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Lacking Context

May 15, 2022

CY and Jacob talk about stationery store visits during Golden Week, Pilot and Sailor news, and the Noodler’s Ink controversy that’s rocking the fountain pen world. (Trigger warning: there is discussion of antisemitic imagery from Noodler’s Ink)

 

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CY Hates Sanzen Tomoe River

May 2, 2022

CY and Jacob talk about Sanzen Tomoe River, Tono & Lims's spring event, Kurashiki, financial statements, new products from Pilot, and Tohma pens.

 

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Adult Supervision Is Back

April 18, 2022

CY, Jacob, and Khuê talk about exciting paper news, the return of Kamihaku, a popular Traveler's notebook release, and elusive Sailor inks from Tochigi.

 

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MT Everywhere

April 3, 2022

Khuê, Alesa, and CY get together to talk about Mythical Emperors, Kurashiki, and give their best entry, mid range, and high end pen suggestions.

 

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Another Day, Another Drama

March 21, 2022

CY and Jacob talk about TWSBI’s outburst, new Sailor and Pilot releases, earthquakes, and shipping difficulties. 

 

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Laughed Out Of All The Stores

March 7, 2022

Jacob and CY talk about expected and unexpected pen fairs, a new ink trend, nibs with pacifiers, and a new retailer-exclusive Decimo.

 

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Swatching Inks in the Trenches

February 13, 2022

Jacob contacted Kaweco, CY went to Nagasaki, and Shishikura ran out of chunky glitter.

 

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Cat and Tea Loving Pen

January 30, 2022

CY, Jacob, and guests Alesa and Khuê talk about Pilot’s new pastel-colored pens, Bungubox’s latest releases, glass pens, inks for pen and paper testing, and answer a few listener questions.

 

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Confetti Finials

January 16, 2022

CY and Jacob talk about investigative journalism, PenBBS's carved nibs, Kakimori's announcement, and the latest releases by Platinum and Sailor.

 

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Our Predictions, Wildly Off

January 2, 2022

CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa look back at 2021 and try to make a few predictions for 2022. 

 

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