A colleague sent me this clipping from Boston Sunday Globe– "Thought you might enjoy this... about some typewriter guy."
Why hello, Tom Furrier.
At exactly this time of the year in 2014,
Richard Polt met up with me in Chicago.
Among other things, my goal was to get him to test-type my L22. See I stand firm on this theory: an Ivrea-made Olivetti Lettera 22, the taupe-colored 1950's model with round keys, when it is in optimal condition, ranks among the best laptop typewriters ever made. It will live up to its original reputation of being an awarded typewriter, and one of a select few chosen by New York's MOMA for permanent exhibition. I knew that Richard was not particularly fond of the L22, but after taking my Tom Furrier-refurbished beauty for a spin, this was his verdict...