Feb 14, 2020
Teen idol time! Writer Kristin Nilsen is rebuilding the record collection she had as a girl in the 70s — and collecting tales of preteen infatuation through "My Celebrity Crush Story," her growing social media project.
Jan 15, 2020
Armed with her array of metal detectors, Alison Walker has collected everything from rare coins to a musket ball — but she's made a name for herself as a member of The Ring Finders, recovering lost jewelry for grateful clients and raising money for charity along the way.
Alison on TheRingFinders.com • Alison's...
Dec 16, 2019
Swimming pools! Color television! Air conditioning! The American motel — particularly the quirky, independent kind seen along highways in the 1950s and 60s — fascinates writer James Lileks, whose 500 or so motel postcards capture the motel's midcentury heyday.
Lileks.com's "The American Motel" postcard archive •...
Nov 26, 2019
Matthew Kennedy secretly bought his first Barbie doll as a young boy — but it wasn't until adulthood that he became confident enough to share his 1,000-plus doll collection with the world, in large part through his witty, eye-catching Instagram feed.
Nov 13, 2019
Good grief! With the largest known collection of Snoopy memorabilia Down Under, Lisa Ridey is constantly on the lookout for items to add to her massive collection — as well as space in her family's suburban Sydney home for displaying it.