Jess Thompson

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How Often Should You Change Your Turntable’s Stylus?

macro of turntable stylus

No one said collecting vinyl records was gonna be an easy hobby. There’s a lot to consider — how to store your records, clean them, check off items in your Wantlist without breaking the bank, etc. Let me throw another consideration onto this quickly mounting pile of vinyl concerns: Does your turntable’s stylus need replacing? […]

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Posterogs Mid-Year Review: Most Wanted & Collected

Most collected poster on Posterogs: Cocteau Twins Love's Easy Tears album promo

Remember the start of 2018? So many resolutions – we were going to start eating right, working out, cataloging our whole collections… A few of these have gone out the window, but adding stuff to the database is infinitely easier than eating salad and donning trainers. So now that we’re officially past the mid-point of […]

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Comicogs Mid-Year Review: Most Wanted & Collected

Most collected poster in the Posterogs database

Remember the start of 2018? So many resolutions – we were going to start eating right, working out, cataloging our whole collections… A few of these have gone out the window, but adding stuff to the database is infinitely easier than eating salad and donning trainers. So now that we’re officially past the mid-point of […]

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Filmogs Mid-Year Review: Most Wanted & Collected

Most collected film in the Filmogs database

Remember the start of 2018? So many resolutions – we were going to start eating right, working out, cataloging our whole collections… A few of these have gone out the window, but adding stuff to the database is infinitely easier than eating salad and donning trainers. So now that we’re officially past the mid-point of […]

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Bookogs Mid-Year Review: Most Wanted & Collected

Front cover of Get in the Van by Henry Rollins - the most wanted book in the Bookogs database

Remember the start of 2018? So many resolutions – we were going to start eating right, working out, cataloging our whole collections… A few of these have gone out the window, but adding stuff to the database is infinitely easier than eating salad and donning trainers. So now that we’re officially past the mid-point of […]

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Gearogs Mid-Year Review: Most Wanted & Collected

Most collected audio gear in the Gearogs database

Remember the start of 2018? So many resolutions – we were going to start eating right, working out, cataloging our whole collections… A few of these have gone out the window, but adding stuff to the database is infinitely easier than eating salad and donning trainers. So now that we’re officially past the mid-point of […]

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Competitive Collecting Is A Real Thing: Here’s What You Need To Know

Have you ever looked at your collection and thought, “Damn, I’m so good at this, someone should give me a prize.” Of course, there’s more to being a collector than just amassing stuff. A collector goes to great pains (and takes great pleasure) tracking down, acquiring, organizing, categorizing, cataloging, displaying, protecting and preserving whatever it […]

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The Film Collectors Who Risked Everything To Preserve Film History

We don’t know how easy we’ve got it. Film collecting these days is a pretty straight-forward process. You can simply roll up to the store to buy almost any of your favorite films on DVD or Blu-ray. Easier still, you open your laptop/turn on your computer and have access to films throughout history on a […]

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How Many Books Are There In The World?

TL;DR – we can’t say exactly how many books there are in the world (though estimates are around 140ish million), but we’d like to catalog every single one in the Bookogs database. Hey, remember Bookogs – Discogs‘ scrappy little cousin? As Discogs is in its 18th year and has just hit the big 10 million releases […]

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Prince’s Best Soundtrack Moments

Prince’s filmography never quite lived up to the lofty heights of his music-output. With the exception perhaps of Purple Rain, his ventures in to the film world often felt uninspired or laborious. Though he had charisma in buckets as a filmstar, sadly it didn’t quite translate to directorial skill. However, Prince’s flirtations with the silver […]

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