Fanboy News! Asking For Autograph In The Middle Of A Smear Test? Celebrity Videos Taking Over Fandom? Christopher Eccleston Is Charging How Much?? And More!

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Meera Syal: ‘I was asked for my autograph in the middle of a smear test’

Born in Wolverhampton, Syal, 56, wrote the screenplay for the 1993 film Bhaji On The Beach; her first novel, Anita And Me, won the Betty Trask Award in 1996. She co-wrote and starred in the award-winning BBC comedy Goodness Gracious Me and was Bafta nominated in 2003 for her role in The Kumars At No 42. She stars in Abi Morgan’s new BBC1 drama The Split. She is married to the actor Sanjeev Bhaskar and lives in London.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/apr/14/meera-syal-interview-autograph-smear-test

Christopher Eccleston charging Doctor Who fans £95 for an autograph

Christopher Eccleston has been accused of cashing in on his Doctor Who fame after fans were quoted £95 to obtain his autograph.Science fiction enthusiasts are also being charged £85 to have their photo taken with the actor or £235 for a “diamond pass” with guaranteed autograph, photo and commemorative mug.

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Can I have your autograph? Local woman shares 40 year collection

Carol Kitano has been a collector almost as long as she can remember. There are old lunchboxes on display in her kitchen, miniature dolls in her living room and decades of handwritten journals holding the most precious collection of all: a lifetime of memories.

Peter Capaldi copied a former Doctor’s autograph to create his signature

It’s no secret Peter Capaldi was a big Doctor Who fan before taking controls of the Tardis in 2013. As a young boy he wrote to Radio Times to express his passion for the show and went autograph hunting for any Doctor he could find.

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Celebrity selfie videos are the new autograph

Celebrity autographs are out and personalized videos are in.

And Cameo, a website that allows fans to purchase a personalized video shoutout from their favorite celebrity, is facilitating the shift.

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Watch: “Puck Girl” Keelan Moxley Meets Brett Connolly and Gets Autographed Hockey Stick

“Puck Girl” Keelan Moxley met Capitals forward Brett Connolly on Saturday.

Connolly and Moxley met after the Capitals’s 4-3 overtime win in Game 5 against the Blue Jackets. Moxley was still holding the puck Connolly gave her on Sunday, as well as an autographed hockey stick from the forward that was given to her before the game.

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