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    March 27, 2014

    How Self-Appointed Experts Rule the Autograph Industry

    And what happens when they get it wrong.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    These Bands Took Fan Landers' Advice: Did It Work?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Ask Fan Landers: Will Fatherhood Kill My Music Dreams?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    The Best Foodie Events of the Week, including Meat Fight

    Love Your Farmer is the theme at the "everything" White Rock Local Market (702 N. Buckner Blvd.) this Saturday. In addition to the normal bounty of local produce, crafts and various treats, there's a backyard chicken and urban bee-keeping clinic from 9 a.m. to noon and a class on how to process your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Someone is Driving This Ultra-Rare $300,000 Lamborghini to Hebron High School

    Note: The original post said the car was at Coppell High School. It was at Hebron High School in Carrollton. And yes, it was driven to school by a 15-year-old, per Jalopnik's update, which you'll find below. The car you see above is a Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale. It's rare (o ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    There's a Potato Chip with a Batman Logo Going for $75 and Counting on eBay

    ​Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you a heads-up that the "Dark Knight Rises Chip" is up to 75 bucks on eBay. The seller points out the single, phenomenal chip originated from a Lays  bag, and that he has "never seen one like it before." So, you'll probably want to "be the first to have food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    For Sale: A Dozen Photos of the Mighty Mercantile National Bank In the 1940s

    ​A couple of years back we virtually toured the Mercantile Bank Building as it looked following its 1958 redo, when Heritage Auctions made available 17 never-before-seen photos of R.L. Thornton's skyscraper taken by legendary Chicago-based architectural-photo firm Hedrich Blessing. Those photos, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Downtown Dallas Was Happening! In 1898.

    ​Speaking of downtown Dallas ...Here's something I stumbled across on eBay this morning -- and, lucky you, three whole days remain to bid on this trio of photos, for which the opening bid's stuck at a whole $6.99. Says the California seller -- and the back of the pictures -- they date back to an 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    The Daily Fail: Jack White Fans

    The customer isn't always right.  Jack White has taken to message boards to defend his company against, well, his own fans.

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    February 9, 2010

    Dallas History Porn: Three Original Photos From the 1936 Texas Centennial Up for Grabs

    One of three John Sirigo originals from the '39 Texas Centennial being sold on the eBay​I'm at Fair Park this very moment -- c'mon, you know why. But speaking of, Friend of Unfair Park PeterK -- who clearly spends more time on eBay than should be allowed, God bless him -- has come across this magn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    You Can Own a Small Piece of the Statler

    ​A good, but clearly very cheap, Friend of Unfair Park who shares my affection for the old Statler Hilton hotel downtown sends word: An Arkansas eBay'er is looking to offload some coffee creamers and a sugar bowl that came out of that hotel way back when. Says the seller: "The two creamers are mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Back Before Editors Reported to Sales Execs

    ​Says this top-rated eBay-er, the photo above comes from The Dallas Morning News newsroom -- dunno who it is, dunno when it was taken. I've asked Schutze, who started at the rival Dallas Times Herald 'round the time this appears to have been snapped, but he can't say for sure. All he knows is she ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 11, 2009
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    May 16, 2009

    Mayor Tom Leppert: "Perhaps One of Our Greatest United States Leaders." Who Knew?

    eBay member: chicbizOnly $19.99 plus shipping, and, as the ad says, "They will not last long."Since becoming mayor less than two years ago, few have enjoyed the success of Tom Leppert. First a key victory in the Trinity River toll road campaign, then two more big wins last week after defeating two c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    If You're Interested in Divvying Up UNT's 11,900 Vinyl Records Surplus, Lemme Know

    Over the weekend, a Friend of Unfair Park was griping about how the missus made him get rid of all his vinyl -- 'bout 500 classic titles, more or less, each of which went for a buck a pop at a garage sale till the encroaching closing time reduced the whole lot to 50-bucks-or-best-offer. Which brings ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    A Downtown Dallas Fire Sale, Circa 1950

    Yet again, Friend of Unfair Park PeterK is kind enough to point our attention to a vintage Dallas photo selling for pennies on the dollar on eBay. This one's an especially action-packed shot taken on January 14, 1950, when the H.L. Green Department Store in the Wilson Building suffered a four-alarm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Pardon, the "Dallas Flats"?

    Speaking of historic properties ... an entirely unrelated eBay search over the weekend turned up this gem: a very hard-to-find, hand-colored page from the American Architect and Building News, dating back to November 21, 1896, and yours for the low, low price of $49 plus shipping. What you're lookin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    For Sale, One Monday Morning Flashback

    Always a treat when Friend of Unfair Park PeterK deposits in the in-box a link to an eBay auction of a vintage Dallas photo. This morning's opening bid is eight bucks for a "1931 Photo Roadside Hamburger Barbecue Stand Dallas Tex." And, hunh, it looks so familiar too ...

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    The Myth of Rhett Miller's Mythologies

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of Rhett Miller's solo debut Mythologies, which I've still got somewhere -- it hides in a closet, no doubt in youthful shame. Doubt there'll be a double-disc deluxe reissue; oh, not if I can help it. Though, rather unbelievably, someone's selling their autographe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Lunch With T. Boone Still Available. It's Also Much, Much Cheaper Than Making Jerry Jones Angry.

    With one day left for folks to bid on a power-nosh with T. Boone Pickens at Nick & Sam's, figured now might be a good time to check on how the auction's going to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas. Because when last we left it one week ago today, there was only one pre-approved take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Extra! Extra! Old Photo of Dallas For Sale!

