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The Wet Shaving News For Dec. 19

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The Wet Shaving News For Dec. 19

Its Monday December 19, 2016 I’m your host Joe, and you’re listening to the Wet Shaving News Podcast, powered by

Today on the Show:

  • 2016 Year in Review
  • Discussion of the Week:
  • What’s Coming Up!!



Year in Review

As 2016 comes to an end I wanted to take a few moments to reflect the year as a whole.  Wet shaving took many leaps and bounds this year.


  • Introduction of the Bevel Safety razor and product line. Traditional style Double edge safety razor that made its way to Target stores in the USA.
  • Interview with Yosimoto Blade smith Murray Carter.
  • Introduction of Maggard’s synthetic brushes


  • Email interview with a representative from the Illinois strop company.
  • Awesome article by Blade and Shave “Self Destructing Safety Razors-Mistakes were Made”
  • Introduction of the new Gillette “Platinum Plus” DE blade
  • Introduction of the new website


  • Stories of the Shave: “Rockwell Realities”


  • Sharpologist: California Tour
  • Introduction of West Coast Shaving’s brand of safety razors
  • Release of Saponificio Varesino’s Cosmo line
  • The Big Shave West II


  • Mark’s appearance on the TV Show “The List”
  • Guest interview with Tampa Shave Company
  • Interview with Captain’s Choice
  • Introduction of the new Wade and Butcher


  • Interview with Mickey Lee Soapworks
  • Interview with Catie’s Bubbles
  • Interview with Beaver Woodrite
  • Interview with Sapone di Paolo


  • Interview with Barrister and Man
  • The Guide to Honing articles
  • Trip to Pasteur’s Pharmacy in NYC
  • Interview with Chiseled Face
  • Trip to Theater Pharmacy in Lexington MA.
  • Interview with Through the Fine Craft
  • Interview with Henri et Victoria


  • Re-plating razor services discussion
  • Facebook trolls
  • Toggle Fever


  • SRD’s new website
  • “The Story behind Artisan Products” discussion
  • Real Men article “7 tips for the Best Shave of Your Life”
  • The Fall Seasonal Product Special


  • “To Bloom or not to Bloom” discussion
  • “Straight Razor Storage” tip
  • Blades Grim new kick starter SE razor
  • “How to Load a Schick Injector” Tip
  • Release of a new razor from PAA “The Prismatic”
  • Release of a new razor from RazoRock “The Hawk”
  • ‘What Scents bring Back Memories” discussion


  • “Stropping Trick” Video
  • Email with Blue Bell Shaving
  • Release of the guide to 18th Century Shaving
  • Maggard’s gets a visit from a US Senator
  • “Wet Shaving Storage” Video tip
  • “Converting a Friend to Wet Shaving” discussion


  • Release of the new razor by Parker, “The Variant Adjustable”
  • WSN Shave Brush
  • Winter Seasonal Guide
  • Sharpologist Gift Giving Guide


Discussion of the week: Announcement!!

  • I’ll Discuss It!


Latest Meet ups!!


What’s In Store for the Podcast?


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Most of All……….YOU!!!!


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Next Show: January 2017


Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli is a long-time wet shaving enthusiast and collector. He hosts the Wet Shaving News/Talk Podcast, runs his own self-funded website and operates a YouTube channel to help inform the community of new information involving the wet shaving world. Joe holds a BBA from Florida Atlantic University, and currently works for the nation’s largest wine/spirits/beer retailer. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Linda & son Anthony, reading, writing, outdoor activities and collecting wet shaving apparel. Joe has also written several dozen articles for online publications such as Sharpologist and How to Grow a Mustache.View Author posts

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