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Hobby Quick Hits Ep.141 Upper Deck Reviews

Dec. 5, 2022

We review a couple boxes courtesy of Upper Deck. This is a shorter quicker version than the video that is on our YouTube channel. Also: *New Product Release Schedule *Hobby News *Ask me a question Follow us on Soc…

Ep.208 w/ Ezra Levine-CEO of Collectable

Dec. 2, 2022

It's been over a year since Collectable CEO Ezra Levine was on the show but he's back, we cover the new partnership with eBay, how the company has weathered the current market, the logistics of putting on a great event and w…

Guest: Ezra Levine

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.140 w/ Danny Black(Special announcement)

Nov. 28, 2022

Danny Black joins HQH to talk about some upcoming hobby goings on. Also: *New Product Release Schedule *Hobby News *Ask me a question Follow us on Social Media: Website: https://www.sportscardnationpodcast.co…

Guest: Danny Black

Ep.207 w/ Darren Garnick from CardsFortheDR

Nov. 25, 2022

Darren Garnick is a man on a mission, he started CardsfortheDR to get cards of Dominican baseball players to the poverty stricken kids of the Dominican Republic. They have no access to them otherwise and it makes their day.…

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.139 The "Thanks-Giving" episode

Nov. 21, 2022

It's been a great year, not all ups but more ups than downs. We try to go chronologically and review everything we did and also thank people along the way. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Also: *New Product Release Schedu…

Ep.206 w/ Chris Fitzjarrald-Director of "Behind the Card"

Nov. 18, 2022

Chris Fitzjarrald just directed a full-feature hobby film "Behind the Card" with a large cast of hobby dignitaries, I was fortunate to be able to screen the film. Chris joins us today for a behind the scenes look at the fil…

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.138 Ticket Collecting..the next frontier?

Nov. 14, 2022

Is there an aspect of the hobby with ceiling left, I think so and it's a niche I just started to enter...Ticket Collecting, we talked about what is is, the different ways to do it and why I feel like it has growth potential.…

Ep.205 w/ Tim Shepler/ Big Shep of True Sportscards

Nov. 11, 2022

Tim Shepler is back and a lot has changed since he was last on, he's thinner, healthier and he left a stressful job to be general manager of upstart LCS True Sportscards, we talk about that , what it takes to run a successfu…

Guest: Tim Shepler

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.137 NFL Hobby Midterm Report

Nov. 7, 2022

The 2022 NFL season is half over, what rookies are maximizing their potential, who to avoid, stock ups, stock downs. Who might be a good buy or who might you want to cash out on. We go around the league rapid fire. Al…

Ep.204 w/ Nat Turner of Collectors(PSA)

Nov. 4, 2022

Collectors CEO Nat Turner joins us and we cover a lot of ground. New PSA holder coming? How did they get unbacklogged, could it happen again? I share my thoughts on upcharges, his thoughts on AI in grading, what is he coll…

Guest: Nat Turner

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.136 My Favorite Time of Year!

Oct. 31, 2022

Fall is my jam for multiple reasons, one big one...Legends and Hobby legends are made during it. 4 sports at once...yes please. Also: *New Product Release Schedule *Hobby News *Ask me a question Follow us on Soci…

Ep.203 w/ Jeremy Lee of Sports Cards Live

Oct. 28, 2022

He's back!! Better late than never. Sports Cards Live's Jeremy Lee joins us to talk about joining TAG Grading, the show circuit and the current hobby landscape. It was great catching up. Follow us on Social Media: …

Guest: Jeremy Lee

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.135 CollectorsFest Show Review

Oct. 24, 2022

I setup at my home show the Collectorsfest which is held at the New York State Fairgrounds. I forgot my best case of cards at home..what did I decide to do?? I also review my day and share my observations from the dealer's s…

Ep.202 w/ Ben Smith of Midwest Box Breaks

Oct. 21, 2022

Ben Smith enjoys helping others and building the hobby community, and he's done just that with Midwest Box Breaks. He joins us to talk about that, how the hobby can be better and a little life mixed in there too. Follow…

Guest: Ben Smith/MBB

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.134 My Top 10 Cards I'd like to acquire

Oct. 17, 2022

Since I collect/pc graded Hall of Fame rookie cards in the 4 major sports my wantlist is long but I thought I'd talked about the first ten off the top of my head. Also: *New Product Release Schedule *Hobby News *Ask …

Ep.201 w/ Mark Hoyle-Red Sox SuperCollector

Oct. 14, 2022

Mark Hoyle is a Red Sox SuperCollector but he's expanded beyond that, he joins us to discuss that, card mortality, his still to acquire grail card and him recently being featured on fansided. Follow us on Social Media: …

Guest: Mark Hoyle

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.133 What if I was CEO of Fanatics??

Oct. 10, 2022

Some times it's fun to get hypothetical, so that's what I did with this episode, the question-what would I do if I suddenly was Fanatics CEO. Let me know where I'm right or wrong. Also: *New Product Release Schedule …

Ep.200 w/ Jeff Owens of Sports Collector's Digest

Oct. 7, 2022

SCD Editor Jeff Owens joins us today to talk about the connection between sports and the hobby, two worlds he's familiar with, perks of his job, what's coming at Sports Collector's Digest and a fact you may not have known ab…

Guest: Jeff Owens

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.132 Is the Hobby headed for an "Age of Enlightenment"?

Oct. 3, 2022

"Age of Enlightenment", a period where people searched for the right answer & not what they were told/taught to believe. Is the Hobby headed there? I hope so because I think it would be a better place for most. Also: …

Ep.199 w/Herman Bryant (3BCollection)

Sept. 30, 2022

Herman Bryant had a store at age 16, he loves his Braves and Freddie Freeman, does his own Monday night show. He's got drive and is passionate, he is on guest today. Follow us on Social Media: Website: https://www…

Guest: Herman Bryant

Ep.131 What I'd do hobbywise if I won the lottery??

Sept. 26, 2022

The recent 1.34 billion lottery had me thinking...what would I do hobbywise if I had won & what would you do? Also: *New Product Release Schedule *Hobby News *Ask me a question Follow us on Social Media: Website…

Ep.198 w/ Michael Osacky-Head Appraiser PSA:Protecting Your Collection

Sept. 23, 2022

What Michael Osacky does is Uber important especially in today's hobby where burglaries are on an uptick, but appraisals are not just for insurance claims, he joins us to share his experience and even drops some tips for sto…

Hobby Quick Hits Ep.130 Ryan Nolan's Top 5 Card Shows

Sept. 19, 2022

Ryan Nolan is at a different card show almost every weekend and he has the frequent flyer miles and the video content to prove it. He joins us on this special edition of HQH to give his Top 5 card shows in the country right…

Ep.197 w/The Card Carver

Sept. 16, 2022

Tom aka The Card Carver "customed" his first card in 1991 as a very young kid, little did he know then he'd be upping his game and doing it in a big way 30 years later. We learn about his talents, style and how he hobbies i…