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Typewriters prove surprisingly popular with passersby at Riverside arts event - Press-Enterprise 22 Oct 2017


Press-Enterprise

Typewriters prove surprisingly popular with passersby at Riverside arts event
Press-Enterprise
Photographer Michael J. Elderman recalled his college days and the few bucks he made typing up other students' papers as he tried out a typewriter that was part of Inlandia Institute's “Dueling Typewriters” display at Riverside's Long Night of Arts and ...

Typewriters, trains, lost arts and a forgotten past - The Messenger 20 Oct 2017


Typewriters, trains, lost arts and a forgotten past
The Messenger
What is a typewriter, you young people may ask? A typewriter is like the locomotive of creative expression (if pen and paper is the equivalent of walking, a computer taking a plane, and a “smart” phone … some kind of spaceship that's hard to steer and ...

Book review: The Chinese Typewriter – a masterstroke of linguistic history - South China Morning Post 16 Oct 2017


South China Morning Post

Book review: The Chinese Typewriter – a masterstroke of linguistic history
South China Morning Post
Thomas Mullaney begins his captivating new book, The Chinese Typewriter: A History, by analysing – of all things – a parade. No ordinary street procession, mind you, but the parade of nations at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Tom Hanks Is Obsessed With Typewriters (So He Wrote A Book About Them) - NPR 16 Oct 2017


NPR

Tom Hanks Is Obsessed With Typewriters (So He Wrote A Book About Them)
NPR
Actor Tom Hanks has made us believe he can be anyone and do anything on the big screen. Now he's taking us on a journey on the page: Tom Hanks has written a book. It's a collection of short stories, with varied subjects: a World War II veteran on ...
Tom Hanks on his debut book, Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump ...The Independent

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Tom Hanks, typewriter enthusiast - CBS News 15 Oct 2017


CBS News

Tom Hanks, typewriter enthusiast
CBS News
October 15, 2017, 9:30 AM | Typewriters are Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks' not-so-guilty pleasure. He has a personal collection of more than a hundred, in nearly every style, make and year. They intrigue him so much, Hanks even made typewriters the ...
Tom Hanks's typewriter stories reveal his inventive mind – Uncommon Type, reviewTelegraph.co.uk
Tom Hanks typecasts himself in first book of fictionToronto Star
Uncommon Type: Some Stories review – Hanks, but no thanksThe Guardian

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Typewriter popularity on rise in US - KWCH 13 Oct 2017


KWCH

Typewriter popularity on rise in US
KWCH
In our computer-driven world, Swintec's owner says, typewriters provide privacy. "Homeland Security is buying orders from us. You can't hack a typewriter," the company's owner says. He says prisons are another big client as internet access is blocked ...

Berkeley Type-In draws tickled typewriter fans, and teases new documentary - Berkeleyside 29 Sep 2017


Berkeleyside

Berkeley Type-In draws tickled typewriter fans, and teases new documentary
Berkeleyside
California Typewriter on San Pablo Avenue held its second “Type-In” on Tuesday evening, a participatory celebration of the manual typewriter. “It's exciting, fun, joyful, very joyful,” said Sabin Icasiano Johnson of Berkeley, who said she went with her ...
'California Typewriter' Is A Love Letter To The OutdatedSFist
California Typewriter: A Big-screen Film about a Small, Hometown TreasureBerkeley Daily Planet

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Colorful characters in striking 'Typewriter' doc - San Francisco Examiner 29 Sep 2017


San Francisco Examiner

Colorful characters in striking 'Typewriter' doc
San Francisco Examiner
First-time director Doug Nichol's documentary is a collage of typewriter history and appeal, both practical and sentimental. Its title is that of its anchor subject, a Berkeley typewriter-repair store. Owner Herb Permillion III, a former IBM employee ...

'California Typewriter' review: Craftsmen, fans lovingly keep device alive - Chicago Tribune 28 Sep 2017


Chicago Tribune

'California Typewriter' review: Craftsmen, fans lovingly keep device alive
Chicago Tribune
Documentarian Doug Nichol's debut feature, "California Typewriter," celebrates the surprising staying power of a technology that has become almost — but not quite — obsolete. Although many of its subjects are endearing characters, the film's ...

Film, live event rolled out to celebrate the classic typewriter - SFGate 25 Sep 2017


SFGate

Film, live event rolled out to celebrate the classic typewriter
SFGate
It is the frantic staccato of twin IBM Selectric II typewriters, their typeballs pressing letters into a page at 60 words per minute. The symphony comes from the offices of Minard Capital, which sends out 1,000 letters per year, individually typed ...
California Typewriter Debuted In Boston And We Caught Up With The Film's DirectorHaute Living

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