Category Archives: frivolity

You People Are the Best

I’ve been floored by the positive response to my academic valentines this week. Honestly, that you are finding them amusing makes me pleased as punch. Thanks for making this Valentine’s Day exceptionally tweedy! TweetShare this with your friends on Facebook.

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New Valentines for Academics

New academic valentines have been added for 2015! Find them, and last year’s, here. Happy Valentine’s Day, colleagues! UPDATE: By popular suggestion, new valentines have been added! TweetShare this with your friends on Facebook.

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Great Minds and All That—Harvard University Press, Tweed Editing, and Futura

I feel pretty good about Tweed’s graphic design when I see resonances between it and Harvard University Press books! If we compare the promotional banner for the new translation of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century and Tweed’s header design, it … Continue reading

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Research Dreams Come True: A Personal Note

This spring, my main squeeze, Rich, completed a course of study in economics. He now has four degrees to my mere three. To celebrate, he had the idea that we should take a trip—something significant but eminently feasible. He suggested … Continue reading

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Valentines for Academics

Happy Valentine’s Day, scholars! These are electronic postcards that you’d be smart to send! Enjoy. TweetShare this with your friends on Facebook.

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Tweed Editing Profiled in UPPERCASE Magazine

It’s all very happenstance, but a series of events led to UPPERCASE magazine devoting a two-page spread to me and my work with Tweed. UPPERCASE is “a magazine for the creative and curious.” While its focus is not academics, scholarship … Continue reading

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2013 Will Be Sheer Brilliance

The best thing about the academy is the academic community. Thanks for being mine. I’m truly delighted that our work together advances your publication goals and your scholarly career. And your research is my greatest source of intellectual challenge and … Continue reading

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Put a Badge on It

A few chillier days in Portland have made something abundantly clear to me: summer may be over. Part of me doesn’t want to concede that it’s already the traditional time to hit the books, to start new intellectual projects, and … Continue reading

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The Labor of Scholarly Writing

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, and I’m finding that I actually do have time to enjoy the holiday. This is no small achievement. Since you readers are academics, I’m guessing you’re pretty familiar with quasi–free time. Our … Continue reading

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Weekends Are for Writers

Whatever you have planned for the weekend, make the most of it, writers! TweetShare this with your friends on Facebook.

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