Keystone and NYC Report

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Keystone and NYC Report

Post by lanza218 » September 23rd, 2018, 8:33 pm

With a stacked lineup and under 2 hours to get there, I knew Keystone was a must hit con for me. Picked up insert greg smiley around 745ish and we walked into the con a little after 10AM after Greg found $11 parking!! Place was a dead zone. Was hoping people would be at their table, but of course not, everyone started at 11am as did my first pro op…as you can see in my Behind the Scene photos, nothing at all to do..


11 hits and first up is Anna Paquin, fan of early True Blood and XMen- was very nice, but she was late getting there Need her auto but too rich for my blood the people scanning the photos out were pretty bad and thank god there wasn’t a lot of people

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Next saw Amy Acker was at her table to ran there, of course the 2 people in front of me had life stories and were asking her about specific parts in specific episodes of every show she has been in Thankfully they realized I was the only one in line, so got my quick op---after the first 2 were directly into the lights, 3rd came out fine. Saw Flarrow talking with greg but didn’t have time to stop

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The voice actors here were huge for me and all were at the table, had 2 pro ops at noon, and with the lines having next to noone on them I knew had to get everyone as soon as I saw them bc they would not be there all day

First up was Steve Whitmirewho voiced Kermit and Ernie after Jim Henson, and Wembly Fraggle. Huge part of not only my childhood but the childhood of many others. Yet again, some promoter offering a lunch at 3pm….GO AWAY I SAY, would have loved to talk more but was in a rush, he mentioned how hard it was to take over for Jim, says Rizzo the Rt was his fav character, and was just super nice and down to earth and was happy to pay for him.

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Had to quickly jump into Maurice LaMarcheline, where I got the 1st of many compliments on my shirt for some reason. Guy mentioned he isn’t into wrestling, asked if I got it signed here, and how he spent $3500 on original animation cells, and really Maurice didn’t seem too interested, while another guy let me cut ahead because he was literally having a break down on what paint pen marker to use. Maurice was quiet and while I also could have had a ton for him I chose an Egon figure. He did the voice, said he doesn’t have a favorite more of a top 5.

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As soon as I was done it was 11:50 made a quick stop to David Newell and AGAIN saw the same dumb promoter for this dumb 3pm lunch. Dave could not have been nicer, asking where I'm from, what I do, etc. quick pic and off to Pro ops.

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First up for me was Stephen Moyer, enjoying the gifted so far and again early True Blood, super nice guy. Has a woman in front of me who wanted to give him a card, she never did, and 2 other nuts who moved behind greg.

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Ran out and right into the Joe Manganielloline who commented on the HBK shirt and did the Texas Horns in honor of that. Big fan of most of his work and he was nice as well

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The auto lines were dead after this, and already 2 of The Office people closed up shop, saying they would be back by 2 but again judging by the lines who knows when they would be back, so ended up buying the pro op. Literally nothing to do and saw Catherine Tate had no line so jumped in for a quick op because of her Office credentials. Demanded no flash, and had a weird playing card system to differ from ops or graphs, she cracked a few jokes and was on my way.

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Only other person at the table was Richard Horvitz Mr. Alpha 5 and for me, Summer School. Made some small talk, was nice and zeee ol switcherooooo

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Went to the line up for the group op and it was already 5 rows deep and ended up being over 11 total….most action of the day was for the Office. Good for them, got the group op, Oscar commented on my shirt and apparently everyone agreed how great it was. Op came out fine. Away we went about 2pm and stopped for some tony lukes

Oscar, Angela, Creed, Stanly, and Kevin

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Few days later a big want of mine was doing a screening of his film Cabin Boy, Chris Elliot, tons of great roles, was super down to earth and prob would have talked to us for an hour, also got director Adam Resnick

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Re: Keystone and NYC Report

Post by WOODMO » September 23rd, 2018, 9:12 pm

Awesome stuff! The Office Op especially looks great.

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Re: Keystone and NYC Report

Post by Playboy_Jesse » September 23rd, 2018, 9:42 pm

Cool gets bro, Joe M pic is great because he’s repping those TX Longhorns 🤙

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Re: Keystone and NYC Report

Post by wewantflair » September 23rd, 2018, 9:47 pm

It looks so weird to see Stanley smile.

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Post by ICW » September 23rd, 2018, 10:02 pm

LOVE the Office group photo! Great stuff all around!
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Post by Greg2600 » September 23rd, 2018, 10:05 pm

These pics look familiar. In hindsight yeah we should've just hung out with Adam and Chris instead of getting some cruddy food down the block!
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Re: Keystone and NYC Report

Post by Btvsp3 » September 23rd, 2018, 10:42 pm

I love Amy Acker. Met her twice and she is the sweetest thing!
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Re: Keystone and NYC Report

Post by Joresky » September 24th, 2018, 8:53 am

Awesome pics and sigs!! Looks like you had a very productive con :like:


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