yesterday if found this video, recorded in new york 2 years ago. over there i watched in first person one of the most grotesque shows of the capitalist cirque: the auction of bernie madoff’s belongings (from his shoes to his grand piano). one of the most impressive things was to listen during 9 hours to some of the best auctioneers in the world. after 9 hours of auction i couldn’t resist the temptation, and i bid on the lot number 436, and i got the enormous american flag he had in his bedroom (over the bed they said) and some useless wicker baskets.
let’s watch some of the best auctioneers in action: