The Nib Section
58 - What Not To Buy A Fountain Pen Enthusiast

58 - What Not To Buy A Fountain Pen Enthusiast

December 6, 2019

Less of a traditional holiday gift guide, and more an expository of the hosts’ philosophies when it comes to gift-giving. 

 

This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Brian (@briansaputro) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

3:26—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: Pilot Decimo Japan Special Edition 2019 Violet F w/ Pilot Black 

Diana: Opus 88 Omar Green w/ Pilot Parallel 3.8mm nib and Robert Oster Flaming Blue; Koloro Demonstrator Orange w/ Pilot Parallel 2.4mm nib and Montblanc Red Fox 

Brian: Sailor x Bungubox Pro Gear Tsuyuhikari; Sailor Pro Gear Slim (“Terracota Lame”?) 

Chuck: Aurora Optima 365 Coral MCI (by Tav) 

 

10:46—News 

 

Aurora Optima 365 for 2020 - Appelboom 

Franklin-Christoph 66 Stabilis Nuclear Green - Franklin-Christoph 

Noodler’s Blue Ghost - Pulp Addiction 

Pelikan Edelstein Garnet - Pen Chalet 

 

15:59—Gift Guide 

 

Episode 33 - Holiday Gift Guide 2018 

Episode 8 - Holiday Gift Guide 2017 

Pilot Petit2 Sign Pen - Jet Pens 

Chup Socks 

 

23:17—First Kakuno Mention 

 

Pilot Kakuno - LarryPOST 

 

24:42—Gift Guide continued 

 

TWSBI Eco - Pensive Pens 

Caran d’Ache 849 Claim Your Style Ballpoint with gift box - Bookbinders Design 

Caran d’Ache 849 Nespresso 2 Ballpoint - Bookbinders Design 

Satellite Sentinel Project - Wikipedia 

George and Max: A love story made in Hollywood - Independent 

Furi Pro East/West Santoku Knife 17cm - Furi 

Organics Studio Nitrogen - Bookbinders Design 

Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Red Fox Ink Cartridges - Pens de Luxe 

Caran d’Ache Chromatics Ink Cartridges - Pens de Luxe 

Pilot Iroshizuku Ink 15mL bottles - Pen Classics NZ 

Midori MD Notebook A5 - Milligram 

@pensivepens 

@dryad_pens 

@woodshedpenco 

@newtonpens 

@brooks_803 

@scriptorium_pens 

@herbertpencompany 

Pilot Pensemble Single Pen Roll - LarryPOST 

Musubi A5 Special Edition Journals - Musubi Atelier 

Musubi Pen Cases - Musubi Atelier 

Shumi no bungu bako Vol. 50 - Amazon 

Shumi no bungu bako Vol. 51 - Amazon 

Shumi no bungu bako ink catalog organiser insert - @yokohama_sumomo 

Galen Leather Desk Accessories - Galen Leather 

Finetec Coliro Watercolours - Not Just A Card 

Yamamoto Paper Tasting sets - Yamamoto Paper 

Simson Cards - David Jones 

La La Land Greeting Cards 

Woodmansterne Christmas Cards 

Artists’ Cards 

 

1:05:36—Second (and Third) Kakuno Mention 

 

Limited Edition Colour Kakunos - Etsy 

 

1:07:05—Gift Guide continued 

 

Franklin-Christoph 

Pilot Decimos 20 Colours Vol. 1 - Bookbinders Design 

Montblanc 149 Calligraphy Flex 

Stylo Art Karuizawa Stylo 

Bokumondoh 

Pilot Deluxe Kuro Seirei-Nuri - @inquisitivequill 

 

1:29:58—Recommendations 

 

Lodge cast-iron skillet 

Dorothy L. Sayers 

Beekeeping 

Getting a lower interest on your home loan 

 

1:40:58—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

57 - Crossed (State) Lines

57 - Crossed (State) Lines

November 22, 2019

Our recording from during—and in the aftermath of—this year's Melbourne Pen Show. Diana also speaks to Patrick Santucci from Robert Oster Signature. 

