Collectors

To Hell And Back

All These Metal Reissues Are Going to Kill Me

On the evolving dialectics of metal materialism and some killer new tunes from Anicon, Down Among the Dead Men, Closet Witch, Churchburn, and more.
Kim Kelly
6.14.18
Film

RIP Bill Gold, the Genius Who Designed All Your Favorite Movie Posters

The iconic artist died at age 97.
Patrick Marlborough
5.24.18
TOYS

The Dr. Frankenstein of Discount Toys Will Behead Your Favorite Dinosaur

Ian Burkard transforms vintage toys into totally unique hybrid creatures.
Eleanor Lambert
5.20.17
Important Questions Raised By...

Does Anyone Still Give a Shit About Record Store Day?

Has it been ruined by major label releases and weasels flipping everything on eBay or is it still "Christmas" for music fans? We asked the people of Sheffield.
Daniel Dylan Wray
4.24.17
Gemmy Industries

Teens Apparently Love Collecting ‘Big Mouth Billy Bass’ and Other Animatronics

Those grating toys from Spencer's Gifts might be worth more than you think thanks to teens.
Gina Tron
4.4.17
Photo

This Guy Loves His 13,000 Pens

The Norwegian photographer Kristine Wathne recently embarked on a quest to document some of her country's strangest collections.
Kristine Wathne
12.8.16
Baseball

The World's Largest Private Sports Memorabilia Collection Is On Display—For Now

After more than two decades, super collector Gary Cypres finally opened his legendary memorabilia collection to the public. But the display, and the collection itself, won't last forever.
Louis Keene
9.9.16
Culture

These People Are Going Beanie-Baby Levels of Crazy over Tiny Animal Toys

Drawn to the brand's feel-good philosophy and irresistible whimsy, discerning collectors are blowing thousands on Sylvanian families, a Japanese range of little toy creatures.
Sirin Kale
4.29.16
Stuff

What Some of the World's Biggest 'Playboy' Collectors Think of Its Nudity-Free Rebrand

The magazine's decision to move away from full nudity made headlines and resulted in a spat between Hugh Hefner's son and the company he founded. But what do the magazine's biggest fans think?
Dana Schwartz
2.14.16
Interviews

From Broken Roofs to Broken Marriages: Meeting Some of the Most Obsessive Vinyl Hoarders

Welcome to a world where people make huge sacrifices just to feed their engrossing love for music.
Oobah Butler
2.9.16
Art

Here's How NADA Keeps It Fresh

New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Executive Director Heather Hubbs gives us the lowdown on putting together a highlight of Miami Art Week.
Emerson Rosenthal
12.7.15
Art

Synthetic DNA Could Soon Be Used to Thwart Art Fraud

At the University at Albany, scientists and art specialists are developing new standards to identify and track priceless works of art.
Noémie Jennifer
10.27.15
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