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Stalin’s Floating Head(0)

January 25, 2011

The floating head has long been a part of the hobby for a long time. It conveys a sense of cheesy fun amongst athletes, often drawing attention to vintage hair cuts and other dated grooming strategies. Imagine my excitement upon landing this today: Yup, Josef Stalin’s floating head. The card hails from a 1934 tobacco […]

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Birdie Num Nums

In recent years the celebrity set has taken hold in the hobby. Panini, Upper Deck, Razor/Leaf and Topps have all put out at least one set, not to mention countless insert and subsets, based on pop stars, historical figures and ladies who have posed naked in magazines. But this is nothing new. Go back to […]

Box (or is it a Pack) Break: 2010 Topps WWE Retail Jumbo Pack Box

I don’t know if you’d call it a box or a pack, but here’s a small break from the new 2010 Topps WWE (if you’re not into a video break, there’s a text version below, along with lots of pictures). My apologies for the poor quality. For those who didn’t make it through the video […]

Custom Sketch Card Collection: The A-Team by Chris Henderson

Over the weekend I snuck away to the city to catch the new A-Team movie. I went in with zero expectations seeing as how it obviously wasn’t the cheesy 80s show I followed. And Mr. T was nowhere in sight. But you know what? It wasn’t bad – a cartoon take on a cartoon TV […]

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