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Pew pew! Our eighteenth episode goes deep into the world of science fiction films, with a decidedly typographic twist. 

Terrance Weinzierl, Creative Type Director at Monotype, talks with Dave Addey, author of Typeset in the Future, about the use of type in classic science fiction movies like Blade Runner, Alien, and Wall-E. In particular, Terrance and Dave explore how Eurostile became the de facto font of the future for movie makers, and what science fiction says about our dreams and fears for the unknown years ahead.

To learn more about Dave’s work, visit typesetinthefuture.com, or check out our blog post at monotype.com/podcasts.

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