Vintage Dutch Set from 1980's

Earlier this year, I acquired a pretty neat deck from the Netherlands that, according to the seller, was printed in the 80’s. Unfortunately, that is all I know about this deck as there are no markings on the cards or packaging, that I can see, that identify the printer or artist. 107 more words

Playing Cards

A Hop, Skip, and a Dance Macabre

He says: M is for Macabre.

He says,

Macabre is the substance,

the art,


a Master of Horror,


and Suspiria

She does not entirely disagree… 275 more words


Who Is That Jack?

Who Is That Jack?†

The most pressing question I still hear from fellow cartomancers is, “How do I interpret a Court Card when it makes absolutely no sense to read the card as an actual person in the questioner’s life?” 1,164 more words


EDiJuly 2015 #1,2,3

#1 We were at the Morgan Library and Museum, my friends were examining every detail of every portrait so I sat down, took out a playing card and sketched them. 294 more words


Shuffle The Deck With Spoon's 'They Want My Soul'-Themed Playing Cards

Spoon is selling playing cards that are “casino quality” and inspired by their most recent album, They Want My Soul. Well, I’m sold!

The deck will be a standard deck, but there will be two R.I.P. 39 more words


Playing Cards in My Mother’s Hands

Shuffling steps and sick cough
A heart murmur in the cards
Cards changing hands and faces
Palms on the table levitate hope
Fingers open empty hands… 95 more words


House of (52,000) Cards

Here’s something from CBS Evening News involving architecture – a Harvard grad named Bryan Berg who builds houses of cards. He may not have (as he admits) a full deck but he certainly uses more than one of them to create his masterpieces. 122 more words