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Lots of randomness. Daniel Radcliffe in disguise at comic con, Pinky gets published in London’s UK Daily Mail, so much is happening!
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Daniel Radcliffe, Peter Jackson and Jack Black All Walked Around Comic-Con This Year in Disguise
Daniel Radcliffe has been making the most of his first Comic-Con experience. Not only was the actor serenaded with a ‘Happy Birthday’ song by 6,000-plus fans at the panel for his upcoming horror-comedy Horns, he also got into the spirit by walking around the San Diego Convention Center dressed in a Spider-Man costume.
O’BRIEN: Is the selfie overtaking the autograph as must-have memorabilia?
My greatest brush with greatness came on April 12, 1987, while attending my first Chicago Bulls game. There was a special promotion where you could have your picture taken with your favorite player before the game. Of course, this is well before the team’s championship years, when there was only one player with whom anyone wanted to have his picture taken — Michael Jordan.
In the pink: Daniel Radcliffe headed straight to a group of awaiting fans, posing for a selfie with a colourful admirer
Speaking about how the movie is a huge departure from most famous role as the schoolboy wizard, he said: ‘A lot of people see me as Harry [Potter] but it only takes one director to see you as somebody else and luckily there have been four or five. I like films that defy genre.’
Rory McIlroy’s snub of young autograph hunter defended by Ian Poulter
But Poulter took to Twitter to explain that McIlroy was only abiding by the rules, which state that no autographs can be signed until a golfer has handed in his scorecard.
“Just to clear up the signature thing. We are asked not to sign autographs until we have officially handed in our scorecards. #RulesAreRules,” Poulter tweeted.
Meriweather, fan interrupt Clark’s press conference for autograph
Ryan Clark started off his press conference on Sunday morning joking about how he’s done too much media and wondered why people still wanted to hear him talk. So, Brandon Meriweather interrupted his press conference to agree.
“We need you to stop being such a media guy, and start being Ryan Clark the football player,” Meriweather said.
Vikings’ Adrian Peterson treats fans to surprise autograph session
They call him “All Day.” Apparently, any time of the day Adrian Peterson could be available for an autograph session.
The Vikings star running back was riding his bicycle on the Minnesota State-Mankato campus Saturday afternoon during training camp, and some fans started yelling for him from 50 yards away. Peterson rode over across a parking lot, took off his headphones and gave a five-minute impromptu autograph signing period for about three-dozen fans.
BARCS ANIMAL SHELTER AUTOGRAPH SIGNING, CALENDAR SALE
In an effort to help further support BARCS’ efforts to find safe homes for dogs and cats in the area, Orioles players J.J. HARDY, TOMMY HUNTER, DAVID LOUGH, BUD NORRIS, and MATT WIETERS will appear at BARCS (301 Stockholm Street) for an autograph signing from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on August 12. Fans must purchase a calendar at the event in order to receive an autograph, and fans attending the event may park for free in Lot D on the south side of M&T Bank Stadium.
The line for Nick Saban’s autograph at Alabama Fan Day was as long as a football field
Alabama held its annual Fan Day on Sunday. The team had an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium, which was followed by an autograph session with players and coaches.
Fans started lining up outside the stadium as early as Wednesday in order to be first to get Nick Saban’s autograph. Once practice was over, the gates to the field opened and thousands fans rushed out, sprinting 100 yards to the other side to meet the Alabama coach.
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