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Annals of Ebay

Annals of Ebay

eBay Yanks Prank Auction for ‘Jewish Spot in Heaven’ After Bids Reach $100,000

Mr. Mandel (Photo: azjewishpost)

Though you may no longer sell magic potions or tarot readings on eBay, one enterprising New Jersey resident decided that he could perhaps skirt the auction platform’s rules against metaphysical items and put his spot in “Olaam Habaah (Heaven)” up for sale. At least that’s what he originally told The Jewish Daily Forward. Within hours, the “item” had raked in bids upwards of $100,000, which is really chump change considering we’re talking about all of eternity here. Read More

Annals of Ebay

Want Your Twitter Name on an Olympic Athlete in 2012? Heeeeeeere’s EBay!

Mr. Symmond's shoulder.

Hey corporations and social media addicts: you do not want to miss this opportunity.

Nick Symmonds, a 2012 Olympian and member of the U.S. Track and Field Team currently ranked no. 1 in the U.S. for 800 meters, is subsidizing his training with an eBay auction. The Oregon runner announced yesterday he plans to wear a temporary tattoo with the auction winner’s Twitter handle on his left shoulder. Read More