Blog 5 – THE SUBSCRIPTED SON, THE SUPERSCRIPTED FATHER

“the son must repeat the journey of the father.”

This is the most important statement in Telemachus. The subscripted son. The superscripted (and emboldened) Father. Confronting this trope is the challenge for both Tom Hallem and Billy Capri.

I got Jess Cox of Quick Fox Editing to drop and raise the two key words as much as possible when she was designing TMAC.

I think it’s a great typographical innovation, like the layout of Stéphane Mallarmé’s “Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard.”

In the spirit of Mallarmé, James Joyce used a large DOT to end the Ithaca episode. I talk about that dot in Chapter Nine, which ends with my own variation on this theme – the number 72 in font size 72.

Blog 4 – Outtakes

Blog 4 – Outtakes

There are lots of outtakes and deletions from TMAC. After all, it took almost 20 years… about the same timeframe as the […]