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2024 Shows

June 13, 2024: Blade Show Acquisitions and the Coolest New Stuff!

June 6, 2024: NO Show (Blade Show Atlanta 2024)

May 30, 2024: Gong to Blade Show? What Should I Get?

May 23, 2024: What’s Your Current Favorite Carry Combo?

May 16, 2024: Best All Around Blade Shape and Why? Plus, special guest Chas Fisher of Fisher Blade Co.

May 9, 2024: NO Show

May 2, 2024: I Could Have Bought a Knife, but I Bought This Instead.

April 25, 2024: Do You EDC a Fixed Blade? Why, What and How?

April 18, 2024: How Do Knives Fit Into Your Self-Defense Strategy?

April 11, 2024: The NoVA-2 Prototype is Here!

April 4, 2024: NO Show

March 28, 2024: Open Mic Night. What’s On Your Mind?

March 21, 2024: Special Guest-Ben Belkin, Jack Wolf Knives (Plus our Gentleman Junkie knife giveaway)

March 14, 2024: What’s Your Current Grail Knife?

March 7, 2024: The State of the Knife World is…?

Feb. 29, 2024: Button Lock or Bar Lock?

Feb. 22, 2024: How Many Knives is Too Many Knives?

Feb. 15, 2024: What Knife Company Do You Trust Most?

Feb. 8, 2024: Special Guest: Dirk Pinkerton (PLUS, Dirk will be giving away one of his new Ringed Inversion knives to a lucky viewer).

Feb. 1, 2024: What’s the Dumbest Thing You’ve Done with a Knife?

Jan. 25, 2024: Open Mic Night: What’s on Your Mind?

Jan. 18, 2024: Knife Design Deal Breakers

Jan. 11, 2024: Do We Really Need All that EDC?

Jan. 4, 2024: Was Santa Good to You Knife Junkies?

2023 Shows

Dec. 21, 2023: All I Want for Christmas Is…

Dec. 14: What’s Your Favorite Knife of 2023?

Dec. 7: Get Me Excited About Modern Folders Again!

Nov. 30: How Do You Travel with Knives?

Nov. 23: NO Show (Thanksgiving!)

Nov. 16, 2023: What’s Your Latest Knife Obsession?

Nov. 9, 2023: Special Guest: Zac Wingard of Wingard Wearables

Nov. 2, 2023: NO Show – Bob is at the Texas Custom Knife Show

Oct. 26, 2023: Special Guest: Ben Belkin, Jack Wolf Knives

Oct. 19, 2023: Special Guest: Doug Ritter,

Oct. 12, 2023: No Show

Oct. 5, 2023: Best and Worst Knife Names

Sept. 28, 2023: Kiss, Marry, Kill: Modern Folder Edition

Sept. 21, 2023: How Did You Use Your Knife Today?

Sept. 14, 2023: Live Unboxing – Jack Wolf Knives Pioneer Jack

Sept. 7, 2023: Do You Collect Novelty Knives?

Aug. 31, 2023: How Do You Store Your Knife Collection?

Aug. 24, 2023: What’s the Best Knife of 2023 So Far?

Aug. 17, 2023: Open Mic Birthday Celebration with Mrs. Knife Junkie

Aug. 10, 2023: Your Favorite Knife Carry Combinations (Plus a random knife giveaway)

Aug. 3, 2023: What Are the Best Outdoor Blade Shapes & Why?

July 27, 2023: Special Guest – K.C. Spirion, Tempest Knives and the KnivesFast Channel

July 20, 2023 – Game-changing Innovations in Knife History

July 13, 2023 – What are the New Knife Companies to Watch?

July 6, 2023 – What’s Your Favorite Blade Shape? And Why?

June 29, 2023 – NO SHOW

June 22, 2023 – What Do You Carry for Self Defense?

June 15, 2023 – Has Your EDC Changed with Age?

June 8, 2023 — What’s Your Favorite New Knife (or Knives)?

