Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'Carrie Fisher' (4)

Chewbacca Died. Yes, he also turned me down for an Autograph

Peter Mayhew, the 7’3” actor who played Chewbacca, has died at 74. He got his start in movies in "Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger," which when I saw as a kid, blew me away with the special effects (if you watch it now, it will feel very, very dated). For the first "Star Wars" (he did 5 of the Star Wars films), it was actually…

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Added by Josh Board on May 2, 2019 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Carrie Fisher Bogus Auction Items

I saw this on the TMZ website. I swear, when it comes to autographs and memorabilia, there's so much bogus stuff going on. It's amazing that anybody still buys stuff anymore.

Turns out some of these items never belonged to Carrie, and her brother was just trying to cash in. Read the story here:

http://www.tmz.com/2017/07/10/carrie-fisher-auction-star-wars/

Added by Josh Board on July 12, 2017 at 10:01am — 2 Comments

Mark Hamill Fights Autograph Forgers -- Gets a Bill Passed in California !

The last time I wrote about Mark Hamill in regards to autographs, it was after a series of autographs were popping up showing very funny, and sometimes inappropriate, things he inscribed. It’s something I wish more celebs would do. I’ve had my share that wrote something funny in the inscription, but…

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Added by Josh Board on January 2, 2017 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Meeting Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

So, we’ve all talked (or thought) about how horrible it is that autograph dealers capitalize on the death of celebrities. I suppose many will think it’s horrible when I say this. Certainly all my friends did when I talked about Prince dying earlier this year.

It’s hard for…

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Added by Josh Board on December 28, 2016 at 11:23pm — 1 Comment

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