Josh Board
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Josh Board replied to Samuel Mumenthaler's discussion ELVIS AUTOGRAPH ON RECORD COVER, THOUGHTS?
"I don't like it at all"
Jun 23
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Exactly, Keith. When Vanity Fair posted those 10 things, their point was, everyone says "We will never know" and "He's dead now, so he can't defend himself," so they listed 10 things that we DO KNOW for a fact. And…"
Jun 23
Keithspoon1978 replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Never read anything in detail about MJ just the headlines back in the day but if that’s a true story then he was sick."
Jun 23
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"I love how you guys that are supporting MJ, won't address these two things: the child pornography he had, with kids finger prints on it AND...30 days in a row of sleeping in a bed with a kid that's not his son. Those are facts. So, do you…"
Jun 22
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"So, no comment on the list of things Vanity Fair provided that aren't in dispute?"
Jun 22
Keithspoon1978 replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"I don’t know about MJ but Crosby he is evil, he drugged women until they were out cold then raped them, he’s got to be in to necrophilia."
Jun 22
Jason H replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"There's a lot more too it. The boys that accused MJ of molestation originally, admitted they lied a while later.. after MJ died, they came back and tried to re claim they were molested, this time saying it was hundreds of times. Judge threw out…"
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Also, Safechuck had his most recent lawsuit tossed in California not all that long ago. This guy claims Michael gave him a wedding ring and wrote vows that he cant find - sure he did, buddy! And dont even get me started on Robson. You talk…"
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Everybody knows The TV/tabloid version, Josh. Where is the hard, undisputable proof that Michael Jackson was a child molestor? THERE IS NONE. After “all those boys” and how many years and an 18 month investigation, they couldnt PROVE…"
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"I dont see any proof of molestation here. Nicknames? Heresay. Suggestions, yes. Proof? NOT A SHRED. "
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Did you read the article Josh? Obviously not."
Jun 22
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Kai, read this, from VANITY FAIR, and tell me what you think:  1. There is no dispute that, at age 34, Michael Jackson slept more than 30 nights in a row in the same bed with 13-year-old Jordie Chandler at the boy’s house with…"
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"I dont expect you to read this as you seem pretty dead set on guilty in your own mind despite the facts but you might find it…"
Jun 22
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Another thing people don't realize with MJ is this -- maybe he molested some kids, and not others. So I've heard Culkin also say he was never molested. But, I think it was also proven Jackson gave kids "Jesus Juice" (ie alcohol),…"
Jun 22
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"That's a great point about jackson settling. I do think things would have come up like him letting the boy sleep in his bed, and probably they ran around naked in swimming pools or showers, even if he wasn't molested, and they thought…"
Jun 22
Kai Jones replied to Josh Board's discussion BILL COSBY autographed album
"Well put. Here is a reminder of some of the details on the result of the settled case: No charges filed after 18 months of investigation due to lack of evidence. Estranged dad who brought the suit killed himself a few years later. There is a great…"
Jun 22

About Me

What kind of member are you? (Check as many as apply.)
Collector, Other
What would you like to tell us about yourself, your collecting, or business.
For some reason, as a kid and teenager, sports autographs were my favorite. Especially basketball, as I grew up playing it. But as I became older, I started gravitating more towards singers and musicians I was a fan of.

My collection consists of thousands and thousands of autographs. Everything from CDs and albums, to movie posters, musical instruments as well as the usual 8 x 10 signed photos.

I have a lot of pieces that are very valuable, and I hate the fact that they are stored very poorly in my friends garage. But the fact is, I've run out of space at my own house. And even though I love collecting, I don't think they look good on the wall. I don't want my home looking like a Hard Rock Cafe, I'd rather have nice art work on the walls and things like that. So, that means all me pieces are just sitting in the garage or on my desk, etc. It drives my girlfriend crazy, but I can't complain. Many times, she's with me on my quest to score the next autograph.
What is your level of expertise?
Professional
What are your areas of interest?
Sports, Books/Literature, Modern Hollywood and Stage, Classic Hollywood and Stage, Music
Why do you collect?
I think it's fun. But I'm so glad that as I've gotten older (I'm turning 40, the same year as Woodstock is!) I've chilled out. If I don't have an item for a celebrity, I don't rush up and bug them. Or if I meet someone famous, I'm not in a panic looking for a Sharpie. And it bothers me if I'm in LA getting an autograph, and some of the ebay dealers are doing exactly what I hate -- pushing and shoving, being rude, getting 20 head shots signed, and they aren't even a fan of the person that they're hounding.
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
It would be a tie between a Morrison Hotel album, that is not only autographed by all four of The Doors, but also the photographer of the album (Henry Diltz), as well as John Sebastian (Lovin' Spoonful), who plays harmonica on Roadhouse Blues. My goal is to have it signed by everyone that had anything to do with the record, although, a few of (producer Paul Rothchild, guitarist Lonnie Mack) have died, so I might be done with it already.

I'm also fond of my Sgt. Pepper record, signed by 5 Beatles (all the four, plus original drummer Pete Best).
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
If it's an actor -- Marlon Brando. A musician -- Jim Morrison. A historical figure -- Jesus Christ, although it would probably be hard to authenticate, huh? I'd also make him turn my Evian bottle into a nice red wine.
JOSH BOARD is a newspaper writer and regular Autograph contributor. He has worked in radio since his 20s. Contact Josh at josh.board@autographmagazine.com.

