Articles & Interviews

Interview with Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot

Collectors are everywhere! Lately I have come across many fellow collectors that I never would have expected, my UPS driver included (apparently he reads my blog). Another unexpected collector I recently stumbled upon is celebrity...

2019 DONRUSS BASEBALL

I have had an on again/off again relationship with Donruss for just over 30 years. Some of the “off” was my fault and some of it was Donruss’. But...

Interview with Topps’ Susan Lulgjuraj

By Shane Salmonson I know some of us (collectors) sit at home thinking “if only a collector was working for these card companies…”. Luckily for us, there is at least one,...

2019 Topps Baseball

By J-Dub I recently spent a lazy Sunday down at my parent’s house, the house I grew up in; at least from about 6 years old until I was 20. I...

Interview with Ken Karl by Shane Salmonson

More interviews by Shane. I have featured quite a few amazing sports artists on here already, but I keep finding more! Ken Karl has contributed to a Topps set, but also...

Trading Card Collection Protection Tips

Greetings Fellow Collectors! Welcome back to my series of Collecting Basics where I break down the hobby of card collecting piece by piece. In Part 1, we broke down what base/common cards are. Part 2 we got deep into the confusing Sp’s and variations. In Part 3  we dove into what parallels are. Part 4 I showed off inserts. In Part...