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Mar 25, 2018

There are 347 free-standing USPS blue mailboxes in Seattle. And photographer David Peterman took a photo of every single one of them and posted those photos over the course of a year.

In this episode, I talk to David about how the Mailboxes of Seattle project got started, how he planned his photography, and what it was...

Mar 19, 2018

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 gets delivered, and where Justine has found postcards in her...

Mar 12, 2018

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 And keep your eye out for the book she's writing now. 

Mar 6, 2018

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 Toronto and the discography of The Beatles. Plus, you'll hear postcard...