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      MISCELLANEOUS BRUSHES WITH FAME

  • 5/2015:  Where: Anchorage AK  ~ What:  Moose the Movie showing at UAA ~ Who: The star sold TA a t-shirt, the writer sold TA an autographed movie poster

  • 3/2011:  Found out that a vendor working with Team Apeonaut has a brother-in-law who played the pimp in Pretty Woman in 1990 and most recently an assembly line worker in the latest diet Snapple commercials.  Seems he was left on the cutting room floor in the theatrical release of Pretty Woman.

  • 01/02/10:  TA ran in Scott Baio and his little daughter at Tony Roma's on Ventura Blvd. in Encino.  Looked pretty haggard.  Scott, not daughter.

  • 11/24/09: TA knows someone who knows a camera man on Big Bang Theory.  TA loves that show.  Got to sit through a live taping of the Christmas episode.  What a hoot!  TA laughed until it hurt.

  • THE SISTER OF ONE OF THE STAFFERS WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL WITH DOUG (GENERAL HOSPITAL JOE KELLY 1979-1982) SHEEHAN

  • ONE OF THE STAFFERS KNOWS A WOMAN WHO'S DAUGHTER WAS HUGGED BY THE KING, ELVIS PRESLEY, AT THE SAHARA HOTEL, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA DURING THE FILMING OF IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD'S FAIR. 

  • ONE STAFFER WORKED WITH A WOMAN WHO WAS ATTENDING U OF REDLANDS DURING THE FILMING OF HELL NIGHT (1981) WITH LINDA BLAIR AND VINCENT VAN PATTEN.  VAN PATTEN DROVE HER FRIEND'S RED CORVETTE IN ONE SCENE.

  • SOUTH PARK 2007 "LICE CAPADES"  THE LEADER OF THE LICE REBELLION IS MR. MAYFIELD.  IT MAKES US LAUGH ANYWAY.

  • 1988: MAGNUM P I: PANIOLO EPISODE STARRING HENRY DARROW.  A FIRST COUSIN OF ONE OF THE STAFFERS WAS AN EXTRA IN THE CATTLE RUSTLING EPISODE THAT SAW MAGNUM RIDING A HORSE ON THE BIG ISLAND.

  • 1971:  A CLASSMATE OF ONE OF OUR STAFFERS IS THE COUSIN OF ACTRESS NIA PEEPLES.

  • 7/16/05: COMIC CON.  AH, THE AFTER GLOW!  THIS IS A VERITABLE SMORGASBORD OF ACTOR TYPES HELD EVERY YEAR IN SAN DIEGO.  THIS YEAR GARNERED NO FEWER THAN 3 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS AND NUMEROUS VISUAL CONTACTS.  WHILE TRYING TO ZIG PAST A LARGE CROWD I ZAGGED INTO THE PATH OF MIGUEL (ROBOCOP, CROSSING JORDAN) FERRER.  DEFINITELY DEER IN THE HEADLIGHTS TIME FOR A GUY WHO THOUGHT HE COULD GO UNNOTICED IN THE CRUSH OF PEOPLE. PRICELESS.  STOOD BEHIND JOE (STARGATE ATLANTIS) FLANIGAN IN A CHECK OUT LINE.  CASHIER SAID HE WAS THE ONLY ACTOR TO NOT ASK FOR A DISCOUNT.  COOL.  CAME WITHIN SPITTING DISTANCE OF BEN (FARSCAPE, STARGATE SG1) BROWDER.  SWEET.  THIS IS A FINE PLACE TO GO STAR GAZING.  BUT THE PIECE DE RESISTANCE, WAIT FOR IT...A CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE ROYAL KIND.  THE KING OF B's, BRUCE CAMPBELL WAS A FEATURED GUEST.  AND WHAT A GUEST!  A SINGLE PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS.  OK MAYBE A COUPLE OF PICTURES.  WHAT COULD THE HEAD BANANA HAVE SAID TO GET THE KING TO LAUGH LOUD ENOUGH TO TURN THE HEADS OF HIS MINIONS?  THAT MAY NEVER BE KNOWN.  CLICK HERE

  • 2/13/05:  THE GROVE.  ON THE WAY TO THE MOVIES PASSED WITHIN INCHES OF ACTORS STEVE RAILSBACK, LORENZO LAMAS, TRAYLOR HOWARD, GIOVANI RIBISI AND JAMIE KENNEDY.  QUITE A HAUL FOR ONE DAY.

  • 8/26/05:  SCI FI CHANNEL  13 MINUTES INTO STARGATE SG 1 THE BIRTH NAME OF ONE OF OUR STAFF MEMBERS IS MENTIONED WHEN AN EVIL HENCHWOMAN INTRODUCES HERSELF TO COLONEL CARTER.  THIS IS ACTUALLY QUITE FUNNY AND WEIRD.

  • 8/22/05  LONG BEACH:  TOOK A PHONE CALL FROM CHRISTY (DAUGHTER OF SONNY) BONO.  QUITE A SMOKER'S VOICE ON THAT ONE.

