Material items I've kept for over 20 years...

  1. 1.
    A copy of All The President's Men, which my dad gave to me before going away to college.
  2. 2.
    A movie stub for a 1995 screening of Citizen Kane in Dallas.
  3. 3.
    Some toenail clippers with an American flag design, which I bought off a blind man at a Whataburger while I was still in high school.
  4. 4.
    A framed movie poster of Hitchcock's Vertigo, promoting the film's release on videocassette and laserdisc
  5. 5.
    A leather duffle bag that I use for most of my travels, a high school graduation gift from my aunt.
  6. 6.
    Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide, 1994 very first film reference book.
  7. 7.
    The family Atari video game console, circa 1980.