The Pen Addict

The Pen Addict is a weekly fix for all things stationery. Pens, pencils, paper, ink – you name it, and Brad Dowdy and Myke Hurley are into it. Join as they geek out over the analog tools they love so dearly.

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#227: Myke Was Indeed Right

October 19th, 2016 · 66 minutes

We must admit, Myke is right a lot, but he has never been more excited to be as right as he was this week.

#226: The Girl with the Glitter Pens

October 12th, 2016 · 46 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined this week by Pen Friend Michelle Leung to talk about pens - what else! Michelle schools us on how amazing Toronto is for stationery lovers, and how she acquired her grail pen.

#225: Field Notes Kremlinology

October 5th, 2016 · 63 minutes

Myke is back from the London Writing Equipment Palooza and has stories to share - and videos too! We also get into the Lunacy that is the latest Field Notes release.

#224: My Ink Smells

September 28th, 2016 · 71 minutes

UGH! Pen Pineapple Apple Pen! We bring you all of today’s hits on this episode, including a Lanier update, how and where to sell a pen, more death of handwriting talk, and catch up on the latest #asktpa.

#223: You Need Top-Zip

September 21st, 2016 · 93 minutes

Nock Co. launched a big Kickstarter for a big bag and Brad and Myke are here to discuss all of the details.

#222: Keep the Dream Alive

September 13th, 2016 · 53 minutes

Brad is joined by special guest Cary Yeager this week to discuss all things Fountain Pen Day. Cary shares how it all got started, the crazy growth over the past few years, and what is next.

#221: Thank You?

September 7th, 2016 · 57 minutes

Brad almost got buried in an avalanche of stationery during a shelf reorg this weekend, but he escaped to tell the tale. One of our anti-handwriting nemesis (nemeses?) didn’t get off so easily.

#220: Not That I'm Rugged

August 31st, 2016 · 57 minutes

Brad is back from the San Francisco Pen Show with his tales of wonder. It was a fantastic trip, and of course Brad bought stuff. We also talk about packing pens, paper, and ink as Myke gets ready for his big move.

#219: My Box of Goodies

August 24th, 2016 · 60 minutes

Myke went to the US and returned home with a box of goodies bigger than any pen show he’s ever been to. We talk about his haul, Brad’s new pen, and the upcoming San Francisco Pen Show.

#218: None of My Pens Have Suitable Ink

August 17th, 2016 · 59 minutes

It is #asktpa time here on the podcast as we catch up on all of the questions from the past several weeks. Myke also takes the Platinum Plaisir for a test drive and Brad looks at the latest notebooks from Story Supply.