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The For Keeps podcast features in-depth conversations with people who collect interesting and/or unusual items. 

Jul 31, 2017

Danny Biederman discusses his decades-long obsession with collecting "spy-fi" props and costumes — including items from James Bond films, TV series including "Get Smart" and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," and spy spoofs such as "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery."

Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'


Jul 23, 2017

Steve Soboroff discusses his growing collection of typewriters once owned by some of the 20th century's biggest historical figures — including John Lennon, Joe DiMaggio, and Ted "The Unabomber" Kaczynski.

Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'

Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch

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Jul 16, 2017

Phil Sklar, CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, discusses his start in bobblehead collecting, plans to open the museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and one generous donor's sizable gift to the collection.

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum website

Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'


Jul 8, 2017

RJ Porter discusses "Tape Findings," his online collection of "found audio" taken from random, homemade cassettes that he's bought over the years at thrift stores and garage sales in the Chicago area.

"Tape Findings" website

Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'

Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric...