Greetings followers of the Rock Subculture Journal! So I have big news today (with the official press release copied further below)… I am as of today working full-time for Julien’s Auctions as their Director of Marketing, New Media, and Contemporary Pop Culture. I am very excited about my new career with Julien’s and my future plans with the company. For those that do not follow the auction house and collecting art market world, Julien’s Auctions is the premiere auction house in the world featuring Rock ‘N’ Roll memorabilia, such as stage and studio used guitars and other instruments, wardrobe, and other memorabilia. They also specialize in Hollywood, Street Art/Contemporary Art, and Sports memorabilia. I’ve been working with Julien’s for many years as a consultant, and I’m thrilled to be taking on a much bigger role with the company. [Read more…]
EMP Museum Photo Journal Part 2 of 2: Music (Nirvana + Leather Jacket Pop Culture Memorabilia Exhibits) – see also Original Prop Blog
This is Part 2 of a two-part series chronicling my visit to the EMP Museum in Seattle. This Part 2 feature will focus on the current Music-related exhibits at the museum, while Part 1 has been published on sister site, Original Prop Blog, and that photo journal will cover the Movie-related exhibits. The three current music related exhibits are “Nirvana: Taking Punk To The Masses” and “Worn To Be Wild: The Black Leather Jacket”, as well as a photo exhibit for The Rolling Stones. [Read more…]
Inside Gold & Silver Pawn (The “Pawn Stars” Shop)
I met up with some friends of mine who live in Las Vegas, who, like me, collect original artifacts from film, television, and music. I became acquainted with them years ago through my Original Prop Blog, and they have been huge supporters of my efforts. The History Channel series Pawn Stars has been a topic of discussion on the Original Prop Blog for years (see original article), so who could pass up the opportunity to check out the store where it all happens? So we visited Gold and Silver Pawn.