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Beatles Autographs -- The Best and The Worst

Posted on March 23, 2022 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

I am going to give you the best Beatles autograph story ever, and one of the worst. First, I’ll start with the best. Years ago, I met a guy at a party at a fancy mansion in L.A. He was one of those old dudes, that had all white hair, in a long ponytail. You know the type. But he was really interesting, and a great storyteller. And he was the kind of storyteller where you believed what he was saying, because the stories weren’t over-the-top. We talked for a…

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Jeopardy! question about an Autograph

Posted on February 2, 2022 at 8:08pm 5 Comments

There's nothing worse then coming home from having a cigar with my buddies, and listening to my wife complain that I smell like smoke. I'm told to take my clothes off and...throw them in the backyard and light them on fire because they stink. I feel like Sissy Spacek in Silkwood, being checked for radiation poisoning and being banished to the shower.

What makes it worse is when she has the show Jeopardy! on. That's because she knows about 80% of the answers. I know about 10%. Even…

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Kanye West -- Things go South with Autograph Collector

Posted on January 13, 2022 at 10:06pm 0 Comments

TMZ reported tonight that an autograph seeker kept asking Kanye (or "Ye" as his friends call him) for his autograph. West punch the man twice, and he hit the ground. Cameras were only turned on once the guy was on the ground, so no word on if he was flopping, or he really got knocked down. Either way, cops were called.

And, this guy (who was probably an autograph dealer, not a fan), is probably now looking at a big payday.

Keanu Reeves tells Stephen Colbert He Asked Celebs For Autographs

Posted on January 13, 2022 at 7:54pm 3 Comments

This was taken from People.com.

It's a great read.

You're never too famous to fanboy out over your idols — just ask Keanu Reeves.

The Matrix Resurrections star participated in a fun round of "The…

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Home Alone Autograph -- leads to strangulation !

Posted on December 23, 2021 at 3:19pm 3 Comments

It was all over the news that an actor in the movie Home Alone (I believe he played the brother), was arrested for strangling and hitting his girlfriend. Of course, alcohol was involved (he had consumed a bottle of wine and 10 shots). But what most people don't know was involved was -- an autograph!

Two women had approached him at the bar asking for his autograph. The girlfriend had the signatures in her purse (I think on 8x10 photos, but I'm not positive). She gave one away, and that…

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At 3:24am on August 13, 2021, Stephen Bollin said…

Hello,

Hope everything with you is fine. I picked a keen interest on you after going through your profile. This is why I have deemed it necessary to write you immediately to disclose a financial issue that will be highly beneficial to both of us. However, it may be difficult to express myself properly here, since this is a public site. Could you please get back to me on (stepheenbollinss@gmail.com) for the full details about the transaction if you wish to become my foreign partner in this project.
Have a nice day.

Stephen Bollin.

At 7:27pm on June 30, 2021, Cogo said…

PM sent my friend!

At 8:08am on July 24, 2020, JIMMY JAMES said…

Hi Josh in LA it's James in Canada. Wanted to say thank you for your time on my Lennon/Harrison autograph... like Roger Epperson himself told me, you've really got to be holding these REAL authenticated autographs in your hands to appreciate how wonderful they indeed are...the scan doesn't do them justice! BEING DOUBLE AUTHENTICATED (May 2019 and with fresh eyes again in July 2020) by the Professiional Expert Roger Epperson REAL is all the AUTHENTICity you need! Best, JAMES

At 10:30pm on October 27, 2015, Paul said…
Watcha Smoking?
At 3:55am on May 26, 2013, Innuendo said…
Yes I'm sure. The auction I bought mine at in new York said only 25 were signed with all four boys. 25 signed would still give 25 different people or radio stations a chance to own one. I'm not selling mine. I doubt a radio station would just get tossed one. Perhaps it was a copy your station had. Or maybe someone there did buy one. Jacky Smith (head of Queen's fan club) had approved it as being one of only a handful signed. She didn't know how many exactly.
At 1:03pm on December 12, 2012, Chad B said…

I read on your page you are "also fond of my Sgt. Pepper record, signed by 5 Beatles (all the four, plus original drummer Pete Best)."

That is a great piece. Do you have a picture of it posted anywhere? What about the Doors album? I'd love to see both of them.

At 2:48pm on December 8, 2011, Jason Boyd said…

hey, longtime no talk, how've you been dude? i've got Bill Clinton on my autograph wish-list, i hope to acquire his autograph someday soon.

At 11:45pm on December 8, 2010, Jason Boyd said…
have u had any recent inperson celeb meet & greets? if so feel free to share them in my forum ''who've you met & who you want to meet''
At 6:26pm on July 10, 2010, Jason Boyd said…
hi Josh, whats your personal opinions on authentic I Dream of Jeannie bottle props?
i've seen a 2nd season sold at Butterfields, a 1st season sold at Profiles in History.
and another 2nd season sold on eBay.
i've always wanted one, i know there expensive, but if the person whos selling them,
i would commit/agree to a standard payment each month to pay it off, because its my 'DREAM' to own an original jeannie prop bottle.
p.s. do u know any stores, and/or online stores that sell 'replicas' for a good/inexpensive? i hope u had an awesome July 4th!
-Jason.
At 9:22am on June 12, 2010, Steve Cyrkin, Admin said…
Josh, I deleted Myron Ross's blog post by mistake when I went to edit a misspelling in the title, sorry. I let him know so he could repost.
 
 
 

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