 

This episode features Sharyn (@sharynzha), Kevin (@sentience), Mel (@the_fine_nib_chick) and Diana (@the_grynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

00:12—Introduction 

 

Melbourne Pen Show (@melbournepenshow

Robert Oster Signature Inks 

Graf von Faber-Castell 

Not Just A Card 

Fountain Pen Supplies 

Pensive Pens 

Quillidyllic (@quillidylic

 

19:12—WWAWW 

 

Mel: TWSBI Eco F w/ Noodlers Lexington Grey 

Sharyn: Lamy Linea Herringbone BP 

Diana: Caran d’Ache 849 Claim Your Style Pink BP 

Kevin: Midori Traveler’s Notebook Brass Pen 

 

25:19—MPS Recap 

 

Calligraphy Society of Victoria 

Robert Oster Signature Flaming Blue 

Crab Penholder - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Pilot Parallel - Not Just A Card 

Kyo-no-oto No. 07 - Not Just A Card 

Opus 88 Omar Green - My Hearty Timber Box 

Opus 88 Demonstrator Koloro Demonstrator Orange - My Hearty Timber Box 

Bookbinders Design Australia 

Fountain Pen Supplies 

Fountain Pen Maintenance Kit - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Ink Fix Subscription Box - Fountain Pen Supplies 

Yaching-Style Bellflower - @thenibsection 

Our MPS 2019 purchases - TNS on FB 

 

37:38—News 

 

Pilot Capless LS - Kobe Nagasawa 

Pilot Capless Fermo - The Clicky Post 

Pilot 2019 Japan Special Edition Decimos with gold trim - TNS on FB 

 

49:29—Interview: Patrick Santucci from Robert Oster 

 

@santuccipatrick 

Tokyo international Pen Show 

Robert Oster Exclusives 

Robert Oster MudPack 

Tokyo Blue Denim - @robertostersignature 

Robert Oster Soda Pop Blue - Pen Addict 

 

1:02:44—Recommendations 

 

Whittakers Jelly Tip Block 

Bumbler Boba Tea Tumbler 

Mamasita 

Tipo 00 

 

1:11:04—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Sharyn Zha, Mel Sanders, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special thanks to Silvana for arranging a room for us to record in at the Malvern Town Hall. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

56 - Inktober; Recent Acquisitions

56 - Inktober; Recent Acquisitions

November 8, 2019

The regular Sydney hosts are reunited (virtually, if not physically) for a catch up before they head out again to attend the Melbourne Pen Show. Chuck, Sharyn and Di recap their Inktober and NaNoWriMo experiences, before looking at some recent acquisitions they’ve made. 

 

This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

03:12—WWAWW 

 

Sharyn: Pilot x Mitsukoshi Decimo Red FM w/ Iroshizuku Asa Gao 

Chuck: Franklin-Christoph Model 02 Amber-Orange & Cinnamaroon 1.1mm Cursive Calligraphy w/ Sailor Tokiwa-Matsu 

Diana: Franklin-Christoph Model 19 Black & Creme Fine SIG w/ Caran d’Ache Magnetic Blue 

 

12:19—Feedback

 

13:10—Inktober/NaNoWriMo

 

Inktober 

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 

5 Things I Learned From My First NaNoWriMo - Marina Berlin 

 

36:20—Recent Acquisitions 

 

Montblanc 149 Calligraphy Flex Nib 

Pilot 2019/2010 Limited Edition Decimos - TNS on FB 

The Stock Room - Franklin-Christoph 

Fook Hing Trading Co. 

Sharyn’s Franklin-Christoph haul - TNS on FB 

Fook Hing Trading “Arctic Ice” - Fook Hing Trading 

Franklin-Christoph Model 66 Stabilis Nuclear Green - Franklin-Christoph 

Diana’s 2020 planners haul - TNS on FB 

Quo Vadis Visual Weekly Desk Planner 

Hobonichi Techo Cousin 

Hobonichi Weeks 

Nolty 6318 Planner - Amazon JP 

Nolty 6500 Planner - Amazon JP 

Episode 52 - Audrey Matteson, Nib Doctor 

 

58:49—Recommendations 

 

Fall of Civilizations Podcast 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical 

NaNoWriMo 

 

1:14:42—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

55 - Care and Maintenance of Your Lamy 2000

55 - Care and Maintenance of Your Lamy 2000

October 25, 2019

The Melbourne crew are back this episode, as Mel and Kevin talk to Tom May about his work as Milligram’s official pen doctor for all LAMY and Kaweco pens. 

 

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The hosts were Mel (@the_fine_nib_chick), Kevin (@sentience) and Tom (@harry_longbaugh). 

