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Sep 27, 2020

Postcards connect people. And this show is, once again, about another connection. I connected with Orla Hegarty over the past couple of years because of this show and because of postcards. Orla is a dedicated postcard creator and writer, a mathematician, a traveler, and a postmaster for Canada Post in her town of St....

Sep 20, 2020

I want to spend some time in your wheat field. You're welcome to my roost. Finally alone.

On one level, Romance postcards from 1907 to 1913 seem innocent enough. On another level, they're purposeful double entendres intended to convey risqué intent.

In this raucous and experimental episode, Serece Tascione and...

Sep 13, 2020

Here's a book about postcard history and the global phenomenon of Postcrossing writ large. On this episode of The Postcardist Podcast, author Masha Mokeeva and I talk about her book, Postcrossing: Book of Secret Knowledge. Masha walks us through the seven highly researched chapters of the book, including:

Sep 6, 2020

Russian journalist and author Masha Mokeeva owns a very successful postcard shop in Moscow called Amelie Cards. In this episode, Masha and Frank talk about the origin of Masha's postcard business, why postcards are so popular in Russia, the Russian collector Nikolai Tagrin, and the market for postcards in Russia.