This Might Hurt Tarot Deck | New Deck Alert

Kickstarter is a pain in my ass. I don’t go on it often, because I have almost 300 decks, and that’s just plenty, you know? I’m working on streamlining my house and stuff and Kickstarter is the antithesis of streamlining. So, I logged in just for funsies, and ended up backing a deck within seconds. Goddamnit. It’s not my fault, truly. This deck has sweet men, strong women, butch women, genderqueer people of color, a SMILING hierophant that changes the whole feel of the card. The World has a belly, and the Star has pubic hair. I mean, I couldn’t …

What is the universe but a lot of waves And a craving desire is a wave…” ― Jack Kerouac

I first saw the Nomad Tarot in Beth Maiden’s shop. I try to buy from Beth as often as I can, because I know that she truly adores everything in her shop, and she supports creators and writers. HOWEVER, I have a problem with non-illustrative pips. I didn’t learn tarot with one, and they somehow seem less-than my trusty RWS.  I have found, though, in the last year, that my opinion is less ‘bunch of sticks’ and more ‘pared down beauty’. It really annoys me, though, because I can no longer harass my Marseilles friends and be a brat about …

Augenblick – from Middle High German *ougenblick* meaning “Quick Glance” – Shannon Loftis

A couple of years ago, I was sitting next to the as-yet-unknown-to-me Shannon Loftis a the Northwest Tarot Symposium. We were told to take our tarot decks out for the exercise and she pulled out this gorgeous, square tarot deck that I’d never seen before. What the hell. I began annoying her immediately. Where did it come from? What do you mean you can read it sideways?? WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU MADE IT? Like, created it? What magic is this? The Augenblick tarot was created with images from the Library of Congress. It can be read reversed, right side …

These decks allow us to confront what we know with what we think we know. – J. Ryan Kent

Jake has a kickstarter for this wonderful decks – The Queer Community Tarot Deck.  We spoke with Jake earlier about his Queer Street Tarot business, and I’m happy to have another questionnaire about his new decks. These decks are focused on all aspects of the queer community, and are dedicated to making sure that people see themselves in their cards.  You can visit the Kickstarter at the link above, and find out more about the deck below.  xo! Lis Earth – tell me how this deck makes you feel at home These decks combine all that I’ve learned about myself, …