Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
On 2018-02-22 13:42:49 +0000, PeterN said:
> On 2/22/2018 5:07 AM, Whisky-dave wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 21 February 2018 17:21:07 UTC, PeterN wrote:
>>> On 2/20/2018 10:38 PM, nospam wrote:
>>>> In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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.
>>> 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.
>> I went to ST convention and most of the stars you had to pay for their
>> autographs and pay for the part where they stand on stage and answer
>> Depending on who they were the cost was set, some were free but most
>> cost money, I only went to the free ones.
>> But this wasn't a charity event.
> I specifically was talking about charitable fund raisers.
I prefer autographs on personal checks. Don't really care much about
who signs on as long as the bank honor them... :-ppp