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

#302: BradDowdy Brad-Dowdy Edition

April 4th, 2018 · 64 minutes

Brad prepped for the Atlanta Pen Show by buying all of the things beforehand. Myke showed some responsibility by making a game plan for the show. It’s time to get hyped!

#301: Bingo!

March 28th, 2018 · 61 minutes

Did you get your Bingo card before listening? If not, you know what to do for next time. Aside from filling squares, Brad and Myke discussed their current writing setups, new goods from Blackingwing and Sailor, and getting your nib ground.

#300: A Podcast About Pens

March 21st, 2018 · 61 minutes

300 episodes of a podcast about pens. Who would have thought it?

#299: Mail Time with Brad

March 14th, 2018 · 85 minutes

Brad and Myke catch up on all of the #asktpa questions they have been hoarding for weeks. And Myke finally paid the piper for his Pink Love.

#298: This Pen Show Has Character

March 7th, 2018 · 68 minutes

Brad recaps his trip to the Baltimore Pen Show. Did it live up to the hype? Myke discusses his journaling talk on Cortex, and gives a full review of the Kaweco GRIP for Apple Pencil.

#297: Who's the Fool Now Steve?

February 28th, 2018 · 75 minutes

Kickstarter updates abound, with the Pen Addict project wrapping up, the Wancher project getting delayed, and a new pen project that made Myke’s eyes pop out of his head. Brad also gets overly hyped about the upcoming Baltimore Pen Show.

#296: Drop the Pagoda on Us

February 21st, 2018 · 81 minutes

Brad is back from the Los Angeles Pen Show with tales of what he did - and didn’t - buy. Myke has his eyes on a Sweet Love, and they also discuss a few other new products to drop this week.

#295: Why is it Not Called Pen Pals?

February 14th, 2018 · 76 minutes

Toronto here we come! We are bringing The Pen Addict show on the road again this year that’s to your support. We also discuss two of our favorite brands in Field Notes and Retro 51, plus Myke gets mail!

#294: Not the Most Funded Anything

February 7th, 2018 · 84 minutes

All the Kickstarters that are fit to print! Including ours of course. The 2018 Pen Addict Podcast Kickstarter has launched, met its goal, and is well on its way to hitting the stretch goal. Tune in to hear all of the details!

#293: Cut With a Hammer and Chisel

January 31st, 2018 · 67 minutes

What is your Dream Pen? Wancher thinks they know with the release of their latest Kickstarter pen. We also discuss new goods from Retro 51, Baron Fig, Bellroy, and Karas Kustoms.