Comic Sans* just got a serious upgrade

From Linus Boman.

Three reasons why Comic Sans was good actually, three reasons why it’s time to upgrade with one notable exception. Featuring @ShantellMartin and @ArrowType – check out https://shantellsans.com/ for more details. Thanks to @answerinprogress and @nationsquid for their guest appearances.

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0:00 Meet Shantell Sans, the new Comic Sans.
0:59 The Origin of Comic Sans
1:54 The Rise – Universal distribution meets universal appeal
3:13 Overexposure – Comic Sans become inescapable
4:39 The Backlash – Comic Sans gets cancelled
5:40 3 reasons to hate Comic Sans
9:05 I have a newsletter. And no sponsor.
9:24 3 reasons Comic Sans is good, actually
9:29 1) Fun & friendly
10:16 Aside – Thank Comic Sans for Calibri?
11:10 2) Easy to use & flexible
12:18 3) Easy to read
13:57 Ripoffs and relatives of Comic Sans
15:14 Why Shantell Sans is different, and 3 ways it’s better
15:52 1) Attention to detail
17:44 2) Authenticity
18:41 3) A font for today
19:34 Stop using Comic Sans. Except…
20:05 Comic Sans – a font, a meme, a renaissance
20:51 Sharing a font with the world

What are you doing here? Nobody reads the video description! Well, between you and me, Chalkboard has strong "We have Comic Sans at home" energy.

Selected sources:

http://www.connare.com/whycomic.htm
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/shortcuts/2014/jun/04/comic-sans-creator-vincent-connare
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/23508102_The_Sideways_Effect_A_Test_for_Changes_in_the_Demand_for_Merlot_and_Pinot_Noir_Wines
https://mitpress.mit.edu/9780262375214/from-ascii-art-to-comic-sans/
https://www.tes.com/magazine/teaching-learning/general/does-comic-sans-really-help-dyslexic-learners

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