June 1, 2023 — NO Show (Bob’s at Blade)

May 24, 2023 — Blade Show 2023 Hopes and Dreams; PLUS the Gentleman Junkie Knife Giveaway

May 18, 2023 — NO Show

May 11, 2023 — NO Show

May 4, 2023 – What’s Your Knife Rotation Routine

April 27, 2923 – One Knife for the Rest of Your Life (Plus a random knife giveaway)

April 20, 2023 – Ever Been Screwed Buying a Knife? Plus special guest Michael Jarvis of Auxiliary Manufacturing

April 13, 2023 – NO Show

April 6, 2023 – Has Your Perspective on Knife Collecting Changed? PLUS – Special Guest Ben Belkin of Jack Wolf Knives

March 30, 2023 – What’s Your Favorite Knife from History?

March 23, 2023 – What’s Your Favorite Lock Type and Favorite Example?

March 16, 2023 – How Important is Drop-shut Action?

March 9, 2023 – “I Can’t Wait for the New _____”

March 2, 2023 – Charlie Foxtrot Work Week Open Mic

Feb. 23, 2023 – Being Prepared

Feb. 16, 2023 – Favorite Knife Designers: Who Do You Collect?

Feb. 9, 2023 – Special Guest: Ben Belkin of Jack Wolf Knives

Feb. 2, 2023 – Open Mic Night: What’s On Your Mind?

Jan. 26, 2024 – How and What Do You Carry?

Jan. 19, 2023 – Take It or Leave It? EDC Audit

Jan. 12, 2023 – Great Knife Scenes in Movies (Beyond Rambo and Crocodile Dundee)

Jan. 5, 2023 – What Did You Get for Christmas?

2022 Shows

Dec. 29, 2022 – NO Show

Dec, 22, 2022 (Are we the “Kidults” of the Knife Industry?)

Dec. 15, 2022 – NO Show

Dec. 8, 2022 – NO Show

Dec. 1, 2022 (All I Want for Christmas Is …)

Nov. 24, 2022 (No Show – Thanksgiving)

Nov. 17, 2022 (What’s the Knife They’ll Bury You With?)

Nov. 10, 2022 (Do Your Knives Own You?)

Nov. 3, 2022 (Let’s Talk Knives Live 2022)

Oct. 27, 2022 (What Do Your “Non-Knife” Friends Think of Your Obsession?)

Oct. 20, 2022 (Stupid Knife Stories)

Oct. 13, 2022 (No Show)

Oct. 6, 2022 (Old Guard vs. New Guard: Is it a Classic Yet?)

Sept. 29, 2022 (What’s on Your Mind? Ask Me Anything!)

Sept. 22, 2022 (Bestechman Knives: First Look a New Budget Line)

Sept. 15, 2022 (Sweater Weather Knives)

Sept. 8, 2022 (Bugout Bag Knives)

Sept. 1, 2022 (Evolution of Your Knife Collection: Are Customs Inevitable?)

Aug. 25, 2022 (Kiss Marry Kill … Knife Edition)

Aug. 18, 2022 (No Show)

Aug. 11, 2022 (How Do You Decide What Knives to Sell?)

Aug. 4, 2022 (What Do You Expect for the Money?)

July 28, 2022 (What are Your Favorite Knives of 2022… so far?)

July 21, 2022 (Let’s Talk Emotional Support Knives)

July 14, 2022 (Describe Your Ideal Folder)

July 7, 2022 (NO Show)

June 30, 2022 (The Knife That Got You Hooked)

June 23, 2022 (Favorite Guilty Pleasure Knife)

June 16, 2022 (An Informal Poll: What’s Your Favorite Blade Shape?)

June 9, 2022 (Open Mic Night)

June 2, 2022 – NO Show

May 26, 2022 (Favorite Fidget Knives)

May 19, 2022 (Which Knives Will be Remembered? Plus our monthly knife giveaway – the Shieldon Boa)

May 12, 2022 (Is the Holy Knife Trinity of Knives [CRK, Hinderer, Stryder] Still Relevant? 

