However he had a good point; it doesn’t really matter what the subject is, as long as there are interesting personalities – a good story is in there somewhere. And if there is one thing this industry has is it's ‘interesting personalities’. The conversation turned to Christopher Guest’s ‘Best in Show’ and well, you can imagine the laughs we had.
For as much as this business is centered around objects, it’s really the people that make it so compelling. Not only the cast of characters that chase after this stuff and sell it and horde it and seemingly worship it (myself included), but the people that touched it along the way, the person that created it, the one who loved it, first received it or gave it away. It’s really the history that we find as alluring as the object itself, sometimes even more so.