More Charges Against Accused McDavid Autograph Forger
New charges have been filed against a Canadian man accused of selling Connor McDavid jerseys with fake autographs after police say publicity surrounding the case led to more complaints from buyers.In April of 2018, it was reported that 23-year-old Chandra Vinesh Singh contacted several people via Facebook claiming he was employed by either the Edmonton Oilers Entertainment Group or Pro Am Sports and was selling autographed McDavid jerseys. Investigators believe Singh successfully sold two of the jerseys with bogus autographs for $1,400.
‘Gilmore Girls’ diner actor offers coffee talk to weekend convention goers
Fans of “Gilmore Girls” will have a chance to have coffee with Luke Danes – actually actor Scott Patterson, who played the diner owner on the TV show.Patterson will be in Indy for HorrorHound Weekend starting Friday Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. and running through Sunday at 5 p.m.
NASA Safety Specialist tells how he got Neil Armstrong’s autograph on his Corvette
One of the benefits of the National Corvette Museum’s Anniversary Celebration is the people it attracts.John Legere is a NASA Safety Specialist who brought a unique Corvette to the party; one that’s been signed by several astronauts, including John Glenn (the first American to orbit the earth) and Neil Armstrong (the first man to walk on the moon). But it took him three tries to get Armstrong’s autograph because he was an extremely private person.
Lars Anderson: The baseball player’s autograph predicament
When one becomes a professional athlete, one takes for granted some things the rest of the world would find crazy. Inside that bubble, it’s easy to forget that what we do and how we live isn’t exactly normal.Every once in awhile, it’s nice — if a little jarring — to get a reminder of that. Like when my 44-year-old brother-in-law, Kyle, recalled the first time he saw people pursuing me for an autograph.
Steve Jobs autograph takes Toy Story poster to $25,000 … and beyond!
Jobs, the legendary founder of Apple, ran Pixar Animations Studios when its first blockbuster, Toy Story, hit silver screens in 1995. Considered one of the all-time best animated movies, Tory Story earned $373.6 million at the box office and garnered three Oscar nominations.
AT LARGE: Whose autograph is it Really? Part 3
In this, the final installment of my essays on the shadowy world of autograph collecting we’ll take a look at how to tell a good signature from a bad one and how to protect the signature that you got in person. And just a reminder that a late ;90s FBI investigation suggested that as many as 75 per cent of the sports and celebrity autographs in the marketplace are forgeries.
Point. Smile. Click. Repeat.
Selfies are supplanting the signature as a sports collectible, and players on the U.S. women’s soccer team, who interact with their fans as much as any team in the world, are getting very, very good at taking them.
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