The Nib Section

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. 


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







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 


Bexley Pen 

Newton Pens 



1:19:49—Shows/Community Questions 


Episode 40 - Tokyo Pen Expedition (Decimo Edition) 


Anabelle Hiller 

Mike Masuyama 

Richard Binder 

Montblanc M fountain pen 


1:43:02—Non-FP Questions 




The Allusionist 

Planet Money 

Little Gold Men 

Culture Gabfest 


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 




Just Add Love, Irris Makler 





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.


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