Sunday, December 21, 2008
Seventy years ago, during the last economic mega-downturn, smart young couples made friends by inviting over their neighbors to play cards.
Advertisers in 1938 pushed products with photo-comics. They didn’t mind harping on our insecurities. They still use the same psychology, but they’re not as obvious about it.
I'll be looking for that fresh, clean pack of Congress Playing Cards under the Christmas Tree.