Josh Board's Blog – December 2013 Archive (5)

The KISS Kronikles -- Ace Frehley Edition

I can take or leave the band Kiss. I have a few of their albums, a few of their CDs, and as a kid always made fun of any of anybody that dressed as one of them on Halloween. That’s why it makes it so much more frustrating when I didn’t get guitarist Ace Frehley’s autograph. You see, as an autograph…

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Added by Josh Board on December 28, 2013 at 10:13pm — 6 Comments

Farrah Fawcett Painting by Andy Warhol -- And How This Affects the Relationship with my Kid

I was surprised when I got home from work today, turned on the news, and saw that actor Ryan O’Neal won his long legal battle over ownership of an Andy Warhol portrait of the late Farrah Fawcett. He had an on again/off again relationship with her for 30 years and when she was dying of cancer, he always…

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Added by Josh Board on December 20, 2013 at 11:27pm — 2 Comments

Bob Dylan Guitar Sells for $1 Million!

Well, it seems like just yesterday we were talking about Bruce Springsteen lyrics going for 200k (you can read the previous blog about that). Now it’s a Bob Dylan guitar that went for a cool million!

Now, I know a little about guitars and what they sell for. My friend Greg Dorsett owns a business…

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Added by Josh Board on December 7, 2013 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

A Bar Room Brawl -- All for an Autograph

Often times, people tell me how lucky I am that I get to interview movie stars as part of my job as a film critic. Usually I’m just interviewing them over the phone, but it is fun when they do the press junket and you get 15 minutes with them.

One writer talked about being invited to George…

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Added by Josh Board on December 6, 2013 at 12:32am — 6 Comments

Give Me a Head With Hair (Just not for collecting purposes!)

It’s strange how people get when it comes to collectables. Just today, I heard that the gold medal Jesse Owens won in the Berlin Olympics in 1936 (talk about a big F-U to Hitler), is on the auction blocks. He apparently gave it to Bill “Mr. Bojangles” Robinson. If I were rich, I’d pay millions for it (it’s…

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Added by Josh Board on December 3, 2013 at 1:22am — 3 Comments

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