Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Those good old days ...

... Click clack, the typewrter is back, for an afterno n. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

If the Inquirer website's annoyingly intrusive ads is an example of how they're repsonding to the new media model, well, I can understand why Newsweek sold for a dollar. (That's an in joke, I admit.)


  1. Great stuff!

    I may have mentioned before that I own a small collection of vintage, antique typewriters. Some of them even work! LOL

    I have an Underwood, a couple of Royals, and others. My collection focuses on portables mostly, though, and antique typewriters in their cases. When I was in Key West at the Hemingway house, I saw in the writing studio that I had the same portable Royal model in the wooden box case that was set up there at the table Hemingway wrote at; that was a thrill.

    I saw in a recent documentary that Harlan Ellison still uses an old Olympia to write on.

    This was a fun article to read. Glad to see there are enthusiasts out there, and glad to see also that the old machines are still being used.

    I've made some art using my typewriters, both as typers and as images. For example: