Brad is the king of recency bias, so he fawns over the recent releases from TWSBI and Blackwing. We also discuss the Livescribe note taking system, the Pelikan Ocean Swirl, and pen buying moratoriums.
Two weeks and no talk makes for a big episode. Brad and Myke catch up on all the things, including a slew of follow up, timing a pen delivery in Las Vegas, and plenty of Field Notes news.
Ana reinert joins Brad and Myke for their annual gift guide episode. This time, we take listeners questions to help with all of your gift giving needs.
There’s a new podcast in town, a new pen to buy, and a new Field Notes edition. We hit all of those things plus take a deep dive on product inspiration vs. knock-off.
Brad reviews his new Moleskine notebook, and it doesn’t go well. We also discuss Unicorn Snot, $750 Sharpies, and spend some of Myke’s money on purple pens.
Brad and Myke tackle tons of new products, including the latest from Tactile Turn, Hippo Noto, Penwell, and more. And don’t forget to check out our amazing listener artwork!
Brad and Myke have returned to their respective homes after a great trip to Chicago. They recap the Field Notes event, talk about Brad’s trip journaling practices, and tease the upcoming Pen Addict Retro 51. There is also a ton of new product discussion, including possible Pelikan price changes.
Brad and Myke visit Field Notes HQ in Chicago and chat live with Jim Coudal and Bryan Bedell.
It’s been a big shopping month at The Pen Addict household, with Brad receiving his latest purchases from Franklin-Christoph, Woodshed, and Schon DSGN. He talks about those, plus pencil love, Lamy’s Black Amber problems, and our upcoming live event at Field Notes.
Myke regales us with the tale of his visit to the London Pen Show, where he almost wasn’t allowed to enter. We also discuss Japanese stationery partnerships, take personality quizzes, and mention more animals in this episode than in the previous 276 episodes combined.