Do you love paper books? How about toilet paper books? Enterprising eBay seller the_heppcat offers a copy of Moby-Dick typed on 6 rolls of (clean!) Cottonelle. Says the item description:
There are four full rolls, one roll (epilogue) is about 1/5 of a roll and one half-roll
All of the rolls of TP came out of a brand new — clean — package of 2-ply Cottonelle.
They’ve been handled very gingerly and infrequently.
As you’ll see in the following photos, one or two rolls have a tear at the beginning.
This is where i was trying to pull the paper through the typewriter.
The auction ended on Saturday with bids up to $320, but the reserve was not met, so this—uh—unique item is still up for grabs. What do you think? Is this a statement about how much you love paper books… or a statement to the converse? (Via: Neatorama.)
- For a slightly more serious take on Moby-Dick, check out Jackie Reitzes’ review of The Art of Fielding.