Love this! I wrote to Steve Martin, too, after falling in love with him in Three Amigos and Roxanne, and he sent a *very* funny form letter and signed photo. What a wild and crazy (and generous) guy! :) Read more
Jealous! Your husband has good taste make me want to write Pacey. I got a serious Joshua Jackson crush when I got addicted to Fringe.
PS: He sounds cute and definitely like he's a keeper. ;) Read more
Wow! I would love to see that postcard. I loved Beverly Cleary. How delightful to hear that she was just as witty in her penpaling with fans as she was when she wrote her fantastic books. Thanks for leaving your story! :) Read more
For shame! If it makes you feel any better, I wrote to Hulk Hogan and Junkyard Dog way back in the day when I was in my writing mode. Neither replied then. Let's just think that perhaps the WWF never forwarded our notes on to our wrestling heroes?
PS: That's so cool about the poet. Writers are pretty much the best. <3 Read more
Okay, now Sally Ride is my all-time favorite astronaut for this alone. Always thought she was cool, but now it's confirmed she's brilliant and lovely. Thank you for leaving this awesome story! <3 Read more
Ricky Schroder—How rad! Silver Spoons was the best show, and I can only imagine the volume of mail he received. How special that you actually got all those treats back after writing to him. I hope your parents did keep that picture safe for you. How fun would it be to see the letter again, too? Thanks for leaving your… Read more