Category Archives: MATCHES IN THE MOVIES AND IN MUSIC

Led Zeppelin’s Starship One Jet’s Match Boxes Sell for $700 on the History Channel’s Pawn Stars TV Show!

Shared from AOL NEWSY Pawn Stars Starship One Matchboxes By Drew Koch , Mikah Sargent We bet you’ll never guess what was valued at as much as $3,000 on a recent episode of “Pawn Stars…” Matchboxes. Wait, what?! But wait, these weren’t … Continue reading

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AMC’s New Show “Better Call Saul” Featured An Advertising Matchbook In It’s First & Second Episodes!

The first & second episodes of AMC’s New Show “Better Call Saul” Featured An Advertising Matchbook as a major plot device! This new Spinoff from AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad has the makings of another big hit! better Call Saul … Continue reading

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Striking Images: Matchbook Advertising Article from UnderTheInfluence by CBC Rado

Fantastic Article about the remarkable story and journey of match advertising with references to some remarkable “moments in match history”     Under The Influence To order your Buisiness’ own branded match books get in touch with one of our … Continue reading

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MATCH BOOKS Used by Joseph Martinez to Create His Original Oil Paintings As Mini Works of Pocket Fine Art!

A fascinating re-purposing of Paper match books that are used by the artist Joseph Martinez to create original life like oil paintings as mini works of pocket fine art! Check out the video montage of Joseph’s fascinating work on Vimeo: … Continue reading

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MATCH BOOKS used by Mike Bell to Create His 3D Portraits!

Except from the Offbeat Earth blog Gene Simmons from KISS Artist Mike Bell has found yet another use for match books by turning them into 3-D portraits that are just flat-out cool. A very creative use of match books!! Little works of … Continue reading

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LIGHT MY FIRE: THE MATCH BOOK MAKES A CULTURAL COMEBACK

FAST COMPANY article from February 4, 2011 Light My Fire: The Match Book Makes a Cultural Comeback LIGHT MY FIRE: THE match book MAKES A CULTURAL COMEBACK. Great feature about the resurgence of match books that are now being used by the … Continue reading

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Beck Hansen’s (The Rock Musician) Book About His Grandfather, The Artist Al Hansen Titled: “Beck & Al Hansen Playing With Matches

Beck Hansen’s (Rock Musician) Book About His Grandfather, The Artist Al Hansen Titled: Beck & Al Hansen Playing With Matches 1960’s Fluxus Art Movement founded by Beck’s Grandfather Al Hansen, was based upon the repurposing of ordinary junk & detritus … Continue reading

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Where Did the Term “Three on a Match” Originate?

Where Did the Term “Three on a Match” Originate that implies that it’s bad luck to light three wooden tapers or cigarettes with one match from a match box? THREE ANSWERS: 1) Three is the symbol of the Holy Trinity. … Continue reading

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Old Advert. Torn From a Late ’80’s New York Magazine Featuring Matches from Famous Iconic NYC Night Clubs

Sorry for the old water stains and general tattiness of this old ad but I thought that I was obligated to share it with my fellow Phillumists! This is an old advertisement for New York Magazine from the late ’80’s … Continue reading

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Matches That Star in the Movies and Music!

Did you know that a single match (=the 5th element) was responsible for saving the world at the end of the movie The Fifth Element starring Bruce Willis? We recommend a great film from 1932 called The Match King that follows the real life … Continue reading

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