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You know it’s a hit when the Muppets sing everyone’s favorite song.

But here are other Muppet performances that you might have missed.

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I just found a little catchy song on one of my favorite typefaces, Akzidenz Grotesk (aka the grandaddy of Helvetica).

So I stumbled on a website that talked featured Corey Holms’ work. He’s the guy who worked on the logos for a lot of those big name Hollywood films. My favorite is the one he did for Lost in Translation and Where the Wild Things Are.

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I’m totally sick and there is a midterm tomorrow. Ack. But fear not, I have not forgotten my loyal blog readers (which there are only about 5 of you.)

So here is something to ogle at until I feel better.

I saw this on youtube. It was cute and yummy looking.

I just came back from watching Where the Wild Things Are in IMAX at the Metreon. It was a pretty good film…though definitely not a kid’s film at all!

The story revolves around a kid named Max who holds a hissy fit with his mother and goes to an imaginary island where a bunch of men wearing furry suites live. Somehow he becomes their king and orders the furries to build him a fort out of twigs that strangely resembles Patrick Dougherty’s work.

The film was pretty entertaining but painful to watch because of the jilted camera angles that made me nauseous (made worse because it was in IMAX). Though I did love the soundtrack which features a re-recording of the Arcade Fire’s Wake Up.

Being a design nerd, however, the one thing I loved about the film was the typeface that they used for the closing and opening credits.The type had a child like scrawl which I felt was completely appropriate for the movie. When I have time, I’m gonna have to go ID it.

Promotional poster which shows off the typeface

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The trailer for the film