Sunday, 15 August 2021

happy blogoversary—we are now thirteen years old

As PfRC passes this milestone, we wanted to again extend our gratitude to our readership for your encouragement and sustaining interest, and hope that we’ve given you all something to pique your curiosity and aspire to keep the internet engaging and old school.

Since our last celebration, here are the most popular posts:

10. An entry about the pirate broadcaster Radio Caroline

9. The “Washington Wives” call for the Parents’ Music Resource Center

8. General Motors commissions a trio of pro-capitalist propaganda cartoons during the height of the Red Scare

7. An entry comparing emojis for ringed planets

6. Live-tweeting revolutions, from previous years’ top ten.

5. Speculation about the etymology of OK, also from past years.

4. A cross-post from Art for Housewives about author and journalist Martha Gellhorn, Ernest Hemingway’s third wife

3. A treasury of typographical and graphic design resources curated by the Internet Archive

2. A post looking at Cyrillic numerals

1. Tying for number one are a duo of posts about the equal sign, one reminding us to practise social distance and about the advent of the glyph itself

Salutations to all of you and wishing you nothing but the best for the balance of 2021.