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Searching Stores for Musician Signed Merch [Automate Your Autographs – Series 3]

Jun 20, 20215 min read
Searching Stores for Musician Signed Merch [Automate Your Autographs – Series 3]

Artists frequently offer signed merch on their online music stores. If you are a big fan of musicians, it can be hard to keep track of them all and very time consuming to keep checking their websites just in case…

Celebrities Respond to Fan Mail [9 Amazing Ways]

Jun 13, 202114 min read
Celebrities Respond to Fan Mail [9 Amazing Ways]

Celebrities receive mountains of fan mail every day. Given the sheer volume, fans are lucky to get a reply of any kind to their mail. The immense popularity of many celebrities means that many letters go unanswered. Often, it is…

Mandalorian, LOTR, DC, & More! [Fan Mail, TTM Autograph Roundup]

Jun 7, 20213 min read
Mandalorian, LOTR, DC, & More! [Fan Mail, TTM Autograph Roundup]

TTM Returns for June 2021 David Covarrubias & Jason MatthewsDavid WahlbergTala AsheSir Ian McKellen May was a pretty busy month for me but I was able to get some TTM requests out nonetheless. I also had a few really great…

From Snail Mail to Email [Improve Your Fan Mail Success Rate]

Jun 4, 20214 min read
From Snail Mail to Email [Improve Your Fan Mail Success Rate]

You need to incorporate email into your fan mail and through the mail (TTM) autograph collecting strategy. If you’re not doing it already, then you are being left behind in the hobby. There are many artists, influencers, signers, and celebrities…

Why Fan Mail and TTM Autograph Collecting is Worth it in 2021

Jun 3, 20212 min read
Why Fan Mail and TTM Autograph Collecting is Worth it in 2021

Fan Mail and Through The Mail Autograph Collecting in 2021 Writing fan mail and collecting autographs through the mail (TTM) is increasingly becoming a popular hobby. It offers a unique opportunity to get in direct contact with those that we…

Automate Your Autographs!

Jun 1, 20212 min read
Automate Your Autographs!

Cross-Reference Con Attendees With a Movie’s Credits Multi-signed cast pieces just got a lot easier thanks to the power of programming! This executable program built with Python works for any movie and any comic convention guest page. But, let’s say…

Star Wars TTM Autographs • A Retrospective (1979-Present)

May 30, 20211 min read
Star Wars TTM Autographs • A Retrospective (1979-Present)

Through the mail (TTM) autograph collecting has not always experienced the popularity that it does today, but it has been around for a long time. While Star Wars TTM collecting probably got its start right at the release of the…

Sir Ian McKellen & Sir Patrick Stewart: Autographs/Fan Mail

May 29, 20213 min read
Sir Ian McKellen & Sir Patrick Stewart: Autographs/Fan Mail

I received an authentic autographs from Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart through the mail (TTM)! I sent them both two index cards. For Ian Mckellen, I was given this 4×6 photo of Gandalf, which he graciously provided himself.…

My Experience Meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger (2018)

May 29, 20215 min read
My Experience Meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger (2018)

Arnold’s First-Ever Con On 27 October 2018, Arnold Schwarzenegger made his first ever comic convention appearance at Alamo City Comic Con (ACCC) in San Antonio, TX. I was lucky enough to be able to afford the opportunity to buy the…

Fake Autographs, How to Tell if a Signature is Real

May 28, 20216 min read
Fake Autographs, How to Tell if a Signature is Real

The primary concern for any autograph collector is authenticity. Nothing else even comes close. Unfortunately, there are a number of ways that autographs can be faked that go beyond simple forgeries. Besides deliberate forgeries done to deceive consumers, there are…

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