Monday, January 28, 2013

Because it is Monday

...and we could all use some schooling in the epistolary arts as well as in effective methods to secure an interview while being charmingly damned to Hell.

For the full story click here for: Letters of Note: Damn you all to hell
(HT to Happy Catholic)

Damn you all to hell

In July of this year, in an admirable attempt to secure him as a guest on his Nerdist Podcast, Chris Hardwick sent a beautiful 1934 Smith Corona to noted typewriter collector Tom Hanks and popped the question. Within days, Hanks responded with the charming letter seen below, typed on the Corona.

Unsurprisingly, the anecdote-filled podcast that resulted is wonderful. It can be heard here.

Transcript follows.

(Source: Chris Hardwick; Image: Tom Hanks, via.)

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