  • 9/12/02:  LONG BEACH HOSPITAL OUT PATIENT RECOVERY ROOM:  JACKASS'S JOHNNY KNOXVILLE WAS IN THE BED ACROSS THE ROOM FROM ONE OF OUR RECOVERING STAFF MEMBERS.

  • 1979: SAN DIEGO OLD GLOBE THEATER:  SHOOK HANDS WITH ROBERT (AIRPLANE) HAYES

  • 1988: COSTA MESA BRENTANO'S BOOK STORE:  CHUCK NORRIS AUTOGRAPHS HIS BOOK, THE SECRET OF INNER STRENGTH.  SHOOK HIS HAND.  HE'S A LOT SHORTER THAN YOU'D THINK.

  • 1990: SANTA MONICA:  DOM DE LOUISE AUTOGRAPHS HIS BOOK CHARLIE THE CATERPILLAR.  HE'S A LOT HEAVIER THAN YOU'D THINK . 

  • 1988: HOLLYWOOD BOWL:  PAUL SHENAR  (SCARFACE, RAW DEAL) SAT IN FRONT OF ONE OF THE STAFFERS.  DIDN'T LOOK SO WELL.  

  • 1995:  WESTMINSTER:  AN ACTOR WHO PLAYED A BAD GUY ON WALKER, TEXAS RANGER (CHUCK NORRIS CONNECTION) CAME TO THE HOUSE FOR A CHRISTMAS PARTY. 

  • MISCELLANEOUS BRUSHES:  2 BOOKS AUTOGRAPHED BY CLIVE BARKER, 1 BOOK AUTOGRAPHED BY TERRY BROOKS 
    PRIDE AND JOY
    ~ A FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA AUTOGRAPHED DRACULA MOVIE POSTER.  
    OTHER PRIDE AND JOY ~ AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO OF THE KING OF "B'S" BRUCE CAMPBELL, RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO THE ONLY FAN LETTER THIS MONKEY EVER WROTE.  ~ KNOW A GUY WHO KNOWS HUGH O'BRIEN.  ~ KNOW A DIFFERENT GUY WHO KNOWS CHRIS MULKEY AND BOB DOQUE.  ~ KNOW ANOTHER GUY WHO KNOWS HANS ZIMMER AND TREVOR RABIN ~ KNOW ANOTHER GUY WHO IS DOING GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR DENNIS JARVIS (SURF BOARD MAKER) 

  • 1978:  SHOOK PRESIDENT GERALD FORD'S HAND AT A DINNER AT USC IN LOS ANGELES.

  • ONE OF OUR STAFF IS RELATED TO AN AWARD WINNING ACTRESS WHO WORKED AT THE OLD GLOBE THEATER IN SAN DIEGO.

  • 1996 SANTA MONICA:  SAT NEXT TO MARK HARMON (NCIS), WHO WAS SPORTING A HAND INJURY IN THE WAITING ROOM OF AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON.  TRIED NOT TO STARE. 

  • 1999 LONG BEACH:  SAT NEXT TO JOHN J. YORK (GENERAL HOSPITAL, WEREWOLF) AT THE DINNER TABLE AT A CHARITABLE BENEFIT.  IT'S GOOD TO HAVE CONNECTIONS!  GOT AN AUTOGRAPH TOO!

  • 1976:  ONE OF OUR STAFF MEMBERS IS FEATURED PROMINENTLY IN AN ARTICLE IN THE SAN DIEGO UNION NEWSPAPER...PHOTO AND NAME MENTIONED EVEN.

  • 1969 (NO, NOT A TYPO):  THE PARENTS OF A CLASSMATE OF ANOTHER STAFFER WENT TO SCHOOL WITH RAQUEL WELCH, BEFORE SHE WAS RAQUEL WELCH.

  • 1967 (NOT A TYPO EITHER):  AS A MEMBER OF THE STUDIO AUDIENCE OF THE LOCAL MORNING TALK SHOW "THE BOB DALE" SHOW, GOOD OLD BOB HAD ONE OF HIS STAFFERS GIVE ONE OF OUR YOUNGER STAFFERS A BOTTLE OF COCA COLA.  COULD BE WHERE LOVE OF THAT STUFF CAME FROM?!

  • THE DARK AGES:  FAMILY HISTORY HAS IT THAT THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER FATHER OF ACTOR ROBERT TAYLOR DELIVERED THE SIBLINGS OF ONE OF THE STAFFERS IN NEBRASKA.  NEBRASKA?!?   Or was he a dentist?

  • 1972:  ONE OF OUR STAFFERS WENT OUT WITH THE OFFSPRING OF A HOMETOWN RADIO CELEBRITY. 

  • 1964:  THE MOTHER OF ONE OF OUR STAFFERS CREATED THE DEER PUPPET "KNOXIE" FOR KNOXAGE WATER COMPANY COMMERCIALS.

  • OH, THAT 15 MINUTES GOES BY SO FAST!                                                                       

 

 

 


May 19, 2015