By Frank Roche
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You might delete texts, but you don't throw away postcards. This podcast is about writing and collecting postcards, both in modern times and from more than 100 years ago.
||CleanE35: A Chat with Postcard Dealer Susan Lane||This week host Frank Roche talks to postcard dealer Susan Lane of Passionate about Postcards. Susan has been a postcard collector and dealer for more than 20 years. And I had a chance to talk to her at the Garden State Postcard Club Annual Show this...||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE34: Paper Jewels: Postcards from the Raj||An Interview with Author Omar Khan||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE33: Snail Mail Superstar||An Interview with Sara McNally||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE32: Postcards from Madras and Bangalore||An Interview with Dr. Stephen Hughes of SOAS||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE31: A Philatelist and a Deltiologist Walk Into a Bar||An Interview with Russ Romano||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE30: Postcards to My Brother||An Interview with Illustrator Jack McKean||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE29: Postcards from the Edge (Part 2)||In this episode, I continue my talk with Kitty, the creator and curator of Postcards from the Edge, an Instagram community built on a simple idea: send-receive-connect. And, of course, they do it with postcards. In this episode we we talk...||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE28: Postcards from the Edge (Part 1)||What happens when a person who creates highly engaged artistic communities gets on the phone with a guy who makes podcasts about postcards? I'll give you a hint -- it's not a short conversation. In this episode, I talk to Kitty, the creator and...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE27: Postcards from the Trans-Siberian Railway||An Interview with Lillian Karabaic||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE26: Postcard Display in LA||A Chat with Shannon McCormick||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE25: Postcards in a Digital World||A Discussion with Professor John Murphy||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE24: Pinhole Photography and Postcard Swaps||An Interview with Moni Smith||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE23: The Postcardist's Wife||A pile of postcards here. A stack of postcards there. A wax seal. A rubber stamp. Postage stamps. And boxes upon boxes upon boxes of postcards. Ever wonder what it's like to live in a house with a postcard guy? Namely...me? I this episode, you find...||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE22: Greetings from Karen Commins||Lessons in Marketing with Postcards from an Audiobook Narrator||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE21: Pretty Places and Postcards||Postcardist has been out of the studio lately. In this episode, I interview my friend Jessica Mand -- writer, photographer, and itinerant traveler. We do this interview in two locations -- at a French brasserie to start, with all the clanking plates...||6/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE20: Postcard Writing Station at Hotel Palomar||We all like getting postcards. And the Kimpton Hotel Palomar has made it easy for guests to write and send postcards from their hotel. In this episode, I interview Jessica Bishop, PR Director for Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants in the Northeast, at the..||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE19: Postcards from a Bistro||The creativity of the bistro culture worked in 1920s Paris, and it works in present day in Philadelphia. Postcardist host Frank Roche is joined at Parc bistro by filmmaker Justine Burt. They talk about the hand-drawn postcard Justine creates while...||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE18: Master Class 2 with Mark Routh||Mark Routh joins me once again to conduct another postcard collecting master class where we cover the spectrum from the recent royal wedding to postcard design to QSL cards used in ham radio operations to the Titanic to postcard design to Doctor Who...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE17: Erick Sahler Serigraphs||In this week's episode, I talk to the graphic artist and illustrator, Erick Sahler, whose art many of you recognize from postcards I've posted on the Postcardist Instagram page. Erick creates large format serigraphs (you'll have to listen to the...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE16: PostSecret with Frank Warren||In this special episode of the Postcardist podcast, I interview Frank Warren of PostSecret, an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard. We talk about Frank's early start with postcards, the million+ cards he's received and read, and the connections postcards make in the world.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitE15: The Postcard Serial Killer||An interview with author Vance McLaughlin||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE14: Mini Episode 1||Status Report||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE13: Postcards from Kate||Postcards from Kate is a nonpartisan project that encourages people to write postcards to politicians, journalists, and influencers to encourage positive social change. In this episode, I interview the founders of Postcards from Kate, Amelia West and...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE12: Postcardist Master Class||An Interview with Mark Routh||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE11: The Art of Mail Art||An Interview with Mail Artist Chloe McHenry||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE10: The Great Postcard Giveaway||An Interview with Frank Boscoe||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE9: The 347 Mailboxes of Seattle||An interview with photographer David Peterman||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE8: Obscure Postboxes, Nellie Bly and How to Drive a Postcardist Crazy||This week I talk to Justine Burt, who is a filmmaker, historian and itinerant traveler. The conversation starts with a story of Justine's discovery of an obscure postbox on a far-flung island. Which leads us to talking about other postboxes, how mail...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE7: How to Write Award Winning Postcards||In this episode, we talk with the writer Sara Wilson, who gives us tips on short-form writing, offers ideas for what should go on the back of the postcard, and how to make your postcard memorable. You can find Sara's work on Sara-Writes.com. And keep...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE6: Friends With Postcards||Not quite the same thing as Friends With Benefits, but longer lasting. Many people collect postcards; fewer collect FWBs. This episode is about postcards I got from my friends over the past year. You'll hear about postcard artists, the history of...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE5: What's a Deltiologist?||Postcard collecting is the third largest collector's group in the world. And collectors are called deltiologists. Do you know why? In this episode you'll find out. You'll also learn about the hidden meaning of stamp placement; and how to make sure...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE4: Love Hearts Project||An Afternoon Writing Postcard Love Letters||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE3: Passive-Aggressive Postcards||Love Is Never Having to Say "Why Don't I Ever Hear from You?"||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE2: The Postcard Love Story of Emil & Bell||Thirty-one postcards from 1909 to 1912||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanE1: Pilot for the Postcardist Podcast||In this episode, I talk about the origins of the Postcardist, how I got started writing postcards as a kid, and where the show is headed. This is the pilot...and I mentioned Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts. And Burning Man.||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Excited for more!
Love the first episode and can’t wait for more!
Makes me think about postcards in a different way
I have really enjoyed the first few episodes — a blend of storytelling and exploring curiosity about what goes on between the lines (or between the cards, as it were). Can’t wait for the next episode!
All around yes
Frank is an incredible host who tells intricate stories with some of the most interesting people. Keep me coming!