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Typewriter Community Braces for Influx of Taylor Swift Fandom Inspired by Tortured Poets Department

404 Media discusses the impact of Taylor Swift's new album, "The Tortured Poets Department," on the vintage typewriter community. Swift's use of typewriters in her promotional material has sparked interest among fans, raising concerns about potential price hikes and an influx of newcomers into the hobby. Despite these worries, the typewriter community remains resilient, with hopes that new enthusiasts will contribute to its preservation.

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It’s always unfortunate when a large fandom randomly usurps a smaller community to the point where the original die-hands are priced out of participating. I imagine that typewriters (and their parts) have skyrocketed.