sports memorabilia market

Ballin on a Budget: Understanding the Sports Memorabilia Market

Collecting is not a profitable hobby, much like racing or restoring cars. But collectors are people too and like all people they like to save money and score good deals. Here are some helpful tips on how to keep your wallet and collection full by understanding the sports memorabilia market.

So You Want To Host A Super Bowl Party? Game Plan

It’s the big one, the granddaddy of all football games every NFL season, it’s the Super Bowl. “Super Sunday” has become one of the biggest days of the year for people to gather together and celebrate football, food, drinks, and the occasional bet or two at a Super Bowl Party.
Super Bowl Recipes

So You Want To Host A Super Bowl Party? Super Bowl Recipes

After reading part one of "So You Want To Host a Super Bowl Party?", here is the second part of the two-part series. The Super Bowl recipe suggestions are not hard and will leave your guests asking "What's on the menu next year?"
Grilling Basics

Learning Grilling Basics

Using your grill is by far the best choice. It doesn’t matter if you prefer gas or charcoal; grilling basics will help make your meal better every time. Whatever kind of grill you have, here’s some helpful information to make your meal or party a hit.
sports cards in Hollywood

Sports Cards in Hollywood: Cards on the Big Screen

Hollywood is known to embellish or ignore certain facts, laws of physics, or simply make things up to suit their own needs and the story as they see fit. Sports Cards in Hollywood, collecting, and sports memorabilia are no exception.
Ancient DNA

Ancient DNA Rewriting History as We Know It

The remains of a six week old infant found in modern-day Alaska has been tested for DNA. The results are astounding and add to what we know of human migration to the Americas. In this story, LWOS Life explores how ancient DNA shapes the modern world and what it tells us about our ancient past.
sporting autobiographies

Four Greatest Sporting Autobiographies Ever Written

Few literature genres divide opinion quite like sporting autobiographies. I believe that well-written sporting autobiographies can inspire people to do great things, and they often detail areas of sport that spectators seldom see, such as negotiations between agents and arranging transfers between teams.
Coming of Age Novel

The Only Way to Grow Is Up: The Coming of Age Novel in the...

Whilst the general pattern of the coming of age novel has remained regular (protagonist, on the brink of adulthood must overcome social and personal obstacles, in doing so shedding the skin of their childhood self), the context in which they are written has undergone significant change in the last 100 years
collect sports memorabilia

Why do I Collect Sports Memorabilia? A Memoir

So where does one start after being away for so long? The card companies certainly didn’t stop production while I was gone; here is why I collect sports memorabilia.
Music Albums

Five Music Albums You Must Listen To Before You Turn 22

New Year’s resolutions can be pretty fun, and in my own personal quest for intellectual and spiritual fulfilment (if such a thing even exists), I think I have found the answer: discovering new music albums.