BYOB Pen Club

BYOB Pen Club

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What happens when you give alcohol to a group of pen enthusiasts.
BYOB EP 30.5 - The Paul Erano Tapes
Jul 8 • 41 min
Join us for a redo of our interview with Paul Erano of the Black Pen Society at the Chicago Pen Show where we discuss Paul’s history in the pen world.
BYOB EP 30 - Outsourcing Sexy Time with Stationery
Jun 27 • 56 min
Join us this week as we welcome Angela, whose fountain pen doodles adorn many of our pen cases.
BYOB Update
Jun 27 • 0 min
BYOB Pen Club is undergoing some renovations to bring you more exciting pen-related shenanigans than ever before! We’re stocking the shelves with fresh bottles of inky topics and new stacks of the freshest paper discussion. While we finish updating BYOB…
29.5 - The Well-Appointed Tapes
Jun 3 • 32 min
Join us for a special point-five episode in which Jesi sits down with Ana from The Well-Appointed Desk to talk all types of typesetting, typewriters, and hair color.
29 - Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch
Jun 3 • 46 min
Join us this week as we go off the rails and tackle 6 #askBYOBs that just had to be answered, in this short but fun episode.
28 - Not Just For Unspeakable Things
May 27 • 57 min
Join us this week as we are joined once again by Mr Pen Addict himself, Brad Dowdy, to talk Houston, the Triangle Pen Show, and tackle some intense #askBYOB.
27 - Scrimshaw Will Never Hurt Me
May 18 • 49 min
Join us this week as Jennifer and Sandra help us talk through the ins and outs of starting an addiction and penabling your family.
26.5.1 - The Inkdependence Tapes
May 13 • 48 min
Join Yvgenii and Mike of Inkdependence as they talk blogging, vlogging, sponsors, and ink. We also get a visit from everyone’s favorite nibsperimenter, Ralph.
26 - Can I Fillet This Thing for Funzies
May 13 • 53 min
Join us tonight as we are joined by new stationery blogger, Kristof, of Fountain PenArchy to talk Chicago and Pen Saturation.
25.5.1 - The Musubi Tapes
May 11 • 39 min
Join us this week as Yvgenii sits down at the Chicago Pen Show with Daryl of Musubi to talk passion and paper in the special .5 episode.
25 - Live from Chicago
May 9 • 43 min
Join us this week from Chicago, as we welcome one of our amazing sponsors, Lisa Vanness, and master calligrapher, Nik Pang, to talk pen show nightlife, buying and selling at shows, and coping with a 28 pound gummy snake.
24 - Picture in a Picture in a Picture
Apr 28 • 50 min
Join us this week as we welcome Franklin to talk to us about the art of pen photography, the Long Island Pen Show, the quest for coral ink, and some interesting #askBYOB.
23.5 - JellyBean Mode With Max from The Nib Section
Apr 21 • 30 min
Join us down under while Oscar, Jesi, and Yvgenii talk with Max from our friends over at The Nib Section.
23 - Oscar is Fighting His Washing Machine
Apr 21 • 60 min
Join us this week as we welcome back screenwriter, Tami Sagher, to discuss brick and mortars, mixing ink, the Chicago Pen Show, and Hollywood writing habits.
22.5 - JellyBean Mode With Urban Hafner of FPC.INK
Apr 14 • 28 min
Join Yvgenii and Jesi as they are joined by the mastermind of FPC.INK, Urban Hafner, to talk Chinese pens, websites, and ink.
22 - I Don’t Understand, What’s an Extra Fine?
Apr 13 • 57 min
Join us this week as previous guest Charles comes back on the show to talk pen collecting, filling systems, and have far too deep of a philosophical conversation about what pen and ink embodies us.
21 - I Just Want to be Whelmed
Apr 9 • 59 min
Join us this week as special guest, Erik, joins us for a round table on journaling, Lamy LEs, and some parts of fountain pen hygiene that we probably should have left alone.
20.5 - JellyBean Mode With Ralph
Apr 3 • 31 min
Join Yvgenii and Oscar as they nib around with everyone’s favorite ink stained host, Ralph.
