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Boldly Going Where no Fanfic has Gone Before

Posted in Mixed Bag of Nuts

Fanfiction refers to the art of creating fiction using another author’s characters or universe.  I was first introduced to the concept in high school, when a friend began writing Harry Potter fanfiction.  (Side note: this is not one of those situations where the “friend” is actually me.)  My friend used the same well-known characters—Harry, Hermione,… Continue Reading

I’m With The Brand

Posted in Branding

What do Glee, The X-Files, and Kiss have in common? I’ll give you a hint. It’s not kick-ass guitar riffs augmented by over-the-top pyrotechnics (as if there is such a thing as “over-the-top” pyrotechnics – unless you’re Great White). It’s also not that David Duchovny is a huge fan of all three. Give-up? Okay. All three have readily recognizable fan clubs… Continue Reading

Protecting Fonts

Posted in Advertising, Branding, Marketing

–Sharon Armstrong, Attorney Times. Garamond. Arial. Copperplate. Chances are that if you are reading this, you not only know what the four terms preceding this sentence mean; you probably use them throughout your daily life. I’m talking about fonts. In the branding world, fonts add more than a little something extra to the words of an advertisement, a title, or… Continue Reading