Before Storage Wars, who knew that there were people, called auction hunters, who make a living by bidding on forfeited storage lockers and selling off their contents at swap meets and secondhand stores? In the "high stakes" world of storage auctions, potential buyers have only five minutes to evaluate a unit before bidding against rivals on what may be gems or junk. 

We'll give the show this: It may not resemble war in any real way, but the stacks of sticky old porn that are apparently found in eight out of 10 units does qualify as the uglier side of humanity.