The Strange Life of Everyday Objects


John Freyer sold his possessions on Ebay and then traveled cross-country to visit the stuff and the people who bought it. Documenting the process at, Freyer describes each item, the related Ebay transaction, and its ultimate destination. The buyer of John's Star Wars sheets writes: 'My wife always felt guilty about giving away her son's [Star Wars] sheets. What a joy when we saw you had your sheets up for auction. We gave them to our son (who is now 25) and had a great time of reliving old times.' If you want to learn more about these dispersions and related stories, a book is due November 2002. -- Brooke Singer