Category Archives: Commercial art

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Repulsion”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Deep Red”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Nice riff on Saul Bass’ design for the”Vertigo” campaign.

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Lyrics Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Published in 1916. Nobody ever sings about the bad girls, because the bad girls are sad, And ev’ry body sings about the good girls, because the good girls are glad. Till you’ve been round ‘em once or twice, … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “T-Men”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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2 Follow-Ups

Fenster writes: Regarding the increased visibility of Brit-style fonts discussed here, Shop-Rite is getting in on the act. And regarding creepshotting, what to make of this?  Is it an inveitable result of wearing one’s pants down low?

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “A Married Woman”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Juxtaposin’: Which is Freer?

Fenster writes: The Diggers’ famous but enigmatic 1% Free poster? or the 20% free you get with New York Style Original Crispy Bagel Chips? Bonus! If pictures don’t tell the story, here are some moving pictures with words. The late … Continue reading

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Semi-Naked Ladies of the Week: The Girls of American Apparel

Blowhard, Esq. writes: To quote Paleo Retiree, are American Apparel ads one of the great cultural achievements of our time? Yes or no (and the correct answer is yes), you’ve got to tip your ironically-purchased trucker hat to any campaign that … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Touch of Evil”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: With art by France’s master the of b-movie poster, Constantin Belinsky.

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Preview of Coming Attractions Fonts

Fenster writes: Have you noticed the font style for previews of coming attractions has changed? The old: The new: This article notes the difference. The article quotes a font person who said it looked like Gotham, but that’s not right. … Continue reading

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