Scott's podcast, Type O +VE
The contest copy, devised by Ian Brumfield. It's not every typing contest that includes the word Luftschiffbau.
My rather pathetic entry in the contest: 36.6 wpm after deductions for errors.
It was still enough for me to win this ashtray!
Ian amuses himself describing the explosion of a giant gasbag ...
... with his Speed King:
And this is me gaping at Ian's machine (photo via Amy Friskney on Facebook):
Here's Kim Brumfield's cursive Hermes 3000 with deluxe case (chrome trim and cloth interior):
More scenes from a happy afternoon:
In other news, I'm thrilled that this new film by Doug Nichol is finally coming out! I am included in it along with many other typewriter lovers, some famous. This is going to be a must-see for anyone interested in the death and life of the writing machine.