I’ll be honest: the Thanksgiving cards aren’t the most entertaining of the lot. Halloween cards can be ridiculous, but they’re already supposed to be creepy.
Along with the mirror “spell,” apples appeared in many divination games at Halloween parties. Apples are common harvest fruits, and we’re familiar with bobbing for
In the 18th and 19th centuries, Halloween was a time for parties. These weren’t the elementary school kids parties with monsters and candy and haunted
The strangest Halloween cards usually depict lost or regional traditions. They’re odd because of the anachronism, not because the makers were insane (or at least
It’s a joke, right? It has to be. There’s no way this can be sentimental. There’s no remote possibility one could look at this and
These cards get the most disbelief and shock of any I’ve found. So, first, let me answer the usual questions: 1) Are they real? Yes,