Ten Years of Junk Pirate

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Junk Pirate is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year! What began as a documentation of the weird, wacky, and otherwise interesting things and images that pass through Pete Glover's hands at his 'day job' – sorting junk at a local thrift store – has grown into a large-scale, ongoing (and never-ending) project. It's a project in collecting, curating and celebrating the quirky and absurd assortment of ephemera, toys, popular culture tidbits, nostalgia, propaganda, and other things of interest. Junk Pirate is no simple phenomenon. It's a carefully picked-through and curated collection of collections. Look at it this way: One...

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