A Brief History of Lawyers Yelling At Us Through Our Television Sets

This week’s edition of Roman Mars’ excellent 99% invisible design podcast is about the history of, your favorite and mine, late-night basic cable crazy ass lawyer TV ads.

Apparently lawyer ads have traditionally been a very regulated industry:

Why Check Cashing Stores Look the Way They Do

Logan’s been paying a few visits to a check cashing store lately, and one of our readers directed us to this radio story from 99% Invisible, “a tiny radio show about design.” The segment addresses why check cashing stores are designed to specifically not look like banks.