WHYY/Newsworks was nice enough to send a photog/reporter to cover last Saturdays clack-a-thon in the park. Have to laugh that the first photo is of me obviously chiding a young person: “Errrmph! Please type with just two fingers to avoid key jams–it’s like you’ve never used a manual typewriter before, really!”
THE CHIC FRENCH ROM-COM WITH A SPEED-TYPING COMPETITION AT ITS HEART comes to New York Feb. 28. The New York Times reports that “Populaire”, about a “high-speed typist and her debonair boss” will come to the Paris Theater as part of a French film series.
Even better: the Weinstein Company will bring “Populaire” to the U.S. as a feature film, with a July release scheduled.
Just a place holder on their site, but here’s a link to the press kit for “Populaire.” Have contacted Weinstein Co. about opening night type-ins! Check those thrift stores for red carpets. I suppose we should send some letters of encouragement to HWC for ITAM: