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

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'...

Aug 1, 2018

My oh mai tai! Mary Melton's Southern California home is like a trip to a tropical paradise, thanks to her houseful of Hawaiian collectibles, her two (!) tiki bars, and her family's deep connection with the islands.

Los Angeles magazine article on Mary's collection • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' •...

Jul 15, 2018

Game on! Pinball aficionado Chuck Webster has transformed his suburban Boston basement into the Wicked Pissa Pinball Pit, an arcade and showcase for roughly two dozen of his 30 pinball machines, many of which he's restored himself.

Southwest Airlines magazine story on the Pit • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still...

Jul 1, 2018

Robert Murch, the Talking Board Historical Society's "chairman of the board," spells out the history of the popular game and discusses his own Ouija obsession — he's got roughly 1,000 boards in his home.

Murch's website • Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin' • Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by...

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...