Brian Shih:

When you log into Reader, what the hell do you think your primary objective is? Did you answer “stare at a giant header bar with no real estate saved for actual reading”? Congrats, here’s your prize:

Reader Sceenshot

The Google Reader team is taking a lot of heat for the new redesign, and you can’t really blame people for complaining. The new Reader really feels like designed by someone who’s doesn’t actually use the software.

While waiting for an updated version I use this stylesheet to make it usable: