Weapon of Choice: “Mothra”, 1972 IBM Selectric Composer The Quirky Qwerty’s Report Joe VC’s “Smuggling Typewriters to Phoenix” report and first video review of some of the movers & shakers in the AZ scene. Joe’s second video interview from the 8th Phoenix Type-In – This one’s about MEMEME!
Month: June 2018
8th Phoenix Type-In Report, and an afterparty with the Albuqwerty Type Writer Society
Nice selection of books available at Changing Hands. I didn’t have the “Typewriter Rodeo” one yet, so I got a copy of that one. The typewriters were pretty busy. Although it seemed like there wasn’t much more than 30 people around at once, I noticed that the people seemed to completely change from one hour […]
Leaping to the Defense of the Late 1950’s Underwood Portable
Weapon of Choice: “Tex”, 1957 Underwood Quiet Tab Deluxe (Golden Touch) Richard Polt’s post on his Typewriter Safari, which prompted thoughts on the Underwood Crest. UPDATE: This post came up in the Facebook ATC, prompting a discussion of this typeface, which I called “Slab-Serif”. Turns out the real name of the typeface is “Stymie”, and […]
Second Chandler Type-In Report – Galaxies, Buttons and Commanders, oh my!
On the “Death” of the Typosphere, a Few Thoughts and Ideas
Weapon of Choice: Indy, 1957 Tower Chieftain III Had to prune a few hundred comments when the Beta Testers for Typewriter Database Wanted! post had so many that it stopped loading. The sheer number of comments broke the page!