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Cardboard Chronicles is a podcast dedicated to the basketball trading card hobby and all the unique collectors that make it up. The basketball card hobby is comprised of a strong community of collectors with amazing stories. I'll sit down with other collectors each week to talk about their collections and discuss various topics around the hobby. We'll talk about why they collect what they do and the cards they're passionate about.

Cardboard Chronicles is a podcast dedicated to the basketball trading card hobby and all the unique collectors that make it up. The basketball card hobby is comprised of a strong community of collectors with amazing stories. I'll sit down with other collectors each week to talk about their collections and discuss various topics around the hobby. We'll talk about why they collect what they do and the cards they're passionate about.
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Cardboard Chronicles is a podcast dedicated to the basketball trading card hobby and all the unique collectors that make it up. The basketball card hobby is comprised of a strong community of collectors with amazing stories. I'll sit down with other collectors each week to talk about their collections and discuss various topics around the hobby. We'll talk about why they collect what they do and the cards they're passionate about.

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Episodes

Stephen - "The history of the game connects me to the cards" | Cardboard Chronicles 21

11/7/2018
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This week I spoke with Stephen, a collector from Boston. Stephen uses his love of the game to fuel his passion for collecting his favorite athletes. He talks about why he collects certain players and refuses to overpay for guys like Jayson Tatum.

Duration:00:38:07

Adam - "Market manipulation in the hobby" | Cardboard Chronicles 20

11/1/2018
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I brought back Adam from my first episode to talk about market manipulation in the hobby. We discuss how to recognize a card being manipulated and how to avoid falling into the trap. As two guys who love the hobby we also ramble on about several other fun topics and show off some of our favorite cards. Galactic!! Instagram: @the27guy @kingpennypc Blowout: the27guy jjohnson814

Duration:01:18:53

Q&A Session | Cardboard Chronicles 19

10/25/2018
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In this video I answer questions sent to me by all of you. I cover all different types of topics from Panini sets that I like to investing in the hobby to gambling addictions related to the hobby. IG: @kingpennypc BO: jjohnson814

Duration:01:06:53

Scott - "High end pokemon collecting" | Cardboard Chronicles 16

10/18/2018
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I sat down to talk cards with Scott (smpratte). Scott specializes in rare, high end Pokemon cards and even buys and sells them for his full time job. Scott and I discuss similarities to the sports world of collecting and the future of Pokemon in the community. Scott has his own Youtube channel that inspired me to start mine so we talk about how the community can influence our hobby experiences. IG: smpratte Youtube: smpratte

Duration:00:29:15

Jameel - "The Meelypops shop dealer" | Cardboard Chronicles 18

10/11/2018
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In this episode I sat down with Jameel, the owner of The Meelypops shop to talk about the life of a card dealer. He discusses what got him into a career of cardboard, how he thinks the hobby can grow through our youth and his overall take on the state of the hobby. https://shopmeelypops.com/ https://www.facebook.com/themeelypopsshop/ IG: shopmeelypops

Duration:00:50:38

Randy - "I collect because I’m a caveman" | Cardboard Chronicles 17

10/4/2018
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Today's episode is an interview with Randy, a super collector of Dajuan Wagner and self proclaimed "lot collector". Randy buys lots of cards to add to his collection and help other collectors with their needs. He's been in the hobby a long time and has lots of great stories.

Duration:00:42:24

Jordan - "What do pro athletes think about the hobby?" | Cardboard Chronicles 15

9/27/2018
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Jordan and I sit down to talk anything and everything about sports cards. Jordan is a professional athlete agent so he brings a unique perspective from the eyes of some pro athletes including Kevin Durant. He also collects many different styles of cards from 90s football to basketball. There's also a special delivery for me today from Jordan. Surprise!

Duration:00:52:03

Card Hobby Official - "Chinese card collecting landscape" | Cardboard Chronicles 14

9/20/2018
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In this episode I talked with two guys from the Card Hobby Official company based out of China, Peter and Scott. Peter collects Nuggets places and Scott is a Ray Allen supercollector. I talked with the two of them about the hobby overseas in China and some of the things they encounter that are different from the states. They get into the reason for the disconnect between America and Asian countries in the hobby. Instagram: card_hobby_official Website: http://www.54katao.com/

Duration:00:43:14

Al - "Jersey number collecting from overseas" | Cardboard Chronicles 13

9/13/2018
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In this episode I sit down with Al, a Kevin Garnett /21 jersey collector who lives in New Zealand. Al talks about the difficulties he faces as a collector from overseas. He tells some amazing stories about how he got to this point with his /21 KG collection and even shows off some of his favorite cards.

Duration:00:41:24

Josh - "Can you interview yourself? No" | Cardboard Chronicles 12

9/6/2018
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In this episode we flip the script with Michael interviewing me. Michael was nice enough to make this happen and come up with questions for me. I talk about my history in the hobby and show off some of my favorite cards. I talk about my motivation behind Cardboard Chronicles and the future of the channel.

