You know, for today’s Fanboy News… We have a lot of cool stuff, I have a Mark Hamill rant planned so I’m not going to go on about that now. But there’s some other cool stuff like Yasiel Puig Accidentally Knocks Out a Fan’s Tooth and signing cancellations.
Some interesting stuff for sure!
Check it out below!
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill slams fake autograph sellers
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has spoken out against the sale of fake celebrity autographs, suggesting that up to 90% of signed memorabilia is bogus.”There are more fake autographs than real ones,” the 64-year-old told BBC One’s Rip Off Britain, saying “it just breaks your heart” to see fans duped.The proportion of fake autographs, he said, was “in the 50 to 90 percentile”.
Mark Hamill arrives at the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Hamill plays the role of Luke Skywalker in the film. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Yasiel Puig Accidentally Knocks Out Fan’s Tooth, Pays Her Back with Autograph
Everything has been going great for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig since he was recalled from the minor leagues on Sept. 2.The mercurial star has three home runs and six RBI in eight games since he was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City and has been an exemplary teammate according to manager Dave Roberts.
Store cancels autograph event with Broncos player after he kneels during anthem
Prime Time Sports has canceled next weekend’s autograph signing event with Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall following his decision to take a knee during the national anthem last week.The sports store issued a statement Monday:”Due to the overwhelming response we have received from our valued customers and the surrounding community, this event has been canceled. All tickets purchased will be fully refunded.”
Redskins rookie looks starstruck as he gets Matthew McConaughey’s autograph before debut
Actor and well-documented Redskins fan Matthew McConaughey is at Monday’s season opener against the Steelers at FedEx Field with his wife, Camila Alves. McConaughey, who inspired the Redskins with a speech at a charity event before their Week 4 win over the Eagles last season, roamed the sidelines before Monday’s game and chatted with current and former players, including rookie Su’a Cravens.
The Fine Print: How Michael Jordan’s Autograph Changed Through The Years
It’s the most desirable basketball autograph dead or alive. Sure, you could make the argument that the creator of the sport of basketball Dr. James Naismith might be worth a pretty penny (and it is) or legends that are no longer with us like Wilt Chamberlain might command a slight premium (and it does) simply because the supply isn’t there, but make no mistake about it, Michael Jordan is still the signature to have and probably always will be.
Autograph seekers strike gold by US Open practice courts
They’re a US Open staple—the giant, yellow tennis balls, gripped tightly in the hands of the sport’s youngest fans as they scream for just a moment of their favorite player’s time.Walk into any of the dozens of stores at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and they’ll be there in varying sizes and prices, a blank canvas almost asking to be covered in autographs.
Top 10 Most Valuable and Expensive Autographs
When John Hancock signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 he made sure that his signature stood out amongst the other names. His signature was flamboyant, stylish and larger than all the others, and from that day forth his name became known as a synonym for the simple act of signing your name. Autographs are treasured items amongst collectors and fans of celebrities alike, the possession of an item that has been signed by a personal idol is a never ending quest for some fans, and most of the time the celebrity in question will supply their signature willingly, without charge. Over time, depending on the popularity, or infamy, of the person that has marked their name, that treasured and personally signed item can become extremely valuable, but what have been the ten most valuable signed items in history? Read on to find out.
Broadway Flea Market Draws Stars of Hamilton, Hairspray Live!, and More
The 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, set for Sunday, September 25, has announced the list of stars set to appear at this year’s Autograph Table and Photo Booth. The performers will be stationed on the deck of Junior’s restaurant, at Shubert Alley and West 45th Street, to meet and take photos with fans from 11am-3pm.