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Lame Fonts

Making the web uglier

Lame Fonts showcases the ugly ducklings of Google Fonts. Built around the Google Fonts API, Lame Fonts fetches and presents the four least trendy and the four least popular typefaces.

Currently Unpopular

Currently Untrendy

Most Unpopular

At noon another load of raccoons comes in and Claude takes them out back of the office and executes them with a tire iron.

George Saunders, The 400-Pound CEO

2nd Most Unpopular

He accidentally hit both buttons on the bed thing and squeezed himself into a sandwich and it made him pee in his pants...

Padgett Powell, Scarliotti and The Sinkhole

3rd Most Unpopular

Unforgivably sloppy workmanship at the hand grenade factory.

Kurt Vonnegut, Bluebeard

4th Most Unpopular

...I opened the door, and the new gerbil walked in. The children cheered wildly.

Donald Barthelme, The School

Most Untrendy

Cheese was meat. Juice was meat. Porksicles. Beefsicles. Baconsicles. This was the fulcrum from which our lives precariously swung.

Matthew Derby, Super Flat Times

2nd Most Untrendy

Fortify ourselves with some Kool-Aid? Chocolate Milk? Morphine? Lip balm? A Dr. Bronner's peppermint shower?

Padgett Powell, You & Me

3rd Most Untrendy

...the Captain Kendrick Memorial Hot Dog Wildlife Preserve.

Tom Robbins, Another Roadside Attraction

4th Most Untrendy

The encounter between man and lobster remains, in this civilization, the last direct experience of killing something.

Donald Barthelme, The King