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Shatner's Kidney Stone

If you had $25,000 to spare, you could have purchased William Shatner’s kidney stone. William Shatner was Captain Kirk on the original Star Trek, and he also plays a character in some show about a law firm in Boston. Most notably to me, with the help of Ben Folds, Shatner released a fantastic album called Has Been.

Unfortunately, my girlfriend heard Garrison Keillor on the radio the other day and confused the voice of the radio show host with that of the other entertainer. I don’t think anyone would pay $25,000 for Keillor’s kidney stone, but you never know. Perhaps there are some fanatics that religiously attend A Prairie Home Companion conventions.

Updated August 9, 2011 and originally published January 24, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar Caitlin

The Shat is the shiznit…LOVE “Has Been”! That stone is huge…he must have been hurting something fierce. Still…25k? (or ANY money at all?) pretty crazy.

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avatar real people, real finances

Looks like a new item to try and sell on ebay ;)

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