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

#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.

#374: A Well-Appointed Recap

August 29th, 2019 · 55 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined this week by Ana Reinert of the Well-Appointed Desk to recap the 2019 San Francisco Pen Show. They discuss all of the comings and goings from one of the highlight events of the show calendar, and dive into all of the things they brought home.

#373: Live from the San Francisco Pen Show 2019

August 24th, 2019 · 63 minutes

Brad, Myke, and Ana are live from the San Francisco pen show, with special guests Hugh and Karol, from Kanilea Pen Co.

#372: We Used To Budget

August 14th, 2019 · 80 minutes

Brad and Myke are joined by a very special guest this week - a first-time pen show-goer, who picks our brains about the upcoming San Francisco Pen Show. Everybody please give a warm welcome to Adina Hurley!