Blogger:  Alex Rice

Alex Rice

Alex Rice is a freelance writer and videographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When he’s not hard at work, he’s either circumnavigating the globe searching for rare R.E.M. records, CDs and posters or attempting to memorize the statistics on the backs of his 10,000 baseball and basketball cards. A recent college graduate, he also lists the Denver Post and Guitar World magazine on his resume.

He can be reached at alex@collectorsquest.com.

Alex's Recent Posts

Searching for Sugar Man’s Vintage Records

Stephen Segerman and Craig Bartholomew Strydom may have miraculously found Sixto Rodriguez alive and kicking in Detroit and persuaded him to play some concerts in South Africa in the late 1990s, but... more

History’s Celebrities, Vol. 1: John Wilkes Booth

As the Entertainment/Celebrity Blogger for Collectors Quest, I’ve mainly focused on collectibles owned by and memorabilia related to famous names of the past 50 or so years. It recently dawned on me... more

Lord of the Rings Director Gives Away Movie Memorabilia

If you’re a J.R.R. Tolkien fan who’s ever seen Ralph Bakshi’s animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings (which completely ignores the trilogy’s final chapter, The Return of the King, and... more

Spice Up a “Blue Monday” with a New Order Movie!

New Order’s inclusion on the Coachella 2013 lineup has sparked a renewed interest in the Manchester rock band, who will play their first U.S. shows in eight years at the California desert... more

Wax Off, Wax On: Vinyl Continued its Sales Comeback in 2012

If I could go back to the mid-1990s and invest in one thing, it would be a vinyl record processing plant. Well, I’d probably pick up a bunch of Apple shares first,... more