 

 

FORMAT

  

01:18—WWAWW 

 

Kevin: Lamy Lx Marron 

Tom: Palomino Blackwing 602 

Mel: Pilot Vanishing Point Tropical Turquoise LE Fine w/ Robert Oster Aqua 

 

09:11—Feedback 

 

Episode 49 - A Truly Committed Filth Monster (2nd Anniversary Q&A Edition) 

 

18:49—Tom May, Milligram’s Pen Doctor 

 

Milligram 

Lamy Designers 

Spheres (Kugel nibs) - Crónicas Estilográficas 

The LAMY Nib Guide 

Episode 48 - Colour Coordinating Is A Superpower 

Lamy Dialog 

Lamy Lady Fountain Pen Review - Write To Me Often 

Lamy ST tri-pen - Milligram 

Fountain Pen Supplies 

Pensive Pens 

Desk Bandit 

Max Schumacher @maxschumacher98 

Tav Sinanian @nunc_est_scribendi 

 

1:07:10—News 

 

Melbourne Pen Show @melbournepenshow 

 

1:08:19—Lamy Nerd-out 

 

Lamy 2000 Red (2013) 

Lamy T53 Crystal Ink - Milligram 

 

1:24:12—Recommendations 

 

Arevo 

Paris, Texas (1984) 

OXART Pottery @oxartpottery

 

1:29:09—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Kevin Yank, Mel Sanders, Tom May. 

Recording and editing: Kevin Yank, Diana Dai. 

Special thanks: Tom May. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

54 - Collectors Series Part 7: “Mass-Produced Curator”

54 - Collectors Series Part 7: “Mass-Produced Curator”

October 11, 2019

Tom May, local “pen doctor” for Lamy and Milligram, and collector/connoisseur of all things analog, joins Mel and Kevin for a Collectors Series episode. 

 

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The hosts were Mel (@the_fine_nib_chick) and Kevin (@sentience). Special guest was Tom May (@harry_longbaugh). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

01:10—WWAWW 

 

Tom: Parker 1946 Vacumatic Golden Pearl in a Rod Hallewell case w/ Lamy Black 

Kevin: Lamy 2000 w/ Lamy Blue-Black 

Mel: Pilot Vanishing Point Green Faceted w/ Pilot Iroshizuku Syo-ro 

 

05:05—Collectors Series: Tom May 

 

Episode 39 - Collectors Series Part 5: “Lamy Archaeology” 

Palomino Blackwing 602 - Milligram 

Eberhard Faber Blackwing 601 - No Ordinary Pencil 

General Pencil Company Cedar Pointe - Pencil Revolution 

Mitsubishi 9850 - Pen Paper Pencil 

Lamy 2000 Blue Bauhaus Limited Edition 

Parker Vacumatic - The Gentleman Stationer 

Parker Vacumatic - Parkerpens.net 

Dudek Modern Goods 

Musgrave Pencil Company 

Junghans Max Bill 

Universal Genève Polerouter - Worn & Wound 

Mario Bellini Divisumma 18 calculator - MoMA 

Mass Made Soul 

'Aster 20' TV set designed by Mario Bellini and Dario Bellini - Quittenbaum 

Sheaffer Oversized Vac-filled Balance Carmine - Peyton Street Pens 

Pendleton’s Pens 

Episode 11 - Collectors Series Part 1: Nicholas Gold 

 

44:54—Recommendations 

 

Werner Herzog, Of Walking In Ice 

Culture Amp Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit 

No BS Coffee 

 

51:36—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Kevin Yank, Mel Sanders. 

Recording and editing: Kevin Yank, Diana Dai.

Special thanks: Tom May. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

53 - The Other German Pen Brand

53 - The Other German Pen Brand

September 27, 2019

We went to the Sydney Pelikan Hub last week, but it was the event by the *other* German pen brand that gave us loads to talk about. 

 

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The hosts were Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), and Diana (@thegrynne).

 

 

FORMAT

 

02:56—WWAWW 

 

Diana: Caran d’Ache 849 BP Claim Your Style Pink 

Sharyn: Pilot Vanishing Point Tropical Turquoise w/ Iroshizuku Asa-gao 

Chuck: Montblanc Generations Yellow w/ Robert Oster Sydney Darling Harbour 

 

07:51—Review: Peg & Awl Sendak Artist Roll and Sendak Mini 

 

Episode 44 - Carry and Storage 

Peg & Awl 

The Sendak Artist Roll 

The Sendak Mini Artist Roll 

Greenleaf & Blueberry (@greenleafblue

 

23:25—Sydney Pelikan Hub 2019 

 

Pelikan Hubs 

 

36:28—Montblanc Calligraphy Masterclass 

 