May 5, 2022 (Long-term Knife Collection Strategy: Do You Have One?)

April 28, 2022 (How Important is Action … Really?)

April 21, 2022 — NO Show

April 14, 2022 (What is Your Most Used Knife? [outside of the kitchen]

April 7, 2022 (Most Original Knife Designs — and Copycat Designs)

March 31, 2022 (You Buying Russian Knives?)

March 24, 2022 (Knives and Social Media Censorship?)

March 17, 2022 (State of the Knife World: What’s on Your Mind?)

March 10, 2022 (Knife Ergonomics: Best and Worst)

March 3, 2022 (Bucket List: Automatic Knives)

Feb. 24, 2002 (What are Your Favorite Blade Shapes? And Why?)

Feb. 17, 2022 (Is Knife Collecting Out of Control?)

Feb. 10, 2022 (Fidget Much with Your Knife/Knives? Why, or Why Not?)

Feb. 3, 2022 (Knife Companies with Staying Power)

Jan. 27, 2022 (Recently Acquired Knives)

Jan. 20, 2022 (What Do You Actually Do With Them All [Your Knives])?

Jan. 13, 2022 (Who are Your All-Time Favorite Knife Designs [and Designers]?

Jan. 6, 2022 (Are You a Knife User or a Knife Collector?)

2021 Shows

Dec. 30, 2021 (Let’s Talk Christmas Knives. Plus, Special Guest Jerad Neeve)

Dec. 23, 2021 – (What Are/Were Your Knife Favorites of 2021?)

Dec. 16, 2021 (What’s On Your Holiday Knife Wish List? and Our Monthly Knife Giveaway)

Dec. 9, 2021 (Best Working Knives)

Dec. 2, 2021 (Wingard Wearables)

Nov. 25, 2021 (No Show – Thanksgiving)

Nov. 18, 2021 (Ugly Knives, Plus Our Monthly Gentleman Junkie Knife Giveaway)

Nov. 11, 2021 (What Did You Do With Your Knife This Week?)

Nov. 4, 2021 (Recent Budget Knife Recommendations?)

Oct. 28, 2021 (It’s Open Mic Night!)

Oct. 21, 2021 (Is Your Winter EDC Different? Plus We’ll Have Our Monthly Knife Giveaway)

Oct. 14, 2021 (What’s the Most Prevalent Designer or Brand in Your Collection and Why?)

Oct. 7, 2021 (How Has Your Knife Collection Evolved?)

Sept. 30, 2021 (“I Didn’t Think I’d Like It, But …”)

Sept. 23, 2021 (Have We Reached “Peak Knife?”)

Sept. 16, 2021 (Modern Folder Musts: What Makes a Folder Great?)

Sept. 9, 2021 (What are Your Favorite Guilty Pleasure Knives?)

Sept. 2, 2021 (5 Knives that Make Me Happy)

Aug. 26, 2021 (What’s Your Favorite Knife Sub-collection[s]?)

Aug. 19, 2021? (What’s Your Favorite Fixed Blade Knife? And a Preview of Saturday’s “Knife Junkie Birthday Bash”)

Aug. 12, 2021 – (No Show)

Aug. 5, 2021 (Special Guest: Marcus Williamson of MW Steelworks)

July 29, 2021 (Special Guest: Doug Ritter of

July 22, 2021 (What are Your Knife Collection Goals: Expand, Contract or Diversify?)

July 15, 2021 (Do You Consider Self-defense When Selecting a Knife?)

July 8, 2021 (Can a Knife be Over Designed?)

July 1, 2021 (What Discontinued Knife Would You Like to Return?)

June 24, 2021 (No Show; Bob Was on Vacation)

June 17, 2021 (Why Are Knives Trending Smaller? Is It Skinny Jeans?)

June 10, 2021 (A Blade Show 2021 Debrief — plus taking a look at lots of new knives!)

