Tag Archives: Autographs

Tony Todd

Next up from my fun time at GACC, meeting actor Tony Todd! Tony is a staple in numerous Sci-Fi TV shows (Stargate, Babylon 5, The Flash) but he’s probably best known to the general public as titular character in the Candyman … Continue reading

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Futurama: Part Two, the autographs with a surprise

After the table reading, I went out to get the autographs of the cast. Since Futurama‘s characters have all appeared on The Simpsons (“Simpsonarama”), I asked them to sign these shoes to join the great company I already have on them (namely, … Continue reading

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My Simpsons Chucks with autographs!

It’s late and I figure few of you will want to read about the forum my friend Aaron and I attended for ATX Television Festival regarding the Evolution of the Simpsons. However, I managed to have the great fortune of … Continue reading

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Gary Numan

I didn’t have my picture taken with Gary because I wanted to be polite to the other autograph seekers at Waterloo Records. Being first in line (for once), I felt obligated to not be that asshole who gobbled up his brief window … Continue reading

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Stan Lee! ‘Nuff Said!

The awesomeness of our last weekend was capped off by a quick meeting with the person who is behind some major popular culture for the last 50 years. It wasn’t always this way but in the last 15-20 years, comic book … Continue reading

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Scott Bakula

For my generation he is more famous for being Dr. Sam Beckett, the hero from Quantum Leap, a show I never saw much of but I knew its premise pretty well. Maybe I should watch that…now it’s my Netflix queue. … Continue reading

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Bruce Campbell

One of the greatest genre, character and bit actors in my lifetime. Bruce has starred in Army of Darkness, Evil Dead, The Man with the Screaming Brain and A Man Called Bruce. Plus memorable roles in Escape from LA, The Hudsucker Proxy, Congo, all … Continue reading

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William Shatner

The man, the myth, the legend! Sure people ridicule him but he is laughing all the way to the bank and having the time of his life. I personally think Shatner enjoys the work, especially after he was typecast by Star … Continue reading

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Walter Mosley

The next installment of Brushes with Greatness Week is my Summer encounter with (primarily hard-boiled detective) writer Walter Mosley. You may recognize his novel Devil in a Blue Dress which was made into a movie with Denzel Washington around 1995. President … Continue reading

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I declare this week, Brushes with Greatness week

This year’s Comic Con is over, finally. The horrible weather made it somewhat of a chore but next year, it will be held during the first weekend of October. Before all the ACL Fest and F1 crap. Besides us spending too … Continue reading

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Kenny Rogers

I had the opportunity to meet another member of Pop Music Royalty and History at Book People. My Midwestern memories wouldn’t have been the same without this man. The days involving our numerous drives between Springfield, IL and Champaign-Urbana, IL in … Continue reading

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