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Inside the Long-Unopened Storage Locker of The Beatles' American Lawyer

Paul LaRosa | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Paul LaRosa

I cannot tell you how exciting it was the first time we opened that locker. We had no idea if we'd find hidden treasure or junk. The locker was packed with filing cabinets and boxes and it was very dusty, but that was a good thing -- it had not been touched in a very long time.

Storage War: What Happens to Your Stuff When You Don't Pay Your Self-Storage Rent?

John Egan | Posted 07.24.2014 | Money
John Egan

On reality TV shows like Storage Wars and Storage Hunters, storage auction scavengers battle for the best finds. To the delight of viewers, these shows romanticize the business of storage auctions. But

'Storage Wars': Urinal Shaped Like A Mouth

Posted 06.19.2013 | TV

Most of the fun in shows like "Storage Wars" is seeing the wild and crazy things the buyers often find in storage lockers. On the latest episode, Jarr...

'Storage Wars': Darrell Gambles Big On Collectibles

Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

Darrell Sheets may well have made his biggest gamble ever on the latest episode of "Storage Wars." He certainly dropped more cash on a unit than he ev...

'Storage Wars': Ivy Finds Giant Clam Shell

Posted 05.15.2013 | TV

Ivy found something that he'd never seen before in a unit he picked up on "Storage Wars." While everyone has had experiences with seashells of varying...

Television's Endless War Opens a Brand New Front

Kevin McDonough | Posted 05.05.2013 | TV
Kevin McDonough

Over the past several years, "Wars" and rumors of war have erupted in the strangest places. A reality series about the banality of the DMV becomes "Parking Wars." Scrounge artists bidding on abandoned lockers wage "Storage Wars." Interior decorators declare "Design Wars."

'Storage Wars' Star's Death Declared A Suicide

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Celebrity

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Authorities say the death of a businessman featured on A&E's "Storage Wars" has been declared a suicide. The Ventura Coun...

'Storage Wars' Star Found Dead

Posted 02.21.2013 | Celebrity

Mark Balelo, an auction house owner featured on the A&E reality TV show "Storage Wars," was found dead on Feb. 11, The Ventura County Star reported. H...

A&E Responds To Fake 'Storage Wars' Claims

Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

Is "Storage Wars" fake? Nope, according to A&E. The network filed papers in court regarding David Hester's claims that the reality series is staged an...

'Storage Wars' Scores Its Biggest Payout Ever

Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

It was the biggest payout in the history of "Storage Wars." Darrell Sheets invested $3,600 into a storage locker, which is a lot of money to take on a...

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.

'Storage Wars': Was Movie Memorabilia Planted?

Posted 12.12.2012 | TV

Now that Dave Hester's lawsuit against A&E over "Storage Wars" has come to light, there will be a shadow of doubt cast over some of the show's rare an...

Is 'Storage Wars' Rigged? Former Star Sues A&E

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

Former "Storage Wars" star Dave Hester is suing A&E and alleging that significant aspects of hit reality show are fake, Deadline reports. According...

'Storage Wars': Darrel's Most Expensive Locker Ever

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

Darrell Sheets really paid for one locker on this week's "Storage Wars." The unit was literally filled to the ceiling with furniture, electronics and ...

'Storage Wars' Guys Find Hand-Painted Map From 1600s

Posted 08.08.2012 | TV

Darrell and Brandon were feeling pretty good after only spending $230 for a unit on the latest "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E). When they sta...

Don't Let Your Moving Company Hold Your Property Hostage!

Ebong Eka | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money
Ebong Eka

We've all moved one time or another and had to hire a moving company to help. Unfortunately, not all moving companies are legitimate and scams are pr...

Barry's Prank Works On 'Storage Wars'

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

Good-humored "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E) star Barry Weiss is always looking to pull one over on his fellow buyers. On the latest episo...

'Storage Wars': Barry Makes 150 Times His Cost With One Item

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Always one to keep things unpredictable, Barry Weiss keeps things fun and interesting on "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E). And because he just...

Stuff: An American Phenomenon

Mark Hanlon | Posted 09.09.2012 | Impact
Mark Hanlon

We love "stuff" in our country, don't we? Apparently, we love it so much that we're willing to pay for someone else's stuff too, just to add to our own.

'Storage Wars': Buyer's 'Man Purse' Contains $50,000 In Cash

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Storage Wars" (Tue, 10 p.m. ET on A&E) Mark Balelo was mocked by some of the other buyers for his flamboyant style. The ...

'Storage Wars' Finds 'Star Wars: Revenge Of The Jedi' Jacket

Posted 06.06.2012 | TV

Hardcore fans of the "Star Wars" franchise know that George Lucas changed the title of the third film -- by production order -- in his series at the l...

'Storage Wars' Stars Guest On 'Hot In Cleveland'

Posted 05.17.2012 | TV

It was "Storage Wars" meets "Hot in Cleveland" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on TV Land) as Dan and Laura Dotson played themselves on the popular comedy. In the e...

Photographer Lisl Steiner On Letting Go Of The Past

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 06.17.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

A wise octogenarian once said, "Don't be possessed by your possessions." Actually she said it last weekend, when she invited me to her new "stuff shop," a spot she had rented for a month to try to make a dent in the dispersal of her long-collected ephemera.

'Desperate Housewives' Brings Back Familiar Face

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

The "Desperate Housewives" finale will be filled with familiar faces -- and now, there's one more. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "American Horr...

Victor Scores A Big Profit On 'Storage Wars: Texas'

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

Transplanted New Yorker Victor Rjesnjansky finally got a big score on "Storage Wars: Texas" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E) Tuesday night. He took a cha...