I had no idea. Clearly he is a man of impeccable tastes. I’m obsessed with this fact almost as much as I’m obsessed with this tumblr, Letters of Note, on which I discovered a cute anecdote and hand-typed letter from the legend himself. The story goes that the folks over at the Nerdist Podcast wanted to secure Hanks as a guest on their show. Knowing he was an ardent typewriter collector, they sent him a 1934 Smith Corona along with their request. This was his response:What a dude.