I realize now I should have posted the blog here as copying this from Medium is more of a hassle so I'm just going to link it for now and try to get to this later to post the whole story and images but for now you can find it here:
I realize now I should have posted the blog here as copying this from Medium is more of a hassle so I'm just going to link it for now and try to get to this later to post the whole story and images but for now you can find it here: https://autographnews.org/the-top-10-worst-music-autograph-signers-of-2017-f18d87aefba1
I did a story for Autograph Magazine over a decade ago, about people that got autographs on their body and then had them tattooed. That lead to somebody sending a letter to the editor, showing their entire back tattooed by the Chicago Bears, with his shaved head having the Bears logo tattooed on it. Yes, fans can be hardcore.
Yet this story takes the tattooing of a name or initials...a bit too far. A surgeon in Birmingham, England named Simon…Continue
There was just a ceremony where President Trump signed some Pearl Harbor proclamation. He had a handful of Pearl Harbor survivors there. Surprisingly, he didn't make any comments about the people he hated (remember that disaster with the Native Americans, and Trump bringing up Pocahontas?).
The best part was watching Trump shake hands, and the second to the last guy saying, "I met you before," to which Trump said "That's right." The guy then said, "You gave me a hat, but...you didn't…Continue
One of my guilty pleasures is the show TMZ. Sure, the crowd of goobers talking with Harvey in the studio are annoying and not all that interesting, the voice-over guy and the things they flash on screen, often have me in stitches.
Also, when the cameras are nabbing all these celebrities coming out of restaurants or clubs, sometimes their are autograph seekers. Or...should I say...autograph dealers. If you watch the show, you wonder why any celebrity would ever sign an autograph…Continue
November turned out to be pretty good for adding to the collection. It was quality over quantity for sure.
First up, Christine McVie and Lindsay Buckingham came to town on their duet tour. It was a fantastic show! Before the concert, a few of us were waiting out back before they arrived. Christine arrived first and said that she would sign our stuff inside. She went in and a security guy came over and…Continue