Whispering Spirits Tarot Deck Review

See that box? I've carried that box in my purse for at least a month and there's nary a scratch on it. If that's not a fantastic testament to the quality of the box, I don't know what is. Okay. So. Within this box is the Whispering Spirits Tarot by Joanna Nelson. This is my … Continue reading Whispering Spirits Tarot Deck Review

The Brady Tarot 2nd Edition: What’s New?

You're aware that the Brady Tarot has recently come out with a second edition, right? Somehow, one of my top 5 favorite decks just got even better. Yes, I have both the first and second editions. You can find my review of the first edition here. This deck is a complicated and fucking beautiful deck … Continue reading The Brady Tarot 2nd Edition: What’s New?

Forest of Enchantment Tarot Deck Review

The Forest of Enchantment Tarot is one of those decks that I use almost daily, even though I feel like I have other decks that I like better. I know that's a weird thing to say, but let's talk about it. First of all, this deck, by Lunea Weatherstone and Meraylah Allwood, is a Celtic/Druid/Fantasy … Continue reading Forest of Enchantment Tarot Deck Review

Memento Mori Lenormand and Oracle Deck Review

Claire Goodchild, of Black and the Moon, has done it again: this is one of the most original and creative decks of our time. Please excuse the state of the guidebook in that photo, it's been through a lot already. In the classic Black and the Moon style of bones and macabre medical equipment with … Continue reading Memento Mori Lenormand and Oracle Deck Review

The Mystical Dream Tarot Deck Review

Do I ever have a weird-ass deck to talk about today: The Mystical Dream Tarot by Janet Piedilato. The tag line for this deck is, "Life guidance from the depths of our unconscious." Now, a lot of decks like to slap some mystical claim on the cover to lure people in, but this is exactly … Continue reading The Mystical Dream Tarot Deck Review

(Un)Sacred Oracle Deck Review

The (Un)Sacred Oracle is a 44-card black and white photograph deck by Lilith & Gomez. The cards are on the smaller side, but not too small for the artwork. This makes them easy to shuffle, and their gorgeous matte finish makes them easy to photograph (if your camera doesn't suck ass like mine does). When … Continue reading (Un)Sacred Oracle Deck Review

Antique Anatomy Tarot (Mass Market Edition) and Book Review

The Antique Anatomy Tarot features creepy old anatomical drawings and horrifying antique surgical tools all dressed up in colorful flowers. It's a pip-style deck by Claire Goodchild of Black and the Moon. There are some indie copies of this deck out there too, but this review is for the mass market edition that comes with … Continue reading Antique Anatomy Tarot (Mass Market Edition) and Book Review

Melanated Classic Tarot Review

The Melanated Classic Tarot, by Julia Goolsby and Oubria Tronshaw, is mostly a remake of the good ol' Rider-Waite, except that everyone is black. The story that goes with this deck is that, as a child, one of the creatrix's grandmothers used to color in the kids on the birthday cards she gave her so … Continue reading Melanated Classic Tarot Review