In defense of Comic Sans

Has the world’s most hated font finally found love? Plus, zombie alerts, the best ‘Final Jeopardy!’ answer ever, owner seeks new buyer for Cannes Lion festival, SI Swimsuit Issue heats up with controversy, how to be nimble in PR, and more.

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Neil Patrick Harris.

Britney Spears.

Robert Downey, Jr.

Lindsay Lohan.

A glance at Hollywood or the tabloid aisle makes it clear that Americans love a comeback story. It’s an affection that is maybe exceeded only by our mutually shared and ordinarily nonexclusive loathing of Comic Sans.

Nevertheless, someone has finally come to the defense of the feeble font—video blogger Michael Stevens. Although he presumably stands alone in his admiration for the typographical nightmare, his nearly 10-minute history almost convinces me that we’ve been too harsh on this dismal typeface—almost.

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