Now, some of you younger readers who have seen the film, "The Warriors" on video or (worse) edited on television, probably watch that film and wonder where all the violence is and what really is the big deal. Compared to the real gangs of today, the gangs in the film look more like a Mad Hatter tea party than gangs we see on the nightly news. However, for us older readers, we can testify that when the 1979 film was released, it caused fights in the theaters, gang activity, and a media that…Continue
I purchased a Rat Pack photo from her 10 years ago; signed by all 5. I proudly displayed it on the wall in my office. Recently I decided to get it authenticated. I brought it to JSA and they said it was fraudulent. She offered to take it back on consignment but refused to refund me the original purchase price of $ 2300.00; as she does not recognize JSA or PSA as authorities. She said I should send it to Col. Myron Ross who she purchased the piece from for authentication. I was…Continue
Tom Dreesen is one of the most under-rated comedians of all-time. He and I have stayed in touch after I interviewed him for Autograph Magazine, and I feel blessed to have heard so many great stories from him over the years.…Continue
I'm a huge Black Crowes fan (I wrote about them, and White Stripes, in a column years ago).
Crowes singer Chris Robinson is a tough autograph to get. He'll sign, but just a few as he's walking by.
One time, his pregnant wife -- actress Kate Hudson -- was at the show. Now, I was once standing next to Kevin Bacon's actress wife at a concert (can't think of her name at the moment). She was dancing the night away.
Hudson wasn't dancing, and I thought…Continue
It's always nice when a pro athlete goes above and beyond for the autograph seekers.
Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum didn't just reach over the dugout to sign baseballs and other items for fans before a Giants came a few weeks ago. He stood on a trash can to do it.
Usually players in the dugout that do sign autographs, have the items handed to them from a security guard. Lincecum, though, decided to take matters into his own…Continue
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Prices for Gaylord Perry are as follows:
Baseballs and flats 8x10 or smaller: $30
Caps, equipment, bats, jerseys, oversized flats, etc: $50
Items are due to me by September 10th.
Prices for Paul Hornung are as follows:
Flats up to 16x20 and mini helmets: $30
Jerseys, #'s, helmets, footballs, oversized flats, etc:$45
HOF or Heisman Trophy inscription: $10
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I am at a thought crossing in my autograph collection: to sellor not to sell. Let me explain.
I love collecting autographs and always will. However, collecting has been a huge expense for me over the last several years. With so many fantastic autograph conventions across the country, in store signings, artists appeareing at so many local clubs, there has been a rebirth of my collecting. In other words, these last 5 or so years have been more fruitful and successful, than the…Continue
My mother sat across the aisle from Richard Nixon on a PAN AM flight just a year or so after he left the presidency. He autographed one of my business envelopes with his signature only. I can provide a pic if interested. Any reasonable offer over $50.00 will be accepted.
I was very pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed Scott Pilgrim. It's not for everyone, and I'm guessing older folks won't appreciate all the video game ref. in the film.
In one scene, Michael Cera is on the set of a movie being filmed and is in awe of the former pro skateboarder turned A-list movie star (with the last name "Lee"...making me think of Jason Lee).
This guy ends up coming up to Cera, who is talking on the set. Just as Cera is asking for his…Continue
I was never able to meet actress Patricia Neal, but I did mail off some of my photos to her just a couple months ago for her to autograph for me. She did indeed sign some great pics I sent to her from The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Fountainhead!
I will post those hand signed photos she sent back to me in my SASE, here soon. She was a wonderful actress.
Here is a link to her Obit.…Continue
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I was just looking for some opinions on the picture and I have made a scan of the pictures together so you can see them both at the same time.
Now one picture has been graded by PSA/DNA and the other picture was one I have and I had mailed it to them to be graded only because I had seen several others like the one graded that looked almost identical to mine.
So I get mine back and they call it a secretarial and I do trust PSA/DNA and…Continue
A pretty funny and interesting documentary out right now. It's about a guy (John Rebney) that made some Winnebago commercials/instructional videos, and the outtakes became a huge internet sensation.
This because he was fond of getting mad and cursing. It was summer, and 100 degrees in Iowa, where the filming took place.
Anyway, at a film festival, he is asked to take pictures and sign autographs. But what is funny is, his best friend is driving him there, since…Continue
Added by Josh Board on August 5, 2010 at 11:18pm — No Comments
May I show you a few items from my collection? I need your skills and experience.
Please view my profile for background info.
Looking forward to your assessments and thanks for taking the time.