Weapon of Choice: “Mothra” 1972 IBM Selectric Composer #5016537 Typefaces of Choice: IBM Composer T-8-M Theme 8-Point Medium, Chart Pak Deca-Dry 24-Point Franklin Gothic Condensed, 3M 42-Point Mercator Bold.
Category: This Typecast Brought To You By The Letters…
Weapon of Choice: “Mothra”, 1972 IBM Selectric Composer #5016537 One of the delightful things about having a Selectric Composer is that it can type using 6-Point typeballs. Not 6-Pitch, mind you – that’s very large – but 6-POINT, which is very, very tiny. This is handy if I want to type very small notes, and […]
Weapon of Choice: “Mothra”, 1972 IBM Selectric Composer #5016537 Remember, it’s “PRISM” not “PRISON”! :D
Weapon of Choice: “Mothra” 1972 IBM Selectric Composer #5016537 I’m currently writing a reply to Thom Cholowski over at Rebel Typewriter in Saskatoon, in reply to this *handmade* Airmail Telegram. Museum-quality fabrication and aging, which is no surprise, as I believe that this one of the things Thom does professionally, other than fixing typewriters. I […]
Weapon of Choice: “Mothra” 1972 IBM Selectric Composer #5016537
The Lulu sale has gotten even better! now you can get the 15% base discount on Typewriter Repair Bibles, plus use the discount code “CYBERMONDAY30” for an additional 30% “LULU20” for 20% off of your Lulu order (all caps, expires Dec 5 on midnight). Get ’em while they’re hot! And now some other stuff not […]
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!
“Mothra” 1972 Selectric Composer Model 6251 @ TWDB Lyrics (Yuji Koseki) Mosura ya Mosura dongan kasakuyan indoo muu rosuto uiraadoa, hanba hanbamuyan randa banunradan tounjukanraa kasaku yaanmu Mosura ya Mosura yasashisasae wasure arehateta hito no kokoro inorinagara utai, ai no uta Mothra oh Mothra Hear our call for you to save us over time, over […]
I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description “hard-core pornography”, and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it, and the motion picture involved in this case is not that. United States Supreme […]
Kyle in NY’s Composer, Restored by ProfessorC Selectric Composer 88-Character Proportional Num Font Qty Name Size Style ———————————————————————————— 4022 AR-8-M 0 Aldine Roman 8 B Medium 4023 AR-8-I 0 Aldine Roman 8 B Italic 4055 AR-8-B 0 Aldine Roman 8 B Bold 4020 AR-10-M 1 Aldine Roman 10 Y Medium 4021 AR-10-I 0 Aldine Roman […]
Ok, so like when I was twelve, I ran away and decided to live on the streets of Hollywood…
The last cigarette smokers in America were located in a box canyon south of Donner Pass in the High Sierra by two federal tobacco agents in a helicopter who spotted the little smoke puffs just before noon. One of them, Ames, the district chief, called in the ground team by air-to-ground radio. Six men in […]
With the release of Issue #110, the Board of Directors and Editor of the Early Typewriter Collectors Association has made good on a promise to offer every issue older than 2 years from publication for free download on the etconline.org website. This presents you with the opportunity to read up on an awful lot of […]
Crank #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7 – Read at your own risk.