November 2009 Blog Posts (37)

Precious and Anderson Cooper

I'm watching a TMZ from a week ago, and I saw Anderson Cooper signing autographs. It's always amazing to see newscasters being swarmed for autographs. If I had a run in with a legend like Dan Rather or Walter Cronkite, unless I could think of something clever to have him personalize...otherwise, I wouldn't bother.

I saw the movie Precious tonight. It goes down as one of the worst titles in movie history (even surpassing "Ice Station Zebra"). The full title is something like:… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 29, 2009 at 2:01am — 2 Comments

The Food Dude and Jay Leno Discuss Autographs

On TV tonight, someone named "Guy" something or other (my girlfriend just yelled from the othe room "he's the guy they call 'the food dude'.")

He was doing the 10 at 10 questions, and I didn't hear the question. But he said his car had broken down once and he was on the side of the road. A bunch of young guys pulled over, and he thought they were going to help him. Instead, they just asked for autographs and left.

He also talked about two older women that were sitting in a… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 28, 2009 at 12:29am — No Comments

Win a MULTI-SIGNED copy of "Character Kings!"

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Burbank, CA for a signing of my book, "Character Kings." Many of the customers bought multiple copies, telling me they intended to use the books as gifts for the movie lovers on their Christmas list.

Since it 'tis the season for giving, I would like to give Autograph readers the chance to win a copy of "Character Kings" signed by four of the great actors featured in the book:

James Karen (Return of the Living Dead, Wall Street, The Pursuit… Continue

Added by Scott Voisin on November 27, 2009 at 3:22pm — 1 Comment

Black Friday -- The Perfect Gift for the Collector in Your Family

No, I didn't spend Black Friday shopping for autographs and memorabilia. I slept in. I woke up 30 minutes ago, and ate some leftovers. is good.

But I saw this collectable that I couldn't pass up on blogging about.

The Navy plans to give away the retired aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy. Yes, you heard correctly. "Give away".

Sure, a Kennedy signature (no matter how sloppy and hard to read he always made it), would be a nice stocking stuffer. But… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 27, 2009 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Baseball Hall of Fame Autographs -- For the low, low price of $2,229

There's a 20-DVD set of World Series films that you can buy for over two grand. The perfect stocking stuffer if you're related to Ken Burns!

A limited edition run of 100 sets was put together by Major League Baseball Productions, A&E, and Mounted Memories. And, this will contain 65 films from 1943 to 2008. That's 50 hours of baseball watching fun! (I wrote that sarcastically, not sure if you could tell)

There are also authenticated autographs of 12 Hall of Famers,… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 25, 2009 at 6:55pm — No Comments

FIRSTJASON Returns From Sold-Out Concert In Spain!

Update from Ari Lehman, the First Jason Voorhees:

FIRSTJASON and I recently returned from The Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei, near Barcelona, Spain where we performed a triumphant concert for the capacity crowd. Many major stars of the Spanish Cinema were there, including Jaume Balagueró, the director of the movie REC, who rocked out while FIRSTJASON performed onstage outside the festival theatre. The promoters created a giant Jason… Continue

Added by Ari Lehman, Jason Voorhees#1 on November 25, 2009 at 10:29am — No Comments

NASCAR season is over let the autograph collecting begin!

This is the first time I have ever posted a blog ANYWHERE so be kind Guys!

*** I want to take the time to thank Brandon Mysinger for taking the time for us rookies to validate our finds and getting us started in this fun Hobby ***

Ok I'm pretty new to NASCAR autographs but as of late they have peaked my interest.

My neighbor had a extra ticket for Watkins Glen this year and I had never been to a NASCAR Race before. How could I refuse when He said… Continue

Added by Jim Bolden Sr on November 25, 2009 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Sarah Signs -- Palin doing the book tour thing

I just saw Sarah Palin on Entertainment Tonight. Mary Hart asked her, as fans were waiting to meet her, if she ever waited in line to meet someone.

Palin seemed excited as she said she had.

And my mind went reelin'. Who could she have waited to meet? Nancy Reagan? Maybe Audrey Hepburn or Gloria Steinem. Oh, the possibilities were endless.

Nope. Nobody all that interesting. It was Ivana Trump. Palin said she was at a department store with a new… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 24, 2009 at 7:13pm — 2 Comments

A Great Nov in Autographs !

Alot Going on with Great Autographs i have written to over the past few months. You can see my new add on i just posted. I just want to share with everyone How Great God has been to me and those i'm Out-Reach too. And i hope i can give to other in need and disabled also. What a joy to get up and the mail has came and you see these awsome photos.. Also i have been giving a few autographs away on Listia and i tell all them on there about Autograph Magazine to check us out. I have alot of folks… Continue

Added by steven foster mills on November 24, 2009 at 5:26pm — 1 Comment

Michael Jackson vs. Galileo

Are you confused by the title? Good.

