctive dot-drawn headshots or “hedcuts” as they call them of individuals that an article is profiling. As part of the newspaper’s redesign in 1979 “artist Kevin Sprouls devised a technique for illustrating the paper that did not disrupt its…

Fighting the Politics of Hatred

Article: Fighting the Politics of Hatred

What’s the best way to fight a fire? Any fireman will tell you that the answer is not fire, it’s yelling “fire!” The same goes for hatred. The best way for those who oppose the smears by the McCain campaign to fight back is to expose it and call it what it is: hatred! Today…