Correction: the chrome bands run around the top and bottom of the frame.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Marian Call is known to many
typospherians from her appearance in The Typewriter (In the 21st Century).
Last night, she came through the Cincinnati area and gave a house concert
that I was lucky enough to attend.
Marian has often been photographed with her Underwood,
which I learned is named Madeleine (after L'Engle).
Her Hermes Rocket is named Neil (after Armstrong).
And yes, she really does use Madeleine as an instrument!
Here are Marian Call (vocals, typewriter, kazoo) and Seth Boyer (guitar)
with her song "Good Morning Moon."
Marian is well known for "The Nerd Anthem," AKA "I'll Still Be a Geek After Nobody Thinks It's Chic." So just how geeky is she? Check out her version of Tom Lehrer's "The Elements":
After the show, Marian was kind enough to sit down with me and talk typewriters as I tapped on my Groma Kolibri and tried to get down all her insights. Here are a few:
Thanks to Marian Call, Seth Boyer, and our hosts for for a great evening!
Typecast by Richard P at 10:03 AM
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Agent Oliver of Johnstown has followed in the footsteps of Agent 42.
We salute your fealty, Agent Oliver!
We are impressed that Agent Oliver was even able to imprint the envelope with
a symbol of resistance to dependence on the electrical grid.
Oh, that MAR seal?
Obviously it stands for Mechanographically Amplified Revolution.