Odd selections from Martin Parr’s collections

Items We Would Buy From The Breaking Bad Memorabilia Auction

See the whole auction here

Sunset at Montmajour


The newly authenticated painting by Vincent Van Gogh dates back to 1888 and was found in an attic in Norway.

The World’s Largest Lunchbox Museum

Located in in the back of the Rivermarket Antique Mall outside Columbus, Georgia.

Channeling Your Youth


Topps Archive Prints, bringing baseball cards back bigger than before.

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Rise of the Art Insta-Collectors: Buying Big Names They Don’t Even Love by Richard Kirshenbaum

The Largest Private Cave Owner in Minnesota


Some people collect stamps, John Ackerman collects caves

Impressive Automobiles

A selection of lots from the ‘Motorcars’ session of Bonham’s Quail Lodge Auction.

Collect ‘Em All


Pesque Hueso Cerveza Trading Cards

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“But I Don’t Wanna Be A Pirate”


Seinfeld’s ‘Puffy Shirt’ and its place in the Smithsonian.

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Bankrupt By Beanies

Those things.

“No Sweat”


A Barry Bonds wristband

(Thanks Rog!)

Learning The International Code of Signals

With the help of “beauties” from early 20th century cigarette cards

LEGO Goes Back to the Future


Available globally August 1st.

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Haaa! I kill me.


For those that have a recollection of the eighties, chances are that ALF brought some moments of joy to your life. For this weekend only, you can take a trip down TV memory lane at Young & Reckless’ ridiculous pop-up show inside Known Gallery featuring ALF collectibles and inspired art by Morning Breath, Grant Cobb, Tristan Eaton, Cleon Peterson and OMENS. We caught up with our friend Roger Gastman who put the show together for a chat about all things ALF.
Why Alf? What’s your connection to this fuzzy little dude?

I have been down with ALF since ’86 when he came out! I had posters in my room, t-shirts. I was a fan. I had bootleg DVDS of the show before they got released for real. I pick up various pieces of ALF junk when I see them. A few years back in 2012 when the whole let’s vote for the president thing was going on, I didn’t really like either guy so I went out and bought “Gordon “ALF” Shumway for president badges and handed them out to friends.
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Cat Breeds on Cigarette Cards

From simpler times



The price paid at auction by President/CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan Masao “Charlie” Watanabe for Colonel Sanders trademark white suit.

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“That was a $75,000 tear”


A home contractor working on his own for the first time, found a copy of the 1938 Action Comics #1—”The most important comic book in the history of comic books”—stuffed in a wall while doing renovation. What followed was excitement and a heated argument with his wife’s aunt during which she grabbed the comic book. When he went to take it back, she held on, and the cover ripped, downgrading “the comic book’s condition to a 1.5 on a 10-point scale.” In-laws, they’re the worst.

People Collect Everything


Jordan Viray, vintage backpack collector

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