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Shady Characters

The secret life of punctuation.

  • By Keith Houston
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly 33 posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2021 4
2022 6
2023 34
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Shady Characters on Alan Alda’s Clear and Vivid podcast
I’m still pinching myself, but recently I had the distinct pleasure on appearing on Clear and Vivid podcast, hosted by the great Alan Alda. I knew of Alan’s work as an actor and writer from …
On , by Keith Houston, 89 words
Shady Characters at MacGuffin magazine: interrobang!
The following was published in issue 13 of MacGuffin Magazine. It recapitulates some of the contents of my interrobang series and adds some new details to boot. I think — I hope! — it’s a …
On , by Keith Houston, 120 words
Shady Characters advent calendar 2023: the Sinclair Executive
It’s the final day of the first ever Shady Characters advent calendar! I’ve been counting down to Christmas by way of a collection of beautiful, clever, important, and/or outright odd calculators and calculating devices. I …
On , by Keith Houston, 56 words