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  • Jan 31 2013
  • 31 Jan 2013

Kickstarter Craze Causing Chaos in Board Game Collectors’ Corners

Back in 2010, a tiny board-game publisher called Clever Mojo put its first title, a sci-fi dice game called Alien Frontiers, up as a Kickstarter […]

  • Jan 31 2013
  • 31 Jan 2013

A. Elmer Crowell—The Greatest Decoy Maker of Them All

Collectors will forever debate who was America’s greatest decoy maker, but my vote goes to Anthony Elmer Crowell, who carved and painted waterfowl decoys of […]

  • Jan 24 2013
  • 24 Jan 2013

If You’re Hearing that Metal Buzz, it Must be Time for Electric Football

As a games journalist, I am beholden to be completely honest with my readers. And I will be completely frank: I know next to nothing […]

  • Jan 23 2013
  • 23 Jan 2013

Using Social Media to Increase Your Business: Blogging Draws Customers

We recently talked about how to utilize social media in a way that would be easy for you to control, as well as easy to […]

  • Jan 3 2012
  • 3 Jan 2012

Fighting Against the Misuse of the Rare, the One-of-a-Kind and the Antique

How can you tell a true antique dealer with years of experience from someone who is just trying to make a buck under the antique […]

  • Dec 27 2011
  • 27 Dec 2011

Thrift Store Shopping for Antiques, Collectibles and Bargains

Oh, how I love the thrill of the hunt in a thrift store. It is almost as good as a big church rummage sale. My […]

  • Dec 22 2011
  • 22 Dec 2011

Try Your Local Antique Store for Last-Minute Gift-Giving Needs

I know it’s getting late, but if you still have some shopping to do, please rethink shopping the big box stores for your Christmas, Kwanzaa, […]

  • Dec 22 2011
  • 22 Dec 2011

The Retrophile Files: Fanning the Flames of a Junk Revolution

Here is the dirty truth; Ki Nassauer has made a career out of junk. Her talent for reinventing curbside castoffs and flea market finds into […]

  • Dec 13 2011
  • 13 Dec 2011

The Retrophile Files: A Thrift Shop with a Cure for What Ails You

This Christmahanukwanzakah season, New York City’s Cure Thrift Shop makes doing good as you shop as simple as counting one-two-three. First, every purchase made benefits […]

  • Dec 13 2011
  • 13 Dec 2011

My Disappointing Antiquing Road Trip through Western Kansas

I recently went on a two-week trip to south-central Colorado. The reason for the trip was two-fold; 1) to visit my youngest daughter; and 2) […]