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Behind every collector's obsession is a story. Hear the world's most passionate enthusiasts share surprising tales about their personal collections — and their unbreakable connections with them.

Nov 1, 2018

Grammy- and Tony-winning songwriter Allee Willis has co-written some of pop music's most enduring earworms (think "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire and "I'll Be There For You" from the TV show Friends), but her collection of kitsch takes the cake — and inspired her to create an online kitsch museum. Hear Allee tell...


Oct 15, 2018

In 1989, baseball player Bill Ripken's Fleer trading card raised eyebrows when fans noticed an obscenity written in black ink on the end of his bat. Nearly three decades later, collector Jon Pederson still celebrates the card's crazy history at BillRipken.com, a showcase for the many variations of the "FF" card that...


Oct 1, 2018

From fragments of rocket heat shields to a hunk of Skylab, Tina Stagg has assembled quite the collection of space exploration memorabilia — much of which has actually flown in space, and all of which is on display in her space-themed home in Hobart, Australia. Hear Tina describe how her love of space history puts her...


Sep 15, 2018

Milli Vanilli fan and memorabilia collector Todd Cuzzort first connected with Fab Morvan, one-half of the infamous pop music duo, back in 2002 after leaving a positive comment on Fab's website. Since then, Todd has remained a true fan of Fab and Milli Vanilli — and it was only a matter of time before the two crossed...


Aug 15, 2018

A secretive New York City artist sets up a phone line to collect the apologies of strangers via anonymous messages — picking up where another artist, the late Allan Bridge, left off two decades earlier.

Mr. Apology's websiteFacebook page for the original Apology Line • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'...