How would you react if you received one of these weirdly wonderful Easter or Christmas cards? The BBC shows us a collection of the cards that were exchanged during Victorian times.
Glorp Gum is a alternate/deviant history project made by Brad McGinty, detailing the history of Glorp Gum as an air-sickness preventing gum in World War II, and the Glorp Gum subsidiary, the Glorp Greeting Card Company, with their soviet holiday card fiasco. (previously: Brad McGinty's alternate history of the "cut-away Santa" card)
"This is for the guy who needed a card to come out to his parents." (Youtube) David Ellis Dickerson draws on his previous job as a Hallmark greeting card writer to create funny, poignant cards for people with unconventional greeting card emergencies (but he won't do cards aimed at making people feel bad). [more inside]
NetClassixFilter: The next time you're standing clueless in the greeting cards section of your local drugstore franchise, you'll be wishing you'd visited the Gallery of Unfortunate Greeting Cards instead. For all your holiday needs: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Weddings, 4th of July, Hallowe'en, Birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and of course, Washington's Birthday. [via Cap'n Wacky] [more inside]
Three Squares Greetings is a new greeting card line designed to keep you in touch with your family members or friends who are in custody. NPR interview with the founder.
Fun and free e-cards for all... for the geek, for the addict, for the artist, for the musician, for the conspiracy theorist, for the chef, for the tasteless, for the tactless, for just about anyone. Where do you go for all of your e-card needs?
Pee-Mail More Friday Fun. Now anyone can write a message in the snow. Finally, true pee-quality for all sexes.
What do you do with your Xmas Cards, after the holiday is over? St. Jude's Ranch, a nonsectarian, not for profit haven for abused children, collects used holiday cards to recycle into new ones. This program raises money for these children is divided between a college fund, and a little spending money. Send them your cards - make this your last act of deliberate kindness for the year.