CY and Jacob talk about telescopic piston fillers, tax deductible pens, two new Platinum releases, and why they're passionate about fountain pens.

 

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More Episodes

Nagahara Doesn’t Write

April 25, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about how not to ink up a vintage pen, about Japan's third state of emergency and what it means for stationery stores and events, and about Nagahara's views on stacked nibs, overseas pen makers, and more.

 

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Hokkaido Iridium

April 12, 2021

CY, Jacob, and Pilot collector extraordinaire Leo Fok (aka Inquisitive Quill) geek out about Pilot’s history and many models, nibs, filling systems, and shareholder gifts.

 

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Build-A-Gear

March 28, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about Plus and Sailor's all-new sub-brand, product launches, and Apple-esque retail store in Tokyo's posh Ginza shopping district.

 

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The Mad Lads Did It!

March 15, 2021

CY, Jacob, Khue, and Alesa get together after the Maruzen World Pen Fair to discuss the event, Pilot's latest exciting releases, and Sailor's never ending LEs as well as a surprise release from Kokuyo.

 

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Shockingly Shiny

March 1, 2021

CY, Jacob, and special guest Alesa argue about a new, colorful Pilot pen, and talk about stacked nibs, composite materials, and robotics news.

 

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Don’t Go Running in the Dark

February 15, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about broken arms, cracked caps, bankruptcies, news, and quintessentially Japanese pens.

 

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CY Reacts to Things

February 1, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about welded nib experiments, Nagahara's opinions on zoom nibs, and the latest batch of Sailor releases. 

 

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It’s a Cat Show!

January 18, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about Onoto and Maruzen, junk bin finds, cat shows, wooden pens, and stationery events during Tokyo's second state of emergency.

 

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Review; Preview

January 4, 2021

CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa look back at the major events in 2020 and also try to make a few predictions.

 

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