I could probably make some joke about Michael Jacksons nose, before talking about Galileo's tooth and finger. But I've done so much of that recently.

By now you heard Michael Jacksons glove went for $450,000 in auction. Here are a few of the prices realized by some other items.

Johnny Cash Wilkanowski & Sons Airway “Fiddle” Guitar $37,500

Elvis Presley Jacket from “Speedway” $20,480

Bo Diddley “Trademark” hat… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 23, 2009 at 5:50pm — No Comments


Ok, Here is a quick post.

After the season ends today, either Mark Martin will win his 1st NASCAR Sprint Cup title, or Jimmie Johnson will make history and win his 4th Sprint Cup championship in a row ( which has NEVER been done in 60+ years ).

In honor of the champion, I will be GIVING away a n AUTOGRAPHED 2009 Sponsor Postcard / Hero Card. It will either be a 2009 KELLOGG'S / Carquest postcard signed by Mark Martin and Rick Hendrick ( Car Owner), or a 2009 LOWE'S… Continue

Added by Brandon Mysinger on November 22, 2009 at 10:17am — 8 Comments

Weirdest Ryan O'Neal Signed Photo Ever!

So, we all know that Ryan O'Neal was at Farrahs bedside as she died. They've always had an on again/off again relationship, and at the time, I thought it was great that he stepped up in her time of need.

Then he admits to trying to pick up on his daughter at the funeral. He didn't recognize her.

Then, Farrah doesn't leave him anything in the will. But leaves $100,000 to a lover she had, that Ryan kept away during her final days (someone with the last name Lott, but not… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 21, 2009 at 3:42am — 2 Comments

The Latest From an Autograph Nut

So, my girlfriend and I are watching TV. I see a commercial for the latest animated movie, Planet 51 (I'm sure our resident Sci Fi guy will give us some good info on that film). Anyway, I hear a character say to an astronaut, "You're an astronaut! Can I have your autograph?"

And a second later, my girlfriend said "Hey...Johnny Depp signed..." and I interrupted her to say "Yeah, he's such a great autograph signer. He's been on the cover of Autograph, as the Top signer."

She… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 19, 2009 at 6:56pm — 4 Comments

Bernie Madoff Auction -- Are You Kidding?

I can't believe how much money they made auctioning off his items. I'm glad they did, because a lot of it went to the people he swindled.

A New York Mets baseball jacket with his surname stitched on the back, valued at around $700...sold for $14,500. The Mets team owners, Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, were among the many victims of Madoff.

His Hofstra College ring was valued at around $350, and went for $6,000.

The hotel ballroom in Manhattan, was filled with… Continue

Added by Josh Board on November 16, 2009 at 11:57pm — No Comments

Indiana celebrity unclaimed property funds

I heard this on the local news this morning. It is unclaimed property funds by celebrities in Indiana. The first one one was Larry Bird for 80 bucks and the last one for John Mellencamp for 828 bucks. I know this has nothing to with autographs but thought it was interesting. To bad my name is not John Mellencamp!

Added by Robert Babb on November 16, 2009 at 3:45pm — 1 Comment

The time I met Pete Seeger

The following was what I posted earlier on the In-Person Autograph Collecting group page - something I wanted to share with all the readers of AML! Enjoy.

Pete Seeger was in the news only a week ago (November 9, 2009). He, with many others performed or spoke at a memorial tribute for Mary Travers of Peter, Paul & Mary fame. It took place at the Riverside Church in Harlem, which holds upwards of 2,000 people.

Seeger is of course an iconic… Continue

Added by Michael Ragsdale on November 15, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Something funny about trying to get an autograph from someone that is a bit....deceased.

In the November issue of this months Autograph magazine, there is something I noticed a little strange.

Sure the magazine offers 300 celebrity addresses with each issue, along with 5 guidelines to follow for more success.

Guideline number 5 states, " Be Patient! Responses may take weeks, months, or sometimes even LONGER.

There is a celebrity that the magazine gives an address for this month , a sci-fi writer, who's autograph I myself own.

It is famous… Continue

Added by Mark J Gross on November 14, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

More Great Books that i have !


Added by steven foster mills on November 13, 2009 at 4:19pm — No Comments

More Great Books that i have !


Added by steven foster mills on November 13, 2009 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Autograph Books !

Over the years i have collected a few books and I have had a few signed in person from like Coach Earl Bruce former OSU Coach of the 1980's also workrd with the Great Woody Hayes... And then I have a dear Uncle George that took my book to all the Great OSU Players and had it signed for me as a Christmas Gift. Then i have sent out a few here lately and send them out and they have come back signed. What a Great Thing to have not only Out-Reach for God .… Continue

Added by steven foster mills on November 13, 2009 at 4:15pm — No Comments

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