June 3, 2021 (NO Show – Bob’s traveling to Blade Show)

May 27, 2021 (Tips for a Blade Show Nube — Plus Knife Life News, Pocket Checks and My State of the Collection)

May 20, 2021 (Where Do Knives Go from Here?  Rehashing Old Designs, Infinite New Models and Innovation)

May 13, 2021 (How to Care for a Damascus Steel Knife and How to Clean, Care and Maintain a Japanese Chef Knife?)

May 6, 2021 (Censorship and the Chilling Effect on the Online Knife Community)

April 29, 2021 (The Spyderco Slysz Bowie Craze [and others] and a Benefit Knife Auction for Ken Vehikite of Black Roc Knives)

April 22, 2021 (Regrettable Knife Purchases and Impulse Buys You Later Regret)

April 15, 2021 (Traveling with Knives in the USA and Beyond)

April 8, 2021 (NO Show)

April 1, 2021 [April Fools Day] (But I’m Not Fooling Around Tonight; It’s “Open Mic” Night and I Want to Hear All Your Knife-Related Topics)

March 25, 2021 (Do We Have to Talk Knives When Defending Guns?)

March 18, 2021 (BLADE Show 2021 [June 4-6] — Who’s Going?)

March 11, 2021 (What Would Government Mandated Knife Control Look Like?)

March 4, 2021 (An Honest Discussion on the Knife Collecting Affliction)

Feb. 25, 2021 (It’s “Open Mic” Night, Plus the Monthly Patreon Knife Giveaway and Lots More!)

Feb. 18, 2021 (What Knife Design Trend Do You Want to See Grow?)

Feb. 11, 2021 (NO Show)

Feb. 4, 2021 (Your Knife Recommendations to Non-Knife People [budget, mid, high-end] and Why, and More!)

Jan. 28, 2021 (Essential EDC Gear [besides knives] – How Much and What Do You Carry?)

Jan. 21, 2021 (Desert Island Knives and Grail Knives; the Monthly Patreon Knife Giveaway (Off-Grid Knives Seadog V2) and more!

Jan. 14, 2021 (The Medford Infraction, Civivi Fracture, Knife Life News, Lots of Knife Talk, a Knife Fight and More!

Jan. 7, 2021 (EDC and Fixed Blade Knives, Plus Knife Life News, a Knife Fight and my “State of the Collection”)

2020 Shows

Dec. 17, 2020 (Knives to Come in 2021 with Slicey Dicey and Mike Latham of

Dec. 10, 2020 (Best Lockdown Knife Purchases, Plus Case, Victorinox and Several GECs in My State of the Collection)

Dec. 3, 2020 (Cold Steel is Sold! What’s Next? Plus my “State of the Collection” and more!)

Nov. 19, 2020 (A Discussion About Knife Laws, Knife Life News, Plus the Monthly Patreon Knife Giveaway)

Nov. 12, 2020 (Emerson CQC-17, Off-Grid Knives, Snaggletooth Tactical, and Much More!)

Nov. 5, 2020 (Already Looking Ahead: What Should be the First New Modern Folder I Buy after NNKN?)

Oct. 29, 2020 (Open Mic Night, a Knife Auction and an Idea for November)

Oct. 22, 2020 (NO Show This Week)

Oct. 15, 2020 (What Knife Defines You the Best?)

Oct. 8, 2020 (What Are The Best Knives of 2020? [so far])

Oct. 1, 2020 (If You Didn’t Collect Knives, What Would You Collect and Talk About?)

Sept. 24, 2020 (Are You Downsizing or Growing the Knife Collection?)

