"Ad agencies go to disturbing lengths to create the perfect image. Guess we're no different.
takes the "regular woman to ad-agency image
" video (info
) a (seasonal) step further.
"I can’t even tell you how excited I was to finally see the cards that “killed my grandfather” and drove my family into extreme poverty. I actually think Haruo did a pretty good job interpreting my grandfather’s original sketch, considering the severely confusing nature of his drawing. It’s anybody’s guess as what my grandfather expected to get back, but needless to say it wasn’t this beautiful card.
" Bradwick J. McGinty III tells the story of the Japanese cut-away Santa cards from 1955
, similar in style to the yōkai
illustrations seen previously. (via