If you love typewriters, you need to check out this clever guy I discovered in this month's VF (oh, how I love thee) who is retrofitting typewriters to act as keyboards for your iPad or monitor! Simply with a USB cord!
As he hilariously says on his site, "The USBTypewriter is a a new and groundbreaking innovation in the field of obselescence." HA. I'm going to be laughing to myself about the cleverness of that oxymoronic statement for a while.