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The Pen Addict Podcast

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Analog tools are often pushed aside in the digital age but The Pen Addict Podcast is bringing them back, front and center. Join Brad Dowdy, aka "The Pen Addict" and Myke Hurley each week as they discuss all things pen and paper.

Analog tools are often pushed aside in the digital age but The Pen Addict Podcast is bringing them back, front and center. Join Brad Dowdy, aka "The Pen Addict" and Myke Hurley each week as they discuss all things pen and paper.
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Location:

Macon, GA

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Analog tools are often pushed aside in the digital age but The Pen Addict Podcast is bringing them back, front and center. Join Brad Dowdy, aka "The Pen Addict" and Myke Hurley each week as they discuss all things pen and paper.

Twitter:

@dowdyism

Language:

English


Episodes

115: The Panic Addict

7/16/2014
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In this weeks episode Brad and Myke discuss the upcoming move of The Pen Addict Podcast. We aren't going away, just pushing the reset button. Be sure to listen for all of the details. Also, Brad goes through his recent flea market finds, pen durability, and works on his Japanese.

The Pen Addict 106: Knolling

5/13/2014
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Bag dump time! Brad and Myke dump out the contents of their bag (one more neatly than the other mind you) and discuss what their every day carries are like. Myke is a showcase of function while Brad is a whirlwind of excess. Who needs to carry a dozen pens everywhere they go!

The Pen Addict 104: Hate That Dude

5/1/2014
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Myke is back from the Ull conference with tales of pen love at one of the techiest meet ups on the planet. Pen Addicts are taking over the world! Brad gives an update on Nock Co. and more graduation pen ideas before getting into the big Top 5 Pens update. The worst pens Brad has ever reviewed are also discussed. Let's make people mad!

The Pen Addict 103: Twitter Q&A

4/22/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke field all the Twitter questions! They cover pen recommendations, nib types and uses, and $2 pens that give us more joy than $200 ones. Thank you to all the listeners who submitted questions!

The Pen Addict 102: Shopping Brad and Business Brad

4/17/2014
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The winners are here! The winners are here! Our big Episode 100 giveaway comes to a close this episode when we name the winners of the five amazing prize packages. Were you one of the winners? Brad also recaps his experience at the 2014 Atlanta Pen Show, talking about the pens he bought, and, more importantly, the people he met.

The Pen Addict 101: Episode 101

4/8/2014
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To say our socks were knocked off over the feedback from last week's epic Episode 100 would be an understatement. The kind words were amazing and we thank you so much. We get back down to business this week with Brad's 2014 Atlanta Pen Show shopping list. With the experience of two previous shows under his belt this one looks to be a doozy.

The Pen Addict 100: Episode 100

4/1/2014
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This episode is for you, the listeners of The Pen Addict Podcast. We wanted to do something special so we put together the biggest giveaway ever, and designed a special commemorative t-shirt to boot. We can't wait for you to listen to Episode 100.

The Pen Addict 99: To The Tippy-Top

3/25/2014
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Oh boy. Brad is causing problems between him and Myke in this episode. Is this the end of the show as we know it?

The Pen Addict 98: Space Credits

3/18/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke are joined by Ed Jelley to recap the Long Island Pen Show. Ed provides great insight, especially concerning a purchase he made that knocked Brad's socks off. We also discuss Myke's Nock Co. order landing across the pond and the new Retro 51 Tornado Touch.

The Pen Addict 97: I Don't Want My Pens To Touch!

3/11/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke discuss all of the hot topics of the week including a possible new pen case design, the closing of Staples stores and a new podcast that aims to be our evil twin. We also discuss Brad's review of the JAWNS notebook and talk about the creation of his Edison Menlo.

The Pen Addict 96: I’m Attached To Pencils

3/4/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke are joined by Andy Welfle from Woodclinched.com to discuss pencils. No, we haven't gone off our rocker, we just want to learn! We discuss all things woodcase pencils, from materials, to lead grades, to some of Andy's current favorites. Is there a Pencil Addict podcast in the making?

The Pen Addict 95: Fabber Castle

2/25/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke discuss the amazingly thorough feedback they received from Episode 94. We love how passionate our listeners are! We also talk about the perfect new pen for Myke, a few recent reviews Brad has done, and a possible new addiction creeping into Brad's arsenal.

The Pen Addict 94: The Pen Ambassador

2/18/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke discuss the feedback they got from the EDC episode (#92) as well as further discussion on cold weather pens and inks. They also discuss new TWSBI products and the LA Pen Show before Brad questions what is really going on in the great big pen world.

The Pen Addict 93: Never Say Never

2/11/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke open up the floor and take questions from their followers on Twitter. The questions run the gamut from fountain pen nib modifications, to gel ink pens, to signing birth certificates. Yes, we went there. Brad also gives a Nock Co. update and a sneak preview of a new product collaboration available soon.

The Pen Addict 92: Awinkening

2/6/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke dig into all things Every Day Carry. EDC means different things to different people so we try to bridge that gap and discuss all types of quality EDC pens and pencils. We also talk about a couple of new products to hit the market and my new fountain pen ink problem.

The Pen Addict 91: Are They Even Pen Addicts?

1/28/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke share some wonderful reader mail; including Japanese translation tips and a podcast suggestion Brad took to heart. Myke also brings his ‘perfect pen’ quest to a conclusion - a purchase has been made! Brad also opened his wallet this week for a new pen from the Far East, and the guys pick out their pen murder weapon of choice.

The Pen Addict 90: The Perfect Pen For Now

1/20/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke dive deeper into finding the perfect pen for his friend. The list is getting narrowed down and getting larger at the same time. Is that even possible? We also discuss a Visionnaire convert, ink and Ink, and a slew of new pen reviews, including the Tactile Turn Mover.

The Pen Addict 89: I'm The Best At The Worst

1/14/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke talk about incredible customer service from TWSBI, plus a new aluminium piston filler we desperately want them to introduce. We also talk about an interesting stone paper notebook, writing with your opposite hand, and how to help someone find the perfect pen.

The Pen Addict 88: Mollycoddling

1/7/2014
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In this episode Brad and Myke discuss their stationery resolutions and wish lists for 2014. Many challenges lie ahead in the new year as well as many budget-breaking purchases. Brad has already marked one off the list and the year just began!

The Pen Addict 87: Putting A Pen Out To Pasture

12/30/2013
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In this episode we cover a wide range of topics including a new Pen Addict Podcast Drinking Game, Myke's latest purchase and Brad's new favorite fountain pen for beginners. We also discuss how the Field Notes Cold Horizon edition handles fountain pen inks differently than other editions and, sadly, when it is time to retire a pen from daily use.
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