For the Hobby Episode 5 • The Starting 5
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On For the Hobby Episode 5 I talk to 5 of my favorite collectors in the entire hobby. I interview Chris McGill (@chris_hoj), Grant Slayton (@waldorfstories), Josh Johnson (@cardboard_chronicles), Dave (@thehobbyist23), and Rodman Martinez (@rodmanpc). We talk about a variety of fun topics and I end every interview by asking their All-Time NBA starting 5. -- Timestamps: 0:33 – Intro | 2:33 – Chris McGill: Why Do basketball Cards Matter? | 10:23 - The Importance of Social Media | 14:50 - MJ vs LeBron vs Kobe | 16:54 – Chris’ All-Time NBA Starting 5 | 17:48 - Grant Slayton: Caught the Bug | 19:48 – What Led to 90s Card Popularity? | 24:47 – Arena Card Design | 28:19 – Grant’s All-Time NBA Starting 5 | 29:29 – Josh Johnson: Origin Story | 34:01 – Camaraderie and Curating Collectors | 39:28 – Josh’s Personal Collection | 45:20 – The Goodwill LeBron Story | 49:19 - Josh’ All-Time NBA Starting 5 | 51:31 – Dave: Origin Story | 54:45 – Finding a $2,000 Card in Your Childhood Binder | 57:37 – How We Met | 1:01:!2 – Favorite Things About the Hobby | 1:09:46 – Some of Dave’s Favorite Cards | 1:12:48 – Roman Martinez: Falling in Love with Basketball Cards | 1:17:15 – Formulating Your Taste | 1:18:12 – Sharing your Collection journey | 1:21:04 – Original Binder Magic | 1:24:31 – Rodman’s All-Time NBA Starting 5 |
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