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#408: You Gotta Let Me Live My Life

April 29th, 2020 · 70 minutes

Brad received the Platinum Curidas and gives his initial impressions. Then, a shopping spree happened,

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Links and Show Notes

Platinum Curidas
Pilot Dr. Grip: A Comprehensive Guide | JetPens
Brad had an accident – Instagram
LONG VERSION: The Sharpest Tool in the Shed - Hank Green - YouTube
Nib Grinder – Mark Bacas
John Green keeps AFC Wimbledon stadium hopes alive | Wimbledon Times
The Blackwing Bracket
Blackwing Volume 811 (Set of 12) |
Standard Bindery Stargaze Ink Review — The Pen Addict
Montegrappa Elmo Fantasy Blooms Fountain - Blue Cross Gentian – Vanness
Aurora Orange Fountain Pen Ink Review — The Pen Addict
Leonardo Officina Italiana Messenger Fountain Pens
Leonardo Officina Italiana Exclusive Momento Zero Fountain Pens
Zebra bLen Ballpoint Pen - 0.5 mm - Gray Body - Black Ink | JetPens
Kunisawa Find Smart Note Notebook - Black | JetPens
Sakura Pigma Micron Pens - Size 05 - 0.45 mm | JetPens
Diamine Indigo Ink - 30 ml Bottle | JetPens
Diamine Havasu Turquoise Ink - 80 ml Bottle | JetPens
Ink Review #1132: Diamine Havasu Turquoise — Mountain of Ink
Edison x Goldspot Pens Newark Fountain Pen in AC High Voltage Green
Colorverse Goldspot Exclusive Bottled Ink in Solar Wind and Magnetosph – Goldspot Pens
Kaweco Supra Fountain Pen in Stainless Steel – Goldspot Pens
Lamy Safari Candy Fountain Pen in Mango 2020 Special Edition – Goldspot Pens
Lamy Safari Candy Fountain Pen in Violet 2020 Special Edition – Goldspot Pens
Lamy Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges in Mango - Pack of 5 – Goldspot Pens
Taccia Hokusai-Fukakihanda (Light Blue) Bottled Ink - 40 mL – Goldspot Pens
J. Herbin Blotter Paper in Pink – Goldspot Pens
Kala Inks – Shigure Inks
Tono & Lims Inks – Shigure Inks
Lennon Tool Bar Inks – Shigure Inks
iPaper Inks – Shigure Inks
Color Traveler Inks – Shigure Inks
Viking Collector's Pencil Boxed Set | CW Pencil Enterprise
Introducing Backstage, a New Members Podcast — Relay FM
B-Sides #41: Backstage 01: The Idea - Relay FM