Josh Board's Blog – August 2015 Archive (4)

The Death of One of my Heroes (this story contains: cursing, nudity, glass shattering, and of course...autographs)

When a newscaster I worked with passed away and I found out he liked Billy Joel, I changed the lyrics from Piano Man to “Anchorman.”

Another classy, wonderful human was taken from us too soon…and I’m back to thinking about Billy Joel lyrics.

Basketball legend Darryl Dawkins had a heart…

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Added by Josh Board on August 29, 2015 at 10:21pm — 4 Comments

Misspelled Inscriptions -- I Don't Wanna Work, I Want Autographed Drumheads All Day!

I was talking to an old DJ I once worked with in the ‘90s. Rock and Roll Peg was not only the highest rated DJ in San Diego, she was a sweetheart. She knew I liked collecting autographs, and as the newest and youngest guy at the station, she was often hooking me up.

She interviewed the band Living Colour – got me a signed CD. Backstage at Joe Walsh, she got me a personalized signature. The amount of times she got things signed for me was endless.

I recently told…

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Added by Josh Board on August 27, 2015 at 12:29am — 5 Comments

Elvis Presley/Bill Anderson Stories

As a hardcore racquetball player, and lover of music memorabilia, I was interested in the item that recently sold at an Elvis Presley auction. It was a red, white, and blue shirt Elvis wore when he played racquetball. Many don’t realize he was a huge racquetball fan, and even had courts installed…

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Added by Josh Board on August 18, 2015 at 9:59am — 3 Comments

Star Wars...Nothing But Star Wars...(channeling Bill Murray)

The last few years I’ve skipped the popular Comic Con, which is held right in my backyard of San Diego. The event is rather crowded and I just feel like I’ve seen it all at this point.

Each previous year I’ve gone, though…it’s autograph moments that I have the most fun with. Running into somebody like…

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Added by Josh Board on August 4, 2015 at 10:40am — 4 Comments

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