* Typewriters for sale at the New York Times Store
* Typecast via Andina Especial 90
|The moped Madonna and Child.|
|A telltale sign: |
I am in a communist country.
|Then again, not completely. Western tourists |
abound. Incidentally, I tend to see true
redheads as cool space aliens.
|To the right: gourds on a moped. Incredible.|
|It's all about balance. And audacity.|
|"Fake it until you make it," says me.|
|No typewriter sightings in Saigon but here's the next best thing back in Chicago- Huy, |
a kindred retrophile of Vietnamese parentage, takes my Olivettis for a spin. Note his
unusual finger contortion. He says the pics are cool because they make him look like
he knows what he's doing.