Josh Board's Blog – October 2011 Archive (2)

Fake Jim Morrison on TV

Another Bogus Autograph on Reality TV:

Tonight on AUCTION KING, they had a poem written and signed by Jim Morrison. Seller wanted a thousand bucks. It sold for $2,000. Problem was...writing looked NOTHING like Morrison's. And neither did the signature, which was just slightly in his style.

The guy selling it said he lived in a storage locker when he was homeless for a month, and found it there -- and that he contacted Danny Sugarman (doors manager, longtime friend of band who has…

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Added by Josh Board on October 18, 2011 at 10:35pm — 7 Comments

Andy Rooney Retires -- and talks autographs!

I remember around 1992, doing a bit on the radio where we promised listeners concert tickets if they gave us phone numbers to a celebrity they might know, and we call them and they get on the air.

 

A lot of Padres and Chargers players, as we were in San Diego. One person called w/ Andy Rooney's digits. We called him, and were shocked he answered. He sounded grumpier than the old man in UP, and barked at us "What do you want?" It was a Monday, and we said "We missed what you…

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Added by Josh Board on October 3, 2011 at 1:06am — 2 Comments

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