Antiques Freaks
177 SylvaC Pottery

177 SylvaC Pottery

June 9, 2021

UK kitsch is here! Learn about the adorable Staffordshire ceramics company SylvaC and all the bunnies and puppies your heart can hold.

176 Solving for X - The Boardwalk Antiques Shop

176 Solving for X - The Boardwalk Antiques Shop

June 2, 2021

We return to the antiques romance trilogy The Boardwalk Antiques Shop to review the second novella in the collection, Solving for X! Fewer antiques than promised, and what remains is certainly... something.

175 Jelly Molds

175 Jelly Molds

May 26, 2021

From the kitchen drawers of yesteryear to the kitchen walls of today, it's jelly molds! Or gelatin molds. Or Jell-O molds. Pick yer poison.

174 Message in a Bottle - The Boardwalk Antiques Shop

174 Message in a Bottle - The Boardwalk Antiques Shop

May 19, 2021

Love is in the air! The Antiques Freaks return to reviewing antiques-themed fiction with the romantic novella trilogy The Boardwalk Antiques Shop by Julie Wright, Melanie Jacobson, and Heather B. Moore.

173 Pie Birds

173 Pie Birds

May 12, 2021

Are your pies soggy? Do you wish you had an adorable ceramic kitchen friend to ensure crisp crust? Are you in the market for a tiny porcelain bird, goat, or dragon? You're in luck, because pie birds are here!

172 The Horror! Stilton’s Antiques by Bruce Blake

172 The Horror! Stilton’s Antiques by Bruce Blake

May 5, 2021

The antiques are on point! The horror, not so much. This week the Antiques Freaks review the short horror story Stilton's Antiques by Bruce Blake. Haunted dolls, funerary relics, and spooky antics abound! Content warning for discussions of historical and fictional child death.

171 Victorian Toast

171 Victorian Toast

April 28, 2021

What did it take to get toast onto the breakfast table in the Victorian era? A lot. Like, a whole lot.

170 Rae Dunn

170 Rae Dunn

April 21, 2021

Beanie Babies, but make it home goods. It's time to cover the collecting frenzy over minimalist ceramics designer Rae Dunn.

169 Staple Repairs for Porcelain and Ceramics

169 Staple Repairs for Porcelain and Ceramics

April 14, 2021

Cracked a mug? Snapped a plate in half? Shattered a bone china teacup containing the soul of a Victorian workhouse orphan? Why not repair it... with STAPLES! (With bonus hints on why used car haggling doesn't work in the antiques world.)

168 The Find! Carnacki the Ghost Finder with Terrible Book Club

168 The Find! Carnacki the Ghost Finder with Terrible Book Club

April 7, 2021

Everyone's favorite Edwardian ghost-hunting Sherlock Holmes rip-off is back for another adventure! Together with Chris and Paris of the Terrible Book Club podcast, the Antiques Freaks delve into the spooky mysteries of the antiquarian book trade.

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