Previous Episodes

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E96: Samantha Cook teaches me New Zealand slang (and we talk about postcards)

When you connect with people through postcards, you never know where that will lead. I didn’t know it would lead to...

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E95: Postcard Creator and Master Storyteller Ed Popcheff

I chatted with Ed Pocheff from his home in Speedway, Indiana — home of the Indianapolis 500. Ed designs postcards and...

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E94: A Brief History of Halloween Postcards

Did you know trick-or-treating wasn’t popularized until the late 1950s? Or that Halloween was a day of romance in the early...

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E93: Mary L. Martin: Owner of the World’s Largest Postcard Shop and Author of A Guide Book of Collectible Postcards

Mary L. Martin owns the world’s largest postcard shop. And just just recently wrote (with Q. David Bowers) A Guide Book...

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E92: Postcard Enthusiast and Sticker Man — Jim Lynch

I’m joined again by postcard enthusiast and sticker aficionado, Jim Lynch. Long-time listeners of the show will recognize Jim from episode...

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Lighthouse Postcards

There’s a terrific article by Benjamin H. Trask on Postcard History titled Coastal Sentinels: United States Lighthouses. I’ve always been captivated...

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Show Host

Frank Roche

I'm the host of The Postcardist Podcast. I really should be in the studio with headphones on talking into a microphone, but I liked how pretty the day was at my postcard writing desk.

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