Yet another site with great information on ‘what ephemera is’ with lots of fun (and useful, if you are so inclined) reading: The Ephemera Society. Lots to dawdle over.
“Picnic of Death” – South Korean dog hanged . . . then eaten. This photo postcard with the terse description printed on its back is from more recent times than most of the postcards on this blog. It is meant, obviously, to make a rhetorical point in an ‘in-your-face’ sort of way, with a reliance […]
This week I discovered one of the most fascinating sites on the postcard-as-postcard (as opposed to postcard-as-food-lens)! It’s called The Metropolitan Postcard Club – here it is with A Not-So-Concise-History of the Evolution of Postcards in the United States. Bon appetit!
Those colors! Those god’s faces peering from the walls! Those dungeon-style chandeliers! The torture-wheels over on the right – such a nice touch. Such a lovely ominous tree. And what could that stain be on the sidewalk?
It all started with Dwell magazine. Or rather, it started with a comment left on my facebook page by someone after I’d re-linked to an elegant, slim-volumed, minimalistic, adorably vicious blog which does out-takes from Dwell with a different twist. I can’t decide at the moment whether this post at the blog Unhappy Hipsters is […]