Duration:00:02:59

John - "Community is what keeps me collecting" | Cardboard Chronicles 11

8/29/2018
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Today's interview is with John (spurfanattech). We discuss his amazing 90's Spurs collection and why the 97-99 seasons were the best years of cards for him. We talk about how people we meet in the community are what keep things fun, talking with other collectors daily. I also received two giant additions for my PC in the mail, one of which John helped me acquire and we show those off live. I think I'm seeing RED. Instagram: spurfanattech

Duration:00:48:18

Michael Moler - "90s player collecting" | Cardboard Chronicles 10

8/23/2018
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Michael and I discussed his Grant Hill player collecting. Michael mostly focuses on his 90s cards but he also collects basically anything he can find pre-Panini. Michael shows a true passion for the collecting hobby. He talks about his experience at National and shows off some of his best Grant Hill cards.

Duration:00:38:24

Grant Slayton - "Wolf of card street" | Cardboard Chronicles 9

8/17/2018
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In this episode I sit down with Grant Slayton, one of the most well known 90s basketball collectors in the world. Grant walks us through his history in the hobby and what got him back into the game. He shares with us his passion for the 90s era of basketball cards and also strategies he employs when buying/trading cards. IG: waldorfstories blowout: gslayton

Duration:00:39:36

2018 National Recap | Cardboard Chronicles 8

8/5/2018
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In this episode I recap my trip to the 2018 National Sports Collectors Convention. I go over everything I encountered in my 3 days and offer tips for those wanting to go next year. It was a great trip that I'll always remember and I picked up some awesome PC items. I forgot to actually say thanks to Adam in the video for landing me the Penny card! Thanks brother. I also forgot to talk about the cards that Nat Turner donated to Goldin Auctions for the whole show that included a green PMG...

Duration:00:27:19

Brendan - "Do your own research to spot fakes" | Cardboard Chronicles 7

7/31/2018
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Brendan talks about his unique, diverse collection of everything from 90s basketball rubies to Simpsons cards. Then we dove into the topic of counterfeits in the hobby. Brendan provides his unique insight and research into the topic and how you can educate yourself. The biggest takeaway is that we as a community need to communicate better about the presence of fake cards.

Duration:00:44:11

Nat Turner - "I would still collect if the cards were worthless" | Cardboard Chronicles 6

7/28/2018
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Today I sat down with the legendary Nat Turner. Nat has arguable the best basketball card collection in the world from high end LeBron rookies to 90s Jordan 1/1 Legacy cards. Nat came back into the hobby in 2010 and was on a mission to complete the elusive red and green Precious Metal Gems sets and he's on his way to completing them both. Nat tells us some incredible stories of high end purchases in person. He also gives us his take on the future of card prices and authentication issues with...

Duration:00:34:04

Jeff - "Player collecting a role player" | Cardboard Chronicles 5

7/24/2018
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In this episode I chat with Jeff, a super collector of Toni Kukoc. Jeff loved the Bulls growing up and found a passion for collecting Kukoc. He shows us the joy of collecting your favorite player even when you don't have unlimited funds. He also gives some tidbits of advice for the upcoming National Collectors Convention. Blowout: kukocitb Instagram: kukocitb

Duration:00:34:05

Justin - "Changing directions with your PC" | Cardboard Chronicles 4

7/22/2018
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On this episode of Cardboard Chronicles, I chat with Justin (AlabamaSlamma on Blowout and 610sportscards on IG). Justin has been in and out of the hobby since the early 90s and brings great knowledge on a breadth of topics. We discuss how his tastes in different cards have evolved over the years and his base of collecting is what appeals to him visually. He has changed directions in his collecting a few times so he talks about how he goes about selling and consolidating his collection. He...

Duration:00:37:05

Niten - "Are we in a card bubble?" | Cardboard Chronicles 3

7/19/2018
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Today I chat with Niten Patel, a high end collector of the big 3 (MJ, LeBron and Kobe). Niten dives into the economics side of basketball cards and explains how he collects what he likes while also protecting his investment. Niten left the hobby in the early 2000s and came back 3 years ago to start his high end auto/patch collection of the big 3, primarily focusing on Upper Deck Exquisite, probably the most iconic high end cards in the history of basketball cards. Niten shares some of his...

Duration:00:38:17

Sam - "The Younger Generation Collectors" | Cardboard Chronicles 2

7/15/2018
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Today I spoke with Sam, also known as 401sportscards. Sam tells us what it's like collecting as an 18 year old. He shares his experiences beginning his collecting with Instagram and how it's shaped him today. Sam collects Celtics players and is also working on an elusive set. He buys and sells cards regularly to fund his own collection. He shares his take on the future of the hobby from a younger generations' perspective.

Duration:00:43:40