Naturally, I share Harlan Ellison’s eloquent views on the value of writers, and I also firmly believe in writing (and writing implements) as art. Since I’ve been writing all day (and it’s somehow been a whole year since I shared with you Bob Van Breda’s wonderful collection of pencils and ephemera), here’s some additional pencil porn from Europe courtesy of the fine-tipped folks at Present and Correct (in the UK) and Lexikaliker (in Germany). Bookmark them, and you’ll never be unleaded!
Castell’s Industrial Pack: The official pencils used by Al Jourgensen and Trent Reznor.
Schwan Tiger Pencils: The exclusive lead of Charlie Sheen!
Bell Pencil Company’s Owl Pencil: Obviously, the favorite of Pete Fowler.
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