Mar 16, 2020
Costa Rica's 100-year-old "calypso king," Walter Gavitt Ferguson, used to record his songs live onto blank cassettes, selling each one-off tape without making himself a copy. Now Swiss music fan Niels Werdenberg runs a "tape hunt" to track down the sold tapes — and preserve a beloved piece of Costa Rica's cultural...
Mar 2, 2020
From her home inside the "closed city" of Sarov, Russia — the high-security center for Russian nuclear research — collector Katya Zykova runs an online shop that sells a wide range of vintage Soviet postcards, pins, children's books, and even a large wooden portrait of Vladimir Lenin.
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...