Morgan Jon Fox Talks About his Card Collecting Documentary ‘The Hobby’

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Morgan Jon Fox Talks About his Card Collecting Documentary ‘The Hobby‘ available today on all VOD platforms.

There are quite a few collectors in this world, myself being one of them. I collect books and DVDs (I really wish I hadn’t sold my CD collection). Card collecting, although something I never got into a big business and what went from kids collecting baseball cards to it being a retirement plan in the 1980s and 1990s, continues on that tradition with trading cards and game cards. Just look at Logan Paul with that mint Pokémon card he spent over a $1 million on just to wear like a diamond neckless.

Morgan Jon Fox, a baseball and trading card enthusiast himself was the perfect person to bring on for the documentary entitled, ‘The Hobby‘ about this very industry. Fox has been apart of this world for quite awhile and shares his most prized card, which is displayed in the background of our interview.

The one questions he gave the most political answer to was, “Which card is the ‘Holy Grail’ of cards that you would be willing to take down your wedding photo for and replace on the mantle?

The Hobby‘ is a fun documentary that takes you into the world of players, collectors and speculators that tries to shine the line on what’s more important in gaming cards, enjoying the game play, the thrill of finding a rare card or the trading market on displaying it as a major art piece?

The Hobby‘ available today on all VOD platforms.

Official Synopsis:

A McDonald’s Happy Meal shortage. A security guard escort. Guns pulled in a Target parking lot. All of these are caused by a common factor: trading cards. In 2020, a new BOOM began. For the first time, large hedge funds, celebrities like Logan Paul and Steve Aoki, nostalgic millennials, entrepreneurs like Josh Luber, and billionaires scrambled to add sports, Pokémon, and other hot item cards to their collections and portfolios. Over the next two years, the hobby exploded — even causing card grading services to shut down due to overwhelming customer service. This documentary is a character-driven feel good deep dive into the high-stakes, eccentric world of card collecting, following buyers, sellers, card shop owners, graders, online streamers, auctioneers, and more, who all participate in the hobby in their own unique ways.

 

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