Hey, everyone has to start from somewhere right? No successful YouTube pen review channel can start off with flawless production value. Roy shares a few failed attempts when he first started the PenBoyRoy YouTube channel. Plus, we read some fan mail and talk about maintaining a journal to improve your health.
This episode was sponsored by Pen Chalet (not shallot). Use the code PENBOYROY when you click on the microphone/podcast link.
[2:30] Remember that time that Roy screwed up recording a podcast? Shares a story about how he attempted to record a doctor talking about the Montegrappa Brain Pen.
[8:00] Do you want a pen with a body part designed on it? No thanks.
[10:20] Roy shares about the time he did an interview with Richard Binder and Linda Kennedy.
[13:00] Roy talks about the Kenro Industries promotional video. Ryan did not want to shave his beard.
[16:30] 99-cent Pizza slices eaten by crackheads.
[19:30] Roy stocks up on meat to feed his keto diet. Not panic buying.
[21:30] We play an audio e-mail from Alisdair in Australia. He comments on the Fan mail podcast episode.
[30:45] The Pen Chalet / Shallot / Chalice discussion. The pen retailer posted a joke that they were changing their name to Pen Shallot because that's how it's really supposed to be pronounced.
[34:25] Tom: "Our content has no class."
[35:20] We adventure into the X-Rated section of the video store. Roy shares his story about working at West Coast Video as a pubescent 16-year-old.
[40:25] E-mail from Joshua regarding the killing of the "Fountain Pen Virus"
[46:00] Why all the toilet paper hoarding???
[48:00] Societal contagions, artificial scarcity, and limited edition pens.
[49:20] Has the stay-at-home changed your appreciation for pens? Have your writing habits changed? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
[53:10] Roy and Tom discuss working out and intermittent fasting. Tom mentions the COVID-20 weight gain.
[1:06:00] When you're home, stressed out, and surrounded by food, you need to hit the journal, keep track of your habits, and make small changes for the better.