March 16, 2022
Our friend Chris of the Terrible Book Club podcast tells us all about the wild, wacky, and bizarrely superstitious world of vintage audio equipment. Tone woods. Toasted maple. Centaurs. It's all here.
March 9, 2022
No, it's not a gravy boat. Nor a soup tureen. And definitely not a dough-box. It's time to tell all about chamber pots and commodes. Wash your hands.
March 2, 2022
What is Dark Academia? And how can it be used to market vintage and antique goods?
February 23, 2022
Skulls, spines, skeletons, teeth, bones, skin, squishy bits, etc. Author and archeologist O F Cieri joins the pod to answer the burning question: should you buy, sell, purchase, or procure human remains? Short answer, no. Longer answer to follow.
February 16, 2022
We're certainly not time wizards, but we do know a lot about antique clocks! Join us for a who's-who of clock identification, including tall clocks, tavern clocks, carriage clocks, and Jeremy. Plus, all the lyrics to the late Victorian bop "My Grandfather's Clock."
February 9, 2022
Get puzzled! An ancient oddity is transformed into Victorian whimsy in this, the Chinese wine vessel turned baffling teapot.
February 2, 2022
Or; how not to run a pottery business with your brothers. Beware the pelican.
January 26, 2022
The Antiques Freaks are joined by Joanna Mahserdjian of Upstate Rug Supply to learn all about the delights of collecting one-of-a-kind, hand-woven, all-natural works of fiber arts - rugs, carpets, mats, bags, pillows, ottomans, and more! From dining room to show room (and beyond!), Joanna shares her antique rug journey. For more, check out her site at UpstateRugs.com, or visit The Shop on Warren Street in Hudson, NY.
January 19, 2022
The Victorians and their sickening whimsy strike again! We have three words for you: Self. Pouring. Teapot.
January 12, 2022
Beating the booby. Blowing the grampus. Broth of a boy. Bum-boat. All these terms and more defined in our dive into 19th-century nautical vocabulary.