June 19, 2007

Contents of my suitcase, Chicago

Apparently I’m on a checked shirt kick. Read More

June 16, 2007

Sans Francisco

Got into San Francisco Tuesday night, hooked up with my friends Biki and Brian and went to see Hot Chip at the Fillmore. I’d actually never been to the Fillmore before (I didn’t go to the shoot we did there for the Wilco film) so that was … Read More

June 16, 2007

Una historia de misterios

Okay, my Spanish is a little rusty (i.e. non-existent) but I believe these dudes in Barcelona have channeled the sprirt of Helvetica through a Ouija board… check it out: … Read More

June 15, 2007

Nice Chicago Tribune review…

…and Shelby gets a shout-out! There have actually been quite a few nice articles published recently, if I get a sec I’ll post a few links. Movie review: ‘Helvetica’ By Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune movie critic **** (4/4 stars) The wonderful new documentary “Helvetica” introduces us to … Read More

June 14, 2007

Nordic Conquest

Helvetica took Scandinavia by storm last weekend with special event screenings in Copenhagen and Oslo. Summer has definitely arrived in the Nordic countries: it was 80-90 degrees every day, and a celebratory mood filled the streets. For those of you who haven’t visited Denmark or Norway, the daylight in summertime … Read More

June 14, 2007

Chicago Premiere sold out, extra show added

The 6pm and 8:15pm premiere screenings the Friday at The Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago have sold out. But an additional 10:15pm late screening has been added, tickets are only available at the Siskel box office Friday. Read More

June 6, 2007

MoMA pix

A few photos from MoMA’s compact but very well done “50 Years of Helvetica” exhibit, to which I’m honored to have contributed. I finally got to see it over the weekend. It features a five-minute loop from the film, a few of the materials I’ve picked up along the … Read More

June 6, 2007

Another week, another six screenings

Last week was another hectic one, with screenings in Boston for the Society of Environmental Graphic Designers conference, two AIGA screenings in Nashville, and three sold-out shows at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. I hadn’t visited the Walker before, and I was really impressed by their art, film, … Read More

June 5, 2007

More new screenings

Three C’s: Cologne, Cleveland, and the Corcoran. See the screening schedule for more. Read More

June 4, 2007

SF tix sold out

Tickets for the second San Francisco screening on June 13 at 10pm are now sold out. There may be stand-by tickets available at the door for both the 7pm and 10pm screenings at Embarcadero Cinemas. Arrive early… no guarantees. Read More