Best of VOTC

How It All Started

Pitfalls and Illusions of Book Value

Events That Changed The Hobby- Part 1

Events That Changed The Hobby- Part 2

Tales From The National

Beware of the "Book Value" Trader

Hobby Angst

If I Ruled The Hobby

Collecting vs Accumulating

The Graded Card Conspiracy

Death and Collectibles

How NOT To Share Your Hobby With Your Kids

THE Find!

A Nickel and a Garage Sale

Junk Wax- A How To Video

The Roar is Back

Gambling vs Collecting


Manufacturer Collusion

The State of the Hobby Shop

State of The Hobby 2009 Preview

Let's Wait and See About the Panini Deal

The Upper Deck Documentary Conundrum

MLBPA, MLB, and Card Manufacturers- Who Blinks First

Beckett Brainwashing

T.S. O'Connell the Anti-Social Blogger

The Failure of Traditional Hobby Media

Too Many Prospect Sets

eBay, Overhead, and Why Should Online Selling Be Any Different?

Cross Promotion Opportunities Missed

Upper Deck Used My Idea!!

T.S. O'Connell- The Hobby Has Passed You By

The Sad State of the Hobby- Autographs

Beckett Pisses on the First Amendement

The Sticker Auto Video Controversy

SCD and Coaches Corner Part Ways

Hobby or Addiction- The Mental side of Collecting

The National- A How To Users Guide

It's Official- Beckett Sucks

Steroids a Greater Offense Than Dog Fighting?

2009 National Recap

For the Love of Art

The Collector Ego

Get Your Own "Beckett Sucks" T-Shirt

What I LOVE About The Hobby

A Failed Idea- What Could Have Been

Social Media Technology and the Hobby

Is Beckett Complicit for the State of The Hobby

The Hawks Embrace Their Heritage

The Math Behind the High Rollers

If I Ruled the Hobby

This Is Gellman If UD Had Lost Their NFL License

Inside the Hobby- Ranking the Manufacturers and Their Use of Social Media

Assembly Line Production Versus Bonafide Creativity and Innovation

The Vinatge Consignment (You can use the search term "vintage consignment" for other related posts.)

How Do YOU, Define a Rookie Card?

I Weep For The Future- Cards That Make Me Angry

Hobby Retailers, Are YOU Part of the Problem?

This Is Why Bad Design Drives Me Nuts

Bob Brill- A Not So Hypothetical Story of a Bitter Dealer

Card Shop Best Practices for Success

My Family Ties to Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth

My Entry to the Topps Miliion Blog

Lessons Learned From the Vintage Consignments

Autograph Frauds, Scams and Forgeries

BREAKING NEWS- KIDS DON"T BUY SPORTS CARDS

Upper Deck's Demise

Saving Upper Deck

Topps Is Engaged AND Listening

Topps Hobby Round Table- Now What?