Nancy Cartwright was in town to screen her movie, In Search of Fellini.
I will say Nancy Cartwright made us earn this autograph. She previously turned us down 3 times. On the fourth request, she relented as one of the guys pleaded that he had to leave and could not stay until after the movie. She signed for the 5 of us.
She asked my name. She personalized my photo and said – ugh, read hair.
After the screening of her movie and the Q&A, she signed for her audience. I’m sure that was the plan and fans of her would have bought a ticket and attended the signing. I would have done that too if I knew about that plan. I heard the movie was actually quite good and it starred Ksenia Solo who I adore.
I want to add more about the ‘earning’. No celeb is required to give an autograph or stop for a photo. Many people believe it is part of the job description. Many of my fellow hounds feel they are entitled to it. While I want the autograph to add to my collection and I’m disappointed when I fail, I don’t think I must be given a signature on demand. Part of the hunt is failure. Failures make the successes meaningful.