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04.01.15 Bucky Turco

Today at 10am, collectors and hoarders alike will get the chance to bid on New York City memorabilia as upscale auction house Sotheby’s partners with lowbrow online marketplace eBay for its first ever sale on the website. The items include art, signs, and even a 9-foot tall Statue of Liberty that is estimated to fetch […]

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10.17.14 Marina Galperina

Ebola is trending right now. And, according to the laws of internet capitalism, there are some pretty gross items on eBay — from “infected” mugs and “funny” anti-Obama (Thanks, “Obola!”) t-shirts, to horrendous graffiti-themed crap and accidentally topical arts and crafts, to… an “Ebola domain name hot new name priced to sell” for $999! Unlike the unfolding epidemic […]

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09.02.14 Rhett Jones

Artist Michael Green is attempting to sell the world’s most expensive animated GIF on eBay as we speak, with one watcher and zero bids. This is the second time he’s tried. The first sale failed late last night. Green’s GIF is a reference to Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog sculptures, one of which (the orange one) became the […]

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08.01.14 Marina Galperina

In troll-ceptual eBay art news, a screenshot of 4chan post No. 33181590 has been up for sale on eBay since August 29th. The initial price was set at $500, but with less than eight hours to go, the bidding price has reached $90,100. The price leaped by $10,000 today alone. Dubbed “A one of a kind work of […]

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07.16.14 Marina Galperina

You have less than an hour to buy My Daughter’s Painting Of A Famous Potato Salad From The Internet on eBay! Zack Danger Brown from Columbus, Ohio had his “Making Potato Salad” Kickstarter campaign go viral and at this moment, with 16 days to go, the campaign has amassed $50,629 in donations — that’s $50,619 over his $10 goal. He […]

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11.07.13 Andy Cush

Because why wouldn’t you want to own a table that was owned by the Greatest Sad Person of All Time (Not to be confused with the Saddest Great Person of All Time)? As of today, £1,139.00 (about $1830) will get you the highest bid on a kitchen table that was once owned by Joy Division’s Ian […]

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10.18.13 Andy Cush

I’ll admit that yes, owning the drum set on which Guided by Voices drummer Kevin Fennell recorded such stone-cold classic records as Bee Thousand and Alien Lanes would be pretty awesome. But probably not for more money than anyone I know makes in a year. And yet: Fennell is selling his kit on eBay for a whopping $55,000. The fact […]

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09.24.13 Kyle Petreycik

Yesterday afternoon, Business Insider reported that a gold iPhone 5S had sold on eBay for the mind blowing sum of $10,100. Other publications have also been reporting on this recent sale, chalking it up it to bloodthirsty Apple fans willing to sacrifice obscene amounts of cash just to have the latest and greatest product a few weeks […]

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09.13.13 Andy Cush

And the winner of a server that once held some Wikileaks’ Iraq War information, sold at auction on eBay this week, is a 17-year-old who used daddy’s account without his permission. The final bid? $33,000. Naturally, dad–an industrial worker in Portugal–wasn’t happy with the purchase, and was able to retract his deal. “My son is 17 […]

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07.31.13 Kyle Petreycik

Sometime last year, Andy Fields stumbled upon what he claims to be an early sketch by internationally renowned artist Andy Warhol. The sketch was purchased as part of a series of unidentified drawings and has since been sent to the Andy Warhol Foundation for authentication. However, despite the opinions of numerous experts from auction houses […]

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