Month: June 2012
More Skyriters and Tippas plus those darn 1950’s Super-5’s
A nice surprise from Al’s Skyriter is this Theatre Guide from the Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 1966-1967 season. I was born in 1966, so this is especially fun for me to page through. I approve of the number of swank Tiki-themed businesses that advertised in the programme.
Platen Recovering Update: Houston, we have rubber!
Another email in the box this morning from Peter Short of JJ Short, with positive news about their rubber formulation: Ted—thanks for posting the update since then we have had positive reviews on the material we just we off a little on the OD which we were guessing on based on some very worn platens. […]
Update: Platen Recovering by JJ Short
I had an email in my box today from Peter Short with an update regarding their tooling up for providing typewriter platen recovering services: Wanted to give you an update on our progress with typewriter platen recovery. We have spoken to many folks across the country who have been very kind in sharing their advice […]
Cafe Typewriting on “2 Broke Girls”
I admit to sometimes feeling like this will happen when I typewrite in cafes, but invariably the interaction is far less confrontational. I like how the Steampunk dude with his Royal can give it as well as he takes it.