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.



Latest Episodes

#33: Field Notes Fascination

December 11th, 2012 · 27 minutes

In this episode Brad discusses all things Field Notes, including the fascination with collecting every limited release that Draplin, Coudal, and Co. come up with.

#32: Truly Disappointed

December 4th, 2012 · 33 minutes

In this episode Myke and Brad discuss some of their most disappointing pen and paper purchases.

#31: Holiday Gift Guide

November 27th, 2012 · 36 minutes

In this episode of The Pen Addict Podcast Brad and Myke discuss some of their top picks for the holidays. Be it pens, pencils, paper, or accessories the boys have got you covered.

#30: Inks On A Plane

November 20th, 2012 · 34 minutes

In this episode of the Pen Addict Podcast Brad and Myke take opposing sides on a recent pen purchase, and Brad discusses the minimal writing kit he took on his recent travels.

#29: We Were On A Break!!!

November 13th, 2012 · 45 minutes

The boys get the band back together in this episode of The Pen Addict Podcast. Myke and Brad discuss the short hiatus of the podcast and also discuss what they have been using of late and what new products have caught their eye. It's great to be back!

#28: Nothing Rhymes With Orange

August 23rd, 2012 · 38 minutes

In this episode Brad discusses his recent decision to change things up on The Pen Addict blog. Sometimes taking a step back is the best way to move forward. The guys also discuss a new version of one of the most popular Hi-Tec-C Kickstarter pens.

#27: I Need To Take A Shower

August 16th, 2012 · 33 minutes

In this episode Brad gives his first impressions of his new Lamy 2000 and Myke discusses his huge pen and paper haul from his vacation. Myke also drops a bombshell by anointing a new favorite pen.

#26: It's Got Little Curves To It

August 9th, 2012 · 33 minutes

In this episode, Brad is joined by special gust host Stephen Hackett of The gents discuss Stephen’s transition from barely being able to fill a page in his notebook to filling 10 of them in the span of a year. Stephen also talks about some

#25: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Club

August 2nd, 2012 · 42 minutes

In this episode Brad and Myke discuss the lost art of handwriting and offer tips on how to improve yours. Brad also shares a few lesser known Pen Addict facts, and the boys talk about their current pen ordering withdrawals.

#24: Storage Wars

July 24th, 2012 · 34 minutes

In this episode Brad and Myke talk about pen storage, more specifically, how Brad keeps all of his wares organized at home. The gents also follow up on Brad's Lihit Lab Teffa pen case trial run, and talk about the stabbiness of the Pilot Vanishing Point E