BOOKS! How can you recognize a first edition in the wild? How many first editions are hiding in your house RIGHT NOW? And which rare first edition has the most inappropriate price tag? All this and more as we dive into the wonderful world of collectible literature.
Antiques Freaks chat about some fine equines as we delve into the magical retro world of My Little Pony! What is "pony cancer" and how can you prevent it from destroying your mint-condition Minty? How is a plastic pony like a glass bottle? And just who are these horses for, anyway? (EVERYONE!)
What are you doing with all that hair collected in your hairbrush? Just throwing it away? WASTEFUL! The Antiques Freaks tell you how to put that hair to better use, through the cunning contraption of the HAIR RECEIVER! Other Victorian nonsense covered includes Crimson Peak wingfic and phrenology.
Once upon a time, in a world before electronic-mail, we had stamps. From the penny black to the pony express, Antiques Freaks will tell you which stamps are hot, which stamps are not, and which stamps might be secret pro-Lincoln-assassination propoganda. Allegedly.
Don't forget to check out our guest episode on the Terrible Book Club podcast! We talk about Johnny Tremain and how gay we all are for Rab.
How is an antique bookshelf like a rabid raccoon? What's a doily good for, anyway? When will science give us an endangered sites list, but like, for antiques? The Antiques Freaks tell you What Not To Do to your antique furniture, and so much more.
It was the best of eyes, it was the worst of eyes. The creator of the best-selling poster in America brings you the Snellen reform eye, the greatest prosthetic eye of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There's just one little problem...
WARNING! This episode is to eyesockets what our Danger! Paris Green episode is to Victorian children. If you're sensitive to eye squick, maaaybe check out a different episode?