20 - Conspiracy Theories in all the Pen Forums
Apr 3 • 69 min
Join us this week as we are joined by the one and only David Parker of Figboot on Pens to talk history, reviews, getting the word out about fountain pens, and totally “squeeing” with Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
19 - It Gives Me Inkxiety
Mar 26 • 54 min
Join us this week as special guest, Justin, joins us for a Studio Neat Kickstarter, how to deal with having so many pens inked up, and good stationery for the artistic side in us all. Special Guests: Justin - Twitter, Instagram, Website
18.5 - JellyBean Mode With Michael
Mar 20 • 25 min
Join us as Jim and Yvgenii try to get down to the bottom of what makes the Podfather such a unique part of BYOB.
18 - Ralph Makes the Strangest Noises
Mar 19 • 54 min
Join us this week as we talk with Ben about navigating the world of custom pen purchasing, CW Pencil boxes, and the pens that began and have recently joined our addictions. Special Guests: Ben - Instagram Thank you to our amazing sponsor for the week,…
17 - My Wallet Said No but My Heart Said Yes
Mar 11 • 59 min
Join us this week as half of the crew recovers from Baltimore and we discuss opening up a new pen shop, questionable pen designs, and guilty stationery pleasures.
16.5.3 - The Black Pen Society Tapes
Mar 8 • 22 min
Join the BYOB Pen Club crew live from Baltimore as they strip away the mystery of the Black Pen Society.
16.5.2 - The Karas Pen Co Tapes
Mar 7 • 83 min
Join us for this special episode as Yvgenii sits down with Dan and Paul from Karas Pen Co. as they answer questions from the BYOB Pen Club Community.
16.5.1 - The Pen Chalet Tapes
Mar 5 • 32 min
Join Yvgenii as he sits down with Ron and Braden from Pen Chalet to talk about the beginnings of Pen Chalet, underrated and favorite stationery, and the future of the stationery community. A very special Thank-You to Ron and Braden for taking time out to…
16 - Some F######e is Selling it for $50 a Bottle
Mar 5 • 56 min
Join us this week as we talk high-dollar inks, pen clubs, 28 days of letter writing past, and try to help Oscar come to terms with the Pay-It-Forward Kickstarter.
15.5 - JellyBean Mode With Jim
Mar 3 • 26 min
Episode 6 of the Point 5 Series, JellyBean Mode. Michael and Yvgenii sit down and get to know Jim. Somehow we were able to interrogate him before his pizza arrived….sort of. Thank you to our amazing sponsor for the week, Pen Chalet, for helping bring you…
15 - It Looks Like Some Sort of Illegal Drug
Feb 26 • 53 min
Join us this week as we talk paper with Greg from Elemental Notebooks, re-cap L.A., and discuss proper bunker/ink etiquette with Sandra in an interesting #askBYOB. Also, in the spirit of InCoWriMo, and in light of the recent tragedy in Florida, we are…
14 - Distributing Ink From the Trunk of Your Car
Feb 19 • 65 min
Join us this week as we talk storage, leather, and all the different ways that we use to keep track of our various shades of blue ink, this week on the BYOB Pen Club. Special Guests: Denise - Instagram Jen - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Website, Etsy
13.5 - JellyBean Mode With Sarah
Feb 13 • 31 min
Episode 5 of the Point 5 Series, JellyBean Mode. Oscar and Yvgenii sit down and get to know Sarah. Aqua even joined in to spread the love……bird.
13 - Forgive Me Father for I Have Sinned
Feb 13 • 52 min
Join us this week as we drink our way through Kickstarter, Lent, and Pen Shows with Father Kyle and Nik Pang this week on the BYOB Pen Club. Thank you to our amazing sponsor for the week, Pen Chalet, for helping bring you this week’s episode of BYOB Pen…
12 - Ralph, Figure out Which Hostage We Get
Feb 5 • 65 min
Join us this week as we navigate our way through #EmptyInkBottle2018, Ink Flight, and the Pay It Forward Project Kickstarter with our special guests Tommy and Tom from Ink Flight. Special Guests: Tommy - Instagram, Twitter, focer on the Pen Addict Slack…
11.5 - JellyBean Mode With Phil
Jan 29 • 25 min
Episode 4 of the Point 5 Series, JellyBean Mode. Oscar and Yvgenii sit down and get to know Phil. I apologize now for all the horrible dad jokes. Thank you to our amazing sponsor for the week, Pen Chalet, for helping bring you this week’s episode of BYOB.…
11 - We’re Getting to a Very Weird Space Here
Jan 28 • 60 min
Join us this week as we fly off the rails talking about InCoWriMo and a mountain of #askBYOB with our special guests Gabe from 8BallPens, and Claire from WrittenInRice. Special Guests: Gabe - Website, Instagram, Discord Server Claire - Instagram, Etsy,…
10 - Thanks to Phil My Life is Ruined
Jan 22 • 72 min
Join us this week as we catch up with Jim after Philly, and get lost in a world of ink and pen sales with our special guests Andrew and Brad, before answering some amazing questions from the #askBYOB vault. Special Guests: Andrew - Instagram, Twitter,…
9.5 - JellyBean Mode with Jesi
Jan 16 • 26 min
Episode 3 of the Point 5 Series, JellyBean Mode. Oscar and Yvgenii sit down and get to know Jesi.
