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One can’t be too clear…

Dan Meth, an animator, producer and director at Frederator,  has begun a project of epic scope and deep importance:  he has created the first two in a series of Pop Cultural Charts, each cleanly delineating critically-important aspects of popular phenomena.

The first is a depiction of the relative merits of each constituent in a series of renown trilogies:

For a look at the orientation of living room to kitchen in 21 famous sit-coms, click here.

As we marvel at the march of metrics, we might spare a thought for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s poignant study of a different kind of graphic; THE SCARLET LETTER was published on this date in 1850.

Title page of the first edition

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March 16, 2009 at 1:01 am

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