Fashion Shoot Taps Into Hoarding's Glamorous Side

Fashion is all about making everything glamorous and expensive, right? I wouldn't know because I only shop at the GAP and dress like my mom, so I'm not really sure about this whole fashion thing. What I am sure of, though, is that this fashion spread in Interview is reaching, even for fashion, which has been doing a… » 6/20/13 5:15pm 6/20/13 5:15pm

Hoarders Are Just Extremely Indecisive People

A new study led by Yale University School of Medicine's David Tolin has discovered that those maddeningly oblivious hoarders we gape at on TLC aren't especially keen on collecting as many lawn gnome limbs or paper towel rolls — they just can't decide which of their many worldly possessions they really want to get rid… » 8/07/12 9:30am 8/07/12 9:30am

Exercise Keeps Your Cells From Turning Into Hoarders

There are so many good reasons to exercise already, but a new study has found one that might be particularly motivating for anyone who's ever been permanently scarred by an episode of Hoarding: Buried Alive. Exercise can keep your cells from becoming tiny hoarders! Seriously. A new study, done by scientists at the… » 2/01/12 2:50pm 2/01/12 2:50pm

This Is the Hoarder Story of Your Nightmares

The remains of a 95-year-old woman named Anne Bunch were found in a Florida storage unit nearly 17 years after she died in 1994. Her daughter, Bobbie Barnett Hancock, — described as a "hoarder" by her ex-husband — kept her mother's remains in storage until she could no longer afford the unit and had to sell it and its… » 1/29/12 4:00pm 1/29/12 4:00pm

Hoarders Introduces Us to the Most Disgusting Bathroom in America

Mary has been living in filth for longer than her family can remember, and while they knew the conditions of her home were bad, they didn't know to what extent until the Hoarders cameras—along with a therapist—bravely entered the dwelling in hazmat suits. An owner of 15 cats, the house is literally covered in not… » 1/17/12 2:35pm 1/17/12 2:35pm

13 Dead Kittens Pulled From House In Terribly Tragic Hoarders Episode

Last night's episode of Hoarders featured John, a man living in New Jersey with a cat hoarding problem. In the beginning of the show, John, who is retired, said, "I love my cats… But I know I have too many of them." His house was saturated in urine and coated with feces, and there were cats living in the walls and… » 11/01/11 12:00pm 11/01/11 12:00pm

Here's How You Hoard In A Cramped NYC Apartment

On last night's episode of Hoarders, we met a man named Kevin, whose dense hoard is so crammed into his apartment that he cannot live there. He sleeps on a bench outside of the building and washes himself using a hose on the street. When he needs to enter the apartment, he climbs up the fire escape and crawls… » 10/25/11 3:25pm 10/25/11 3:25pm

Following Up With The Guy Who Hoarded Thousands Of Rats

Glen was featured on the finale of last season and was revisited on last night's episode to see how he's been coping since 2500 uncaged rats were removed from his home. Before he received help for his hoarding, Glen had been pushed out of his home by his pets—forcing him to sleep in a chair in his shed—so that he… » 8/30/11 3:00pm 8/30/11 3:00pm

The Food Hoarding House Of Horrors

Typically, the hoarders featured on Hoarders will keep expired, rotten food in their homes as part of their mental illness, but have the ability to recognize that they should not actually eat it. However, Lisa, a food hoarder featured on last night's episode—whose house was likened by several people as something out » 8/23/11 2:30pm 8/23/11 2:30pm

Crazy Dog Lady Makes Crazy Cat Lady Look Weak

We're all quite familiar with the cliché of the crazy cat lady, but on last night's episode of Hoarders, we got to know a crazy dog lady. Actually, Stacey—who hoards animals as well as objects—has a home that's overrun with dogs and cats, although there are many, many more dogs. After seeing and, more importantly,… » 8/16/11 5:15pm 8/16/11 5:15pm

Kathy Griffin & Hoarders Duke It Out In Emmy Ads

A&E executives think Hoarders deserves an Emmy for exploiting people with increasingly troubling mental health issues and sending the average viewer into a cleaning frenzy every week. In a new ad campaign, the network uses fellow Emmy nominee Kathy Griffin's words against her, quoting her declaration that "HOARDERS IS… » 8/15/11 9:42pm 8/15/11 9:42pm

Live-In Mother-In-Law From Hell Is A Hoarder

After Becky was forced out of her 15-room mansion for defaulting on her mortgage, she had no other option but to move in with her son and his fiancée, Michelle, in their townhouse. Becky is a compulsive hoarder and her previous home — where she'd lived since she was a child — was over-packed with all of her things.… » 8/09/11 2:15pm 8/09/11 2:15pm