Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:55:42 -0500
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On 2/21/2018 1:37 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<p6k9ad02lbh@news7.newsguy.com>, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:
> 
>>>> Last year there was a Star Trek exhibit on the Intrepid. It combined the
>>>> original with the Next Generation. I was told that most of the actors
>>>> were nice, regular guys. William Shattner was charging for his
>>>> autograph. I leave the name for that, up to the readers.
>>>
>>> most of them do that. they know the fans will pay, so why not.
>>
>> Not when they are being paid for the appearance. And the fans are making
>> a generous donation to a charity.
> 
> yes when they're being paid for the appearance.
> 
> i've been to several cons and paying for autographs and/or photos is
> standard fare.
> 
> the lines are long, so few people find it to be an issue.
> 
>> BTW I used to represent entertainers. Most thought it beneath them to
>> charge for an autograph. They either declined, or gave one free. I don't
>> know the source for your statement, but I KNOW it's not true.
> 
> personal experience is my source.
> 
You go to charitable events where the donation is between $500 and 
$1,000 per person, and then paid for an autograph?
I have difficulty believing that.

-- 
PeterN