I was completely enamored with Storage Wars the first time I caught it on TV. It is the ultimate in gambling and I live vicariously through my friend Dr. Prigoff, or "Moe" as they call him on Storage Wars: Texas.
I had the pleasure of talking with Hal recently about his career and his passion for guitars. I also found out he's a talented musician. He has performed with Sebastian Bach, Wynonna Judd and Gladys Night. That's pretty serious!
"The perfect guitar is a one of a kind made perfectly for me; a guitar designed for a percussive flamenco rhythmic feel with steel strings, with a vibrant fun color and custom inlay with massive detail."
When she isn't rehearsing her lines she is scouting shops and the Internet looking for vintage jewelry. And not just ANY brand will do. Frederick is addicted to Chanel. And let's be honest, what woman isn't?
Mike Wolfe, host and creator of your favorite History Channel show, American Pickers found his calling as a picker when he was a kid. When he told me about his latest endeavor, KidPickers.com, I was somehow not surprised.
I caught up with Alan Swyer, producer of films such as The Buddy Holly Story, HBO's award-winning Rebound, and the TV series everyone loved to drool over, Baywatch. He explained to me how he often takes a walk down memory lane, one song at a time...
The author and star of The Secret, had been actually keeping a secret. While making movies, videos, and writing books on all the things he firmly believes in, not once did he mention his interest in collecting rare books.
As if good looks and the creative gene weren't enough to peek my curiosity -- his love of Harley Davidson's and Corvettes were the icing on the cake. I caught up with Grieco recently to talk about his passion for painting, and to ask "When do I get a ride on one of those bikes!"
You can take porcelain coffee cups and turn them into candleholders by mixing coloring and scent with wax beads, melting them and inserting a wick in the bottom of the cup. A unique gift that has function and a bit of history behind it.
I think it's the inner "kid" in everyone that attracts them to collecting vintage toys. Perhaps it's a trip down memory lane. Needless to say, the Bertoia Auction is offering something for every big kid in your life.