The 2018 D.C. Pen Show is in the books, and Brad is back to tell the tale. And he may or may not have bought a Nakaya.
Myke is back! And, we have loads to catch up on. Everything is covered in this episode, from Kanilea Pens, to Lamy Orange cartridges, to Kickstarter projects, and more.
Brad is joined this week by artist, bookbinder, writer, and stationery reviewer extraordinaire Less Harper. Did you know Less has one of the longest running stationery blogs on the internet? Listen in to find out how she got her start and what keeps her going.
Brad is joined this week by Esterbrook dealer to the stars, Jessica Coles. They discuss buying, selling, and restoring vintage pens, plus pen show travels and the expansion of Jesi’s empire.
All of your #ASKTPA questions, answered in one episode!
We are troublemakers at heart, and we can’t help but wonder: Did we cause a problem with Lamy Orange ink? Not likely, but it was a fun discussion regardless. That wasn’t the only orange ink discussed, but it was the least sparkly.
Field Notes released a new quarterly edition, and Brad and Myke try to guess what each other think about the edition. They also discuss more new Sailor pens, and what to do about that, plus, fight over Lamy Orange ink.
Brad has the Sailor Pro Gear Ocean in hand, and is it as fabulous as he expected? Tune in to find out!
Buffeted by a balmy breeze, Brad and Myke discuss Platinum’s latest release, journaling skills - or lack thereof - and what 3-D printing can do for the pen community.
Brad is joined by Mike Matteson of Inkdependence this week to recap the Triangle Pen Show, follow-up on the state of the stationery industry, and answer all of your #asktpa.