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October 28, 2005

Mac [Magazine]

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Arriving in my mailbox yesterday was this gorgeous set of nonsense brackets:

machome cover.jpg

So nonsense brackets have now made it onto the cover of not just any magazine, but of MacHome -- surely one of the squarest of all publications known to mankind. Hmmm. Maybe that's a sign that nonsense brackets are on their way out. But I suppose it's just as likely to be a sign that they're now firmly established as a standard part of our visual lexicon.

I love MacHome, by the way: tips and advice for the interested dumdum ...



posted by Michael at October 28, 2005


Tut, tut Michael. Anything with Mac in its name, by definition, cannot be square.

Posted by: . on October 28, 2005 8:54 PM

Very true, tks. Phew -- almost lost my Mac cool there. Though MacHome is so mom-and-pop that the coolness can be easy to forget ...

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on October 29, 2005 1:12 PM

I was the editor of MacHome a decade ago. We certainly thought of our audience as much more mom-and-pop than hipsters [who had macaddict].

Look - brackets!


Posted by: Paul Worthington on October 29, 2005 2:38 PM

Ever since you brought up this bracket thing, I've been seeing it all the time... everywhere...

Posted by: Neil on October 31, 2005 4:27 PM

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