Episode 141: The Finale
There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story. Frank Hebert The Postcardist Podcast: February 2, 2018 to February 23, 2023 This is where we stop the story.
Episode 140: Melissa Reed Has 12,000 Postcards to Send
I talked with Melissa Reed about postcards, letter writing, and how she has accumulated 12,000 postcards at her house in Italy. And she wants to send them to people.
Episode 139: Albert the Basset Hound and Postcard Design Inspiration with Magda from Travel Trinkets Canada
Maggie and I talk about her prolific set of postcard designs at Travel Trinkets Canada. We, of course, also talk about Albert Pickle the 3rd, her very handsome Basset Hound, who is featured in a recent collection. You can find Travel Trinkets Canada on Etsy by clicking here. And you can find Magda’s work on...
Episode 138: Jamo Collects Pokemon Cards and Postcards
Jamo went from a collection that started with four Pokemon cards to more than four hundred. Fast. And he knows a lot about collectibility. I talk to him about it. And then I have a few notes from my recent time on the road.
Episode 137: The Seinfeld Episode
This is a show about nothing. But I spend 53 minutes talking about it.
Episode 136: Postcard Designer and Artist Nina Lakusta
What’s the worst postcard you ever got? And can you top the story Nina tells about hers? In this episode I’m joined by Nina Lakusta, the proprietor of the postcard and ephemera store LakuStash. We talk about her postcard designs, driving lessons, illustration, and yes, the world’s worst postcard. You can find Nina on Instagram...
Episode 135: Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Postcards
I ordered two sets of Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Postcards in July. And then I kept looking at looking at the AWA Instagram site, anticipating the U.S. release of those cards on October 11. Yes, I knew the date. This was exciting stuff. Guess what? As soon as I saw the postcards I knew I...
Episode 134: Kenneth J. Weiss of the Midrust Postcard Project
Every postcard has a story. That’s what writer and historian Kenneth J. Weiss says about his postcard collection. In this episode, Ken tells us about his Midrust Postcard Project and tells stories about several cards he has. And we talk about baseball cards. You can find Ken’s writing and work at KennethJWeiss.com. And on Instagram...
Episode 133: World Postcard Day 2022…and Tomatoes
In which I talk about World Postcard Day 2022; question why I have so many blank postcards; and an idea I have about being Johnny Tomatoseed. And here’s the official postcard for WPD 2022.
Episode 132: Ale the Philatelist
Stamps. And postcards. And connections. Thats’s what Ale the Philatelist and I talked about on this show. Ale collects stamps. You’ll have to hear her story about building an art installation using blue stamps she sourced from people she connected with around the world. She also collects postcards. And makes friends. This is a show...
Episode 131: Santa Fe Sticker Fest with Marti Mills and Sylvanus Paul
The work that Marti Mills and Sylvanus Paul are doing with Santa Fe Sticker Fest is really interesting. And there’s a postcard link. Do you add stickers to your postcards? After this thought-provoking show, you will. You can submit stickers for the curated collection by sending them to: You can find Santa Fe Sticker Fest...
Episode 130: Ana Writes about Postcards and Letters: A Show with Ana Padovani of Cartas y Postales
What are the odds anyone is going to read an email 50 years from that you wrote about a trip you took this year? But what if you wrote details in letters and postcards? The odds go up considerably. Ana Padovani, the writer of Cartas y Postales is doing just that: looking at a series...