Here’s a rather charming little video from the LA Times on three generations of repairmen who’ve operated a typewriter shop. The proprietors say they’ve seen a resurgence of interest in the manual typewriter in recent years as interrupt-driven computer users seek out a writing tool that does just the one thing: allow you to write, undisturbed by pop-up ads, joke emails, and tanking stock tickers.

Video: Typewriter stays relevant in technology-saturated world


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