From the story: “Hanks, accompanied by his college-age son, Truman, was in town to visit the typewriter shop, Los Altos Business Machines, at 100 State St. Truman is a freshman at Stanford University. It turns out that Hanks is a big typewriter collector. He initially went to the store to have his son’s typewriter repaired, but he ended up buying two vintage Smith-Coronas.
I’m Quebecois – I was born to hate most things Toronto – especially the Leafs. Given all the heat the Montreal administration took last year as a result of the Charbonneau Commission, I don’t have any moral high ground against Toronto. Not only did the mayor of Montreal get indicted for corruption, but so did the interim mayor.
This is a blog post I made a little over two years ago, when I sat next to Ron Kind, a Democratic Congressman on his way home to Wisconsin from Washington, DC. Read it and tell me if I saw it coming. This is the second of two parts. Continue reading →
Extremely happy today to announce that Samuel French’s Theatre Bookshop in the West End of London has agreed to carry Hernani, by Victor Hugo, translated and adapted by Pierre Bedard. The play should hit the hopefully fly off the shelves next week, necessitating ceaseless reorders. Yeah. That’s what is going to happen. Gwyneth will be browsing through one day and decide that she . . . Continue reading →