Sept. 17, 2020 (It’s Tanto Blades — Do You Like Tanto Bladed Knives? Plus the Monthly Patreon Knife Giveaway)

Sept. 10, 2020 (All Things Automatic Knives)

Sept. 3, 2020 (Traditional Knives)

Aug. 27, 2020 (Let’s Talk Fixed Blades)

Aug. 20, 2020 (NO Show)

Aug. 13, 2020 (What’s the Appeal of Custom Knives? We’ll Look at Some Customs and Discuss the Merits of Custom Knives)

Aug. 6, 2020 (Is Knife Collecting Just Shameless Materialism? Plus special guest Cameron Kile on the neck knife CAD/CNC project)

July 30, 2020 (The Knife Junkie’s Neck Knife CAD Collaboration with a Listener)

July 23, 2020 (Knives Illustrated with Editor Bryan Ball, aka Slicey Dicey, and what new knives he has in his personal collection)

July 16, 2020 (The Best Knives of 2020 [so far] with Guest Co-hosts Bearded Gear and The Knife Whisperer)

July 9, 2020 (Knife Sharpening with Mike “Crazy Sharp” Emler and Jerad Neeve of Neeves Knives)

July 2, 2020 (Special Guest Co-Hosts A Therapeutic Edge and Women Carry Knives)

June 25, 2020 (No Show This Week)

June 18, 2020 (What’s the “right” number of knives to have in a knife collection? [I think I have too  many!])

June 11, 2020 (Knives — for self defense or an EDC tool with guest co-host Alex Tissot of Alex’s Knifebox)

June 4, 2020 (It’s all about Emerson Knives with guest co-host Edwin of Kalo Blades on YouTube and Kal0pr on Instagram)

May 28, 2020 (What’s Your Most Unusual Knife Design & What Makes it So Useful with Dirk Werning, Dave Everett and Spirited Whiskey)

May 21, 2020 (We’re talking Two Sun Knives with Jared Kneeves of Kneeves Knives and Two Sun collector Dave Everett)

May 14, 2020 (Instagram Knife Auction Winners Announced, Knife Rights, and Slicey Dicey Announces Editorship of Knives Illustrated)

May 7, 2020 (Secondary Knife Market: Where Do You Buy and Sell, and What’s Your Philosophy on Pricing, Trading, etc.?)

April 30, 2020 (How COVID-19 Will Change EDC Market, Bob’s New Knives and Spirited Whiskey Joins the Show for the Knife Fight)

April 23, 2020 (Knife Debate: Many Cool Budget Knives vs. One Cool Expensive Knife with Neeves Knives)

April 16, 2020 (Blade Show has been Rescheduled — and a Preview of The Knife Junkie’s Live Knife Town Hall this Saturday, April 18)

April 9, 2020 (Lots of knife talk with guest co-hosts Alex from Alex’s Knifebox and Slicey Dicey)

April 2, 2020 (Talking Knives with Guest Co-Host Slicey Dicey)

March 26, 2020 (Bob and guest co-host Alex Tissot of Alex’s Knifebox talk knives and if Coronavirus has slowed your knife buying)

March 19, 2020 (Bob’s 2 New Knives and Some Knives from Jim’s Auction Haul)

March 12, 2020 (Should BLADE SHOW Be Cancelled Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)?)

March 5, 2020 (Bob and Guest Co-host Teryl Todd discuss Weapon vs. EDC Knife Design and Art Knives: Tool or Pocket Sculpture?)

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 (Bob is Joined by Edwin Calo and Alex Tissot to dive deep into knives)

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 (The Les George VECP, Cold Steel Kris, Best Newish Knives for $30 or Less and More)

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 (Innovation in Locks, Materials and Construction with guest Co-host Teryl Todd of Todd Knife and Tool)

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 (TOPS Knives 2020, SHOT Show Favorites, Strider SMF and The Royal Triumverate: Strider, Hinderer, Chris Reeve)

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 (Favorite Knives Under $50, Bearings vs. Washers, and Knife Collection Storage)

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 (Do Knife Companies Really Need to Release New Knives Every Year?!)

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 (Innovations in Folding Knife Design, New Laser Edge Reader for Sharpening, Razor Edge Knives and More!)

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 (Toast a New Year, Show off Some Christmas Knives and Forecast Trends for 2020)

2019 Shows

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 (Russian Knives, Coldsteel Wish List and a Knife Fight: Spyderco Bugout vs. Hogue Deka)

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 (The Heat Treat Police)

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 (My Most Carried Knives of 2019)

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 (Premiere Edition)