Topic: auctions

Gallery: Newly Released Images From Marilyn Monroe’s First Photo Shoot

Gallery: Newly Released Images From Marilyn Monroe's First Photo Shoot

Would you like to see some newly released images from Marilyn Monroe’s very first photo shoot, back when she was still Norma Jean Dougherty? Of course you would. Furthermore, if you have a spare chunk of change lying around, you can own these images as well. This is because the photographer who took them, Joseph Jagur, is auctioning them off in an effort to pay off his debts. What is it with great photographers and massive, crippling debt? More »

How Much Would You Pay for a Pink Diamond?

How Much Would You Pay for a Pink Diamond?

Some lady bought a “rare” 24.78 carat pink diamond for $46,158,674 yesterday at an auction in Switzerland. I saw Blood Diamond. That jewel most likely isn’t as rare as the auctioneers deemed it to be. You can probably get one that looks just like it at Claire’s, and not spend $46 million. I’m more attracted to that lady’s creepy eyeball than the ugly pink color of that giant gemstone. More »