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Stumbling Upon Heroes in Unlikely Places – Jim Henson(0)

May 16, 2010

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Jim Henson. It was a shock to me then and I still find myself at a loss at times even today. I never met the man and rarely saw him speak out of character. But I still regard Jim Henson as one of the most influential […]

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Has Razor Topped the Castro Autograph?

Somewhere out there is a Fidel Castro cut signature card from Topps that was defaced and has gone on to become something of a piece of hobby art. Apparently the guy who got it didn’t bleed Commie red and proceeded to doodle all over the card. If Castro’s controversial, I wonder what some will think […]

2010 Topps National Chicle Baseball Short Prints

Today Topps made the list of 2010 Topps National Chicle Baseball short prints official. The short prints come from three subsets: Retired Stars Revisited, Vintage Veterans and Rookie Renditions, which should keep the disruption to basic complete sets to a minimum. Short prints fall at a rate of 1:4 packs. 276 Babe Ruth 277 Rogers […]

Is it Time the Manufacturers Look at Teaming Up?

Not only is the hobby’s marketplace shrinking, but those in the game are disappearing too. They might not be going under completely (yet), but with the trend toward exclusive deals one-sport collectors are losing some of the long-standing brands they came to know and collect. But does it have to be that way? I think […]


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