    Friend of Unfair Park Peterk, who knows well my soft spot for Dallas antiquities, kindly sends this link to an eBay auction due to close in two days. What you see here's a 1924 paper boy convention outside the Adolphus Hotel -- or, as they were known back then, "Juvenile Districts Agents."  (Ah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    To the Highest Bidder, For Pocket Change, An Ex-Dallas Cowboys Fan

    A Friend of Unfair Park sends us an eBay item being offered by a disgruntled former Dallas Cowboys "Super Fan": himself. (At least, I think it's a "himself." Has to be.) Says the want ad:You are bidding on behalf of your favorite NFL football team, to acquire a new Super Fan. After a 22 year career ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Spider-man Never Comes to Town Anymore, Which is a Shame

    You'd best act now on this collectible comic, which came gratis with a Dallas Times Herald back in 1983 and is going for pennies on the pound for two more days. (This eBay'er wants $100, good God.) Though, come to think of it, the Texas Stadium Spidey's probably more appropriate, what with tomorrow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Hey, Bling Crosby, We've Found the Perfect Dallas Skyline For Your Neck

    If you've got more than $14 in your wallet (not me, not me), this eBay offering may be just the big-ticket item for the flashy nostalgist on your gift list: a pendant from Neiman-Marcus that, apparently, dates back to the 1970s. It's 14K, so they say, and so-so-so retro -- except for the price, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Pssssst, Wanna Buy a Downtown Basement Lounge? Only Half a Mil.

    Just one block down from Brian Foster's proposed $4-million eatery-"basement ultra lounge" on Main Street is Thoth Lounge, a, um, basement ultra lounge that, just so happens, can be yours for the low, low price of $500,000. Or: $625,000, if you're willing to pay now. But no rush: Bidding closes tomo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2008


    All Hope Is Gone (Roadrunner)

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008

    You Can Be Kevin Tighe. But I Get to Be Randolph Mantooth.

    I briefly considered getting a Prius, till I was informed they're only for earth-hating douchebags. So, instead, I think I'll pick up a used 2001 Greater Dallas EMS ambulance, currently available on eBay for $22,800 -- which sounds a bit high, given the 233,230 miles, but it does come fully loaded w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    Neiman Marcus Execs Get Very Sad When Their Security Guards Steal

    Neiman Marcus Perhaps this was one of the 400 items Manuel Alvarez stole from Neimans. Back in December we told you about Manuel Alvarez, a former "store loss prevention specialist" at Neiman Marcus who pleaded guilty to stealing nearly half a million dollars' worth of jewelry from the store and th ... More >>

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    February 11, 2008
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    December 11, 2007
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    November 20, 2007

    Ice Your Ball

    I won't pretend to know whether this is The Real Deal, but an eBay'er with much positive feedback is selling -- for the low, low price of $2,000, so far -- what he says is a football signed by the entirety of the 1967 Dallas Cowboys roster. Which means, yes, Bob Lilly, Don Meredith, Bob Hayes, Hall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    These Paintings Are Strictly Tabu

    One of three paintings from Strictly Tabu on sale on eBay Though it's been gone eight years, it's still hard to believe Strictly Tabu isn't still hanging out at the intersection of Lomo Alto and Lemmon -- damned good pizza, if I recall correctly, and it was the perfect place to take a date when you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Screw It Like Beckham

    So, after days of speculation about the state of his poor sore ankle, David Beckham won't be in Frisco tomorrow night after all, when the Los Angeles Galaxy play FC Dallas in the SuperLiga tournament. "Obviously not going to Dallas with us," Galaxy coach Frank Yallop said today; so, that's that. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Want to Own a Dallas Nature Scene Covered in Oil?

    Marlin Linville's Arboretum oil painting is one of two Dallas scenes painted by the Texas artist for sale on eBay. A Dallas fine art collector is using eBay to offload the work of noted Texas artist Marlin Linville, who died in 2001 after a long battle with cancer. The seller's getting rid of three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2007

    A Grim Keepsake

    The original of this morbid photo can be yours for the right price, beginning Monday. Speaking of legendary photos, beginning on Monday, Mary Ann Moorman's original Polaroid of President John Kennedy that was taken the very instant he was assassinated in Dealey Plaza will be offered on eBay. It, lik ... More >>

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    April 2, 2007
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    March 27, 2007

    "Kids Small." Uh, Yeah, OK.

    This is apparently a "kids small" T-shirt -- or, at least, that's how it's being sold on eBay. Because, yeah, nothing says, "I sure do love you, son" like giving him some woman's, uh, gently used Dallas Cowboys jersey. And if you're so interested, the same a) model, b) stripper or c) elementary-scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Sniper's Perch a Real Dutch Treat

    So, this is the person who bought the so-called "sniper's perch" from Caruth Byrd off eBay: "r.seydel" from the Netherlands. And R. wasn't cheap with his or her bid, either: $3,001,501 is what the alleged window from the former Texas School Book Depository sold for, after more than a week's worth of ... More >>

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    January 10, 2007
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    October 5, 2006

    Impatience is a Virtue

    According 2 Guideline Inc & eBay Express, Dallas is the 5th most impatient city n the U.S. We tied w/Jacksonville & Baltimore. Their study found the top 5 plcs where ppl r least likely 2 wait 4 everyday conveniences like quick change oil shops, ovrnite delivery, speed dating & wi-fi access. We won c ... More >>

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    By the eBay

    What would happen if local music and online auctions collided?

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Video/DVD Store

    Movie Trading Co.

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    Car Talk

    Relive your childhood at the Metroplex Collectors' Show

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Off the Block

    KLIF general manager wants airtime pulled from eBay

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Butthole is back

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Who'll buy my memories?

    Anyone, as long as you sell them on eBay

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