Posts tagged "ebay"

“Walking Dead” Town For Sale On Ebay

Hey! Are you super into "The Walking Dead"? Do you have a spare $680,000? Well then, how would you like to own pretty much the entire town of Grantville, Georgia, where some of the scenes in season three of the show were filmed? Because that is now a possibility! Nine buildings comprising the main commercial…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 2, 2015

Slow News Day Mystery: Why Is This Dude’s Autograph Selling On Ebay For $600?

Happy Boxing Day, everyone! What is Boxing Day, you ask? Apparently it is the day when I burn Eggo waffles, forget to click save while writing posts thereby losing all my hard work, people in England box up their presents, and the news is pretty boring except for former "…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / December 26, 2014

RIP Society: Man Steals 60 Brains, Sells Them on eBay And At Dairy Queen

It's an entrepreneur's economy. And what could more entrepreneurial than stealing 60 brains and selling them on eBay?
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 3, 2014

Something Doesn’t Smell Right With Mom Who’s Allegedly Selling Misbehaving Daughter’s One Direction Tickets On eBay

Allegedly, there is a mom in New South Wales, Australia who is punishing her daughter for lying about having a sleepover when instead she and her friend hung out with older boys. Also, the girl has a "self righteous and lippy attitude." You know, teenagers. Anyway, this mom's chosen punishment is to allegedly …
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 20, 2013

Finally, A Suit Of Armor Fit For A Guinea Pig

"Is your pet guinea pig tired of wandering around the house unarmored and vulnerable? Do they get picked on by other guinea pigs? Has your guinea pig ever wanted to go with you to a Renaissance Faire but had nothing to wear? Fear not! A solution is here!" This is the text of…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 19, 2013

Yes, This “Unassembled Snowman” Is Going For $10 Million On Ebay

Itching to relive the winter wonderland of the past few months? Well, if you've got $10 million dollars and a really big cooler, a guy in Rotherham, UK, will happily sell you an "unassembled snowman," aka a big pile of snow. But hey, if that's too rich for your blood, you can also…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 26, 2013

10 Ridiculously Ugly Christmas Sweaters To Spread The Holiday Cheer

Ho, ho, ho! Merry Ugly Christmas Sweater Season, everyone! We scoured eBay and Etsy to track down 10 of this year's ugliest offerings, and boy did the ugly sweater gods deliver. Click through to check out the embroidered, light-up, glue-gunned, glittered, puff-painted festive monstrosities!
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 12, 2012

Bad News For Online Witches And Wizards: Ebay Bans Potions And Spells

This is a public service announcement: if you're in need of any kind of spell, potion, psychic reading, or enchantment and prefer to procure your magical products via an online auction site, you best place your bids before August 30th. Why, you ask? Well, eBay just updated the seller guidelines in the paranormal and metaphysical…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 21, 2012

Own It! Bird Poop That Looks Like Michael Jackson

I'm adding this one to my list of favorite eBay auctions along with the fart in a jar and the antique anti-masturbation device. Brandon Tudor of Illinois was auctioning off bird poop that resembled Michael Jackson. When a bird shat on his windshield, Brandon claims the likeness to the late po(o)p star…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 14, 2012

“Slightly Used Soul” Is The Saddest Ebay Auction Ever

I believe I have discovered the saddest eBay auction ever. Albuquerque woman, Lori N., was auctioning off her "slightly used soul" for $2,000. Formerly a freelance writer, Lori's life changed completely after being hit by a drunk driver five years ago. She was in a coma, and suffered a stroke, many broken bones, a collapsed…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 6, 2012

Carey Mulligan Puts The Prada Dress She Wore To The Met Ball On eBay For Charity

As if we needed any additional reasons to adore the extremely adorable Carey Mulligan, here's one more: the starlet placed her Met Gala dress on eBay yesterday, with all the proceeds from the auction going to Oxfam America. The custom Prada dress (constructed of silver and gold metal paillettes, if you recall) bega…
By: Rachel Krause / May 13, 2012

6 Awesome J. Crew Pieces — On eBay!

I've never been much of an eBay shopper; in fact, I can count on one hand the number of times I've bought something on the e-retailer. But two of them have been in the last year -- and both were brand new J. Crew items. Maybe this isn't a secret, but it sure as heck…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2012

Greedy Jerks Like These Are The Reason You Couldn’t Buy Jason Wu For Target This Weekend

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, I used to be quite the vintage clothing huntress. Finding a kickass sale with a few good finds in my size gave me an unbelievable cheap thrill.  Every weekend, I'd wake up early and drive to whatever estate sale promised a cache of clothing. One…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2012

An Open Letter To The Girl Who’s Auctioning Off Her Fart On Ebay

Dear kbug1978, I am writing to express my admiration for the recent Ebay auction of your REAL Fart In A Jar. We all know what kind of havoc joining a gym and eating healthy food can wreak on one's digestive system. Brussels sprouts and broccoli are particularly brutal on mine. Instead of keeping…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 5, 2012

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Picks Of The Week

Our saved searches this week run the gamut from designer classics to collaborations, and Hollywood (Regency!) to headline makers. 1. New Ann Taylor Loft Boots: Platforms may still be the runway rage, but we all need a weekend boot we can walk in.  With "The Three Musketeers" film…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 9, 2011

Crazy Woman Thinks She Can Sell Missoni For Target Boots For $31K

And in the "Are You Out of Your Damn Mind?" category: A woman in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is trying to sell a pair of Missoni for Target rainboots on eBay for $31,000. Yes, you read that correctly. She's hoping she can sell the boots -- which retail for $34.99 -- for $31K on eBay,…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 23, 2011

eBay Gives You A Whole New Way To Part With Your Cash

Do you ever think, Wow, I wish I had more ways to spend my money? Me too. Because being the number one online auction space isn't enough, the kind folks over at eBay have launched a new online outlet mall, where customers can shop retailers at discounts of up to 65 percent off. "We wanted…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 21, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 Ebay Finds Of The Week

Today we've got fancy bike seats, Marimekko fabric and a Hussein Chalayan skirt that's to die for. What more could you ask for? Check out all our eBay picks after the jump. [The Inside Source]…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2011

The Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Finds Of The Week

We've scoured eBay for 12 stylish finds that touch on everything from museum exhibits to book releases, summer fashion to hostess gifts, and entertaining to IPOs.
By: Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Jaws Of Life

I have one of Berkley Illustration's awesome shark-wearing-a-suit prints hanging in my house, but now they've expanded their offerings to include this bottle opener featuring the world's best-dressed great white. A quirky piece of art that also opens my beer? Yes, please! [$6, Berkley Illustration]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 30, 2011
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