Photos of the event - TNS on FB 

@calligraphyenvogue 

Meisterstück Solitaire Calligraphy Gold Leaf Flex Nib Fountain Pen 

Meisterstück 149 Calligraphy Flex Nib 

146 flex nib and 149 flex nib compared - TNS on FB 

Montblanc Emperor Hadrian LE 76 - Forbes 

Montblanc James Purdey LE 81 - The Firearm Blog 

Montblanc Miles Davis LE 90 - Montblanc 

Montblanc Antoni Gaudi LE 128 - Mont Blanc Pen 

Episode 30 - The Hand Senses More Than The Eye Can See 

 

1:20:41—Recommendations 

 

Happy 

Conserve water in the garden 

Fire Emblem Three Houses 

 

1:30:17—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

52 - Audrey Matteson, Nib Doctor

52 - Audrey Matteson, Nib Doctor

September 13, 2019

Diana talks to Dr. Audrey Matteson of Franklin-Christoph about her journey from microbiologist and “fountain pen spouse” to FC’s in-house nib specialist. 

 

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This episode features Diana (@thegrynne) with special guest Audrey (@thenibdoctor). 

 

  

FORMAT

 

00:50—Interview: Audrey Matteson 

 

@thenibdoctor 

Franklin-Christoph 

Episode 30 - The Hand Senses More Than The Eye Can See w/ Anabelle Hiller 

Anabelle Hiller 

Inkdependence! 

Richard Binder 

Live from the Atlanta Pen Show 2018 w/ Jim Rouse - The Pen Addict 

Bertrams Inkwell 

Mike Masuyama 

@yukio.nagahara 

The Franklin-Christoph SIG nib - The Pen Addict 

Mark Bacas (Nib Grinder) 

Ralph Reyes (Regalia Writing Labs) 

Jonathan Brooks (Carolina Pen Company) 

Ryan Krusac 

Audrey’s Bungubox x Sailor Sapporo “Hello San Francisco” SF Pen Show 2019 Limited Edition Music - @inkdependence 

Jacque Herbin Bleu Austral - Milligram 

Inkantadora 

Jesi Raine (Vintage Pen Shop) 

Faggionato 

Papier Plume 

Aurora Black - The Writing Desk 

 

1:22:02—Recommendations 

 

Saving Grace NC 

 

1:23:59—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special thanks: Audrey Matteson. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

51 - The Ones That Got Away (Sydney Pen Show Edition)

51 - The Ones That Got Away (Sydney Pen Show Edition)

August 30, 2019

In our very first live show, recorded at the Sydney Pen Show 2019, we talk show highlights, hauls, and the ones that got away. 

 

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This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

02:05—WWAWW 

 

Tav: Noodlers Neponset with stubbed music flex-modified nib 

Sharyn: Pilot Kakuno with urushi cap by Brian Saputro w/ Pilot Black 

Chuck: Aurora Optima Yellow Resin w/ Robert Oster Sydney Pen Show 2018  Lavender 

Diana: Parker Jotter Turquoise BP 

 

06:32—Sydney Pen Show 2019 

 

Sydney Pen Show 

Journals 

Strine & Co 

The Superior Labor 

Pilot Vanishing Point 2019 LE Tropical Turquoise - LarryPOST 

Midori MD Note Cotton 

TNS Inky Lemon Pin 

 

16:59—The Ones That Got Away 

 

Omas Ogiva Cocktail Blue Angel - Chatterley Luxuries 

Sailor Cocktail Series - LePens 

Sailor Pro Gear Cocktail Angel's Delight - reddit 

Omas Vintage Paragon Arco Verde - Penporium 

Omas LE Celluloid Paragon Collection - Elephant & Coral 

Sailor x Kingdom Note Tale of Genji Series - LePens 

Caran d’Ache Colours of the Earth Inks RIP - FPN 

Montblanc 149 Calligraphy Flex Nib - Montblanc 

 

37:34—Audience Questions 

 

Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century | Jake Weidmann | TEDxMileHigh 

 

57:24—Recommendations 

 

Yndi Halda 

Munchies Street Food Icons 

RuPaul’s Drag Race 

Destructive Steps 

 

1:08:51—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special thanks: Mark Hopson, Sophia Le. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.

50 - Tuned to Order

50 - Tuned to Order

August 16, 2019

We look at the phenomenon of the post-factory nib technician. Are they just meeting a need from customers who increasingly buy their fountain pens online? Or are nib technicians a stopgap for dealing with manufacturers with inadequate QC? 

