Saturday, January 13, 2018

Western Pennsylvania type-in January 20

Announced by Marty Rice: There will be a type-in Saturday, January 20, at Lakeside Community Church, 1006 Rowena Drive, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. Noon to 1 p.m. Paper, envelopes, stamps and SNACKS will be provided. (As well as typewriters.) The theme is "Love Letter Type-In" in prep for Valentine's Day. Write a Love Letter to a special someone! Contact Phone is: 814-472-4672.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

John Mayer precipitates a typewritten avalanche

Popular singer-songwriter John Mayer (shown here in "California Typewriter") has just given typewriter shops a big shot in the arm.

On January 10, he posted this message on social media:

The post currently has 9,300 reactions and 1,266 comments on Facebook. On Instagram, it has 95,297 likes and 4,849 comments.

The typosphere salutes Mr. Mayer for fostering thoughtful communication and typewriter sales. We are one step closer to the revival of quality typewriter manufacturing!