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You can use J.D. Salinger’s Toilet for One Million Dollars

I should hold back saying something stupid like "who would want to buy this shit?’  or "You’re a complete idiot if you buy this shit," and just let the words do the talking:   "The extremely classy dealer vending this … Read More

By / August 17, 2010

I should hold back saying something stupid like "who would want to buy this shit?’  or "You’re a complete idiot if you buy this shit," and just let the words do the talking:

 

"The extremely classy dealer vending this porcelain throne is open to taking "reasonable" offers for the toilet, but he thinks it’s worth at least $100,000. After all, even though it was manufactured in October 1962, after most of his published work had appeared, "Salinger is believed to have left behind a substantial volume of unpublished writing, and … surely Salinger conceived some of it while sitting on" this very toilet."  (Via Vulture)