My friends know how geeky I can get about graphing data (and information design, generally). I'm no slouch at MS Excel, but today I got schooled. Chris Gemignani at juice analytics has a fascinating screencast in which he replicates this NYT graphic:
*Apologies for the lull in postings this summer. Mike and his wife are new parents, and I'm moving to WWU in Bellingham next month. Busy, busy, busy.