Hanks you very much

Taffy Brodesser-Akner at The New York Times: This Tom Hanks Story Will Help You Feel Less Bad

“Tom Hanks was the closest thing we had to Mister Rogers — an uncomplicated-seeming, scandal-free man with a long career who never had to issue a public statement that included the phrase “It was a different time.”

Hanks started collecting typewriters when he was a young, broke struggling actor who moved from place to place a lot. I’d think that someone with a peripatetic lifestyle would pick something more portable to collect, like stamps or bottle caps.