 

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This episode features Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scubendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). Our guest this episode is Anabelle Hiller (@stringsandpedals). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

00:42—WWAWW

 

Chuck: Aurora Optima Sole B w/ Robert Oster Ng Special ‘16 

Diana: Pilot Kakuno Demonstrator Raden (custom) w/ Montblanc Egyptian Blue 

Sharyn: Pilot Metal Falcon Burgundy SF w/ Sailor Oku-yama 

Tav: Parker Vacuumatic Jr. Black 3B w/ Lamy Black  

 

04:58—Feedback and News 

 

Chuck, Sharyn and Di will be recording live at the Sydney Pen Show 2019 

 

06:38—Tuned to Order 

 

08:26—Interview: Anabelle Hiller, Nib Technician 

 

Anabelle on IG is @stringsandpedals 

Episode 30 - The Hand Senses More Than the Eye Can See 

Appelboom 

John Sorowka is Oxonian on FPN 

Recently a debate has arisen within the dutch goldsmith community as to what makes one a master goldsmith. “ - @stringsandpedals 

“Why Calathea Makes the Most Beautiful Decorative Houseplant” - Bloomspace 

 

34:29—Tuned to Order (continued) 

 

Nibs.com 

Nibsmith 

Pensive Pens 

 

1:04:58—Recommendations 

 

Greek yoghurt 

Lean on Me,  José James

French Cooking Academy 

Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream 

 

1:09:48—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producer: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai.

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Special guest: Anabelle Hiller. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf. 

49 - A Truly Committed Filth Monster (2nd Anniversary Q&A Edition)

49 - A Truly Committed Filth Monster (2nd Anniversary Q&A Edition)

August 2, 2019

In this absolute bonanza of an episode, we answer all the listener questions we received and celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the podcast. 

 

The Nib Section is the official podcast of Fountain Pens Oceania 

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The hosts were Chuck (@entree3000_), Sharyn (@sharynzha), Tav (@nunc_est_scribendi) and Diana (@thegrynne). 

 

 

FORMAT

 

01:24—WWAWW 

 

Tav: James Finniss custom pen BB w/ Montblanc Midnight Blue 

Sharyn: Pilot x Mitsukoshi Decimo 2019 Red LE MF 

Diana: Opus 88 Fantasia Green-Yellow M w/ Montblanc Red Fox 

Chuck: Nakaya Long Piccolo Chinkin Housoge Elastic SF 

 

08:02—Ink Questions 

 

Kobe Nagasawa Aegean Sea Blue - Nagasawa 

Episode 46 - Write Therapy 

“I’m torn on the pardon thing. If it’s “forgiveness for doing something wrong” then a pardon is nonsensical.” - @jonbradfield 

“Re. Alan Turing. But also, James fucking Flint.” - @diana_liwen 

THAT scene from Black Sails Episode 1x07 

Robert Iridescink by Diamine - Cult Pens 

Robert Oster Hippo Purple - Mountain of Ink 

Akkerman Dutch Masters #3 Gele Oker Van Frans - Mountain of Ink 

Montblanc Golden Yellow - Mountain of Ink 

 

32:49—Fountain Pen Questions 

 

Laura’s tragically broken Aurora - @inkpea 

Diana’s tragically broken Aurora - @diana_liwen 

Diana’s “Hannibal pen” the ST Dupont Olympio Vertigo XL - @thenibsection 

Hannibal identifies Bella Crawford’s perfume 

EuroBox 

Bexley Pen 

Newton Pens 

StyloArt 

 

1:19:49—Shows/Community Questions 

 

Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimo Edition) 

@inkantadora 

Anabelle Hiller 

Mike Masuyama 

Richard Binder 

Montblanc M fountain pen 

 

1:43:02—Non-FP Questions 

 

Gastropod 

Ologies 

The Allusionist 

Planet Money 

Little Gold Men 

Culture Gabfest 

1A 

Women at Work 

Secrets of Wealthy Women 

The Minimalist 

Buffering the Vampire Slayer 

Behind the Bastards 

How Did This Get Made 

Comedy Bang Bang 

“How Vaporwave Was Created Then Destroyed by the Internet” - Esquire 

The Leaky Nib 

Pensive Pens 

 

2:11:53—Recommendations 

 

Just Add Love, Irris Makler 

@artofchrismckee 

Papinelle 

@ravioli_daddy 

 

2:20:39—Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Chuck Montano, Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai. 

Recording and editing: Diana Dai. 

Music: Michael Pearce. 

Logo: Will H. Smith. 

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.