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Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

Celebrity Collector: Brian McKnight

Reyne Haines | Posted 09.28.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

I was very excited when the opportunity arose to interview R&B singer Brian McKnight. I have been a fan of his music for quite some time. I was hooked from the first song "One Last Cry" and many ever since.

Celebrity Collector: David Arquette

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Recently, I learned that Arquette is a collector. I then learned that what he collects is the key element in scary movies that creeps me the most...puppets.

Celebrity Collector: Maximilien de Hoop Cartier

Reyne Haines | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style
Reyne Haines

I have been a fan of Cartier timepieces and jewelry for many years, so I was excited to find out what someone whose family brand has been coveted by collectors for over 100 years finds worthy of collecting!

Confessions of a Guitar-a-holic

Jim Moret | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Jim Moret

Well into my forties, I still had two guitars from my boyhood and I had added a couple more when "IT" came along and transformed my love into an addiction. "IT" was eBay.

Collecting Popular Culture

Laura Woolley | Posted 04.06.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura Woolley

In the world of pop-culture memorabilia it seems that some entertainers are supreme.

Celebrity Collector: Moe Prigoff

Reyne Haines | Posted 02.12.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

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.

Celebrity Collector: Brian Kelsey

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.30.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Brian is that guy you've seen on Martha Stewart, Fox & Friends, HGTV, etc. Hot guy, repurposing furniture, DIY projects -- you can't miss him!

10 Things You Need To Know About Your Collectibles

Elyse Luray | Posted 01.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elyse Luray

The first rule of thumb is to find something to collect that makes you happy.

Celebrity Collector: Hal Sparks

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.20.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

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!

A Halloween Treat -- The Elusive Thurl Ravenscroft Single: A 30 Year Search Comes to an End

Bob Purse | Posted 12.30.2012 | Arts
Bob Purse

Today's story begins with another story, from another time and place: It's 1982, and I'm in the music library of Northwestern University.

Reel to Reel to Reality: A Life of Recording and Collecting

Bob Purse | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Bob Purse

A dozen years ago, I had a couple of conversations with a young person I knew, during which I mentioned my pastime of collecting, er...passion to collect the recorded ephemera of many years ago.

Dime Costs A Pretty Penny

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Money

PHILADELPHIA — A dime made in 1873 has cost someone a pretty penny: It sold for $1.6 million at auction. An anonymous bidder won the pristine c...

Basma Al Sulaiman Shakes Things Up With a Virtual Museum for Her Adventurous Collection

ARTINFO | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

The high-energy, low-profile collector Basma Al Sulaiman resists easy classification. Divorced and living in London since 2000, she has built a collec...

Modern Painters's 50 Most Exciting Art Collectors Under 50 (Part 1)

ARTINFO | Posted 09.22.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

The following article is from the July/August issue of Modern Painters. To see an illustrated gallery of the figures listed here, with their descripti...

Mike Wolfe's Latest Picking Hit

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.07.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

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.

Celebrity Collector: MANIKA

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.10.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Eighteen-year-old music sensation MANIKA has found a way to make it as a Top 40 SonyRed pop artist and travel the country promoting her music. But she still squeezes in time to search for her favorite collectible: miniature teddy bears.

Celebrity Collector: Alan Swyer

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.03.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

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...

My Book Problem

Warren Adler | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

Recently, I moved to another apartment. While moving in itself is a traumatic event, my principal problem is books. I have a huge collection of books.

Celebrity Collector: Dr. Joe Vitale

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Reyne Haines

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.

'My Crazy Obsession': Couple Treats Their Favorite Cabbage Patch Kid Like A Son

Posted 03.08.2012 | TV

Joe and Pat Prosey love Cabbage Patch Kids. In fact, they love them so much that they've spent more than $1 million collecting and housing a whopping ...

Celebrity Collector: Rick Dale

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.06.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Would you ever think being an antique restorer could land you and your business in front of millions of television viewers each week?

Blasts From the Past

George Heymont | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-02-27-20111001unlikelytreasuresstephanie.jpg Anyone who visits garage sales, flea markets, or shops on eBay knows that there is hidden treasure to be found in recycling items that have gone out of fashion.

The Best of 2011: Art Collector, Candace Jordan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.07.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Former Playboy bunny and current blogger extraordinaire of Candid Candace, Candace Jordan, opened her home to our cameras and revealed her art and passion for collecting in the most popular video of the year.

Celebrity Collector: Mike Wolfe

Reyne Haines | Posted 02.14.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

In a very short period of time, Mike Wolfe has become a household name, and also an inspiration to "pickers" around the globe.