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.
It’s Top 5 Pens update time! We discuss Brad’s annual update to the most popular page on his site. What new products made the cut? What old ones got dumped? Listen in to find out.
The new Field Notes is out, and Brad and Myke play the guessing game of what each other think about the Fall 2017 edition. Spoiler alert: Duh.
Analog tools are the true treasures of the earth, but the digital world is making inroads. We talk about new crossover products from Moleskine and Wacom, plus a new collaboration in the pen world that has Brad very excited.
Myke is back from his world tour and we catch up on all the goings on in the pen, pencil, and Kickstarter world.
Brad is back from the San Francisco Pen Show, and brought along Joey Feldman to recap one of the best pen shows of the year.
Brad is so ready to go to the San Francisco Pen Show he can’t stand it. Myke tries to reign him in, but it’s not possible.
Brad and Myke tackle a backlog of great topics, including unpopular fountain pen opinions and where the Made in the USA tag ranks in our buying decision. We also discuss what we currently have inked, pens for hiking the Appalachian Trail, and primary considerations when shopping for a new notebook.