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The Pen Addict

This show has moved to 5by5. All previous episodes can be found at 5by5.tv/penaddict

 

Analog tools are often pushed aside in the digital age but The Pen Addict Podcast is bringing them back, front and center. Join Brad Dowdy, aka "The Pen Addict" and Myke Hurley each week as they discuss all things pen and paper.

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Tuesday
May142013

Episode 54 - The Chair of the Desk

Tuesday
May072013

Episode 53 - AMA

"Ask Me Anything!" In this episode Brad and Myke field questions from listeners covering a wide range of topics. Pens and paper lead the discussion but we also touch on apps, music, and every day life. It was a fun episode.

Show Notes:

- Cult Pens

- Tiger Pens

- Goulet Pens

- Anderson Pens

- Blackwing

- Rhodia Webnotebook

- Pentel Energel Euro Needle

- Uniball Jetstream

- Uniball Signo DX

- Enough 104 - The Pen Addict

- Seamonsters

- The Stage Names

- Meat Is Murder

- Victorinox Swiss Army Bantam Alox Pocket Knife

 

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Tuesday
Apr302013

Episode 52 - It's A Gateway Pen So Be Careful

In this episode Brad and Myke follow-up on the challenges of having too many fountain pen inks, Myke's new Doane Leather Pen Holster, and a rash of new TWSBI products. Brad also discusses ten pens under $10 that you cannot buy at an office supply retailer, and wraps up with one of his patented rants.

Show Notes:

- Doane Paper 4 Barrel Holster

- New TWSBI

- Hypercriticial Episode 100: Metacritical

- Uni-ball Signo DX (UM-151)

- Ohto Graphic Liner

Monteverde Poquito

Tombow Olno Body Knock Pencil

Kuretake Fudegokochi Brush Pen (Super Fine)

Kokuyo Beetle-Tip

Tombow Airpress

Pentel Vicuna

Platinum Preppy

- Uni Live Pigment Sign Pen

- Dan Benjamin's Tweet

- Brad's Tweet

- Namiki Pens

 

 

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Tuesday
Apr232013

Episode 51 - The Things That People Love The Most Are Wrong

In this episode Brad and Myke discuss the most desirable aspects of the Parker Vacumatic, and as Brad recently found out, ambering of the barrel is not it. Brad also discusses testing fountain pen inks in the latest Field Notes edition, and the boys get into the usage and management of their fountain pen collections.

Show Notes:

- Atlanta Pen Show recap Part 2

 

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Episode 50 - Investigative Pen Journalism

In this episode Brad and Myke discuss Brad's recent trip to the Atlanta Pen Show. It was a highly successful and educational adventure, resulting in many new additions to Brad's pen arsenal.

Show Notes:

- 'His Bradness' Tweet

- Doane Paper

- 2013 Atlanta Pen Show Recap - Part 1

- 2013 Atlanta Pen Show Recap - Part 2

- Anderson Pens

- Esterbrook Green Cracked Ice

- Esterbrook J 9550 EF Nib

- Edison Pearl Blue/Black Swirl Ebonite EF

- Edison Pearl Actual Colour

- Parker Vacumatic Silver Pearl

- Mike Masayuma At Work

Pelikan M405 Blue Stripe 14K EF Nib

2013 Atlanta Pen Show Haul

 

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