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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#242: The Hype Man

February 1st, 2017 · 81 minutes

Our Kickstarter project launched and funded since last episode, so we go in to the show and announce our stretch goal! It has a little something to do with our favorite pocket notebook, so you will want to listen in and hear all of the details.


#241: Art Makes People Mad

January 25th, 2017 · 77 minutes

We like it when companies give us topics to talk about, and boy are we covered today! The Baron Fig Askew takes center stage, and Brad and Myke are on different sides of the ledger. Who loves it? Who hates it? Tune in to find out!


#240: A Mythical Colorful Bird

January 18th, 2017 · 89 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined by Tiff Arment to discuss the awesomeness that was the Philly Pen Show. How was the vibe? What did she buy? We also get into her recent purchases, including her first Nakaya.


#239: Previously Inksploded

January 11th, 2017 · 68 minutes

We have a real grab bag of topics for you today, including new Akkerman Ink, Fantasy Vanishing Points, and Primary Manipulation.


#238: P Goes to 80%

January 4th, 2017 · 68 minutes

Brad and Myke drop some maths and science knowledge on you this week, courtesy of our listeners. Confessions also continue, as Myke feels vindicated on his life choices.


#237: Oh Myke! Noooo!

December 28th, 2016 · 54 minutes

Do you have a stationery confession to make? You are among friends. Brad and Myke share their deepest darkest secrets.


#236: More Stuff Inside Your Stuff

December 21st, 2016 · 58 minutes

Brad stepped into the beehive with his talk about a product by This Is Ground called the Mod 3. He explains what is up with this case, and he and Myke discuss Myke’s latest pen acquisition. Plus - Field Notes in Christmas cards!


#235: Baby-Faced Assassin

December 14th, 2016 · 89 minutes

Brad is joined by Mike Dudek of Clicky Post and Dudek Modern Goods fame. They discuss recent and past Kickstarter pens, vintage Rotring and Pilot collecting, and staying sane while running their respective businesses.


#234: Temperamental Little Beast

December 7th, 2016 · 78 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined this week by MIke Matteson from Inkdependence. It is a wide-ranging discussion, from ink reviews and favorite colors, to ethics in pen reviews.


#233: Andrifolio Candrinople

November 30th, 2016 · 73 minutes

Who knew that the shower pen topic would have so much feedback? Our listeners apparently, which is why they are awesome. We also review the Field Notes Black Ice edition, and talk about the grey market in the pen world.