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Did eBay Ruin Autograph Collecting?

[5 Feb 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I’m one of those people who has been collecting autographs for years. I didn’t intend to. I know lots of people don’t. I even know some people who look down on people who do. I never intended to start, honest. I became an autograph collector inadvertently. When I was in my mid-teens, my mom took me to Kennedy Space Center’s

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How I Came to Own Books from Gene Roddenberry’s Personal Library

[1 Feb 2010 | by | One Comment]

I was recently given an opportunity to own a set of books from Gene Roddenberry’s library, and that opportunity came from none other than Rod, his son. (For those who may not know, Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek.) A few weeks ago, I was sitting on Twitter just browsing, when a new tweet popped up from Rod (who I only

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Rod Roddenberry Giving Away and Auctioning off Roddenberry Family Items

[24 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Rod Roddenberry, the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry, is giving away and auctioning off several items that belonged to his famous parents. Last week, Rod started with a set of Lifetime WWII history books that belong to his dad. He posted on Twitter that he was giving them away. Oddly enough, I was actually