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Comic Sans

'Comic Papyrus' Is Basically Your Biggest Typographic Nightmare Come True

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts

What's the most hated font in the world? Most of you would probably answer: Comic Sans. A fair guess, given the sheer amount of CS-hating that exi...

World's 'Most-Hated Font' Gets Its Own Typewriter

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts

It’s been called the planet’s “most-hated font.” But that hasn’t stopped one artist from creating a typewriter that types only in the revile...

The True Cost Of Printing In Comic Sans Is As Horrifying As You'd Imagine

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

Little printing choices can have a big impact on our environment AND our wallets.

Can Anything Save Comic Sans, the World's 'Most Hated Font'?

Gerhard Bachfischer | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Gerhard Bachfischer

How does a font become so hated?

Someone Created A Slightly Less Horrible Version Of Comic Sans

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Let’s face it, Comic Sans is a bit of a joke in the font world. Its unpopularity even moved one graphic designer to fix the oft-ridiculed typeface. ...

Aziz Ansari: 'I Look At My Generation, We're F****** Comic Sans'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology

If older, classier generations could be a font, they'd be Times New Roman, Ansari argues in his Netflix special "Buried Alive". Today's Instagram-obse...

7 Things Bill Gates Is Probably Also Sorry For

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

Recently, Bill Gates made a major admission. No, he's not donating some of his fortune to you. During an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaig...

The Man Who Invented The 'Most Hated Font' Defends Himself

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.01.2013 | Technology

"Comic Sans looks like someone threw up on the keyboard and that's what came out," graphic designer Dave Combs told The Huffington Post. Combs is...

If Comic Sans Were A Food, It Would Look Like This

Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

Admit it; we've all spent a bit too much time thinking about the personalities of our favorite fonts. Comic Sans is cute, while Courier New is all bus...

WATCH: The Most Hated Font Of All Time?

Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts

Vincent Connare created Comic Sans in 1994, and it has been many in typographer and graphic designer's nightmares since then. The popular sans-serif t...

Seven Design Tips for Making Great Infographics

Karl Gude | Posted 01.17.2013 | Media
Karl Gude

Bad design does irreversible harm to an infographic. It trivializes good content (for the rare visitor who chooses to wade through the ugliness and confusion instead of fleeing in horror at the sight of it) and reflects badly on you and your business.

When To Use Comic Sans

Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy

A Redditor posted this sign that a college graphics instructor put up, informing his students the one and only situation when the font Comic Sans is o...

WATCH: 'Onion News Network' Demystifies Comic Sans

Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

When it comes to fonts, there's only one that's ALWAYS associated with humor: Comic Sans! Typography buffs will usually go for a Helvetica or some ...

'I'm Comic Sans, A**hole': The Font Tells Off Its Haters (NSFW)

Posted 09.18.2011 | Home

We just caught wind of this via NYMag's Vulture, and we can't stop laughing. This stop-motion animation by Joe Hollier brings the beloved McSweeney's ...

Google Gets Funny With Fonts

Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

Google is getting funny with fonts in honor of April Fools' day. The search engine has pulled out a slew of pranks, from launching Gmail Motion to ...

Obama Says He Will Resend Message to Mubarak, This Time in All Caps

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In the days since it became clear that Mr. Mubarak did not receive the White House's initial message, Mr. Obama has been huddling with advisers to discuss a range of more drastic options, including changing the message's font altogether.

Comic Sans, Papyrus: Ugly Fonts Help Us Read | Cary Tennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the subject of fonts (or, typefaces, to use the more technically accurate term), feelings often run high. People have their favorites, for reasons ...

Comic Sans Strikes Again (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As demonstrated by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan GIlbert, nobody will take you seriously if you use Comic Sans as your font of choice. It's meant for ...