Just when you think you have heard it all, here is another unusual Ebay story -- this one with a close to home connection.
Kari Smith recently auctioned off a very visible part of her body, to be used as advertising space. And the prime piece of real estate in this case... is her forehead.
Smith decided to sell her forehead as ad space, in order to send her young son to private school. So she listed her forehead on Ebay, and it wasn't long before she had a winning bidder.GoldenPalace.com purchased the rights to Kari's forehead, and decided to have the company name tattooed there.
"We're always looking for ordinary people doing extraordinary things," said Jon Wolf of GoldenPalace.com. "And this is definitely an extraordinary thing that she's
By the way, the tattoo on Kari's head is permanent. The final price GoldenPalace paid for her forehead space: $10,000.It is believed that Kari is the first person ever to have a permanent tattoo scrawled on her head for the purpose of advertising.
Excellent move, ma'am. Perhaps that private school will try to teach your kid about dignity, integrity and self-respect -- things he sure as hell ain't gonna get at home.
And for those of you keeping score, somebody at Golden Palace has a serious eBay addiction, having already bought the infamous Virgin Mary on grilled cheese.