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25 Years of Passionate Collecting and New Card Projects with Cory (@apocalypse_cards)

Brett chats with Hobby vet Cory (@apocalypse_cards) about his 25 years of collecting and why he's having a blast diving into collecting projects around ultra modern wr...

Documenting the Experience of the Modern Collector

In this episode Brett discusses listener feedback on documenting the experience of the modern collector. He talks about underrated sets and gets some feedback from the...

The Excitement of Starting a New Player PC that the Investment Crowd Doesn't Care About with Josh Johnson (@cardboard_chronicles)

In this episode Brett brings back Josh (@cardboard_chronicles) to discuss the start of his Todd Gurley PC. He talks about the journey to get the best cards of his as q...

Getting a Jolt of Hobby Energy From the Community

In today's episode Brett shares the jolt of energy that he got from seeing everyone share their game worn patches from last week. There were some crazy cards shared an...

Mitigating Risk and Leaning Into Passion with Curtis (@90s_kid_card_collector)

Brett chats with Curtis (@90s_kid_card_collector) about his mindset around buying cards and why it's always best to default to passion. He shares his perspective on th...

The Oversaturation of the Case Hit and Tragedy of the Unworn

In this episode Brett uses data to explore the oversaturation of the modern day case hit. Also, he shares his opinions on unworn patches and how they continue to gain ...

A NFL Kickoff Tradition: Talking Football Cards with Kevin Randall (@dacaptain37)

Brett brings Kevin Randall (@dacaptain37) for a conversation to kick off yet again another NFL season. Kevin discusses a recent Brady game worn patch he picked up, wha...

How to Separate the Pumper from the Passion

In this episode Brett talks about the identifiable traits that separate passionate collectors from those that are just looking to make a buck on the latest flavor of t...

Building Sets and Going on Chases with Cris Powell (@socal.sportscards10)

Brett talks with Cris Powell (@socal.sportscards10) about going on a 6 year chase for a NT patch set, building a Mosaic Gold Hall of Fame run, and shares why he collec...

The Evolution Past Prospecting and Collecting Who You Actually Care About

In this episode Brett uses some recent conversations with Hobby friends to discuss the evolution that we go through to reach the peak of our collecting. He asks the co...

The Era of Legends Getting Overshadowed by Unproven Rookies with Adam McNany (@adam_mcnany)

The hype machine for unproven quarterbacks has been in full force this offseason and we are seeing players who have barely started set record highs across the market. ...

The Various Nation States of The Hobby and How We Can Prioritize Collecting

In this episode Brett talks about the various nation states that make up the melting pot that we call the Hobby. He discusses how focusing on our collecting and connec...

Building a Collection of the NBA's Top 75 Rookie Card Autographs with Sasha (@sashapcards)

In this episode Brett talks with Sasha (@sashapcards) about his quest to obtain a hand signed rookie card from NBA's Top 75 players of all-time. They discuss the journ...

A Call to the Community to Help Debunk Some Hobby Myths

In this episode Brett calls on the community to debunk Hobby myths that invade our space, discusses the intoxication with unproven QBs, and shares some perspective on ...

Going Against the Grain and Collecting Because of Memories with Luke Smith (@memorymachines)

In this episode Brett explores the idea of focusing on your memories when building your collection with Luke Smith (@memorymachines). They use Andrew Luck as the subje...

The Boots on the Ground Perspective from The National with Joey Colarulo (@the.e.trader)

Brett brings back Joey Colarulo (@the.e.trader) to discuss what went down in Atlantic City last week. Joey walks through his show strategy, discusses some of the narra...

Defining the Traits Between the Long Game and the Short Game in the Hobby

In this episode Brett explores the differences and commonalities between long game and short game participants in the Hobby. There are many different flavors of the Ho...

Building New Collecting Lanes in the Hobby with My Brother Kyle McGrath (@mcgrathcards)

In this episode, Brett brings his brother on the show to discuss their collecting evolution one year removed from last year's National experience. They cover where the...

Sharing Your Passions to Get Access to the Cards That You Need

In this episode Brett discusses his inbound approach to landing the cards that he needs. He discusses how sharing your passions around cards can help you get the first...

Understanding the Dealer Perspective Before Going to The National with Justin Gee (@610sportscards)

In this episode Brett chats with National veteran, Justin Gee (@610sportscards) who will be setting up at this year's show. They break down the mentality of the dealer...

Collecting and The Rookie Card of It All

In this episode Brett explores the rookie card and the abundance of options that have been presented to collectors over the past several years. He examines the place o...

The Value of Building Side PCs with Chris McGill of Card Ladder

In this episode Brett explores the value of building a side PC with Chris McGill of Card Ladder. Also, they discuss happenings with the current market and content in t...

The Benefits of Curiosity in the Hobby

In this episode Brett explores the how curiosity can lead to a more enjoyable Hobby experience and lead down unique collecting paths.

The Options and Opportunities when Buying High End Sports Cards with Drake McGruder (@drakes_pc)

Brett brings Drake (@drakes_pc) back on the show to discuss a recent purchase he made and understand how he made room to bring it into his PC. Also, they discuss the 5...

Taking a Moment to Reflect and Explore Why We Collect

In this episode Brett takes a moment to reflect on why he collects. He explores the question and thinks back to the earliest days of his collecting to find answers.

Hosting Hobby Showcases and Preparing for The National with Kevin Randall (@dacaptain37)

In this episode Brett has a discussion with friend of the show Kevin Randall (@dacaptain37) about why he hosts Hobby showcases and what he's doing to prepare for setti...

The Power of Hosting Online Hobby Showcases

In this episode Brett discusses the importance of hosting online showcases around specific players, products, sets, or other collecting lanes. There's so many many ben...

A Passion for Borders and Buckets with Chris Noel (@chr155ybuck3t5)

In this episode Brett chats with Chris (chr155ybuck3t5) about his venture back into the Hobby and evolution into Gold Damian Lillard collecting. They discuss areas of ...

How We Can Take Advantage of a Down Market as Collectors

In this episode Brett talks about his experience from this past weekend at the Midwest Monster Card Show, explores the topic of how we can take advantage of a down mar...

Building a Collection of Wide Receivers and Loving Every Minute of It with Jesse Bak (@flippityflipcards)

In this episode Brett explores going down atypical collecting lanes with Jesse Bak (@flippityflipcards). He collects premier wide receivers and discusses the experienc...

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