Oddly Enough Blog

Crawling into bed with Hitler?

November 28, 2011

What’s up, Blog Guy? You look disgusted.

I am. Regular readers of this blog know I have little patience with the idea of buying things that belonged to evil people, just to own a bit of history.

It’s only art, what’s the worst that can happen?

August 4, 2011

Here’s an actual true news item. Unionized art handlers have been picketing outside Sotheby’s after the auction house locked them out following a drawn-out contract dispute.

The Rhymes they are A-Changin’

June 13, 2011

Blog Guy, I read in a Reuters story that some previously unpublished lyrics by legendary songwriter Bob Dylan are going up for auction this month.

How much for the Unabomber’s chemistry set?

May 20, 2011

Blog Guy, I’d really like to own something that belonged to a famous dumbass, but I couldn’t afford that autograph of Jesse James that went for $51,000. Is there a more affordable dumbass sale going on?

And this is from my dumbass collection…

April 7, 2011

Blog Guy, recently you wrote about an upcoming auction where they were going to sell a rare signed photo of the outlaw Jesse James for an expected $20,000 to $30,000. When is that auction?

So if a dumbass just signs his name…

March 14, 2011

Here we go again.

jesse james 280Having recently blogged about people willing to spend lots of money for stuff like Lee Harvey Oswald’s actual coffin and Bernard Madoff’s actual underwear, I now learn that a very rare autographed photo of Jesse James will be auctioned, probably for something north of $20,000-$30,000.