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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Latest Episodes

#384: Fountain Pen Daze

November 6th, 2019 · 77 minutes

Brad is joined by Cary Yeager this week to discuss all of the happenings at Kenro Industries, Fountain Pen Day, and every pen show on the planet.

#383: Resoundingly Average

October 30th, 2019 · 54 minutes

Brad is back from his trip to Dromgoole’s and has all the tales to tell. Are they resoundingly average? No, they are far better than that.

#382: You May Have Missed Tokyo

October 23rd, 2019 · 64 minutes

Myke is back from a trip, and Brad is heading on one. Are they pen related? Maybe so! They might also talk about Sailor pens in this episode.

#381: A Plumbing Theme

October 16th, 2019 · 47 minutes

It’s Horror Story time once again, and boy, did the listeners deliver!

#380: A Little Bit of Extra

October 9th, 2019 · 64 minutes

Brad and Myke always love talking about new products, but never as much as on this episode, as the touch on the latests extravagances from Montegrappa, Visconti, and Platinum.

#379: Rainbow Sparkly

October 2nd, 2019 · 52 minutes

There is a lot of FOMO going on in this episode. Will Brad hold strong? Will Myke cave? How do they handle all of the great new products launching?

#378: I Have a Whole System Around That

September 25th, 2019 · 70 minutes

Brad puts Myke in the hot seat today around the Theme System Journal. Is it working for Brad? Does Myke pass out? Tune in to hear all about it!

#377: Recreational Use

September 18th, 2019 · 67 minutes

So much #asktpa, so little time. We make time this week to get through all of your questions. Plus, Brad gives Myke a task for a future episode.

#376: The Best Worst Case Scenario

September 11th, 2019 · 74 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined once again by Adina Hurley, this time to discuss the aftermath - and damage to the bank account - of the San Francisco Pen Show.

#375: Nobody Tell Platinum

September 4th, 2019 · 66 minutes

More like nobody tell Brad and Myke! The guys keep secrets from each other, and spill all the beans this week. Plus, they begin to catch up on #asktpa.