9 - Yvgenii Has Finally Broken the Waterproof Barrier
Jan 15 • 60 min
Join us this week as we vent about freebooting, work through our planning habits, and rickshaw through the internet. Thank you for joining us along with Sandra and Rezz. It’s going to be a good one.
8.5 - You’re Saying it Wrong with Jim and Michael
Jan 11 • 27 min
Join us this week for a special episode as we put a little bit of that Fancy Frenchy Flair in your Feed with a stroll through the J Herbin inkline.
8 - Everybody Was Wing Sung Fighting
Jan 8 • 70 min
Welcome to the first episode of 2018. Ralph and Jim are back for a fun episode where we talk about pen shows and EDC with our special guests Erik and Charles. So grab a drink, sit back, and grab your trusty L2K for this episode of BYOB.
7.5 - JellyBean Mode With Yvgenii
Dec 31, 2017 • 29 min
Join us as Oscar sits down with Yvgenii from BYOB Pen Club for 10 random questions from the BYOB commmunity. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and on our Website. Support us on Patreon and be sure to use #askBYOB for show topics or questions.
7 - So You Want to Steal My Vase and My Seed
Dec 31, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to the final show of 2017. This week we do a #askBYOB only show tackling the most random and important questions from YOU, the listeners. Thank you for making this a great 2017 and we look forward to bringing you more shenanigans in 2018.
6 - How Many Calligradicks Do You Want
Dec 25, 2017 • 66 min
WARNING: This podcast contains scenes of utter stupidity among a bunch of friends. Please do not drink ink at home. Or anywhere for that matter. This week we have Alex from Frontier Pen Company and Nik Pang joining us as we dive headfirst into…
5.5 - JellyBean Mode With Oscar
Dec 18, 2017 • 20 min
Join us as Yvgenii sits down with Oscar from BYOB Pen Club for ten random questions from you, the BYOB Pen Club community.
5 - Jesi Wants The Seed
Dec 17, 2017 • 96 min
This week we have Jim joining us from Beirut as we cover writing left handed, odd dealings with Montblanc, dive off into a lake of ink, and answer some questions from the BYOB community.
4 - PaceFalm!
Dec 10, 2017 • 73 min
This week we tackle some follow-up from previous episodes, have a spirited discussion around the dumpster fire of Baron Fig, share our warm fuzzies about Noodlers, and dive into some really good listener questions.
3 - I Don’t Know. It’s a F#####g Deer!
Dec 1, 2017 • 68 min
WARNING: This podcast contains scenes of utter stupidity among a bunch of friends. Please do not drink ink at home. Or anywhere for that matter. This week we discuss Esterbrook’s latest tease, Field Notes’ new collaberation with Ambercrombie & Fitch, the…
2 - I Am Right Because I Am Jesi
Nov 24, 2017 • 74 min
This week we discuss Pineider pens, Sailor’s ink pricing, the Field Notes 10th Anniversary, pencils (!!!), and the Great Cake Vs. Pie Debate. Ralph finds a passion for Everything, and, despite heavy pre-gaming, no one drank any ink.
1 - It Tastes Like Shame
Nov 18, 2017 • 76 min
WARNING: This podcast contains scenes of utter stupidity among a bunch of friends. Please do not drink ink at home. Or anywhere for that matter. This week we discuss even more ink (that doesn’t get cut this time), Esterbrooks, more Noodler’s butthurt,…
0 - We Don’t Need a Sexy British Man
Nov 11, 2017 • 91 min
In this episode, the Pen Club talks about Podcasting, Shimmering Inks, Rip-off Pens, and start getting sidetracked on ink.
Negative One - Welcome to the BYOB Pen Club
Nov 10, 2017 • 3 min
Hello and welcome to the BYOB Pen Club. Come on in and join Yvgenii while he sheds a little light on BYOB and what we do.