Ed Driscoll


VH-1’s BEHIND THE TYPEFACE: The humble beginnings, the breakout fame and its accompanying dissipation, and the inevitable soul-saving comeback. We’re all familiar with the story arcs of VH-1’s Behind the Music. But did you ever wonder what it would be like if they devoted an episode of the series to the history of a typeface, instead of a rock star?

No? Fair enough, neither did I.

But “Cheshire Dave” did, and he gave us….

VH-1’s Behind The Typeface: The Cooper Black Story–complete with a cameo by the Beach Boys, who were instrumental in putting Cooper Black back in the black.