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"Bean Bag Exchange!" - Brad, second-grade gym class

Woooooooooo!!

August 3rd, 2015

flair4The only question I had about titling this post was how many letter “o’s” to use in the word “Woooooooooo!!” Because not only is that Ric Flair’s most famous catchphrase, but it is exactly how I felt when I finally got the chance to meet him on June 27, 2015 at the HorrorHound event in Indianapolis, Indiana. His appearances were not that common, and although he had been to the Hollywood Show one time, it was a time when I wasn’t there.  Read the rest of this entry »

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And Finally… Jimmy Olsen

July 28th, 2015

mcclure2Even after years of collecting autographs/celebrity encounters, there are still a hefty handful of performers who regularly have done or continue to do shows, but have fallen through the cracks and we’ve done a remarkable job of missing each other. One such actor is Marc McClure who has long been a highly desire encounter for me, and one that important enough that I actually drove all the way to Knoxville on the strength of finally getting to meet him. It ended up being a great encounter that completely paid off.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Bobcat

July 23rd, 2015

bobcat4By no means was I a huge fan of Bobcat Goldthwait when he was in his prime, or should I say when he was most recognizable. The Police Academy films in which he starred in three of them, were a beacon of passable mediocrity and the squeaky voice was charming in short spurts but could grow tiresome after too much exposure. Nevertheless when he came to my town, I made sure I was there first thing to greet him… because after all, who doesn’t know Bobcat Goldthwait? Read the rest of this entry »