Episode 2

Basically A Hot Mess


April 16th, 2021

1 hr 10 mins 30 secs

Your Hosts

About this Episode

We have an official show name! As Brian and Drew settle into the show format, they give personal updates that include Brian's body falling apart, share some cool new pens and ink coming out, and do a lightning round of Q&A questions.

Pineider Metropolis: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pineider-metropolis-fountain-pen-blue
Monteverde Ritma Olive: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/monteverde-ritma-fountain-pen-olive
Sailor 110th Anniversary pens: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/sailor-110th-anniversary-fountain-pen-shirogane-limited-edition
Pelikan M205 Petrol Marbled: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/pelikan-m205-fountain-pen-petrol-marbled-special-edition
LAMY 2000: https://www.gouletpens.com/products/lamy-2000-fountain-pen-black
Robert Oster Peppermint" https://www.gouletpens.com/products/robert-oster-peppermint-50ml-bottled-ink
Private Reserve Fast Dry Ink: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/private-reserve
Tomoe River Notebook: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/tomoe-river/products/tomoe-river-a5-notebook-52gsm-dot-grid
Colorverse series 7: https://www.gouletpens.com/collections/colorverse-ink

0:00 Intro
07:16 What's Happening?
13:22 Compnay Updates
16:31 What's On Your Desk?
27:20 New Stuff
40:00 Q&A - Large Pens under $200
42:59 Question 2 - What's your workhorse pen?
44:21 Question 3 - What if you only bought one pen?
46:33 Question 4 - What do I do after I get a new pen?
49:05 Question 5 - What to do with a scratchy nib?
51:48 Lightning Round
54:26 Drew's Hot Take
59:50 Brian's Hot Take
01:06:48 Wrap Up
01:09:04 Random Fun Fact