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    Default Man Tom Hanks Is Cool...

    Sometimes I get annoyed with Tom Hanks because his name shows up EVERYWHERE...but dammit...I can't help but like him. Check this out:

    This past summer, in an attempt to secure Tom Hanks as a guest on his Nerdist Podcast, Chris Hardwick sent a 1934 Smith Corona to Hanks...a noted typewriter collector. Along with the typewriter, he sent a letter (typed on said typewriter) asking him to be a guest on the show. Within days, Hanks responded with the charming letter seen below, typed on the Corona.

    The resulting podcast (featuring Tom Hanks), is unsurprisingly entertaining as all get out. Here is a link to the Podcast's blog summary of the scenario. Here is a link to the actual Podcast.


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    I just listened to that episode this morning. Big fan of The Nerdist podcast.

    Tom Hanks is definitely one of the coolest people in Hollywood.

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    I thought this was going to be about him dropping the F bomb on GMA this morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    I thought this was going to be about him dropping the F bomb on GMA this morning.
    Mehh...that wasn't as cool as the Dalia Lama's pronunciation of the word "forget" in his speech on Wednesday at Brown University, haha.

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    Along these lines:

    Intro to SNL tonight is a parody of the Presidential Debates, Tom Hanks shows up in a cameo role, and is very funny. He wasn't hosting, just shows up for one skit. That's why I always forgive him for the money I wasted on "Joe vs. the Volcano."