This Week in Geek! 1/30
Welcome back to blog formerly known as “Geek Speak”. As it would turn out, I recently discovered there is a comic themed podcast that already had claim to the name “Geek Speak“. So rather than attack the nice guys at Geek Speak radio with the full force of the pit bulls that represent Worthpoint’s legal team I have to decided to be the bigger man and concede the title of Geek Speak.
Tools of the Trade
While sailors, carpenters, doctors, masons, and farmers all have tools designed specifically for their needs, spies and detectives seem to have the best tools. Like James Bond or Sherlock Holmes, you too can have a set of tools that will help you be a sleuth – as a furniture, art and decorative arts detective.
Gone in 45 seconds…
Everyone is fascinated by the auctioneers’ chant and wonders, “What do they do when they’re not selling items at auction? Do they have a real job? They only work 4 to 8 hours a week! They really have it easy!”
Today’s auctioneer is far more involved in the making and breaking of an auction and the company’s success than you could ever imagine.
Bon Marche’: Keepin It Local
Bon Marche’ Antique Mall
2014 Magazine St., New Orleans
It is hard to get away if you’re the president of the United States, at least so I’ve heard. I have no trouble getting away myself. But then, I don’t have an entourage of people following me around everywhere I go, some with firearms.
Political Buttons of Brian Campbell
We don’t even have any of these special campaign buttons in the store, because they are so collectible.
Hey, what’s this comic worth?
Welcome to a blog I’m calling the Nerdy Speculator (TNS). TNS will be a semi-weekly blog that examines the comic book back issue marketplace. I’ll be talking about trends in the back issue market; what’s hot in both new and old comics, what’s going to be hot, what’s selling and what’s not.
The Choctaw Parade: Taking You Around the World
The Choctaw Parade
January 26, 2008
Legacy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Did you know the country’s most prestigious art museum, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, doesn’t charge an entrance fee?
The Ultimate White House Collectible
After all of that pomp and ceremony, you would think that at least one of the people who attended the laying of the cornerstone of the President’s House would remember where they put it.
If you weren’t one of the Freemasons who attended the ceremony on October 13, 1792 to lay the cornerstone at the President’s House, then let me tell you what happened.