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KTVU-Tower
11/29/16 “Remembering Tower Records

Atlas Obscura
11/14/16 “The Forgotten Victorian Craze for Collecting Seaweed

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11/4/16 “Space Oddity: David Bowie’s Secret Obsession With ’80s Memphis Design

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10/27/16 “Joseff of Hollywood

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10/9/16 “The banjo and racist revisionism

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10/1/16 “The mystery of the phantom page-turner

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9/7/16 “An Un-Conventional Thirst: Collecting 7Up’s Most Beautiful, Hallucinatory Billboards

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9/6/16 “This pop-cultural history of Pyrex entertains

Atlantic
8/23/16 “When T.G.I. Friday’s Loses Its Flair

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8/19/16 “With the Internet, collectors can find anything. Where’s the fun in that?

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6/20/16 “How America built itself on guns, then couldn’t let go

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5/25/16 “6 Real Cities Destroyed By Incredibly Bizarre Apocalypses

Atlas Obscura
4/29/16 “The First Woman To Put Her Face On Packaging Got Trolled Like Crazy

WSJ
4/15/16 “What Your CEO Is Reading

WashPost
4/11/16 “Main Street Morning

Pictorial
3/18/16 “Here’s How You Sit in One of Those Terrifying Bustle Skirts

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3/17/16 “Why are old gravestones shaped like tree trunks?

CondenastTraveler
3/14/16 “The science behind the mile-high club

Eater
1/29/16 “Toni Tipton-Martin on Two Classic Cookbooks of the Black American Experience

The Sunday
12/22/15 “100 Incredible Reads From 2015 (‘Sex and Suffering’ article)

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12/9/15 “Holiday Windows in Downtown Pittsburgh

NYT
12/5/15 “‘Cultural Corridor’ Proposed for Northern Berkshires

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11/11/15 “Did the CIA’s Experiments With Psychedelic Drugs Unwittingly Create the Grateful Dead?

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10/16/15 “When Book Lovers Guarded Their Prized Possessions With Tiny Artworks

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9/1/15 “Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

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8/23/15 “Slut-Shaming, Eugenics, and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies

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8/14/15 “Collectors Weekly Interviews Anita Pointer

WGNRadio
7/15/15 “Ben Marks chronicles the renaissance of the harmonica

Vice
7/9/15 “The Worst Things That Have Ever Happened at the Dentist

Forbes
6/3/15 “Record Price For Vintage Yankees Bobbing Head Doll

Hyperallergic
4/22/15 “The Diverse Designs of Do Not Disturb Signs

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3/30/15 “Why this mysterious Mayan cave full of children’s bones may be evidence of ancient human trafficking

DailyMail
3/18/15 “New Evidence of Ancient Child-Trafficking Network Unearthed in Maya Sacrifice Cave

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1/31/15 “The Soviet Space Dogs Who Took Giant Leaps for Mankind

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12/14/14 “Sex-Ed Movies

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12/8/14 Aloha Shirts (“a cloth made from the bark of the paper mulberry tree”)

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12/2/14 Vintage Fur (“criticized for encouraging fur trends”)

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11/20/14 “Mantiques

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10/6/14 “Yarn Bombs

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9/18/14 “30 years later, the Cosby sweater still rules

Paris Review
8/4/14 “This Old Phallus Tree

NYTimes
6/7/14 “The ‘Oz’ Moment.”

Atlantic
6/3/14 “How cars and car operators colonized our roads.”

Hacker
5/10/14 “Mr. Chemex.”

NatReview
4/11/14 “Medicinal Soft Drinks and Coca-Cola Fiends: The Toxic History of Soda Pop.”

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3/4/14 “Excerpted with permission from a longer, richly illustrated piece in Collectors Weekly.”

Bitch
3/3/14 “Southern plantation museums have a nasty tendency to soften history and present white plantation owners as people who treated slaves decently.”

WashPost
2/24/14 “Campbell’s Soup resurrected Mark Twain from the dead to have him sell their products in 1934. Can’t imagine what the author, famous for his acerbic wit, would have quipped about that!

USAToday
1/31/14 “Here’s a fun story about Widespread Panic’s Dave Schools, who collects Hot Wheels and Wacky Packs

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1/13/14 “40 outrageously offensive vintage ads

Longform
10/22/13 “Longform Best of 2013

CenterProgress
10/22/13 “Race and Beyond: Parsing Myth from Reality in U.S. Gun Culture

Gizmodo
10/18/13 “Why Dark Rides Scare the Pants Off Us

Awl
10/7/13 “The Very Best Copy Of “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test”

NPR
8/26/13 “A History Of Snake Oil Salesmen

Browser
7/31/13 “Harmonica Geeks

Paleo
7/31/13 “From Shock Chairs to Smell-O-Vision: The Movie Gimmicks of Yesteryear

NewYorker
7/27/13 “Weekend Reading: Fake Bomb Detectors, Monica Lewinsky Turns Forty

Jalopnik
6/27/13 “A Filthy History: When New Yorkers Lived Knee-Deep in Trash

Flavor
6/22/13 “The Smallest Museums and Galleries in the World

Neato
3/18/13 “Giving Death a Makeover

Longreads
3/14/13 “Longreads Guest Pick: Digg’s David Weiner

Utne
2/26/13 “Black is Beautiful: Why Black Dolls Matter

Slate
2/25/13 “How the Mango Became the Fruit of Mao

EW
2/13/13 “Bill Cosby’s sweaters explained, Charlie Sheen’s dress deal with Lindsay Lohan and more

USAToday
2/12/13 “Bill Cosby talks about his famous sweaters

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2/11/13 “You can see why Steven Spielberg is snapping up these posters by Laurent Durieux

PopSugar
2/6/13 “Ouch! Vintage Valentines With Bite

Smithsonian
1/29/13 “Parking Meters, Originally Meant to Keep Traffic Moving, Need an Update


12/16/12 “Curator of the world’s only 8-track museum shows some love to the fallen format


11/12/12 Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee


11/11/12 “Mental Baggage”


11/10/12 The Ipod’s 4,000-Pound Grandfather


11/10/12 Saturday Links: Boy Meets World (Again) Edition


9/29/12 “Seven of the week’s best reads”


9/12/12 “Surprising Products ‘For Women’ As Ridiculous as Bic Cristal Pens”


8/31/12 “Neil Armstrong Couldn’t Afford Life Insurance, So He Used a Creative Way to Provide for His Family If He Died”


8/23/12 “The Awkward History of Americans Talking About Contraception”


8/21/12 “The Covert History of the American Condom by Collectors Weekly”


8/17/2012 “Condoms as American as Apple Pie”


8/12/12 “Baby’s First Butcher Shop”


8/8/12 “Is It Burning Man Yet?”


8/6/12 “Butchery For Boys and Girls: Victorian-Era Meat Market Playsets”


8/3/12 “As costly collectibles, Olympic torches are on fire”


7/26/12 “5 Things To Know This AM”


7/25/12 “Beauty Inspiration Journal”


7/6/12 “Love Boats: The Delightfully Sinful History of Canoes”


7/2/12 “Story of Jaws, the painting”


5/8/12 “Inside This Building Lies Hollywood’s Most Iconic Gems”


2/2/12 “Punch Box Valentines From Leafcutter Designs”


10/7/11 “Where Hard Rock Meets Pop Art”