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

Jun 15, 2018

Texas-based artist Samantha Watt shares the story behind her obsession with the Etch-A-Sketch — which she not only collects but also uses as a medium for her artwork.

Samantha's website • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch • Additional music...


Jun 1, 2018

British researcher Irving Finkel discusses his passion for collecting diaries and launching the Great Diary Project, which he says has "rescued" thousands of diaries from oblivion.

The Great Diary Project website • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric...


Apr 14, 2018

Vintage Los Angeles curator Alison Martino chats about her zeal for history and lifelong penchant for collecting, which has resulted in an unmatched collection of L.A. restaurant memorabilia, photographs, postcards, and matchbooks.

Vintage Los Angeles page on Facebook • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • 


Mar 31, 2018

Game-worn uniforms, helmets, an actual Gold Glove, even an electric guitar — the Montreal Expos memorabilia that superfan Perry Giannias has amassed over the years remains quite impressive, more than a decade after his hometown baseball team headed to Washington. And now, Perry has turned his passion for the Expos...


Mar 18, 2018

View-Master enthusiast Rebecca Kilbreath sheds light on the history of the View-Master, as well as her own history as a dedicated collector of the much-loved toy and a maker of her own reels.   

Rebecca's View-Master web pages • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My...